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Today's News

  • Titans take advantage of Tell City turnovers

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern scored 23 points off Tell City turnovers to beat the Marksmen 62-42 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    “We had stretches in the game where we turned the ball over four times in a row, three times in a row, three times in a row, and four times in a row,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The Titans scored on 13 of the 14 Marksman turnovers.
    “We would look at the clock and look at the score and we were down 10,” said Hayes.

  • Band Boosters seeking items for auction Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters are accepting donations for the annual Tell City Band Boosters Auction to be held Saturday at Tell City High School.
    Boosters are contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and would welcome public donations such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items as well as large items such as a vehicles or recreational vehicles.
    The organization is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) group and large donations could be tax-deductible.

  • Blazing third quarter propels Rebs past PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central’s boys basketball team hit 60.0 percent from the field in the third quarter Saturday but lost the game in that period.
    South Spencer hit 11 of 12 shots from the field in that quarter and beat the Commodores 70-48.
    The game was tied 20-20 at halftime, as the Rebels had hit only 6 of 18 from the field in the first half.

  • TC holds off Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City capitalized on a hot start and held off South Spencer 42-40 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in 12-team sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City won four events, the most of any team, as it placed second in the 12-team IHSAA girls swim sectional Saturday.

  • Ribbon cutting at Petals Floral Shop

    A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the new location of Petals Floral Shop at 425 Main Street in Tell City.

    Pictured in the front row from left are David Carney, Linda Egar, Becky Paulin, Mayor Barbara Ewing, Jenny Richter and Carolyn Carney.
     

  • Community Calendar, Feb. 10

    Thursday February 10
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Church News, Feb. 10

    St. Boniface to host spaghetti dinner Saturday
    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a spaghetti dinner at the church from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
    The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to celebrate Saint Valentine with an evening of good food and live entertainment.
    Spaghetti dinners will cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds will benefit the facilities and grounds of historic St. Boniface Church.
    The parish center is located on Highway 545, south of the church.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict programs

    Sisters to explain history of Mass
    FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Sunday Eucharist: Why We Do What We Do,” that will explain the history and meaning of various parts of the Mass.

  • Birthdays Feb. 11 - Feb. 17

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    February 11