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Today's News

  • Church news, Dec. 9

    Liberty Church to begin services Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Liberty Church an-nounces its first service in the newly remodeled chapel, located at 435 Main St., in Tell City.
    The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Entrance and parking will be in the rear of the building. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sundays.
    Everyone is welcome and invited to help share in the service. Elder Ray Batie is the pastor.

  • St. John’s to hold blood drive Dec. 19

    EVANSTON – St John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 19 in the church fellowship hall.
    During the holidays, there is usually more demand for blood and fewer people take the time to donate. So consider giving blood to someone this Christmas season.
    The goal for the community is 25 blood donors. Those donating need to have identification or a Red Cross card.

  • Community Calendar, Dec. 9 - Dec. 12

    Thursday December 9
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Community Events, Dec. 9

    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.

  • Huber sets Cornell school record

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Perry Central graduate Nick Huber set a Cornell school record in the heptathlon as the Big Red won the Cornell Relays season-opening indoor track meet last weekend.
    Huber, a junior, won the heptathlon in the 25-team meet with 5,370 points. Besides being a school record, that is the best score in the nation so far this season.
    He ran the 60-meter dash in 7.22 seconds, went 22 feet, 51⁄4 inches in the long jump, threw the shot 41 feet, 6 inches and high jumped 6-6 the first day.

  • Pins lacking in TC’s loss to Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Kyle Shrubb scored Tell City’s only pin in a 49-24 wrestling loss to Southridge Tuesday.
    “We got in pinning situations but didn’t finish them,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “We just didn’t wrestle very well.”
    Grant Bolin and Matt Sabelhaus did win by technical fall, and Jessie Lawalin and Dillon Hedinger won major decisions.
    Tell City, 4-6, will host a six-team tourney Saturday at 9 a.m.

    Southridge 49, Tell City 24
    103-Colton Small (SR) pin Jagger Hudson 5-13.

  • Marksmen finish 7th in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed fourth in three races and finished seventh in team standings at its own boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 20 points. Jeffersonville won the meet with 128 points and set four meet records.
    Greg Clayton, Justin Peter, Hunter Sandage and Johnny Ho placed fourth in the 250-yrd freestyle relay in 2:18.35.
    Those same four boys were fourth the 200 free relay in 1:46.83 and the 1,000 free relay in 11:24.34.
    They also took sixth in the 400 free relay in 4:11.57.

  • Wilkerson named PC MVP

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Mikey Wilkerson was named the team’s Most Valuable Player and received six awards at Perry Central’s football awards program Sunday.

  • Perry Central dominates boards to rout Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central grabbed 23 offensive rebounds as it defeated West Washington 63-32 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    Ashley Graves pulled down 12 rebounds and Deidra Dickerson and Katie Schwartz each added 10 as the Commodores dominated the boards at both ends.
    Each of those three got half of her rebounds at the offensive end.
    The second-chance shots helped the Commodores hit 42.4 percent from the field.

  • South Central shoots down Cannelton

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    ELIZABETH—South Central used prolific outside shooting to defeat Cannelton 76-57 in boys basketball Saturday night.
    The Rebels hit 11 three-point shots in the game, including four apiece in the first and third quarters.  They outscored the Bulldogs by 23 points in those two quarters.
    “Defensively, we lost their shooters,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “We didn’t want to just let them stand out and shoot, but we were slow on our rotations.”