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Today's News

  • Raiders to test Tell City again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The setting will be different but Tell City’s goal in Friday’s 6:30 p.m. football sectional game with Southridge will be the same as in their regular-season meeting: Contain the Raiders’ running game.
    Southridge, 7-2, rushed for 331 yards in beating the Marksmen 41-14 Sept. 23 at Huntingburg.
    And when Tell City concentrated heavily on Southridge’s running game, the Raiders completed 6 of 7 passes for 101 yards and three touchdowns.

  • Passing fuels No. 3 Miners

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINTON—Linton-Stockton’s strong passing game will test Perry Central’s defense when they meet in the Class A football sectional Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Miners are 9-3 and ranked No. 3 in the state in the coaches’ and Associated Press polls. They are averaging 59.1 points per game, having scored at least 50 in every game except a 27-13 win over Sullivan.

  • Perry Central boys, girls place second in regionals

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Freshman Aaron Pierrard placed fifth to lead Perry Central to second place in the 10-team IHSAA boys cross country regional Saturday.

  • Trista’s Team takes top honors

    Trista’s Team, consisting of March of Dimes ambassador family Timothy and Tabitha Jones and their daughters, Trista, Tinley and Tila, was the first place March of Dimes Team this year.

    The group raised $3,347 for the March for Babies Walk held Oct. 2. Pictured in front from the left are Emma Underhill, Ava Board, Tinley Jones, Tila Jones and Kirstin Linne. In the second row are Whitney Richard, Tim and Tabitha Jones, March of Dimes Ambassador Trista Jones, Monica Richard and Monica Deom. In the back are Diana Jones, Daniel Richard, Charlie Richard and Sam Deom.

  • Deer Creek Baptist to host fall fest Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a Fall Fest at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    Activities for children will include pumpkin decorating, a cupcake walk, face painting, ring toss, bowling, bean bag toss and a bon fire. There will be hot dogs, drinks, chips and desserts available. Everyone is invited to attend the event.
    The church is located on Indiana 37, across from the airport.

  • Gospel Tabernacle to hold revival services in November

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will hold special revival services Nov. 4,5 and 6 at the church.
    Special guest will be the Rev. James McMikin of Jasper, Ala. McMikin will present a special music ministry as well as teachings and preaching.
    Services will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 and at 1 p.m. Nov. 6.

  • Church News, Oct. 20

    Grandview UMC homecoming Sunday
    GRANDVIEW – The Grandview United Methodist Church will hold a homecoming service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. All are invited, especially if you have some history with the church.
    Former Pastor Karen Devaisher will be the guest preacher and the service will be highlighted with special music from George and the Country Boys, The Rejoice Singers, Susie Webb and her autoharp and Emma Mundy.

  • Community News, Oct. 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.

  • Annual Cannelton Fall Fest Thursday

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 66th annual Cannelton Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen Candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Autumn DuPont, first-grader Michelle Davis, second-grader Kyra Hemmings, third-grader Cassidy Miller, fourth-grader Samantha Clair and fifth-grader Mackenzie Reed.

  • Glory Bees enjoy story time

    Glory Bees Preschool students recently enjoyed a visit from Susan Jordan of the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. Jordan visited the school to present a story hour, where she read three books, watched a movie with the children and helped them with a fun craft. Jordan also taught the students some silly songs.