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  • Church News; Feb. 11

    St. Paul Boy Scout Troop fish fry Friday


    TELL CITY – The Boy Scouts are sponsoring their annual fish fry Friday, Feb. 12, at the St. Paul Parish Hall. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Both dining-in and carry-outs will be available.

    Proceeds will go toward the boys’ summer camp and necessary equipment for that trip. This year’s plans are to go to a western Tennessee camp called Camp Mack Morris. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 10 and younger.

  • Daughters of Isabella officers installed
  • Perry Central alumna on list of top lawyers in Arizona

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The American Society of Legal Advocates has named Michelle Niehaus Ogborne, a founding partner of Phoenix-based Ogborne Law PLC, as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” Family Law Attorneys in Arizona for 2016.

  • Local Daughters of Isabella member named to state board

    TELL CITY – Mary Seibert, regent of Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle No. 710, has been appointed Indiana state vice regent. She was appointed by state regent Valerie Nelson of Peru, Ind.

    She previously held the title of recording secretary for a two-year term and served as and auditor for four years.

    The state vice regent is chairperson of the state’s standing and internal rules and liturgical and spiritual activities.

  • Pike Central is no one’s patsy anymore

    For many years Pike Central was the opponent that other PAC boys basketball teams could count as a sure victory.
    Other than the Adam Seitz-led 1997 team that won the Southridge regional, the Chargers have never won a sectional. They have won the PAC title two times but none in the last 17 years.
    Several opponents would schedule the Chargers for their homecoming because it’s always nice to win one’s homecoming game and that was about the only way to draw a decent crowd against the Chargers.

  • Bulldogs fall to Springs Valley

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Ninth-year Springs Valley girls basketball coach Kelly Schmitt said this is the best defensive team she’s coached.
    Cannelton would likely agree after falling to the Blackhawks 61-14 in the Class A sectional semifinals Friday.
    The Blackhawks, ranked No. 4 in the state and the only undefeated team left in any class in the state, improved to 23-0.

  • Rebels upset Tell City

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    FERDINAND—Tell City Coach John Hayes worried that Friday night’s Class 2A girls basketball sectional semifinal game against two-win South Spencer could be a trap game.
    Those concerns were warranted as the Rebels shocked the Marksmen 55-45 to advance to Saturday’s championship game.

  • Beard’s rebounding propels Tell City past Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Braeden Beard had 18 points and 15 rebounds in three quarters of action as Tell City defeated Cannelton 70-37 in boys basketball Thursday.
    Damon Powers scored a career-high 30 points for Cannelton. But no other Bulldog scored more than two and they couldn’t stay with the Marksmen on the boards.
    Tell City outrebounded them 33-20.
    Rebound baskets and inside baskets in transition and on post-up moves helped Tell City outshoot Cannelton from the field 58.5 percent to 35.0 percent.

  • Archabbey to host National Players Feb. 19-20

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will host the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays on Feb. 19-20.

    On the first evening, actors will perform Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” A performance the following night will showcase “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens.

     All performances are free and open to the public. They will be held at 7 p.m. Central time in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad campus.

  • Don’t fall for latest scams

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    The latter part of this column ran a couple of years ago but I dusted it off because of the many recent calls from readers who have been targeted for scams. Whether through phone calls, letters or emails,  the attempts try to rob of us our money or gather private information that can be used to steal our identity or hurt us financially.