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Today's News

  • Hayes wins third girls basketball MVP award

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior center McKenzie Hayes won her third girls basketball Most Valuable Player award at Tell City’s winter sports awards program Monday.
    Hayes also won the team’s field-goal percentage and best offensive player awards for the third year in a row.
    MVPs in other sports were Chris Kohnert in boys basketball, Amanda Wagner in girls swimming, Trent Harding in boys swimming, and Jessie Lawalin in wrestling. Harding is a sophomore and the others are seniors.

  • Deer Creek women plan activities

    TELL CITY – The women of Deer Creek Baptist Church are currently working on several mission projects.
    “Change for Change” is a program held each time the time changes, “as a reminder to bring your change for a good cause,” organizers said. For the first time change of this year, the money collected by the women will be donated to local church food pantries.

  • Coin show Saturday

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – The River Cities Coin Club will host its sixth-annual Spring Coin Show Saturday at Daviess County High School, 4255 New Hartford Road, Owensboro, Ky.
    Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the public is invited. Admission is free and door prizes will be awarded.
    Up to 30 coin and paper money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee will display U.S. and world coins and currency for sale and trade. Many of the club members and dealers will offer free coin appraisals.

  • This is a test . . .

    Photos and story by Trista Lutgring
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Department staged an “An Evening of Theater” March 9, 10 and 11 as students took to the stage for two one-act plays, “This is a Test” and “Take Five.”

    “This is a Test” followed a main character, Alicia, who is still in school, about to take a test which will determine “her future,” as one character explains.

  • Wal-Mart donates box tops to local schools

    Wal-Mart of Tell City recently donated around 11,000 Box Tops for Education to four area schools. Each school will receive 3,000 box tops each, which will equal about $300 when exchanged.

    Pictured from the left are Shannon Case from North Hancock County, Ky., schools; Ray James on behalf of Perry Central schools; Wal-Mart assistant manager Jason Hogan; Cindy Lenn of Tell City Junior-Senior High School, and Andrea Maffia of Cannelton schools.
     

  • Irish Eyes

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    It takes just a few seconds to rub away the moss hiding the etched words over Margaret Duffy’s tomb. Still legible 139 years after the 15-year-old’s death, the two short sentences echo the cry her parents surely felt. “Behold this grave and shed a tear,” the tombstone requests of passersby. “Beauty and virtue is buried here.”

  • Education notes, March 15

    Area resident named to Marian University dean’s list
    INDIANAPOLIS –Sara Brown of Troy was among the 431 students who qualified for the Marian University dean’s list during the spring 2011 semester.
    A student whose grade point average for the semester is 3.5 or above, who was enrolled in at least 12 semester hours, and who has not earned any incompleted dates in the semester is eligible to be named to the dean’s list.
    Brown is a pre-bachelor of science nursing major.

  • Church News, March 15

    Shutt guest speaker at Gospel Tabernacle
    CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church in Cannelton will welcome special guest speaker the Rev. Patty Shutt during 1 p.m. worship Sunday.
    The public is invited to attend.
    The church will also begin midweek Bible study sessions at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting March 14.

  • Traffic-enforcement push ends Sunday

    PERRY COUNTY – A two-week statewide crackdown on impaired and dangerous driving known as “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” will conclude Sunday, with local police officers out in force conducting saturation patrols and other enforcement tactics that are designed to detect and remove impaired drivers from the roads.

    The program pays officers to work outside of their normal schedules.

  • Reunions, March 15

    PCHS Class of 1987 to finalize reunion plans
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Class of 1987 will hold an organizational meeting at 2 p.m. March 25 at Marcy’s Restaurant in Leopold.
    Everyone is invited to attend. The group will be making final plans on a date and place for the reunion.
    For more information, contact Angie at 843-4755 or Donna at 843-4590. Information can also be found on the class’s Facebook page, “Perry Central Class of 1987.”