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  • Bulldogs go cold in 3rd quarter of loss to Lions

    CANNELTON—Rock Creek Academy went on an 18-0 run late in the third quarter to beat Cannelton 53-21 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton trailed only 25-19 midway through the third quarter before that run.
    “We played well for about 2 1/2 quarters,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we just kind of got tired in the third quarter. We got beat up and down the floor again.
    “We got some shots off, but we’ve got to do a much better job hitting our shots when we get open.”

  • Marksmen use balance for win

    TELL CITY—Katie Goffinet and Madison Mathena gave Tell City a strong outside-inside attack as the Marksmen defeated Lanesville 48-39 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Goffinet, a 5-foot-5 sophomore guard, scored a game-high 16 points on 6 of 12 field-goal shooting and 4 of 8 free throws.
    Mathena, a 5-10 junior center, scored 13 points on 6 of 10 field-goal shooting and 1 of 2 free throws.
    Forward Emma Kohnert added 11 points. She did most of her scoring at the free-throw line, where she hit 7 of 8.

  • Offensive rebounds help PC girls overtake Rebels

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded the boards for 20 offensive rebounds in the second half to overtake South Spencer 55-48 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    South Spencer outshot the Commodores from the field 48.7 percent to 31.1 percent and came out especially hot at the start, building a 24-8 lead in the first 9:02.

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  • Beau Augusten LeClere

    Jenna and Steven LeClere of Zionsville announce the birth of their son, Beau Augusten LeClere.

    He was born Oct. 15, 2015, at 8:06 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel. He weighed six pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. The mother is the former Jenna Jerden. Beau was welcomed home by his brother, Brooks, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Darrell and Pam Jerden of Bloomington. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Leanne LeClere of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Earl and Gloria LeClere of Tell City and Lee and Nancy Ringeman of Santa Claus.

  • Brenden Jebidiah Holmes Parr

    Skye Holmes and Dylan Parr announce the birth of their son, Brenden Jebidiah Holmes Parr.

    He was born on Nov. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He weighed five pounds and 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Kevin Holmes, Yvonna Holmes, Alicia James, Rachel James and JR James.

    Great-grandparents are Doris Coyle, Mary Harrison and John James.

  • William and Carolyn Coomer

    Mr. and Mrs. William and Carolyn Coomer announce their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday Nov. 20.

    Bill and Carolyn were married in 1965 by Rev. Rose at the Rome Methodist Church, in Rome, where Bill was born and raised. He is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Coomer.

  • Eula and Clyde Smith

    Eula and Clyde Smith of Tell City will celebrate their 65th anniversary Nov. 19. The couple will have a dinner at Oakwood hosted by their family.

    The Smiths were married Nov. 19, 1950, at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Eula is the former Eula Malone.

    They have two children, Becky (Steve) Yadack of Owensboro, Ky. and Mary (Raymond) Lock of Tell City. They have three grandchildren, Ray Lock, Rachel Fortwendel and Melissa Evans. They also have three great-grandchildren, Ben Fortwendel, Ethan Evans and Erin Evans.

  • Service of the Longest Night set for Dec. 19

    ST. MEINRAD – Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. Central Time in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel.

    Many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of celebrating, they are struggling with grief. They miss loved ones and find that the usual traditions and bright lights serve only to heighten their struggle.

  • Sisters accept two women into novitiate

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict accepted postulants Lynn Falcony and Lisa Schutz into the novitiate, the second stage of incorporation into the religious community, during a simple ceremony Nov. 14. During the ceremony, the women received their titles of Sister Lynn Marie and Sister Lisa Marie.