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Today's News

  • Marksmen nip Pioneers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Drew Mowery hit a key three-point basket with 1:16 left to propel Tell City past Boonville 47-44 in the seventh-place game of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Monday.
    Tell City led just 42-40 and was 0 for 11 from the three-point range when Tell City Coach Brent Owen called a 30-second timeout to set up the play for Mowery’s three-pointer.

  • Perry Central blitzes Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Austin LeClere’s hot inside game in the second quarter propelled Perry Central past South Spencer 73-52 in the fifth-place game of the PSC Holiday Classic basketball tourney Monday.
    Many considered this a battle between the two favorites in their Class 2A sectional this year, and it shaped up as a close game early.
    The Commodores led only 22-17 with 5:04 left in the second quarter when their center, Dillon Hubert, picked up his third foul and had to leave the game for the rest of the half.

  • Perry Central holds off Tell City’s comeback bid

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central built a 19-point lead with a strong inside game and held off Tell City’s comeback to win 65-52 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores hit only 2 of 14 three-point shots, though Michael Schwartz made two key ones back to back late in the second quarter, extending their lead to 19 points both times.

  • Committee seeks volunteers

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to join the planning committee for the 2014 Relay for Life of Perry County.

    Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference is invited to participate. In 2014, Perry County will host its 18th annual Relay For Life to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much from so many.

  • Bucshon named ‘friend of Indiana’s electric cooperatives’

    INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon (R-08) was recently recognized by the Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives as a “Friend of Indiana’s Electric Cooperatives.” Rep.

    Bucshon, along with several other members of Indiana’s congressional delegation, received this honor for steadfast leadership and support of the issues and policies important to Indiana’s electric cooperatives.

  • Community Events

    Prom and bridal expo Jan. 12
    FERDINAND – The 12th annual Ferdinand prom and bridal expo will be held from noon to 4 p.m. EST Jan. 12 at the Ferdinand Community Center, 1710 Community Drive, in Ferdinand.

    The event will include various vendors, prizes, cakes and catered food samples and a fashion show provided by Cinderella’s.

  • Myles William Wais

    Natalie and Brian Wais of Cincinnati, Ohio, announce the birth of their son, Myles William. He was born at 10:01 a.m. Nov. 7, 2013, at Bethesda North Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Mrs. Wais is the former Natalie Etienne.

    Maternal grandparents are Rita and Francis Etienne of Magnet. Paternal grandparents are Karen and Bill Wais of Cincinnati.

  • Ava Kate Oberhausen

    Ross and Lita Oberhausen of Louisville, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Kate.

    She was delivered at 9:17 a.m. Nov. 16, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Oberhausen is the former Lita Ramsey. Ava has one sister, Emma Nicole, 2.

  • Lindauer – Mehling

    Jessica Lindauer of St. Meinrad and Ryan Mehling of Huntingburg were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Bristow.

    The bride is the daughter of Linda and Kelvin Lindauer of St. Meinrad. The groom is the son of Jane and Richard Mehling of Huntingburg.

    The bride was given away by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Guy Mansini OSB.

  • A look at some of the year’s headlines

    Perry County Memorial Hospital breaks ground on new facility

    Perry County Memorial Hospital celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 117,000-square-foot facility Sept. 27 with applause, thank yous and a long line of shovels.

    Site work along Indiana 237 began weeks earlier but hospital officials decided to wait until there was plenty of parking before holding a ceremony to mark the start of construction.