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  • Community News, Dec. 20

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • VNA Plus receives “Best of Home Care” award

    TELL CITY – VNA Plus, a local provider of home-care and hospice services, announces it has been recognized with Home Care Pulse’s “Best of Home Care” distinction. Awarded to the top 25 percent of agencies in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse, VNA Plus is now ranked among a select few of the best agencies in the country.

  • LHDC receives additional heating assistance funds

    PERRY COUNTY – Larry K. Kleeman, executive director and chief executive officer of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. announced that $200,000 of additional energy assistance funds were awarded to LHDC to serve more households in Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties with their winter heating bills.
    A few weeks ago, LHDC was forced to suspend the Energy Assistance Program after serving approximately 1,400 households in the three-county area. At that time a waiting list was established and approximately 250 households were placed on it.

  • Icy roads force postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—All Thursday sports events involving Perry County teams and two Friday games were postponed due to icy roads.
    Perry Central’s PLAC boys basketball home game with Springs Valley was postponed Friday. No new date for it had been decided at press time.
    Also postponed Friday was Cannelton’s girls basketball game at Christian Academy.
    No new date had been announced for it, but Cannelton Athletics Director Brian Garrett said it may be rescheduled later at Cannelton, where it was originally scheduled to be held.

  • Chargers pin Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central won 9 of 14 matches against Tell City’s makeshift lineup to beat the Marksmen 52-30 in wrestling Tuesday.

  • Strong PSC Classic field is taking shape

    The lineup for the upcoming PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney has changed slightly for the second year in a row.

  • Tell City holds off Braves

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used strong rebounding and defense in the first half to build an 11-point lead and then held off Tecumseh for a 51-45 PAC boys basketball victory Friday.

  • Jeeps top Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton won three events but Northeast Dubois won the other eight to beat Tell City 76-43 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:01.36 and the 500 free in 5:39.84.
    “Greg's looking real consistent in the 500 free,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson. “He’s about 10 seconds ahead of were he was this time last year, and we plan on keeping his yardage up all the way until sectional.  Greg’s one of those swimmers that reacts better to more yardage.”

  • Marksmen sweep Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Tell City won every event for the third time in five dual meets as it whipped Northeast Dubois 116-53 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    The Marksmen chose not to compete in diving because Northeast Dubois had no divers.

  • Bulldogs 0-2 in tourney

    ORLEANS—Springs Valley outshot and outrebounded Cannelton to beat the Bulldogs 55-42 in the first round of Orleans’ girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Blackhawks hit 39.6 percent from the field and grabbed 38 rebounds. Cannelton hit 27.1 percent and pulled down 29 rebounds.
    Springs Valley built an early 11-2 lead but Cannelton battled back to take a four-point lead in the third quarter.