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  • ATTC grows again

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – ATTC Manufacturing representative Jeff Jones requested yet another in a growing number of tax abatements helping the company as it adds equipment to its assembly lines and people to its workforce.

    He told the county council at a regular meeting July 24 the latest addition will be a flexible machining system worth $750,000. It will require the addition of two jobs, increasing payroll by $50,000, Jones said.

  • Family putting pieces together after fire

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A Saturday fire left a Tell City family working to pick up the pieces. The fire at Sam and Tara Throgmorton’s home at 1419 Fulton St. broke out Saturday afternoon and was likely caused by an extension cord running to a window air-conditioning unit, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    The family was not at home at the time and no one was injured. However, much of the home was heavily damaged.

  • Lawyer: TIF supports economic growth

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “The businesses we attracted with TIF money have been going gangbusters,” county attorney Chris Goffinet said in giving an annual report to the county council July 24.

    TIF stands for tax-increment financing, a tool communities use to promote economic development. It allows the diversion of property-tax revenue to improve the area from which it’s collected.

  • State’s high court rules in favor of Cannelton woman

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS – The criminal case against Molly Gray has logged a lot of miles, from the byways of Cannelton to the halls of the state’s highest court.

    The case was settled this summer in her favor after justices upheld a lower court’s ruling that the search of her vehicle that led to her arrest was not justified and violated her rights against unreasonable search and seizure.

  • Crash injures two at 12th and Tell streets

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  • Chinn will be paid for accrued vacation time

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Over the objections of two board members, Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. trustees voted Tuesday to pay Assistant to the Superintendent Bruce Chinn $37,800 in vacation time he accrued years ago and wants paid for when or before he retires next year.

  • Pet of the Week

    GINGER is a female beagle mix about 18 months old who has been at the shelter for over four months.

    She has been overlooked and is still awaiting a family of her own to walk through the doors of the PCAS. Ginger loves to go for long walks and play with toys.

    She seems to bond quickly to adults, however children make her nervous from time to time.

  • Schweizer Fest showcases local talent

    Winners from the youth and adult divisions take the stage at the conclusion of Thursday evening’s Schweizer Fest talent show. The first place winner in the youth category was seven-year-old Lily Lindauer who took the prize for her hip-hop dance routine.

  • Fire guts Tell City family’s home

    TELL CITY – A Saturday fire left a Tell City family working to pick up the pieces. The fire at Sam and Tara Throgmorton’s home at 1419 Fulton St. broke out Saturday afternoon and was likely caused by an extension cord running to a window air-conditioning unit, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    The family was not at home at the time and no one was injured. However, much of the home was heavily damaged.

  • Local roller derby team makes playoffs

    Tell City’s Ramsey and Demolition City Roller Derby to compete
    AUSTIN, Texas – Demolition City Roller Derby, based in Evansville, has qualified for the 2014 Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Playoffs in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 22-24.

    “Qualifying for the WFTDA Playoffs is absolutely a dream come true for us” said DCRD All-Star co-captain Sam Ramsey.