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Today's News

  • First Baptist Church to host Vacation Bible School

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from June 13-17. The theme this year will be “Cave Quest: Following Jesus, the Light of the World!”

    Here, kids will explore what it means to follow Jesus through dark times.

  • Community Events; May 26

    Cook-York reunion

     

    LEOPOLD – The Cook-York family reunion will be held Sunday, June 12, at St. Augustine’s Parish Hall in Leopold. Dinner will be held at noon and each family is asked to bring a covered dish.

    There will also be an auction. Guests are asked to take treasured items. Dinnerware will be furnished.

     

    Free Kidney Education Class set for June 7

     

  • For God and Country

     

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    Ora et Labora

    Prayer and Work

     

    The Latin motto typifies the two major components of everyday life for a Benedictine monk, who devotes his time on earth to prayer and contemplation while working on behalf of his fellow monks and the larger world outside his monastery.

  • Jams and jellies workshop set for June 1

    TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process, according to a hands-on workshop Purdue Extension will host, titled “Let’s Make Strawberry Jam.”

    The course is intended to help participants learn all the basics of safely preserving those delicious fruits. Scheduled for June 1, at 5:30 p.m., the workshop will be held at the Perry County Extension Office. The cost is $5 per person.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James

    Joyce and Cletus James celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family meal.

    They were married at St. Augustine Church in Leopold May 12, 1956.

    The couple has four children, Denny and Doug James, Angela Gayle Howell and Missy Noble.

    They have eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

  • Commodores 3rd in triangular

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central had trouble with its short game Thursday as it finished third in a boys triangular golf match for the first time this season.
    Springs Valley shot 171 to beat Paoli by two strokes. Perry Central was third with 187.
    “We struggled with chipping and putting,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “The layoff hurt us.”
    Due to rainouts, the Commodores hadn’t played with their complete team since May 3.

  • South Spencer ousts Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City won No. 2 doubles but South Spencer took all the other matches in straight sets to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in the girls tennis sectional semifinals Thursday.
    The Marksmen’s Kaydi Backer and Alex Lawalin beat Baylee Kirchgessner and Bailey Manis 6-4, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles.
    But South Spencer’s Jessica McGinnis and Lexi Harris defeated Mary Steen and Amy Hackbarth 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    The Rebels also won all three singles matches.

  • Rangers shut out Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Two Forest Park pitchers combined to pitch a three-hitter as the Rangers beat Perry Central 10-0 in baseball Thursday.
    Forest Park had eight hits, including three doubles and a triple.
    “Forest Park hit the ball pretty well tonight against us,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “Half of their hits went for extra bases.
    “Our outfielders tracked down a couple other balls that I thought would be hits when they first came off the bat. Lane Lynch and Trey Novak did a good job in the field tonight.

  • Chargers, Rebels beat Tell City in PAC games

    PETERSBURG—Tell City had four extra-base hits but lost to Pike Central 11-3 in PAC softball Wednesday.
    Morgan Schuetter hit a solo home run over the left-field fence for Tell City in the sixth inning.
    Hayley Fackler, Sam Stephens and Chloe Carman each added a double to the Marksmen’s six-hit attack.
    “We had several good extra-base hits, but overall our hitting can use some improvement,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.

  • Blackhawks overtake Cannelton with 3 runs in 7th

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley erupted for three runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Cannelton 5-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    Cannelton led 4-2 until a walk and a hit batsmen started Springs Valley’s last-inning rally.
    Both runners scored on a single by Christian Tucker, with Tucker advancing to second on the throw home.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thought the Bulldogs should have cut the throw off instead of throwing home.