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Today's News

  • Church News; Nov. 9

    Troy UMC soup supper Saturday

     

    TROY – Troy United Methodist Church invites the public to its fall soup supper, from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The church is located at the corner of Walnut and spring streets. Along with a variety of soups, there will be sandwiches, desserts and beverages. The public is invited.

     

    St. John’s ham and turkey dinners served Nov. 18

     

  • Perry County teams’ sectionals in new places

    Sectional 48, the Class 2A boys basketball sectional that Tell City and Perry Central play in, will be held at Castle this year, the first time any Perry County team has played a basketball sectional at that site.
    Tecumseh, a newcomer to the sectional, will be designated as the tourney host. But because Castle’s gymnasium is bigger than any of the seven participating schools’ gyms, the tourney will be held there.

  • Wolfpack outshoots Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cold shooting hurt Cannelton in a 43-25 girls basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.
    “Our effort was great,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We worked on defense, but we missed a lot of shots that we needed to knock down.
    “We got our shots - we got some really good looks. We just didn’t knock them down.”
    Cannelton pulled within four points, 14-10, early in the second quarter.

  • Malone signs to play volleyball for Brescia

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Rachel Malone will still be setting volleyballs up for a Hayes to spike them next year.
    This year a lot of her school-record 796 assists went to Kammie Jo Hayes, who led the Marksmen in kills.
    Next year a lot of them will likely go to Kassidie Hayes, Kammie Jo’s older sister.
    Malone signed Thursday to play volleyball for Brescia University, where Kassidie Hayes will be a senior middle hitter next year.

  • Rangers’ layups off steals beat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hitting layups off steals helped Forest Park build an early lead and the Rangers expanded it in the second half to beat Tell City 45-22 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City’s half-court defense looked good in the first half, but the Rangers built a 20-9 lead in the first 12 minutes thanks to five layups scored off steals before Tell City’s defense could get back.

  • Lashbrook helps Trojans hold off Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Lexi Lashbrook took over the scoring in the middle of the game to lead Wood Memorial past Perry Central 34-28 in girls basketball Friday.
    Perry Central stayed close, especially early, because of Wood Memorial’s cold free-throw shooting.
    The Trojans were 0 for 8 from the line in the first 9 1/2 minutes and hit just 8 of 27 for the game.
    Perry Central reserve Veronica Schwartz hit a three-pointer from the wing to tie the score 10-10 with 4:52 left in the first half.

  • Miles Michael Dauby

    Grant and Kassi Dauby of Tell City welcome the addition of their first child, a son, Miles Michael Dauby, born Sept. 25, 2017, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Miles weighed 4 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Joyce Craig and Charles Wetzel of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Cindy Dauby of Tell City. Great grandparents are Connie Craig, Cheryl Wetzel, Margaret Evrard and Cleta Dauby, all of Tell City.

    The mother is the former Kassi Wetzel.

  • George and Wilda Frakes

    George and Wilda Frakes of West Frankfort, Ill., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

    Mr. Frakes and the former Wilda Jackson were married on Dec. 7, 1946, at First Methodist Church in Owensboro, Ky.

    George is retired from United Mine Workers and worked at the Old Ben Mine 25. Wilda is a homemaker.

    George is the son of the late Elwood and Minnie Frakes. Wilda is the daughter of Everett and Jennie Jackson.

  • Hospital names new chief financial officer

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital has named Ryan D. White to serve as chief financial officer / chief operating officer for Perry County Memorial Hospital. The hospital selected White following a national search conducted as part of PCMH’s partnership with Alliant Management Services.

    White holds a bachelor of arts and economics degree from the University of Virginia.

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