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Today's News

  • Curtain Call
  • Tell City’s big week is here

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest, Tell City’s annual celebration of its Swiss-German heritage, will unfold this week with favorite activities from the past and new ones. Throw in rides, games, an expanded Main Street beer garden and four nights of music and you have all the ingredients for a big celebration.

  • Motorcycle chase capped off by meth busts

    TELL CITY – A police chase in pursuit of a motorcycle ended Wednesday with a Tell City pair booked on drug-related and other felony charges. Cody A. Nash faces charges of dealing methamphetamine, a Level 2 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a Level 4 felony; obliterating handgun identification marks, a Level 5 felony; resisting law enforcement and obstruction of justice, both Level 6 felonies and a Level A misdemeanor of carrying a handgun without a license. He is being held on a $44,605 cash bond, in addition to an Indiana parole hold warrant.

  • Tickets still available for Friday, Saturday train excursions

    TELL CITY – Scenic Lincoln Way is planning train excursions Friday and Saturday. Trains will depart the Tell City Depot on Tell City’s Seventh Street. Visit www.sceniclincolnway.org/events.html to purchase tickets online.

    Tickets can also be purchased at the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, located a 333 Seventh St. in Tell City. The CVB is located in the Tell City Depot. 

     

    Friday, Aug. 12

        Schweizer Fest Brew Ride

        *Must be 21 or older

  • Backpack program begins a new year

    LOUANN OBERHAUSEN

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    As the new school year begins again, the Perry County Weekend Backpack Program will soon be sending bags of food home each Friday in the backpacks of students who come from homes where food is insufficient or sometimes unavailable.

    For the last five years, St. Paul Ministry of Charity has overseen this program to ensure that our children in Perry County don’t go hungry.

  • Drive sober or get pulled over; TC police on patrol

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department will participate in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. The step up in enforcement against impaired driving begins Friday and runs through Sept. 5.

    Local officers will join more than 250 agencies in the state and thousands more across the country in conducting high-visibility patrols, discouraging motorists from drinking and driving.

  • Louisville priest presented Distinguished Alumnus honor at St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Fr. G. Nicholas Rice, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Ky., was honored on Aug. 2 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, at the annual Saint Meinrad Alumni Reunion. He is a member of the ordination class of 1967.

    The award, given by the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association, was begun in 1990 to honor alumni who exemplify the Gospel values and who have provided exemplary service in their lives or professions. The association’s board of directors reviews nominations for the award annually and makes the recommendations.

  • Five Benedictine monks mark 60-year jubilees

    ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 60-year jubilee of monastic profession for five of their confreres July 31.

    Honored were the Rev. Lambert Reilly, the Rev. Denis Quinkert, Bro. Andrew Zimmermann, the Rev. Timothy Sweeney and the Rev. Meinrad Brune.

    Father Lambert is a native of Pittsburgh, Penn. He made his profession of vows on Aug. 15, 1956, and was ordained a priest on Sept. 20, 1959.

  • Moose Lodge cocktails and paint party Aug. 17

    TELL CITY – There will be a “Cocktails and Paint Party” Aug. 17, at the Tell City Moose lodge beginning at 5:30.

    Early Bird Crafting will be leading the paint party. The fee is $25 per person and $10 of that amount will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s team. Cocktails may be purchased at the bar.

    The Golden Living Center - Lincoln Hills team will attend the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 24, in Jasper. Call Mary Steed at (812) 547-3427 for more details.

  • Classes to begin soon at Ivy Tech in TC

    TELL CITY – The Ivy Tech Tell City Instructional Center will begin its fall semester on Monday, Aug. 22. The site offers courses in many different areas of study such as business, healthcare and welding.

    Ivy Tech offers a college education at an affordable cost close to home. Students can pursue an Ivy Tech degree to prepare for an in-demand, high-paying job in two years or less, or as a smart start to a bachelor’s degree. Ivy Tech offers certificates, technical certificates, associate of applied science and associate degrees.