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Today's News

  • Ember Claire Zuelly

    Alexa and Ryan Zuelly of Hawesville, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Ember Claire Zuelly, on June 13, 2017. She was delivered at Deaconess Hospital in Newburgh. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Caslin Emory Zuelly, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Pam McCaslin of Hawesville, Ky. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Patricia Seibert of Tobinsport.

    The mother is the former Alexa McCaslin.

  • Evelyn Lucille Elizabeth Harris

    Eric and Myra Harris of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter,  Evelyn Lucille Elizabeth Harris, on May 19, 2017, at 9:11 a.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. At birth, Evelyn weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Rene’ and Sam Trinkel of Tell City and Tim and Pat Wheatley of Hawesville, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Lisa Harris of Cannelton.

  • Council reviews tax breaks

    By STUART CASSIDY

     

    TELL CITY – An annual review of 14 tax abatements on various companies’ improvements to real and personal property were conducted by the county council Thursday and were all met with favorable recommendations for continuance.

    According to county council attorney James Tyler, all were in compliance with parameters set out in the original decrees, which included the amount of investment going toward upgrades, the number of new employees hired and salaries paid to those workers.

  • ‘Young Abe Lincoln’ returns to the Amphitheatre for the first time since 2005

    LINCOLN CITY – “Young Abe Lincoln” will make its triumphant return to the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s performance stage for the first time since its initial 19-year run ended in 2005. 

    The celebratory 30th anniversary edition will run on July 6-8 and 13-15.  Doors for each performance will open at 6 p.m. Central time with a 7 p.m. show time.

  • Protectors of the Word in their ‘Mighty Fortress’
  • Tell City Police announce Click It or Ticket campaign results

    TELL CITY –  The Tell City Police Department announced today the completion of the national and statewide 2017 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization campaign. During the 24 day enforcement period, 51 tickets were written for lack of seat belt usage within the Tell City area.

    “Seat belts simply save lives,” said Officer John Allen. “The importance of wearing your seat belt is a priority, and this campaign expresses this message as well as making it a year-long reminder for all drivers and their occupants.”

  • Rail group ready for growth

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The conductor isn’t whistling passengers aboard just yet but the rail promotion group Scenic Lincoln Way is hoping to offer excursion train rides starting with August’s Tell City Schweizer Fest.

    A fundraising reception Friday at the Tell City Depot shed some light on the group’s plans for 2017 and into 2018.

  • Spring hydrant flushing begins Tuesday in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Employees of Cannelton Utilities will begin flushing fire hydrants in the city Tuesday, June 27. Residents may notice low water pressure and discolored water when work is under way in their area. Work will begin next to the floodwall and should take about two days to complete.

  • Harpe named Distinguished Principal

    GREENWOOD – Dr. Davin E. Harpe, principal of Sugar Grove Elementary School in Center Grove was selected as Indiana’s 2017 National Distinguished Principal.

    The National Association of Elementary School Principals established the program in 1984 to recognize and celebrate elementary and middle-level principals who set high standards for instruction, student achievement, character, and climate for the students, families, and staffs in their learning communities.

  • New firewood rules in place on Hoosier National Forest

    PERRY COUNTY – Effective June 13, only US. Department of Agriculture certified wood or kiln dried lumber is allowed anywhere on the Hoosier National Forest. Previously USDA or Indiana Department of Natural Resources wood was permitted, but new pest and disease threats to forest trees have necessitated stricter firewood regulations.