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Today's News

  • Bulldogs lack height, depth again this year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—It’s a familiar story for Cannelton’s girls basketball this year: The team has some talent but lacks height and depth.
    There are only six players on the team and one is a freshman with limited junior high experience. And no player is taller than 5-foot-71⁄2.
    But the Bulldogs return three players who started in the Class A sectional championship game last year for a team that went 15-7, tying the second best record in school history.

  • Ball-handling will be key for Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Improved ball-handling could be the key for a veteran Tell City girls basketball team to post a winning record this season.
    The Marksmen return all five players who started in the sectional for their 7-15 team last year, and all are projected to start again.
    That means 6-foot senior center McKenzie Hayes at center, 5-9 junior Logan Flannagan and 5-6 senior Lacey Briggs at forwards, and seniors Jami Rowe and Hannah Schaefer at guards.

  • Commodores lack depth on frontline

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—The inside game is the main strength of Perry Central’s girls basketball team this year but could also be a weakness at times.
    Ashley Graves, a 6-foot-1 senior center, returns after already making All-PLAC twice. She led the Commodores with averages of 14.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game and field-goal shooting at 55.5 percent last year.

  • Malone makes All-PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior defensive back Brennan Malone was named to the All-PAC football team Monday, continuing a family tradition.
    His father, Kelly Malone, and uncles Dan, Pat and Tim Malone all made all-conference football teams for Tell City. His first cousins, Zach and Sean Malone (Pat’s sons) made all-conference for Princeton when Pat was coaching there.

  • William Tell Elementary School’s vegetable garden

    The students and families of William Tell Elementary grew a community garden this summer.

  • 10th annual Tri Kappa musical begins Friday at EUCC

    TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Friday through Sunday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The production “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” is one in a series of “Nunsense” musicals written by Dan Goggin.  Tri Kappa previously presented “Nunsense,” “Nun-crackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • Ferdinand Benedictine sisters celebrate 60th, 70th jubilees

    FERDINAND – Nine Benedictine sisters celebrated special anniversaries of their religious profession Oct. 28, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. Sisters Mary Alice Schnur, Mary Kenneth Scheessele, Johnette Finis and Sylvia Gehlhausen observed the 70th anniversary of their monastic profession. Sisters Maura Beckman, Vera Kloeck, Mary Benet Goodrum, Mary Roman Dall and Mary Claude Croteau marked their 60th anniversary. These sisters have given a total of 580 years of consecrated life and service to the Church.

  • Benedictine sisters hosting Christkindlmarkt

    FERDINAND – Ferdinand’s Christkindlmarkt, now in its 15th year, will once again include many events at Monastery Immaculate Conception with the Sisters of St. Benedict hosting and playing integral roles. This year the monastery will be the site of the opening ceremonies and dinner, an Advent-Christmas concert, tours, Christmas lights, gifts handmade by the sisters and treats from the monastery bakery.

  • Church News, Nov. 8

    Winter schedule for Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal
    TELL CITY – Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 402 Ninth St., Tell City, will be on a winter schedule effective Nov. 25 through March 24. Services will be hold at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays.
    All services are scheduled to return to their normal schedule time March 31. The normal schedule is as follows: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays.
    All services will be canceled Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.

  • Community Events, Nov. 8

    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.

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