Today's News

  • Rebels’ defense derails Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – South Spencer outhit and outpitched Tell City in their Class 2A baseball sectional championship game Monday.
    But perhaps the biggest difference was the Rebels’ clutch defensive plays as they won 8-1 to repeat as sectional champions.
    Each team committed only one error, but the Rebels made some spectacular plays - especially on the infield.

  • Tell City one-hits Perry Central in semifinals

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – Reed Goffinet and Preston Hendershot pitched a one-hitter as Tell City shut out Perry Central 13-0 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday afternoon.
    Goffinet pitched the first four innings for the win, giving up one hit and three walks and striking out seven. Five of his strikeouts came on swinging third strikes.
    “His velocity was a little higher than we’re used to and I thought he did a good job locating his pitches,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.

  • Saint Meinrad monks elect new archabbot

    ST. MEINRAD ­– The Right Rev. Kurt Stasiak OSB was elected archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey by the Benedictine monks of the community on June 2.

    He becomes the 10th abbot and seventh archabbot in the community’s 162-year history, succeeding Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB, who announced in January that he would resign the position upon the new abbot’s election. He had served as abbot since Dec. 31, 2004.

  • Humane Society yard sale Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will soon accept donations for a yard sale set to take place Friday and Saturday, June 3-4.

    On June 1 and 2, items may be left at the VFW located at 301 Main St., from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call (812) 836-4842 or (812) 619-0447.

  • St. Isidore honors graduates
  • Purdue Extension to attend Dazzling Daylily Festival

    OWENSBORO – For its program for the month of June, The Purdue Master Gardeners of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties will attend the Dazzling Daylilies Festival Walk and Talk Luncheon at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden in Owensboro, Ky. Tuesday, June 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $12 and should be paid in advance.

    The group will carpool from the Extension Office in Chrisney at 9:30 a.m. the morning of the event.

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  • Program to explore the fascinating world of insects

    PERRY COUNTY – Purdue Extension-Perry County is sponsoring a hands-on program for youth to learn about insects. This two- day program is open to students who have completed grades 3-12 and will be held June 13-14 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds.

  • The wonderful world of edible flowers

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I think about food so much this time of the year because vegetables abound and broilers and lambs are on pasture. I have a deep appreciation for homegrown food and this includes making it look pretty when it is served for a meal, especially when we have guests.

  • Memorial Day 2016