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Today's News

  • Chapman pleads guilty, avoids trial

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    CANNELTON – Marion Chapman, the disgraced former Cannelton City Schools superintendent fired for allegedly helping himself to school funds, will avoid further jail time but will serve a suspended prison sentence and probation under a plea agreement he signed Friday.

    He will also reimburse Cannelton City Schools $25,000 from his retirement benefits.

  • It’s time for fall festivals

    Rome plans day of food, fun and festivities Sunday

    ROME – The historic courthouse in Rome will be the site of the heritage tour activities for the town of Rome.

    Beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, dinners of fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade will be available to guests.

    Live music by House Kat Trio with Rita, Ray and Teddy will entertain visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and then again starting at 1:45 p.m.

  • Ordination Day

    An image from J.T. Hills’ ordination Sunday at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. He was ordained a minister in the United Church of Christ and installed as the church’s pastor.

    Hills, who began discerning a vocation about five years ago, said the ceremony was a culmination of a lifelong journey.

  • Perry Central takes second, fourth at band competitions

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Marching Marksmen placed third out of six bands competing in Class A Saturday at the Evansville North Invitational.

    According to scores posted at indianamarching.com, they missed earning second place by less than half a point.

    “It was a pretty good show,” Band Director Natasha Edmondson said Tuesday. “We did the first three full movements; there are four parts to our show.”

  • Tell City band places third

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Marching Marksmen placed third out of six bands competing in Class A Saturday at the Evansville North Invitational.

    According to scores posted at indianamarching.com, they missed earning second place by less than half a point.

    “It was a pretty good show,” Band Director Natasha Edmondson said Tuesday. “We did the first three full movements; there are four parts to our show.”

  • March for Babies event is Sunday

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Courtney and Ross Brown’s four children, Trinity, BrookLynn, Peyton and Jaxon, are eager to don their tennis shoes for Sunday’s Perry-Spencer March for Babies walk in Tell City. Registration for the walk will begin at 1 p.m. and the walk will get underway at 2.

    Proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes and its goals of ensuring that every baby is born healthy and at full-term.

  • Register to vote by Monday

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Clerk Jean Schulthise is reminding voters that Monday, Oct. 6, is the last day to register to vote for the general election to be held Nov. 4.

    Registration applications must be received in the clerk’s office, by mail or in person, by 4 p.m.

    Voter-registration forms and instructions for submitting them are available at the clerk’s office.

    Voters may also register at any office of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles or online at www.indianavoters.com.

  • State income tax credits available for donors through LHDC

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp., as an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization, has been selected by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority for an allocation of Neighborhood Assistance Program state tax credits.

    Eligible organizations, like LHDC, in turn offer these state tax credits as an incentive to help them leverage contributions from individuals and businesses for certain activities and programming.

  • Levco to appear at Pour Haus Oct. 16

    TELL CITY – Columnist Stan Levco will be at The Pour Haus in Tell City from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, selling and signing copies of his new book, “The Second Best of Stan Levco.”

    Levco has been a part-time deputy prosecutor in the Perry County prosecutor’s office since 2012. The book is a collection of columns he wrote for the Evansville paper or were published in magazines.

  • Town of Troy plans fall cleanup for Thursday, Friday Oct. 23-24

    TROY – The fall cleanup for the Town of Troy residents will take place Oct. 23 and 24. All items must be at curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. The regular trash route will be followed and there will be no back-tracking to pick items up.

    No computers, TVs, carpet, tires or items with Freon will be accepted. Paint cans must be drained. There will be no pick up on vacant lots.

    A $10 charge for each large item must be paid at the utility office prior to pick-up and the receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up. Call 547-7501 with any questions.