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  • Esarey – Solomon

    Rachel Esarey, formerly of Leopold, and Scott Solomon of Scottsdale, Ariz., were united in marriage during an evening ceremony Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the residence of Tom and Wiletta Solomon in Scottsdale.

    The bride is the daughter of Norvin and Trudy Esarey of Leopold. Mr. Solomon is the son of Tom and Wiletta Solomon of Scottsdale.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Jason Fritz.

  • Cail – Roby

    Cortney Cail and Justin Roby were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Gary and Marilyn Hubert of Tell City and Rick and Theresa Cail of Grandview. Mr. Roby is the son of Randy and Robin Roby of Owensboro, Ky.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father and mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by John Smitson.
    Special music was performed by Leo Gronquist. Selections sung included “Oh My Love” by John Lennon.

  • Group prepares Millstone site for sacred ceremonies (Corrected)

    Managing Editor

    MILLSTONE – Tuesday was Tree Day, “a day when we pick a tree out, take it to the arbor and put the prayers of all of the people in the community into it, the tree of life.”

    That’s according to Chief Steve McCullough, who with about 350 other people, were preparing a site at Millstone for Native American religious sundance ceremonies Tuesday through Saturday.

  • Kramer vies for chance to co-host Live with Kelly

    PERRY COUNTY – Rory Kramer, a native of Tell City, has made it in the top 10 of the Live with Kelly Co-Host Coast to Coast contest.
    After submitting a video to the show, Kramer was pulled into a pool of 25 other contestants and has now made it to the top 10. To continue on in the contest, he will need to be in the top five of the votes from viewers.
    Residents can help Kramer to the next round by following the link http://dadt.com/live/contest/cohostsearch/12/vote/login.html.

  • Kashyab 2nd in Evansville tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Anjan Kashyab of Tell City placed second in 18-and-under boys singles in Ohio Valley Financial Group’s United States Tennis Association tourney June 29-30.

    Kashyab beat Morgan Johnson of Henderson, Ky., 6-0, 6-2 in the quarterfinals and Spencer Ray of Evansville 6-1, 6-0 in the semifinals. Ray will play collegiately for Western Kentucky University.

    Chad Baron of Evansville beat Kashyab 6-1, 6-0 in the finals.

  • COLUMN: Harper may break HR record for teens

    Sports Editor

    Major League Baseball keeps track of records for almost everything. I believe Jim Murray once wrote there’s even an official record for most home runs hit by a third baseman against a left-handed pitcher from Yugoslavia.

    But Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper has a chance to break a record that I consider pretty significant, even though a lot of people may not know about it.

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  • Huber academic All-American too

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Perry Central graduate Nick Huber was earlier named a second-team NCAA Division I track All-American after finishing 11th in the nation in the decathlon as a senior for Cornell University this spring.

    Now he has been named a third-team academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

    He compiled a 3.42 grade-point average as he earned a degree in industrial and labor relations.

    His point total in the decathlon made him an alternate for the U.S. Olympic trials.

  • Pate jumps on Hoosier Express early

    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE — Dylan Farmer no-hit the Hoosier Express for 5 2⁄3 innings as Evansville Pate beat the Express 9-3 in Senior Legion baseball Thursday.

    Farmer was a strong left-hander with good control, but Hoosier Express Coach Jay Burch felt his team helped Farmer by swinging at several pitches that would not have been strikes.

    “We expanded his strike zone,” said Burch. “He’s a good pitcher, but we beat him earlier in the season.”

  • Graves to play in showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS — Ashley Graves, who just completed her junior year at Perry Central, has been invited to the 10th annual IBCA/IHSAA underclass girls basketball showcase July 20 at Ben Davis High School.

    The showcase will start at 1 p .m. Perry County time and last about six hours.