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Today's News

  • PC’s James, 3200 relay sectional champs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Grace James won the 800-meter run and ran on the winning 3200 relay team to lead Perry Central to third place in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Jasper won with 116.67 points and Southridge was second with 101. Perry Central scored 95.83, Tell City was seventh with 56.5, and Cannelton, with just one girl competing, did not score.
    James, a freshman, passed Forest Park’s Amanda Jacob heading into the final straightaway to win the 800 in 2:28.10.

  • Jam workshop set for May 30

    TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help.
    Jammin with Purdue Extension is a hands-on workshop that will help you learn all the basics of how to safely preserve those juicy fruits. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 30, the workshop will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The cost is only $5 per person.
    Everyone who participates will take home a jar of sweet spread along with all the knowledge needed to make more.

  • Goad graduates from East Tennessee

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Rachel Goad graduated May 5 from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice-sociology.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and is the daughter of Dea Goad and the late Ralph Goad.
     

  • William Tell’s wax museum

    Third graders in Beth Lasher’s class presented a wax museum of famous people recently. Students researched a person of interest and prepared a speech to read at the museum. They also dressed as their famous person.

  • Education news, May 17

    Ragan graduates OCU
    OAKLAND CITY – Safforn Ragan of Troy graduated from Oakland University May 5 with an associate’s degree in business administration.
    She also appeared on the school’s dean list for the fifth time during her time at OCU.

  • Camp with a Cop offering three days of fun, learning in June for kids

  • St. Paul members tend to Joe Schaeffer Park

    About 35 St. Paul Catholic Church members volunteered Saturday to spread a tractor-trailer of mulch at Joe Schaeffer Park and the Kids Kreation Playground. The event was to celebrate Earth Day. Two semi-truck loads of mulch was available to the group, who spread the mulch and cleaned up the park.

  • Forms for annual Relay for Life luminaria now available

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is asking the community to help light the way to a cure for cancer and honor families and friends who have or had cancer. During the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life candle lighting ceremony, hundreds of luminaries will be lit, displaying the names of those honored.
    The luminary ceremony will be held at 9 p.m. June 9 at Perry Central High School in Leopold.

  • St. Augustine’s first communion

    St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold held its first communion April 22. Pictured in the front from the right are Braeden Songer, Trista James, Amaya Zarate and Cole Granderson. In the second row are Alex Stillwell and Andy Bishop. Standing in the back are Marty Williams, Martha Thomas, the Rev. Brian Esary and Shannon Labhart.

  • Church news, May 17

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing May 26.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Grace Harmony.
    All are welcome to attend.