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Today's News

  • Quick Patriots to test Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Two fast teams that prefer the running game over passing will meet when Tell City hosts Heritage Hills in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “I’d say running the ball is their main strength,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George of the 0-1 Patriots. “But they’re a typical Heritage Hills team—they’re solid in all facets of the game.”

  • Reunions, Aug. 29

    Saalman family
    BRANCHVILLE – The second annual Saalman family reunion will be Aug. 31 at the Branchville Conservation Club. A pot-luck dinner will start at 12:30 p.m.
    Those attending are asked to take pictures, family information and more.
    The reunion will focus on the life of Major Otis Saalman and family.
    All are invited to arrive early and spend the day.

    Baston family

  • Perry Central boys take 3rd at Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Bryce Lain and Aaron Pierrard placed in the top 10 to lead Perry Central to third place in the 15-team Pioneer Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 110 points, 11 more than runner-up Evansville North, and Tell City was fifth with 130. South Knox won with 75.
    Lain placed sixth in 17:01 and Pierrard 10th in 17:18.

  • Raiders nip Marksmen by 2 strokes

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Taylor Seufert of Southridge shot 53 for medalist honors as the Raiders edged Tell City 248-250 in girls golf Monday.
    Addie Peter and Alex Lawalin each shot 56 to lead Tell City.
    Jenny Hess shot 66 and Mary Grace Alvey 72 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Sarah Hess, who shot 73, and Vanessa Hess, 75, also played varsity for the Marksmen.
    Tell City, 0-2, will visit Floyd Central Monday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1953
  • Perry Central High School Class of 1968
  • Plans underway for 2014 Perry County Relay for Life; volunteers needed

    TELL CITY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2014 Relay For Life of Perry County.
    Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference is invited to participate.

  • Church sponsoring 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21 to raise mission money

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Church News, Aug. 29

    Free folk choir concert Sept. 13
    FERDINAND – The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform at the monastery church of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand at 8 p.m. EDT Sept. 13.
    This choir, with more than 60 members, has traveled the world and brought their repertoire to thousands of people. Each Sunday during the academic year they can be heard at mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Notre Dame’s campus.

  • August Twilight Towers News

    TELL CITY – The August Twilight Towers tenant meeting was held Aug. 21 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    The August birthdays were Cliff Gunn, Ron Holsclaw, Verna Freeman, Mary Stephens, William Appleton, Eunice Malcomson, Mary C. Ettensohn, Jim Pearson, Dolores McManaway, Alice Kowal, Ora Nell Tharp, Minnie Brinksneader, Judy Brothers, Crystal Graybill and Judy Craig.