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Today's Features

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    INDIANAPOLIS – Lily Wargel of Tell City is one of 33 college-aged women from across Indiana given the title of 500 Festival princess.

    The 500 Festival is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching the quality of life for Indiana residents and visitors.

    A student at Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis, Wargel is a member of the Class of 2015, majoring in elementary education. She is the daughter of Sarah Graves and Steve Wargel of Tell City.

  • 70 Years Ago

    March 2, 1945

    • Several Perry County men will leave soon for military service, having been notified by the local induction board. Serving their nation in war are Charles A. White, Loyd D. Stiles, Casper L. Aders, John V. Ress, Dunward R. Howe, Joseph E. Marshall, Paul Frederick Reed and Paul W. Volgemann.

    • Tell City National Bank will be 71 years old Sunday, March 4.

  • SOUTHERN INDIANA – The Hoosier Wine Trail announces a March Madness promotion, “Slam Dunk!” which coincides with the NCAA basketball tourney.

    Customers who purchase four or more bottles of wine at individual wineries between March 17 and April 6 will receive a free wine glass. Potentially, if you purchase four bottles of wine at each winery on the trail, you will have a complete setting of eight new wine glasses; thus, the “Slam Dunk!”

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    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Do we still teach children about Brutus’ betrayal of Caesar and to Beware the Ides of March? Well, I hope that this year the Ides of March – March 15 – will mark a not-so-foreboding future. After this last blast of winter weather, we are due for spring.

    My onion slips and seed potatoes should be arriving in the mail, in addition to a March 20 arrival date of 200 Freedom Ranger chicks and the first of our lambs to be born, literally on the first day of spring.

  • Family fun night at First United

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist men’s ministry Group will host a family fun night Saturday, March 7.

    Live entertainment will start at 6 p.m. The community is invited to this karaoke-with-a-twist. Attendees donate money to nominate someone to sing. The nominee may then either accept the challenge or match the donation. Money raised will help people in the community.

     

  • St. Michael’s fish dinner Friday

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners the first six Fridays of Lent. There will be no fish dinners served Good Friday, April 3.

    Meals will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and will include fried fish or cheese pizza, with homemade sides of baked beans or macaroni and cheese, slaw, hush puppies, dessert and drinks. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 and younger.