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  • Transition layups, rebounds help Tell City beat Cloverport

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City made several transition layups after beating Cloverport’s press to defeat the Aces 83-68 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    “We were actually hoping they’d press us because for some reason we do pretty well when teams press us,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold. “We converted several times tonight.”
    Tell City also outrebounded the Aces 47-38 and scored six baskets directly off put-backs.

  • Father Tom Richstatter to present four Lenten talks at St. Paul’s

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City will host a series of four Lenten talks by the Rev. Thomas Richstatter OFM. The series is titled, Being Catholic in the Direction Pope Francis is Leading. The first talk is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16, with future presentations scheduled for Feb. 23, March 8 and March 15. All will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Paul Parish Hall.

  • Rory Freeman Chann

    Wendy Freeman-Chann and Mike Chann announce the birth of their son, Rory Freeman Chann. He was born Jan. 29, 2016, in Tucker, Ga.

    Rory weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Linda and Tom Freeman of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Karen and Nick Chann of Franklin, Ky., and Diane Hill from Kingston, N.C.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Evelyn and Leonard Goffinet of rural Perry County and Verna and Norman Freeman of Tell City. Paternal great-grandmother is Layane Hill of Kingston, N.C.

  • Winter scholar athletic team
  • Community Events; Feb. 11

    Red Cross blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran

    EVANSTON – The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston on Sunday, Feb. 21, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    All donors are required to have identification with them. For information or to make an appointment, call St. John’s at (812) 547-2007. The church is located one-half west of New Boston on County Road 1160 N.

     

    Essential Oils class Feb. 17

     

  • Evelynn Mae Glenn

    Stephanie and Matt Glenn, of Cannelton, announce the birth of their daughter Evelynn Mae Glenn. She was born April 17, 2015, at 4:49 a.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed 9 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are David Bosley of Tell City and Joan and Brian Lasher of Rockport.

    Paternal grandparents are Kathy and Harold Lee Glenn of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange of Tell City and Iola Lasher of Leopold.

  • Southern Indiana invasive plant group invites public to annual meeting March 8

    BEDFORD – The annual meeting for the Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management Group is planned for March 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Spring Mill State Park.

    “We have a fabulous keynote speaker coming in from Michigan to share her experience with The Stewardship Network,” said Beth Mizell, the group’s secretary.  Lisa Brush is the executive director of The Stewardship Network, which is a national award-winning conservation group. 

  • Perry Central receives field trip grant from the National Park Foundation

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School is one of 186 federal sites across the country selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. Jackie Colucci, family outreach coordinator at Perry Central, applied for the grant last fall which will entitle 100 fourth-graders to a day in the woods this spring.

  • Tell City students claim career development awards

    EVANSVILLE – Students from eight high schools recently participated in the Region 11 Career Development Conference.

    The students are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates program and compete each year locally with winners advancing to the State competition.

  • Local business presented with beautification award