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  • Peter wins twice in girls track sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Cathryn Peter won two events to lead Perry Central to fourth place in its 10-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Jasper won with 142.5 points, 46.5 ahead of runner-up Forest Park.
    Perry Central scored 87 and Tell City was seventh with 40. Cannelton, with just one girl competing, finished 10th with two points.
    Peter won the 3200-meter run in 12:05.51 and teamed with Megan Thomas, Grace James and Marie Schwartz to win the 3200 relay in 10:09.91.

  • Clayton named Brookshire Moore Superintendent of the Year

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.  – Harvey Clayton, machine superintendent of #2PM at Domtar’s Hawesville, Ky., mill, was presented with the 2013 Brookshire Moore Superintendent of the Year award during the Couch Pit University dinner in April.

  • VU spring Dean’s List released

    VINCENNES – The Vincennes University dean’s list for spring 2013 includes students from the Vincennes campus, Jasper campus, Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases, and other extended sites.  

  • Happy birthday, Sue!

    A birthday open house was held May 8 at Oakwood Health Campus for Sue Fiex to celebrate her 80th birthday. Sue celebrated with family and friends attending. Her sister, Mary Thomas, provided an assortment of hors’ devours for all to enjoy.

  • Kleaving studies abroad at University of Evansville’s British campus

    EVANSVILLE – University of Evansville student Blake Kleaving, a resident of rural Tell City, will study abroad this summer at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus near Grantham, England.

    Kleaving, who is majoring in marketing and finance and minoring in political science, is among 43 UE students who began May 13 at Harlaxton, housed in a 100-room Victorian manor in the English countryside.

  • Jeffries named Gold Star Student

    EVANSIVLLE – Davis Jeffries, son of Steve and Cindy Jeffries, was recently named a “2013 Gold Star Student” by the Evansville Courier & Press

    The annual competition honors Tri-State high school juniors for balancing and excelling in school, employment, extracurricular activities and community endeavors.

  • Runner’s Club finale run

    The Perry Central Runner’s Club, under the coaching of Holly Clark and Amber Hubert, hosted their grand finale race May 7.

  • Run for your mother . . .

    The first Run for Your Mother 5K run-walk was held Mother’s Day in Tell City. The three-mile route started at 8 a.m. in front of the new Tell City visitor’s center and ended on Sunset Park’s Greenway path. Race organizers said 256 runners participated in the event, which they hope to make an annual run. Money raised from the race went to the Perry County Leadership Class of 2013.

    Photos by Trista Lutgring

  • Annual May Monte Cassino pilgrimages continues Sunday in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May. The pilgrimages 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. \Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    • Sunday – Novice Matthew Sprauer OSB, “Mary, Model of Hospitality”
    • May 26 – Novice Bradley Jensen OSB, “Mary, Full of Grace”

  • St. Paul first communion

    Students in second grade at St. Paul Catholic Church celebrated their first reception of Holy Communion April 28 at the 11:30 a.m. Mass with the Rev. Dennis Duvelius as presider.