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Today's News

  • Perry Central’s girls win triangular meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Claire Davis and Payton Emmons each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 80 points, Crawford County 49, and Paoli 29.
    Davis won both throwing events, tossing the shot 33 feet, 4 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 2 inches.
    Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100 highs in 16.53 seconds and the 300 lows in 53.48.
    Ryann Lynch won the 800 run in 2:56 and also ran on two winning relays.

  • Commodores gain victory with depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With some of its top athletes sidelined with minor injuries, Perry Central used its depth to win a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 68 points, Paoli 64, and Crawford County 35.
    Perry Central’s top distance runner, Marcus Graham, did not run due to a slight case of plantar fascitis.
    But John Bashor, Greg Baize, Logan Hubert and Chase James still won the 3200-meter relay in 9:09.
    Bashor also won the 800 run in 2:16.

  • Vicki and David Dickenson

    Vicki and David Dickenson of Tell City celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary April 15 with a family dinner celebration. They were married April 11, 1992 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. They have a son, Cole Dickenson, 15.

    David is employed at Best Home Furnishings and Vicki is employed at Owensboro Health. Mrs. Dickenson is the former Vicki Sutcliffe.

  • Jean and Arch Kellems

    Arch and Jean Kellems, married April 7, 1947, in Leopold.

    The Kellems, long time residents of El Cajon, Calif., celebrated their 70th anniversary Saturday, April 7.

  • Community teens research careers at ASPIRE event
  • Cannelton to offer free lunch program June 5 to July 21

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to those over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved education program for the mentally or physically disabled.

    Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children. There will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

  • Syrian strike an abandonment of policy BRIAN D. GRAY

     

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    I see it already, Republicans going after former President Barack Obama to be the blame for this past week’s gas attack on Syrian civilians by Syrian president Assad.

  • Hats off to dispatchers

    This week is Public Telecommunications Operators Week, an overly complex name for a time set aside each year to thank the people who answer the phone when we dial 911.

  • Community Events; April 17

    CCC prayer vigil April 30

     

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church will hold a service of prayer and praise with a candlelight vigil Sunday, April 30, at 6 p.m. The event is meant to honor the country and grieve all pain and sorrow. The public is invited.

     

    CCC to serve dinners May 6

     

  • Ousting Assad a NATO duty

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer

    news@perrycountynews.com

     

    At the front, it’s unfathomable to imagine a leader in modern times deploying toxic gases, even amid a civil war. Many news sources point out that the tide was turning toward Assad’s favor in Syria and the tactic was meant simply to instill terror.

    What he did is reprehensible. And with that in mind, the strikes by American Forces can be applauded, especially for people who couldn’t protect themselves.

    However, that is where accolades cease.