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Today's News

  • PC’s serving comes alive late to defeat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 10 bad serves but used good serving down the stretch to beat Cannelton 25-10, 25-23, 25-9 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Commodores made six bad serves in the second game and Cannelton built leads of 18-12 and 21-14, the latter when Nicole Harris made a soft but well-placed kill.
    Perry Central’s Payton Emmons served six consecutive points to tie the score 21-21, though.

  • Stepping Stones Preschool open house Monday

    LEOPOLD – Prospective students and family are invited to visit Stepping Stones Preschool’s fall open house on Monday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. Located at 18020 Lafayette St., in Leopold, in the lower level of the St. Augustine Parish Hall Building. Guests can meet the staff and tour the facility.

    Stepping Stones Preschool offers Extended Care for children needing early drop-off or late pickup, or both.

    The program also includes guest speakers, community readers, reading incentive program, field trips and family events.

  • Harpenau awarded by Daviess County
  • Franzman recognized by Auto-Owners

    TELL CITY – Auto-Owners Insurance has announced Franzman Insurance Agency Inc. of Tell City has been named one of the top-10 growth agencies for the company in the state of Indiana for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Marion, and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque commemorating their accomplishment.

    Franzman Insurance Agency has represented Auto-Owners since 1988.

  • Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race Oct. 8

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race will take place Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. The entry fee for a team is $25 per team.

  • Fairgrounds ready to host Summerfest Derby

    GRANDVIEW – Motorsports enthusiasts are gearing up for Spencer County Fair’s annual Sizzlin’ Summerfest Derby Saturday, Aug. 27 at the fairgrounds in Grandview. This will be the second show of the season, following the inaugural derby at the Spencer County Fair in June. The season will conclude with a finale at the Oct. 1 Monster Smash Derby during the October Fest celebrations, also at the fairgrounds.

  • Greener Pastures Field Day Tuesday

    DUBOIS COUNTY – A variety of livestock, forage and grazing topics will be presented at the 2016 Greener Pastures Field Day, presented by Purdue Extension and soil and water conservation districts in Dubois, Perry and Spencer Counties. 

    The program will be held Aug. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. CDT at the Marion McMurtrie Trust Farm in Dubois County. The farm is located at 7827 W. Old Road 64, Holland.  

  • Monks profess solemn vows at St. Meinrad

    SAINT MEINRAD – Three men professed solemn vows as Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in a ceremony on Aug. 15 in the Archabbey Church at St. Meinrad.

    Becoming full members of the Saint Meinrad community were Br. Peduru Fonseka OSB, Br. James Jensen OSB and Br. William Sprauer OSB.

    Br. Peduru, 33, is a native of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Battaramulla and attended St. Joseph’s College in Colombo, both in Sri Lanka.

  • Decade of animal compassion honored
  • Mary and Gordie Aders

    Mary and Gordie Aders will celebrate 50 years of marriage Sept. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Depot. The event will be hosted their daughters Gloria Whitlock and Kathy Brenton.

    They were originally married Oct. 1, 1966.

    Their four children are Gloria (Dan) Whitlock, of Roswell, Ga., Kathy Brenton of Brownsburg, the late LeRoy Aders and the late Dawn Zoglman.  They have 13 grandchildren and six surrogate grandchildren.

    They are both retired from General Electric.

    They ask for no gifts, but the presence of family and friends.