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  • Two arrested after police seize mobile meth lab

    TELL CITY – A methamphetamine lab was removed from the trunk of a car after officers followed up on two suspicious Spencer County men Aug. 19.

    While inside the CVS Pharmacy in Tell City, Tell City Officer Daymion Marsh observed a man acting suspiciously.

    Marsh contacted Master Trooper Trey Lytton and informed him that the man had been driving a white Chevrolet Cavalier. Lytton drove through the parking lot and located the vehicle, but did not get a computer return on the vehicle registration until after it had left the parking lot.

  • New Superior Ag feed mill officially on its way

    By: Don Steen


    ROCKPORT – The Spencer County Council received confirmation Aug. 16, Superior Ag had chosen to located its new feed mill at the previously considered site north of Dale. A public hearing was held that evening for anyone who wished to speak against finalizing granting an abatement to help the company get the new facility up and running, but only words of support were to come from the audience.

  • Sisters kick off year of events marking 150th anniversary

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will mark the 150th anniversary of their founding in Ferdinand on Aug. 20, 2017. A year of celebration was kicked off Saturday, Aug. 20 with a commemoration with fellow religious women and Bishop Charles Thompson.

  • Helping hands guide United Way’s fundraising efforts

    TELL CITY – Three sets of hands are at the helm of this year’s United Way of Perry County fundraising campaign.

    The community-based organization is launching its 2016 effort to raise $130,000, but hope to increase that amount to around $150,000 though a matching program. Money raised this fall through pledges will fund a range of community services provided by nearly 20 groups.

  • KKIL pledges to address dust issues in Troy


    Staff Writer


    TROY – In response to complaints from citizens living nearby, KK Integrated Logistics has taken strides to improve conditions concerning its gravel parking lot. The company has worked to minimize the dust in the air, and mud and rocks tracked by trucks into the roads around its property. The debris was a result of high traffic on the gravel parking lot that had been exacerbated by weather conditions.

  • One hot number


    Staff Writer


    School was still a few days away, but the Tell City Marching Marksmen had been in learning mode for a few weeks. Their practices began July 11 and members have been braving the hot days, which have only been intensified by the radiating asphalt of the school’s practice grinder.

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  • Kleeman wins News scavenger hunt

    TELL CITY – Amaleigh Kleeman is this year’s winner in the Schweizer Fest Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the News. She correctly identified locations of all 18 photos published in the Aug. 8 issue.

    A drawing was held from all correct entries. The winner gets a 12-month subscription to the News.