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Today's News

  • 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.”

  • Cannelton hot early but Rebels win 84-51

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tristan Brown and Jared Lauer keyed a 12-0 South Spencer run that propelled the Rebels past Cannelton 84-51 in boys basketball Tuesday.

  • Rangers use inside game to defeat TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park couldn’t hit from outside but used its size and pressing defense to get enough inside baskets to beat Tell City 63-54 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.

  • Silly Safari returns to library for Dec. 28 visit

    TELL CITY Silly Safari’s Jingle John will visit the Tell City-Perry County Public Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28 to present a Christmas show.
    Sami the Reindeer Herder, a show sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will feature animals of the North Pole, including a reindeer.
    Silly Safari shows are informative as well as silly said library staff. Those attending are asked to arrive early to get a seat.
    Everyone is welcome to attend.
     

  • COLUMN: War and the Christmas Truce

    By JIM ADKINS, Guest Columnist

    World War I began in August of 1914. Tragically, by December, thousands of young men had died and the war was at a stalemate. Trench warfare had begun and countless German and British boys were cold, scared and homesick. The Christmas season only made matters worse as the soldiers reflected on past holiday seasons spent in warm homes amidst loved ones.

    For many, it seemed that things couldn’t get much worse.

  • COLUMN: Holiday reflections on a favorite Christmas gift

    By DICK HEDRICK, By the Side of the Road

    The memory of my mother’s standard response when asked what she wanted for Christmas each year – “kind words” – has given me pause this holiday season. Being somewhat more materialistic, my response to the same question has always been “a gift certificate from a bookstore would be nice.” I try to be helpful.

  • Holiday Helpers readying plans to help others

    PERRY COUNTY – With the Christmas preparation season getting under way, a group of volunteers is extending an invitation to help others.

    “Is your youth group, organization, business or family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, you aren’t alone. The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and we need your help, too,” said Rebecca Fenn, who helps coordinate assistance programs each holiday season.

    She says the opportunities abound.