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Today's News

  • Strong wrestlers in same weights hurt Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With five seniors and two juniors, Tell City’s wrestling team has more upperclassmen than last year.
    But there are only 16 boys on the roster, two fewer than last year. And because several are about the same weight, the Marksmen still won’t be able to fill all 14 weight classes.
    “We’ve got four, maybe five open weight classes,” Tell City Coach Neal Stahly said Monday.

  • Kohnert leads Tell City to win over Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Emma Kohnert had 15 points and 10 rebounds as Tell City beat Lanesville 37-29 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “It was a defensive battle again,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “We didn’t shoot the ball real well again.”
    The Marksmen hit 35.7 percent from the field and 46.7 percent at the free-throw line.
    They improved their ball-handling, though, cutting their turnovers from 19 the previous night to 15.

  • PC’s rebounding, quickness too much for South Spencer

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central used strong rebounding and fast breaks to beat South Spencer 64-39 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores opened with a full-court press and used their quick hands to make several steals, which they turned into layups.
    Senior guard Brittany Parker entered the game needing just two steals to break Perry Central’s career record of 196 set by 1991 graduate Cindy Etienne.

  • COLUMN: Conversation elicits fond memories of Boy Scout bungles

    By JIM ADKINS
    Guest Columnist

    Talking with friends the other day about the Boy Scouts brought back a stream of fond memories. I was in scouting for eight years; Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Explorers, from 8 to 16, some of the best years of my life. I lived for the camping trips and couldn’t get enough of swimming, canoeing, fishing and all aspects of the outdoor life.

  • Birthdays

    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.

    November 21

  • Hosler – Talbott

    Stacey L. Hosler and Jonathan K. Talbott were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 25, 2014, at Tell City Moose Lodge 1424.

    The bride is the daughter of Tom and Trish Kleiser of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Barb Cooper and Rick Talbott, both of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her son, Brandon Hosler, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Linda Simpson.

    Attending the bride was Crystal McManaway of Tell City, sister of the bride.

  • Community Events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Bristow United Pentecostal candy orders due Friday

  • Vegetarian cuisine workshop Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church will offer a culinary experience in vegetarianism from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the church. The event is free and open to the public. The church is at 434 13th Street in Tell City.

  • Gospel Thanksgiving concert planned for Saturday

    TROY – Troy First Christian Church will present its annual Gospel Thanksgiving in Song. The public and all churches and denominations are most welcome.

    The program will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium.

    Doors will open at 4 p.m. Special guests include Jeremy Calloway, Hoosier Harmony, Ryan Seaton and Conquerors Quartet.

    For more information, call Ray Howard at Troy First Christian Church at (812) 482-2262.

  • United Pentecostal now taking candy orders

    BRISTOW – Bristow United Pentecostal is taking candy orders for Thanksgiving. Candy includes fudge, fudge with walnuts, peanut butter fudge, peanut butter balls (buckeyes) and peanut brittle.

    All fudge varieties and buckeyes are $3.50 per half pound. Peanut brittle is $2.50 per patty. Call 843-4747 to place an order. Friday, Nov. 21, is the last day to order. Delivery will be Monday, Nov. 24.