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Today's News

  • Wagner takes 18th at state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City senior Amanda Wagner finished 18th in the 100-yard breaststroke at the IHSAA girls state swim meet last weekend.
    Wagner swam it in 1:07.62 in the trials Friday night, 93-hundredths of a second slower than her sectional winning time but the second fastest time of her high school career.
    “She swam well,” said Tell City Coach Mike Page.
    Only the top 16 times qualified for Saturday’s finals, so Wagner did not get to swim Saturday. But her time was faster than two of the finalists swam Saturday.

  • Rebound FGs help Raiders beat Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity’s offensive rebounding and Cannelton’s failure to attack the Raiders’ zone helped the Raiders win 79-67 in boys basketball Tuesday.

  • Vikings rally past PC 72-69

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Improved rebounding and three-point shooting fueled a 22-0 North Posey run in the third quarter that carried the Vikings past Perry Central 72-69 in boys basketball Saturday afternoon.
    Perry Central led 38-29 after Derek Thomas scored the first two baskets of the third quarter on a slashing drive and a 7-foot jump shot.
    The Commodores would not score again, though, until Colten Hedinger hit a rebound shot in the closing seconds of the quarter.

  • Tecumseh tops Cannelton for sectional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Tecumseh’s inside-outside duo of Auriel Trible and Katie Burkett combined for 82 percent of the Braves’ points as they beat Cannelton 50-43 to win the Class A girls basketball sectional Saturday.

  • Shakespeare’s “Comedy Of Errors” at Jasper Arts Center Sunday

    JASPER – The Acting Company will perform Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” at the Jasper Arts Center at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
    “The Comedy of Errors” is one of William Shakespeare’s earliest and shortest plays. It is also one of his most farcical comedies with much of the humor coming from slapstick, mistaken identity, puns and wordplay.

  • VFW to host first chili cook off

    TELL CITY – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City will host its first chili cook off contest starting at 2 p.m. March 10 at the VFW post.
    The group invites anyone who thinks their chili has what it takes to be the best in the area to participate. Chili lovers are also welcome to be a part of the day’s event and partake in the various chili entries.

  • Feinstein Food donation challenge returns

    PERRY COUNTY – The Feinstein Foundation is asking the community to help claim part of its million dollars to help feed the hungry in the county.

    In a letter from Alan Shawn Feinstein about the challenge, he said, “Whatever you donate to this agency, I will add money to it. The more you give, the more of my money they’ll get – thanks to you! Why am I doing this? Because I believe each of us was put here on earth to do what we can to help those in need.”

  • First Baptist Church welcomes new interim pastor Bob Johnson

    TELL CITY – The First Baptist Church of Tell City announces Dr. Bob I. Johnson will serve as the congregation’s interim pastor following the retirement of long-time pastor Lee Brown. He will lead in the Sunday worship services and be available for pastoral care. Johnson began his ministry Feb. 5.

  • Church news, Feb. 16

    ‘A Taste of Italy’ set for Feb. 25 in Santa Claus
    SANTA CLAUS – St. Nicholas Catholic Church will host “A Taste of Italy” dinner at the Santa Claus Community Center from 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 25. The public is invited.
    The dinner includes a choice of spaghetti with marinara sauce and meatballs or penne pasta with alfredo sauce and chicken, plus salad, breadsticks, dessert and beverage.
    The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under, and free for those age 3 and under.

  • Lincoln Boyhood Memorial park to host hands-on workshops

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial has renewed the series of hands-on workshops concerning the operation of the living historical farm this year.
    Workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 17, April 7, May 5, Aug. 11, Sept. 22, Oct. 13 and Nov. 3. There is no charge for the workshops beyond the park entrance fee.