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  • Raiders’ running game poses challenge for Tell City

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge’s depth at running back and quick offensive line will make it hard for Tell City to stop the Raiders’ running game when they meet in PAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The 4-1 Raiders “run the ball very well” in their wing-T offense, said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “They run a lot of traps, dives and sweeps.”

  • Commodores looking for 6-0 record Friday

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hopes to raise its football record to 6-0 when it hosts Wood Memorial Friday at 7 p.m.
    Wood Memorial Coach Caleb Cherry will be looking for his first win.
    Cherry, a former assistant for the Trojans, is 0-15 since being promoted to head coach before last season.
    Wood Memorial has an enrollment of 274 according to the IHSAA and is one of the smallest schools in the state offering football and boys soccer, which divides the number of athletes available for both.

  • Cannelton can’t handle Marksmen’s serving

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored more than one-fourth of its points on ace serves in a 25-7, 25-3, 25-5 volleyball victory over Cannelton Tuesday.
    Morgan Schuetter served 19 points, including seven aces, for the Marksmen. She served 17 consecutive points in the second game.
    Shayna Vaquero added 14 points, including five aces.
    She served the last nine points of the third game. Even when they weren’t aces, the Bulldogs had trouble getting return hits inbounds.

  • Hoosier Hills Credit Union opens its doors
  • Church News; Sept. 24

    Annual Monte Cassino pilgrimages planned for October


    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    •  Oct.  4 – Brother Maurus Zoeller OSB

  • Perry Central to crown homecoming king, queen Friday

    LEOPOLD – The 2015 Perry Central High School football homecoming ceremony will be held during halftime of the varsity football game vs. Wood Memorial Friday, Sept. 25. Game time is 7 p.m.

    King and queen candidates were selected by their fellow senior classmates. The entire high-school student body chose the queen and king.

    Queen candidates

    • Joanna Christmas of Cannelton is the daughter of Josh Christmas and Megan Bowlds.

  • Students invited to enter digital photography contest

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in a digital photography contest to celebrate life in Perry County.

    Students must submit a photo which demonstrates the theme “Perry County: Love Where You Live!”

    K-12 digital photo contest rules

    • The digital photography contest is for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

    Students also must be Perry County residents.

    • Photos must solely be the student’s work and each student must only submit one photo.

  • Wynter Klaudette Holt

    James Holt and Kayleigh Lanier of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Wynter Klaudette Holt.

    She was delivered at Perry County Hospital and weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Leon and Danielle Elverd of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Jimmy Holt of Shoals and Tampa Holt of Loogootee.

    Great-grandparents are Brenda and Rick Pund of Tell City, James and Wanda Parsons of Shoals and Melvin Hill of Phoenix, Ariz.

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  • VFW to sponsor scholarships

    PERRY COUNTY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and its auxiliary is sponsoring two scholarship programs for Perry County students in grades six through 12. Each scholarship program incorporates a patriotic theme.

    Prizes are progressive and awarded at local, district, state and national levels. Recipients may earn more than $30,000 to be used to further their education. The two scholarships are: