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Today's News

  • Commodores 5th at Terre Haute

    TERRE HAUTE—Alex Newton placed 21st among 271 runners to lead Perry Central’s boys to fifth place in the Early Bird cross country invitational Saturday.
    There were 16 complete teams in the meet, and three of the four that beat the Commodores are ranked in the top 11 in the state by Indianarunner.com.
    Bloomington South, ranked No. 6, won with 42 points.
    Perry Central scored 201, the same as Martinsville and Bloomington South. But the Commodores earned fifth place on the basis of having the best sixth man of the three.

  • PC upsets Corydon

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Gengelbach made 16 kills, three blocks and nine digs and served six aces as Perry Central beat Corydon 25-19, 25-23, 21-25, 25-17 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Gengelbach went 32 for 41 hitting and 17 for 18 serving.
    Hannah Harpenau added 13 kills, Sydney Goffinet 11, and Brittany Parker five.
    Grace James aided the hitters with 36 assists.
    The Commodores also got 18 of their serves to hit the floor. Besides Gengelbach’s six aces, Goffinet had seven, Grace James four, and Harpenau one.

  • Pats’ backfield features depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Heritage Hills will bring a deep backfield and a potent passing game to town for Friday’s 7 p.m. PAC football game with Tell City.
    “From what I’ve seen of them they do everything well,” Tell City Coach Ryan George said of the Patriots. “Like Tell City used to have, they have a football program—not just a football team.
    “They have a coach (Bob Clayton) who’s been there a long time and they’re good every year.”

  • Versatile Rangers to test PC Friday

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Forest Park’s versatile attack will test Perry Central’s football defense Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They had a decent running game (152 yards) against Gibson Southern the other night and also threw the ball fairly well (78 yards passing),” Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer said of the Rangers, who beat Gibson Southern 21-16 in their season opener.
    The Rangers also scored a touchdown on defense, as Lance Buechler recovered a fumble in the Gibson Southern end zone.

  • Southridge outshoots Marksman girls

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Jessica Ballman tied for medalist honors but Southridge beat the Marksmen 245-270 in girls golf Monday.
    Ballman shot a 22-over-par 60, matching Southridge’s Heather Underhill and Taylor Seufert.
    Tell City’s Amber Fentress was just two strokes behind them.
    Jenny Hess shot 72 and Courtney Blinzinger 76 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Tell City, 0-2, will play Floyd Central in a road match Monday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Indiana Realty Group grand re-opening

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Indiana Realty Group to celebrate their move to 337 Main Street in Tell City Aug. 9. 

  • Coin club sponsoring coin show Sept. 24

    TELL CITY – The River Cities Coin Club will host its fifth annual Fall Coin Show at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24.
    Coin dealers expected are from Kentucky and Indiana. Dealers will be displaying U.S. and world coins and currency for sale and trade. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free.

  • Cheerleading camp at WTE

    TELL CITY – The 2011 Marksmen cheerleading camp will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the William Tell Elementary, 1235 31st St., Tell City.
    Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. Children ages 6-13 are invited to participate. Registration packets can be picked up in the office at William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior-Senior High School or by contacting Terria Mowery or any senior high cheerleader. For more information call Mowery at 719-4864.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1941

    The Tell City High School class of 1941 recently held their 70-year reunion. Seated left to right: Mary Ahlf Thrasher, Beatrice Miller Smith, Dorothy Scott Reed and C. M. (Mac) Kramer. Standing left to right: Frederick (Bud) Carter, Mary Ruth Heck, Alvada Marchal Laflin, Helen Karney Howe, Cyrina Holman Goffinet, Leona Bruggenschmidt, Walter Graves and Ada LaMar Hoover.

  • Reunions, Aug. 25

    Faulkenberg-Newton
    TELL CITY – The descendants of James C. and Hannah (Newton-Enlow) Faulkenberg will be having a family reunion at Patoka Lake Shelterhouse No. 1, Sept. 18, 2011.
    Their children were Ida, James, Leora Enlow, Mack, Ella, Charles Edward, Minnie and Essie Faulkenberg.
    Bring a covered dish and drinks. Lunch is at noon.

    Birchler
    FULDA – The annual Birchler reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at the St. Boniface Parish Center, Fulda. A pitch-in meal will be served at noon.