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Today's News

  • Young Tell City could repeat sectional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City graduated the top three runners from its team that won the boys cross country sectional and placed second in the regional last year.
    But Coach Chris Hollinden thinks the Marksmen could be even better this year.
    They return six lettermen (everyone who competes in at least one varsity race letters) and have three talented freshmen from last year’s 80-0 junior high team on their 14-man roster.

  • Perry Central will feature quick team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Featuring speed, size, and good upperclassman numbers, Perry Central’s football team will try to repeat as PLAC champions.
    The Commodores finished 9-3 last year, losing in their Class A sectional finals to No. 1-ranked Linton.
    That team featured good speed, but “I think we’re quicker overall than last year,” Coach Greg Gibson said Monday. “I don’t know if we have anyone as fast as Austin LeClere was, but we’ve got some that are close.”

  • Tell City returns 2 starters on offense

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The good news for Tell City’s football team is the Marksmen return Co-PAC Most Valuable Player Elliott Brown from their first winning season (6-4) in seven years.
    The bad news is the only other returning starter on offense is fullback C.J. Rowe.
    There are nine seniors but only six returning lettermen on the 34-man roster.
    That’s why new coach Ronnie Robinson, one of the team’s former top assistants, said a lack of experience is his main concern.

  • Perry Central’s serving streaks beat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker served 22 points in just two serving turns as Perry Central beat Cannelton 25-4, 25-5, 25-4 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Parker first went to serve in the first game after Jordan Sprinkle made a kill to put the Commodores up 7-2.
    Parker served one point with the help of a tip kill by Grace James and then served an ace, prompting Cannelton to call timeout.

  • Coming events

    Local author Apling to appear at library Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Local author Rebeccah Apling will appear at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Tell City library branch for a local book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event for $20.

    For those who attend her book signing, an art print from one of her original paintings will be given as a door prize.
    Apling grew up in Perry County on River Road near the Maxon boat yard, which is now Tell City Boat Works-River Port.

  • Tractor club to meet Aug. 28

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at Branchville Conservation Club.
     

  • Revival this week at Bethel Christian Church

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will host a revival beginning at 6 p.m. today through Friday, Aug. 22.

    Monday and Tuesday night’s speaker will be Webby Oglesby, Wednesday’s will be Ray Howard, Thursday’s will be Tyler Tolbert and Friday night’s will be Albert Madden.

    Homecoming day will be Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • St. Michael’s to host parish mission

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Church Parish Mission presents “Sacred Fire: The Passion Of God In Us.”

    The faith community of St. Michael’s in Cannelton will celebrate a four-day parish mission experience Sunday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, Sept. 17.

    The mission will take place each evening in the parish church from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

    Father John Mark Ettensohn, originally from Perry County and a native son of St. Michael’s, will lead the mission.

  • With the Ill

    TELL CITY – Margaret Goffinet of Perry County is now recovering at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City, following hospitalization at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Family and friends are welcome to visit Margaret or send well wishes, prayers and cards.

  • Hildenbrand – Leibering

    Kenneth and Karen Hildenbrand of Mariah Hill announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel, to Logan Leibering.

    Leibering is the son of Phil and Jeannie Leibering of Dale and Sandra Leibering of Santa Claus.

    The future bride and groom are 2005 graduates of Heritage Hills High School.

    Rachel graduated from the University of Southern Indiana and is employed at Memorial Hospital in Jasper as a radiologic technologist.

    Leibering graduated from Ivy Tech and is employed at Leibering and Sons Inc.