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  • Garrett to play softball for NAIA powerhouse

    Sports Editor

    COLUMBIA, Ky.—Allicyn Garrett, a 2013 Cannelton graduate, signed last week to play softball for Lindsey Wilson College, an NAIA Division I school.
    Garrett officially signed while on the Kentucky campus, about two hours from her home, for freshman orientation.
    She attended a tryout there earlier this year, where the coaches had her play right field, shortstop and second base. So she doesn’t really know what position she will play for the Blue Raiders. “It could be anywhere,” she said.

  • A colorful run down Main Street

    Tell City’s Main Street filled with more than 260 people May 25 for New Directions Health & Fitness Club’s first Colors of Hope 5K color run and walk.

    Participants along the 3.1 mile route encountered volunteers with bottles filled with colored cornstarch, which was tossed onto the runners and walkers. The morning started a little chilly, but eventually cleared to sunshine as runners and walkers made it across the finish line. The race was put together to help raise funds for Perry County’s Relay for Life campaign.

  • Honor Rolls, June 6

    Perry Central 
    Elementary School

    LEOPOLD — Perry Central Elementary school announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period:

  • Lincoln’s Indiana legacy lives on through theater, song, dance

    LINCOLN CITY – President Abraham Lincoln grew up in southern Indiana.

  • Play time!

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day together at playtime at the Early Head Start building.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. Pictured is Delilah Smith playing with some toys. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

  • Cannelton Legion names cannon ‘The Pat B’

    Cannelton American Legion Post 142’s miniature cannon fired with full force on Memorial Day as the post’s veterans honored their dead brethren in cemeteries across Perry County. Among those close to many hearts and minds was one of their own, Pat Bunner, who died Dec. 22 at the age of only 43. 

  • Bristow Christian’s annual scholarship

    Alan Cassidy, a church elder of the Bristow Christian Church, presents his grandson Tanner Cassidy with the Cecil Aders Scholarship totaling $1,000. Cassidy, the son of Brian and Lori Cassidy, will attend Indiana University School of Business. He is a 2013 graduate of Perry Central High School.

  • If you liked ‘Fast 5,’ how could you not like ‘Furious 6?’

    Having recently broken my “no comedy reviews” rule, I inevitably began to think about how pointless a lot of reviews are when it comes to summer movies and sequels. I suppose it’s because I have to go from reviewing “The Hangover Part III” to “Fast & Furious 6” – simply titled “Furious 6” in the actual film. How could reviews matter when it comes to two series that have gone on this long? This could explain why I’m writing this review over a week after I watched this movie.

  • Two monks celebrate anniversaries

    SAINT MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 25-year jubilee of priesthood ordination for the Rev. Julian Peters OSB, and the 70-year jubilee of priesthood ordination and 75-year jubilee of monastic profession for resigned Archabbot Bonaventure Knaebel OSB, May 26.

    Peters is a native of Toledo, Ohio, where he attended St. Francis de Sales High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Meinrad College in 1982 and entered the monastery that year.

  • Church News, June 6

    Bristow United Pentecostal homecoming
    BRISTOW – The 60th homecoming for the Bristow United Pentecostal Church will be June 9.
    This will also be the 20th Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor and Mrs. Clarence Enmen Jr.
    Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. with a pot-luck dinner at 11:45 a.m. A special service and singing will follow the dinner.
    The Rev. Gary Ellis of Clarksville, Tenn., will be the speaker at both services.