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  • Births, April 7

    Addison Marie Barker
    Brandon Ray and Laura Jean Barker of Magnet announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Marie Barker, Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at St. Mary’s Women and Children Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Barker is the former Laura Jean Sixx.
    Grandparents are Darla and Donald Sixx, Patricia and Edward Altman and Kenny and Annette Barker.

  • Birthdays, April 8 through April 14

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    April 8

  • Gilmore – Adcock

    Katie Gilmore of Tell City and Justin Adcock of Owensboro, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bill and Bert Muenks of Tell City. She is a 2005 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand.
    Mr. Adcock is the son of Jean Adcock of Owensboro. He is a 2003 graduate of Davis County High School and 2007 graduate of Owensboro Community and Technical College.
    He works at AK Steel in Rockport.

  • Lueken – Lueken

    Dennis and Jackie Lueken of Birdseye announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Marie, to Michael Jon Lueken, son of Francis and Lou Ann Lueken of Ferdinand.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Forest Park High School in Ferdinand and earned her bachelor’s degree in animal sciences with a minor in biology from Purdue University in 2010. She is now attending Indiana University School of Medicine, pursuing a doctorate of medicine.

  • PC 4th, TC 8th in tourney

    FRENCH LICK—Brad Douglas shot a 7-over-par 43 to lead Perry Central to fourth-place in the 10-team boys golf Early Bird tourney Saturday.
    Tell City’s Logan Bolin also shot a 43 on the Bendelow course as the Marksmen finished eighth in the tourney.
    Crawford County won with 176 strokes. Perry Central shot 190 and Tell City 217.
    Dylan Hirsch was Perry Central’s second leading scorer with a 47. Andrew Huber shot 48, and Trevor Carter and Nathan Bashor tied for the Commodores’ fourth scorer at 52.

  • Southridge beats TC in 8 innings

    HUNTINGBURG—Mariah Ferguson hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Southridge a 6-4 PAC girls softball win over Tell City Tuesday.
    A two-out error in left field extended the inning for Ferguson.
    Josalyn Ress pitched a complete game for Tell City, giving up only one earned run. She gave up five hits and three walks and struck out nine.
    Tell City took a 3-0 lead in the third inning on one hit, a two-run double by McKenzie Hayes.

  • Cannelton girls team counting on defense

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Stronger defense could help Cannelton’s girls softball team improve on last year’s 1-11 record.
    “I think we’re better defensively than we were last year,” said Coach Brian Garrett.
    Three starting infielders return, though each will play a different position than last year.
    Allicyn Garrett moves from first base to shortstop, “her natural position,” said Brian Garrett. “She reads the ball extremely well.”

  • Southridge holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Each team won eight events, but Southridge used its depth in the shot put and middle distance races to beat Tell City 67.5-63.5 in girls track Tuesday.
    Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan broke Kate Schipp’s school record in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles by 64-hundredths of a second, winning them in 17.15 seconds (manually timed).
    Flannagan also won the 300 low hurdles in 49.18 and the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches.
    She teamed with Tori Payne, Katlyn Braunecker and Sarah Goffinet to win the 1600 relay in 4:40.

  • PC girls outrun Cougars

    RAMSEY—Perry Central swept all the places in the 400-, 800-, 1600- and 3200-meter runs to beat North Harrison 74-56 in girls track Tuesday.
    Each team won eight events but Perry Central’s depth in those races made the difference.
    Cathryn Peter won the 1600 in 6:17 and the 3200 in 13:14. Lavina Schwartz placed second in both.
    Susan Schwartz won the 800 in 2:51 and Deidra Dickerson took the 400 in 1:08.
    Lindsey Gengelbach set a school record in the pole vault as she cleared 8 feet to win it.

  • Gibson Southern blanks TC 5-0

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—One set had to go to a tie-breaker, but Gibson Southern won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.