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Today's News

  • Steve and Judy Houghland

    Steve and Judy Houghland of Fulda will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 26, 2018, with a Mass of Celebration at St. Boniface Catholic Church at 5 p.m. A reception will follow at the Fulda Sportsman Club. Dinner will be served around 6 p.m. All family and friends are welcome.

    Steve and Judy are the parents of Braden Houghland of Louisville, Ky., and Lydia Houghland of Owensboro, Ky. They also have one grandson, Wayde Allen Barber of Owensboro, Ky.

    The couple was married on May 27, 1978, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church.

  • Save money this summer

    Heather Powell

    Staff Writer

     

    I’m a big reader. I love to read fiction, non-fiction, poetry and everything in between. I find reading helps relax me, entertain me and, most importantly, educate me.

    Late last year I read “The Total Money Makeover” by Dave Ramsey and haven’t stopped thinking about it. His views on getting out of debt and building a secure financial future have really struck a cord with me.

  • Policy decisions felt locally

    Politics, or at least the national consciousness of it, rarely seems to focus on policy. Pundits on national media tend to focus more on which players at the national level are “winning” as opposed to what the impact of action, or inaction, in Washington D.C. can be. This was recently seen in the brief coverage of the passage of the federal spending bill in March, which relaxed restraints on military and domestic spending put in place to control the growth of the budget deficit in the aftermath of the Great Recession.

  • Memorial Day traditions

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    Memorial Day is approaching and with it, high-school graduations, summer vacations and even a well-known auto race.

    But this Memorial Day, we hope Perry Countians will devote some of the coming week and holiday weekend to honoring. Doing so will respect the heroism and selfless service shown by the men and women who gave their lives in service to our land.

  • Click it or Ticket patrols coming

    TELL CITY –  Later this month, Tell City Police will join law-enforcement  agencies across Indiana and the nation to increase enforcement of seat-belt laws for Click It or Ticket. Multiple weeks of high-visibility patrols will be watching for unrestrained  passengers in cars and trucks, both children and adults, the front seat and back, both day and night.

  • Crowning achievements in pageant winner’s success

    TELL CITY – Miss Schweizer Fest pre-teen 2017 winner Graci Senn has developed a love for and competitive drive to exhibit her skills in local and upcoming national pageants. The outgoing and energetic 12-year-old from Tell City has already generated an impressive run of crowning achievements at pageantry contests.

  • Tell City fifth in PAC golf

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 84 to make all-conference and lead Tell City to fifth place in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 371, one stroke more than fourth-place Gibson Southern.
    Heritage Hills shot 341 to win the conference for the 10th year in a row.
    Fest tied for sixth overall, and the top eight make all-conference.
    He was consistent, shooting 42 on the front nine and 42 on the back nine.
    He birdied the No. 18 hole.

  • Tell City falls to Raiders, Patriots

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored four runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and beat Tell City 9-3 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    The game was completed Tuesday after being suspended after four innings last Thursday due to lightning.
    “When the game started on Thursday we had a few errors that caused us to fall behind,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “Once we resumed play on Tuesday, I thought we played much better and our energy was better.

  • Schuetter one-hits North Harrison

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a one-hitter as Tell City crushed North Harrison 10-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter struck out 11 and walked one in the five-inning game.
    “Morgan pitched a great game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Her off-speed pitches were working extremely well, causing the Cougars to struggle at the plate.
    “She did a good job mixing her pitches today.

  • PC 7th, TC 10th in girls sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City’s Kammie Jo Hayes won the shot put and Perry Central’s Claire Davis qualified for the regional in both throwing events at the Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    The local teams did not fare so well in team standings, with Perry Central finishing seventh with 38 points and Tell City 10th with 21 in the 10-team meet.
    Southridge won with 128.