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  • Wildcats pull away from Marksmen late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City improved its shooting and ball-handling to give undefeated Mount Vernon a scare before falling 62-46 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen, playing without their two tallest frontline starters due to injuries, went on a 17-2 run in the middle of the game to take a 37-31 lead with 5:32 left in the third quarter.
    At that point Tell City had hit 14 of 21 field-goal attempts for the game, including 7 of 9 from three-point range.

  • No. 3 Paoli holds off Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Twelve third-quarter turnovers proved too much for Perry Central to overcome in a 56-52 PLAC girls basketball loss to Paoli Thursday.
    Perry Central led 21-19 at halftime and scored the first basket of the third quarter on an 18-footer by Lynsay Goffinet.
    Paoli then went on a 12-0 run, though, to build a 31-23 lead with 5:27 left in the period.
    That streak included three baskets directly off Perry Central turnovers against Paoli’s full-court press.

  • Church News, Jan. 3

    First Baptist hosts adult Bible study
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a free non-denominational adult Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is for anyone high-school age and older.  
    Meetings will be the first Tuesday of the month at the Cotton Mill Apartments community room, Adams Street entrance, in Cannelton.

  • Cannelton to crown homecoming queen, king during Friday ceremony

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School 2013 Homecoming will be held at approximately 7 p.m. Friday, between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball games between Cannelton and Crothersville.

    Queen candidates
    Alyssa Crowe is the daughter of LaGina Crowe and Charlie Davis. She has been active in cross country, cheerleading and softball. Her plans are to go to college to get her bachelor’s degree in nursing. Crowe hopes to one day be a volunteer in Africa.

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  • Community Events, Jan. 3

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Twilight Towers tenant news
    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers tenant council met Dec. 19 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.

  • Grazing conference coming Feb. 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District invites livestock producers in Perry County to attend the Southern Indiana Grazing Conference. It will be held Feb. 6 at the Simon J. Graber Building in Odon. Registration will be from 7 to 8 a.m. and the conference is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • St. Paul children remember Newtown
  • Tell City couple accused of abducting infant

    SPENCER COUNTY – Two people were jailed Sunday on charges they allegedly abducted a 2-week-old boy from a home in Santa Claus.

    Carrie J. Black, 21, and Randy R. Black, 22, both of 1427 10th St., Tell City face felony charges of theft and interference with custody and were lodged in the Spencer County Jail, state police said.

    Troopers announced Sunday they were searching for the infant, Jacob Alexander Black, after he was taken from his legal guardians by the couple, who police said are his biological parents.

  • Driver critically hurt in crash

    MILLSTONE – A morning crash critically injured one man the morning of Dec. 27.

    Charles T. Brady, 26, of Tell City, was flown to the trauma center at University of Louisville Hospital after being extricated from his truck.

    Dispatchers received a call at 5:11 a.m. from another motorist who found the truck wrapped around a tree near the Millstone boat ramp.