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Today's News

  • Hot 2nd half propels PC past Rebels

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—Perry Central outscored South Spencer 58-22 in the final 23 minutes Saturday to cruise to a 72-45 boys basketball victory.
    South Spencer came out on fire, hitting 4 of 5 from three-point range in the first quarter.
    Following a Jared Lauer three-point play on the opening possession of the second period, the Rebels appeared to have all the momentum as they held a 23-14 lead.

  • Church News, Feb. 9

    Agape Church to present movie Sunday
    CANNELTON – Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St., in Cannelton, will present the movie “Courageous” at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church.The public is invited to attend. For more information, call the church office at 547-2772.

  • Wagner sets records to win breaststroke

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Amanda Wagner set school and sectional records as she won the 100-yard breaststroke to lead Tell City to second place in the 12-team IHSAA girls swimming sectional Saturday.

  • Lenten prayer coffees ends Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will conclude this Saturday at Tell City United Methodist Church. The session will be held from 9 to 10 a.m.
    The Coffees will have light refreshments. A love offering will be taken at each coffee. Those attending the last session will determine what local agency will receive the offering.
    All women and girls of the community are invited to take part.  There will be a short program at each session.

  • Austin earns 2011 IU John R. Endwright Distinguished Alumni Service Award

    BLOOMINGTON – Dr. David Austin was named one of the 2011 recipients of Indiana University’s John R. Endwright Distinguished Alumni Service Award during a ceremony held in Bloomington Sept. 23.

  • Buswell Energy’s CEO to speak at Magnetics 2012

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. – Magnetics 2012, a forum on magnetic applications, technologies and materials, has announced its eighth annual event will take place March 13-14 in Orlando, Fla.
    This two-day conference is focused on the latest economic developments and technical advancements in magnetics markets and technologies bringing together worldwide magnetics experts.
    The industry-leading line up of speakers will include Buswell Energy’s chief executive officer, Harrie Buswell. Buswell, of Cloverport, Ky., attends Tell City United Methodist Church.

  • Community events, Feb. 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.

    Beta Sigma Phi meeting today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Patio for its annual Valentine’s party.
    Hostesses will be the special-events committee.

  • Cannelton pride card party

    Cannelton elementary schools held their second-nine-week Pride Card Party recently.

    More than 50 percent of the student body in kindergarten through fifth grade earned their pride cards by having good grades, citizenship and attendance. Shown are students making Valentine’s Day cards for the elderly. Michelle Coleman and the CES student council sponsor these events.

  • Ragan named to Oakland City’s dean’s list

    OAKLAND CITY – Saffron J. Ragan of Troy was recently named to the dean’s list at Oakland City University.
    This is the fourth time Ragan has been named to the dean’s list. She is a sophomore majoring in business administration and expects to graduate in May.

  • Goffinet named to Kentucky Wesleyan’s president’s, dean’s lists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a junior social-studies and secondary-education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement by students carrying at least 12 hours who have attained a grade-point average of 4.0. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours.