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Today's News

  • 1-2-3 Magic program coming to Perry Central Elementary

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is implementing the 1-2-3 Magic Program school wide starting this school year.
    This proven effective discipline program was developed by Thomas Phelan, internationally renowned expert on child discipline. Perry Central social worker Rob Moskos, who has trained under Phelan, expects it “will make a real difference in classrooms and with families.”

  • First Class Services Inc. receives back-to-back national awards at Dallas

    DALLAS, Texas – Western Kentucky-based specialized transporter First Class Services, Inc. was awarded its second national championship recently at the Overdrive-Custom Rigs National Championship.

  • ECA annual hog roast

    EVANSTON – The Evanston Civic Association will presents its annual hog roast Sept. 15.
    The day’s events will kick off at 9 a.m. with a co-ed softball tourney.
    The beer garden will open at 10 a.m. and customers can get in the food lines at 11 a.m. Schaeffer’s Special Occasions will provide music from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    A kiddies tractor pull will kick off at noon and a bring-your-partner cornhole tourney will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Willy Loper will showcase his chainsaw art from 2 to 6 p.m., followed by a raffle drawing at 6.

  • GED testing at Perry Central beings Sept. 14

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory.
    Test sessions are available Sept. 10 and Sept. 14, Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency.
    The cost is $70 for the complete examination.

  • Oakwood, Trilogy Foundation recognize Jessica Foster

    Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, and The Trilogy Foundation recently recognized Jessica Marie Foster, a resident care associate at Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Biggest Loser contestants to visit Perry County Sept. 7-9

    PERRY COUNTY – Roy and Chris Pickler are two contestants from the most recent season of the reality TV show “The Biggest Loser.” They are coming to Perry County on a nationwide tour to tell their story and help others make the difficult first steps to a life of health and fitness. The weekend events are in conjunction with the beginning of Everbody’s Fun and Fitness Center’s second session of the Biggest Loser contest.

  • Spieth – Yackle

    Kimberly J. Spieth and Jeremy W. Yackle, both of Corydon, were married Friday, June 1, 2012, at Plantation Hall at Huber’s Orchard & Winery in Starlight.

  • Patriots top Tell City for first win

    LINCOLN CITY—Sam Scherry had a goal and an assist as Heritage Hills defeated Tell City 4-2 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    Scherry assisted on Seth Bolin’s goal and then scored one of his own as the Patriots took a 2-0 first-half lead.
    Tell City scored the first goal of the second half but Heritage Hills scored the next two, by Yomar Cital and Miguel Lara, to take control.
    Matthew Cole and Reed Goffinet scored Tell City’s goals.

  • Commodores nip Marksmen in eighth grade defensive battle

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mason Stephens scored the game’s only touchdown in the fourth quarter as Perry Central edged Tell City 6-0 in eighth grade football Thursday.

  • Cannelton falls to Wood Memorial

    CANNELTON—Wood Memorial had to rally from behind in the second game to beat Cannelton 25-11, 25-23, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    The Bulldogs built a 23-22 lead in the second set as they came close to winning their first game of the season.
    “It was probably the best game we’ve played all year,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “But we still have some little things we need to work on.”