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Today's News

  • PC girls pull away from Orleans late

    ORLEANS—Perry Cen-tral hit 10 of 18 shots from the field in the second half to beat Orleans 44-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores, 12-2 overall and 5-0 in the PLAC, clinched at least a tie for the conference title with the win.
    They hit only 4 of 25 shots from the field in the first half but still trailed only 18-14 at halftime.
    “We had good looks—it wasn’t like we were taking bad shots,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    They got hot in the third quarter.

  • Tell City falls short to Mount Vernon

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City rallied to tie the score with three minutes left but lost to Mount Vernon 70-63 in boys basketball Friday.

  • Harding – Mace

    Kelli Sue Harding and Brad Mace of Lebanon were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lebanon.

    The bride is the daughter of Dan and Pam Harding of Derby. Mr. Mace is the son of Randy and Linda Mace of Lebanon.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in marriage during the ceremony officiated by the Rev. Tim Kroeger.
    Cheri Harding Harpenau of Boonville and Vicki Harding Queck of Indianapolis, sisters of the bride, were chosen as matrons of honor.

  • Public financial peace class to start Jan. 18

    TROY – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class will be available beginning Jan. 18. The course will be a 13-week program designed to teach individuals and families how to take control of their finances and become debt free. Every possible spending and saving situation will be addressed in the program.
    Financial Peace University lays out a saving, spending and investing plan. For complete details, check the United Methodist Church Web site at www.perrycountumc.org. Click on “Home” and go to “7 Step Financial Peace Program.”

  • Tell Street Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

    TELL CITY – The members of Tell Street Baptist Church received a new pastor, Sam Huff, for Christmas. James Jackson had been serving as interim pastor for more than a year when the church found Pastor Huff.

  • WTE gathers gift baskets for elderly

    The students at William Tell Elementary recently collected items for gift baskets for the elderly during the holiday season.

    The idea behind making the baskets was to share the students’ blessings with others in the community that may need a little holiday cheer. The goal was set to create 15 baskets, but students gathered enough supplies for 40 baskets for senior citizens in the area.
     

  • Carter scores 19 in Sycamores’ win

    TERRE HAUTE—Perry Central graduate Aaorn Carter scored a team-high 19 points for Indiana State in an 80-66 Missouri Valley Conference basketball victory over Bradley Dec. 29.
    He started and hit 7 of 12 shots from the field, including 3 of 7 from three-point range, and 2 of 2 free throws in 28 minutes.
    The senior guard also started the next two games, scoring five points in a 64-59 loss at Evansville Saturday and a team-high 14 points (with six rebounds) in a 72-57 win over Illinois State Tuesday.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won four events but finished third in a boys triangular swim meet Thursday due to a lack of depth.
    Southridge won with 139 points. Heritage Hills, which won only one of the 12 events, scored 94 and Tell City had 70.
    Tell City senior Greg Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:03.76 and the 500 free in 5:40.92.
    He teamed with Justin Peter, Trent Benningfield and Hunter Sandage to win the 400 free relay in 4:08.34.
    Peter won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.86, his best time of the season.

  • Tell City 10th at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Ryan Henrickson and Dillon Hedinger placed fifth in their weight classes as Tell City finished 10th in Mater Dei’s 16-team wrestling tourney last Wednesday and Thursday.
    Tell City scored 41 points. Mater Dei won with 291.5 and Louisville Trinity, ranked No. 1 in Kentucky, placed second with 197.
    Hedinger, who had a first-round bye, went 3-1 with one pin in the 171-pound weight class.
    Henrickson went 3-2 in the 160 weight class.

  • Wildcats use layups to run past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei hit 28 layups to rout Tell City 77-29 in girls basketball last Thursday.
    The high-percentage shots helped the Wildcats outshoot Tell City from the field 64.2 percent to 34.4 percent.
    The Wildcats scored six layups directly off steals and seven on offensive rebounds (one of the rebound baskets also came after a steal).
    Tell City committed 24 first-half turnovers against Mater Dei’s press and overplaying man-to-man defense.