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  • Witches Walk fun set for Wednesday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will treat local residents to a safe Halloween during this year’s Witches Walk scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

    Children will go store-to-store dressed in costumes seeking goodies from local merchants who are participating in the Witches Walk. Children and their parents are asked to look for the orange poster with the witch on her broom to identify those businesses participating in the candy give-away.

  • Band director: Marksmen had ‘best run all season’

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Marching Marksmen earned a silver rating at regional band competition at Evansville Central Oct. 19. Their finish outside the top 10 rendered them ineligible to advance to the semi-state level last weekend.

    “It was the best run that we had all season,” Music Director Natasha Edmondson said. “The kids have nothing to hang their heads about.”

  • Marching Commodores place 11th in regional, miss chance to advance

    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Marching Commodores played more confidently Oct. 19 than they did in their previous show, Band Director Andrea Clark said Wednesday.

    “Their score went up six points,” she added, “so they definitely made improvement.”

    They were rated 11th out of the 13 bands competing at the regional contest, however. One position higher and they would have advanced to semi-state competition.

  • Beauties and beasts

    The Cannelton Community Center played host Thursday to the 68th annual Fall Festival hosted by Cannelton City Schools’ Parent-Teacher Organization.

    In keeping with tradition, a Fall Fest Queen was crowned.

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  • Tecumseh eliminates Cannelton

    DUBOIS—Cannelton couldn’t hold back a powerful frontline attack from Tecumseh as the Braves pounded away at the Bulldogs in first-round Class A volleyball sectional action Tuesday.

  • Warriors to try spread against Commodores

    Sports Editor

    BICKNELL—North Knox’s high-scoring spread offense will challenge Perry Central when they meet in a first-round Class A football sectional game Friday at 7 p.m.
    Though they run a spread, the 4-5 Warriors prefer running to passing, “kind of like (the University of) West Virginia,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • Tell City, Southridge prepare for rematch

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Both teams are still doing the same things as they prepare for their rematch, but a few things have changed since Tell City and Southridge last met in football Sept. 27.
    Tell City will host the Raiders in a first-round Class 2A sectional game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The venue is one thing different, as their last meeting was at Southridge.

  • Balanced spiking helps Commodores advance

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Six Perry Central players each made at least six kills in a 25-16, 25-13, 25-16 first-round volleyball sectional win over North Posey Tuesday.
    Perry Central will play three-time defending sectional champion Mater Dei in the semifinals tonight at 5:30.
    Sydney Goffinet made 14 kills, Hannah Harpenau 10, Brittany Parker eight, Jordan Sprinkle seven, and Maddie Hubert and Grace James six apiece for Perry Central Tuesday.

  • Tell City boys 2nd in regional

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City placed four runners in the top 19 as it took second place in the 10-team Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday with 99 points.
    North Harrison won with 76 points.
    The top five teams and the top 10 individuals not on those teams qualified for the semistate, to be held at Brown County Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
    Tell City’s girls and Perry Central’s boys and girls teams each had two individual semistate qualifiers.

  • Church news

    Monte Cassino pilgrimages conclude Sunday
    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine will conclude Sunday with a 2 p.m. service.

    The pilgrimage will begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.

    Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB will offer an address Sunday titled “Mary, Mother of the Light.”

    The public is invited.