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Today's News

  • Bulldogs hold off Cardinals

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton displayed improved defense, took better care of the ball, and hit free throws down the stretch to defeat Washington Catholic 50-46 in boys basketball Saturday.
    In a game that saw three ties and 12 lead changes, Washington Catholic pulled to its biggest lead of the night, eight points, with 5:18 left in the game.
    The Bulldogs kept their composure and responded with a 10-2 run to tie the score 44-44.

  • Tell City stops Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ELIZABETH—Tell City forced 32 turnovers and used strong inside scoring to overcome weak rebounding and beat South Central 66-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 52.2 percent from the field as they scored 20 of their 24 field goals from within eight feet of the basket.
    Center Shane Weedman posted up well and finished his shots more strongly than in the previous night’s game as he scored a game-high 20 points on 8 for 13 field-goal shooting and 4 of 7 free throws.

  • PC hot in win over Trojans

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Wood Memorial 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Tell City second in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Chance Young went 5-0 with five pins to lead Tell City to second place in its six-team wrestling round-robin Saturday.

  • Chester and Linda Mathena

    Chester “Chet” and Linda Mathena of Troy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 17, 2010.
    They will celebrate the anniversary with family at a private dinner.
    Mr. and Mrs. Mathena were married Dec. 17, 1960, on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington.

  • Birthdays, Dec. 17 - Dec. 23

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    December 17

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 16

    Gavin Neil Powers
    Ryan and Edie Powers of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Gavin Neil Powers, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Grandparents are Pamela Rogier, Renee Powers and Jeff and Vickie Lawson, all of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Great-grandparents are Virginia Evans, Sherman Powers, Bob and Marilyn Lawson and the late Allen Evans, Donald and Edith Stowe and Marilyn Powers.

  • Church News, Dec. 16

    Christmas program Sunday at Bethel Christian
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will present its annual Christmas program at 5 p.m. Sunday.
    This year’s play is titled “Why Christmas?” and some poems will be shared as part of the evening activities. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    The Bethel Christian Church has Sunday School each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. followed with church services at 9:30.
    Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Christmas schedule at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church set

    ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church.
    On Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.
    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m.
    Mass is celebrated each day in the Archabbey Church, at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. However, during the Christmas season, Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 27 and Jan. 1.

  • Deer Creek Christmas activities Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church invites the public to Sunday Christmas activities at the church.
    At 10:30 a.m. the choir will present the Christmas message in music. The cantata is called, “And The Gift Goes On!” and will feature several soloists from the church.
    Michele Lynch will tell the Christmas story. Following the message in music, the Rev. Elmer Shelby will give his Christmas message to all.