Today's News

  • Financial-peace class to kick off Jan. 10 at Troy UMC

    TROY – The Troy United Methodist Church will once again sponsor Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes for the 10th year.
    Those participating will learn everything needed to know about personal and family finances. The 13-week course teaches the basics of budgeting, saving, purchasing, investing, retirement, charitable giving and much more. The goal is to become debt free, which leads to personal wealth.

  • Births, Dec. 8

    Claire Marie Young
    Jerod and Jesika Young of Cold Spring, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Marie Young, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Ky.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Young is the former Jesika Kuzoka.
    Grandparents are David and Lynnette Young of Tell City and John and Gina Kuzoka of Louisville, Ky.
    Great-grandparents are Shera and Don Lish of Louisville.

  • Eddie and Mary Marchand

    Eddie and Mary Marchand celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 17, 2011, with family members at Texas Roadhouse.

  • South Spencer routs Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    REO—Running frequent fast breaks off turnovers and outlet passes after defensive rebounds, South Spencer rolled to a 101-34 boys basketball win over Cannelton Tuesday.

  • Rebels beat Bulldogs with rebound FGs

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton could not stop South Central’s second-chance op-portunities in an 82-57 boys basketball loss to the Rebels Saturday.
    South Central grabbed 30 offensive rebounds—15 each half—which led to 30 second-chance points. The Bulldogs had only 27 total rebounds.

  • PC places 3 on all-state football teams

    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Travis James, Hunter LaGrange and Austin LeClere made Indiana Foot-ball Coaches Association’s all-state teams last week.
    James, a 6-foot-2, 265-pound senior tackle, made the Class A senior all-state team as one of the six offensive linemen after making junior all-state last year.
    LaGrange made the senior all-state team as one of the six linebackers.
    LeClere, a sophomore, made the junior all-state team (which is for all non-senior players) as the punter.

  • Graves, Richardson lead PC girls past Senators

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Graves and Morgan Richard-son combined for 38 points as Perry Central beat West Washington 60-45 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 9 of 13 shots from the field and 2 of 3 free throws. She also grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked five shots.
    Richardson hit 8 of 14 from the field.
    “Morgan really had a good night—she hit some key shots,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “And Ashley had another good game despite everyone sagging in on her (in the Senators’ zone defense).

  • Cannelton girls hold off South Spencer late

    Sports Editor

    REO—Cannelton made 16 steals and turned five of them into layups to beat South Spencer 65-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.

  • Rangers hot early in win over Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Forest Park hit five three-point shots—by four different players—in the first 41⁄2 minutes to beat Tell City 56-44 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.

  • Popular landscape bush invading Indiana’s forests

    INDIANAPOLIS – During this time of year they’re easy to spot along county roads, especially near communities or developments. To the casual observer, they add color and interest to southern Indiana’s roadsides and forests, but they are an invasive threat that few people are aware of until it’s too late. Bush honeysuckle have bright-red berries and their leaves are yellow and bright. They thrive almost anywhere and grow quickly and in low light, traits that made them a popular landscaping and hedge bush.