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Today's News

  • Chinn – Weyer

    Katherine Elizabeth Chinn and Nicholas Ryan Weyer were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City. Mr. Weyer is the son of Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand and grandson of Cyrine Haas of Schnellville.
    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Deacon James King officiated the ceremony.

  • Peter signs with USI

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Volunteering to help a shorthanded team in junior high has turned into a college career for Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter.
    Peter signed a national letter of intent Friday to run cross country and track for the University of Southern Indiana.
    She will receive $800 a semester in scholarship money. That could increase later if she does well.

  • Patriots’ transition game beats Tell City

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills’ transition offense and second shots helped the Patriots get easy baskets to defeat Tell City 65-40 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Patriots out rebounded the Marksmen 58-22. Casey May led Tell City with five rebounds. Spencer Minto and Sam Scherry each grabbed 13 for Heritage Hills.
    The Patriots grabbed 18 offensive rebounds to the Marksmen’s four.

  • Commodores clinch tie for PLAC crown

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong rebounding, defensive pressure, and three-point plays of all kinds helped Perry Central beat Paoli 81-60 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Commodores im-proved to 5-0 in the PLAC  with just one conference game left, clinching at least a tie for the title. Paoli fell to 4-1 in the conference and 12-6 overall.
    The Commodores trailed 18-15 after the first quarter but scored 31 points in the second quarter to build a 46-34 lead.

  • As Lent begins, it’s time to look inward

    By Vince Luekce

    Lent is here and while not everyone’s religious tradition observes the 40-day period before Easter, most of us at least acknowledge its arrival.

  • Cannelton settles with insurance company on flood pump

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Revisiting the story behind St. Valentine’s Da

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

    I suspect most of you have no idea about the person and the saintly episode that is commemorated each Feb. 14 by friends, family and most importantly, lovers. In fact, there are several versions of how the most romantic saint became a commercial success.

  • Some offices closed, others open Monday

    PERRY COUNTY – Federal offices and the nation’s post offices will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. Locally, some offices will be open while others are closed. 

  • 3-on-3 Power of Youth co-ed basketball tourney coming April 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth Council is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tourney for the following age groups: junior-high grades 6-8; senior-high grades 9-12 and adults out of high school. The tourney is a fundraiser for the Power of Youth Grant Cycle, which will focus on youth and wellness. The tourney will be held April 6, beginning at 9 am at William Tell Elementary School. Registration is $25 per team with a maximum of four people on a team.

  • Don Etienne honored