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  • Scoring big question mark for Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City girls basketball coach John Hayes is impressed with his team’s defense but concerned about its scoring.
    “I like the way we get after it,” he said. “Even in our defensive drills in practice I really like our intensity.
    “I’d give our defense a B grade, which is not bad for right now. And I think we have the potential to be an A defensive squad.

  • Genet elected to volleyball Hall of Fame

    Sports Editor

    MUNCIE—The honors keep coming for Perry Central volleyball coach Becky Genet, but she said this one is her biggest yet.
    Genet will be inducted into the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports’ Volleyball Hall of Fame Friday at the pre-state finals volleyball banquet.
    It will be held at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, at 5 p.m. Perry County time.

  • Raiders stop PC girls

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Southridge’s defense held Perry Central without a field goal for over 11 minutes as the Raiders beat the Commodores 61-29 in season-opening girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores hit only 31.3 percent from the field overall, including 4 of 16 in the second half.
    A three-point basket by Sarah Spires on an inbounds play pulled the Commodores within seven of Southridge early in the second quarter.
    Then Southridge scored three consecutive inside baskets to stretch its lead to 26-13.

  • Community Events; Nov. 5

    St. John Chrysostom fall social Sunday


    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston invites the community to its annual fall social on Sunday, Nov. 8, in the parish hall.

    There will be something to do for everyone in the family. Food will be in no short supply, with chili, burgers and homemade desserts.

    Serving will begin at 10 a.m. The day will also include a country store, silent auction and quilt raffle.

  • Fella-LaGrange

    Chelsea Nicole Fella and Seth Michael LaGrange announce their wedding, which took place Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. Father John Brosmer officiated.

    Parents of the bride are Bradley and Connie Fella of Santa Claus. Parents of the groom are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus.

    The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Madison Fella and the matron of honor was the bride’s friend Sarah Horstmeyer.

    The best man was Zachary Collignon, a friend of the couple.

  • Kelsey Danielle Wagner

    Ashley (Moore) and Jeremy Wagner announce the birth of their daughter Kelsey Danielle Wagner. She was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital on Oct. 22, 2015. She weighed eight pounds and seven ounces and she was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by Jacob Wagner, 11, and Kathryn Wagner, 3. The mother is the former Ashley Moore.

    The maternal grandparent is Sherry Moore of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are John and Jenny Brunner and Keith and Margie Wagner, all of Tell City. Great-grandparent is Elizabeth Simpson of Tell City.

  • Teagan Faith Aubrey

    Ryun and Brandy Aubrey of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Faith Aubrey. She was born on Oct. 10 at 1:40 p.m. at St. Mary’s in Evansville. She weighed six pounds and three ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother Kelton and sister Rylyn, both 8. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Leeta Aubrey of Tell City. Maternal grandparents are Boyd and Connie Wilson of Hardinsburg, Ky. The mother is the former Brandy Wilson.

  • Church News; Nov. 5

    Book signing set for Nov. 7


    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. will be hosting a meet the authors and book-signing event Nov. 6 from 1 to 3 for two local authors, C.S. Areson and Jim Adkins.

    Areson will discuss his book on forgiveness, “Impossible to Forgive: What God can do when you can’t.”

    Adkins will discuss his work of historical fiction, “Indiana Stories: Little Know Tales from the Heartland.”


    Grief program Nov. 7 in Tell City

  • Ferdinand Benedictine sisters celebrate jubilees

    FERDINAND – Twelve Benedictine sisters celebrated special anniversaries of their religious profession on Sunday, Oct. 25, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

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