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Today's News

  • Rockport falls twice in regional

    ALTON, Ill.—Tell City graduate Spenser Deom tied for the team’s second leading hitter but Rockport lost its first two games in the American Legion baseball Great Lakes regional Thursday.
    After getting rained out Wednesday, Rockport played host Alton, Ill., Thursday morning and lost 5-2.
    Deom went 1 for 4 for Rockport, which had seven hits.
    Alton, which improved to 28-8, also had seven hits but put them together better.

  • Coultas to play football for Franklin College

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRANKLIN—Nick Coultas, a 2015 Perry Central graduate, will play football for Franklin College this fall.
    Franklin, an NCAA Division III team, cannot give athletic scholarships, but Franklin Coach Mike Leonard confirmed Friday that Coultas will report for the start of the Grizzlies’ training camp this week.
    Coultas starred on the offensive and defensive lines for Perry Central but will play defense for the Grizzlies.

  • Schweizer Fest Street Car Parade
  • Classroom fees decline for Tell City students

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Parents sending students back to classes at Tell City schools likely saw lower-than-expected book rental and other classroom fees. According to Superintendent John Scioldo, because of a new state law, more stringent restrictions were placed on what school corporations could charge for many of the needed supplies

  • Winning photo
  • City will continue mosquito-control efforts into fall

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Parents sending students back to classes at Tell City schools likely saw lower-than-expected book rental and other classroom fees. According to Superintendent John Scioldo, because of a new state law, more stringent restrictions were placed on what school corporations could charge for many of the needed supplies

  • Schweizer talent
  • Modern-day Huck Finns plying river on flatboat

    By BRITTANY OVERSTREET

    Staff Writer

     

    GRANDVIEW – It’s pretty easy to get caught up in life’s luxuries, even the things we don’t necessarily see as luxury. Everyday things such as hot water, fresh food, indoor plumbing, a washer and dryer, a bed to sleep on every night and cell phones that almost seem glued to everybody’s hand. It’s not hard to take what we have for granted. Could you survive for eight weeks with nothing but the absolute basics?

  • Fella – LaGrange

    Chelsea Nicole Fella and Seth Michael LaGrange announce their upcoming wedding ceremony, planned for 1:30 p.m. CDT Saturday, Sept. 26, at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Mariah Hill.

    Parents of the bride-to-be are Brad and Connie Fella of Santa Claus. Grandparents are Jerry and Pat Fella of Santa Claus and Bernida Jochim of Mariah Hill and the late Louis Jochim.

    The future groom’s parents are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus. His grandparents are Carrol and Brenda Goffinet of Tell City and Gene and Ann LaGrange of Mariah Hill.

  • It’s not too late to set out a fall garden

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    I am planting a fall garden for sure this year. The current one is a flop, so it is time to start over. The challenge with a fall garden is getting seed and seedlings to germinate and grow during the heat of the end of summer.