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Today's News

  • Brown propels Marksmen to triangular win

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown won four events to lead Tell City past Boonville and Jasper in boys track Thursday.
    Tell City scored 70 points, Boonville 53, and Jasper 44.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.16 seconds, which was close to Kyle Kessinger’s school record. Kessinger’s record is 11.17 with fully automatic timing, which is slower than Thursday’s hand-held timing.
    Brown also turned in his best performances of the season as he won the 200 in 23.22 and the long jump at 19 feet, 6 inches.

  • Commodores outrun Rangers to win relay meet at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Last year Perry Central’s boys track team faced Forest Park several times but did not beat the Rangers until the Northeast Dubois Relays, their last meeting before the sectional.
    Friday the Commodores won six of the 14 events to win the Northeast Dubois Relays and again beat Forest Park for the first time this season, 134.5 to 126.5. So Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett hopes that is a good omen for the sectional again.
    Strong distance running propelled the Commodores to victory.

  • Tell City beats Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Trent Rainey broke out of his slump and C.J. Rowe pitched a four-hitter as Tell City beat Perry Central 11-1 in baseball Wednesday.
    Rainey went 3 for 3 plus a walk and drove in three runs to lead the Marksmen’s offense.
    Spenser Beard and Austin Paulin each also had three of the Marksmen’s 17 hits. Casey May also drove in three runs with two doubles and a sacrifice fly.
    Trent Zuelly added two doubles and drove in two runs.

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  • Community Events, May 6

    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.

    Parks and Rec board meeting Wednesday

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside Park in Magnet.

  • Twilight Towers News

    TELL CITY – The tenants of Twilight Towers met April 17 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    April birthdays were Ruth Loney, Enid Kessner, Charlotte Ward, Donnie Steen, Grover Gray, Alice Alvey, Leoma Welsh, Helen Stiles, Annie Tate, Marty Oberhausen, Peg Hawhee, Elizabeth Simpson, Rose Zeigelgruber, Annie Applegate and Violet Lawhorne.
    Because an annual yard sale is scheduled for May 11, there will be no monthly dinner for the tenants or public entertainment in May. Information on the June public entertainment will be available at a later date.

  • Forms now available for luminary ceremony

    PERRY COUNTY – Forms for the annual luminary service during the Perry County Relay for Life are now available.
    The service will be held at 9 p.m. June 8 at Perry Central schools during the Relay event. Forms will be available at all German American locations in Tell City and in future issues of the News. They can be returned to Pam Krygielka at 6971 Alamo Road, Tell City, IN 47586. For more information, call Krygielka at 836-2712.

  • As fair nears, Miss Spencer County candidates sought

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Spencer County Fair Inc. has set the date for this year’s Miss Spencer County and Miss Teen pageants. The 2013 event will begin at 6 p.m. June 10 at South Spencer High School.
    “This is the perfect time of year for contestants to start planning. While they are shopping for prom dresses, they can be looking for a dress that will work for both the prom and the pageant,  pageant director Debbie Barrett said.

  • George – McBride

    The families of Ryan George and Karen McBride announce the marriage of their children.

    The bride is the daughter of John E. McBride and Janis McBride of San Marcos, Texas.
    She works in the field of international higher education and will travel to Thailand in 2013 as a Fulbright Specialist.
    She is a graduate of San Marcos High School, the University of Texas, Queen’s University of Belfast and the University of Minnesota.

  • COLUMN: Bless those who shed blood?

    By BOB MORRISON
    Guest Columnist

    “God bless you,” the president said to a Washington audience of abortion backers.

    God bless you? The president is the commander-in-chief, but one has to wonder how he can invoke the almighty in blessing those who shed innocent blood. God’s word, in every translation and version, makes clear that God hates hands that shed innocent blood.

    If the blood of an unborn child is not innocent blood, whose blood could possibly be innocent?