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  • Social News; March 5

    HAZEL DAVIS HOSTED HER BUNCO CLUB Wednesday evening at The Patio Steakhouse. Winners were Joyce Dauby, Toodie Parker, Jeannie Walker and Sandy Davis. Jeannie Walker will host the next get-together on Monday, March 23.


  • Clerk: Only voting in primary election will be in Tell City Precincts 3, 5 will be open May 5




    PERRY COUNTY – There will be a primary election in Tell City this May but the only votes cast will be those in a single city council race on the Democratic ticket.

    County Clerk Mandy Mogan said two precincts, Tell City 3 and Tell City 5, will be the only ones voting in the May 5 primary. Voters in the Tell City 3 precinct will vote at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and voters in the Tell City 5 Precinct will cast ballots at Twilight Towers.

  • ‘General Lee’ to speak at DAR meeting Saturday

    TELL CITY – Have you ever wanted to meet Civil War Gen. Robert E. Lee? This Saturday, you’ll have a chance to do just that.

    The Lafayette Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host guest speaker Josh Roberts, social studies teacher at Hancock County Middle School who portrays Gen. Lee as part of Kentucky’s History Alive program. Roberts will speak about Lee’s life and what it was like for him during the Civil War.

  • Big T’s Trade Day Saturday

    TELL CITY –The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will hold its annual Big T’s Trade Day at noon Saturday at the club home. The public is invited to participate. In the past, unique trading goods have been available, such as horse tack, tools, furniture, fencing supplies, household appliances and small animals. There is no participation fee for traders, sellers or buyers. All deals are between sellers and buyers. The club is at 9455 Summer Road in Tell City. For more information call (812) 836-2244 or (812) 836-2127.

  • Heritage Hills drama ‘Camp Rock’ opens Friday


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    LINCOLN CITY – Heritage Hills’ drama troupe will open their production of Disney’s “Camp Rock the Musical” this weekend. The first performances will be at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday. The harmonious assembly will continue the following week with show times at 6 p.m. March 12, 13 and 14.

    Tickets will cost $7 for students and senior citizens and $8 for adults, can be purchased from any cast member and will be available at the door.

  • Menus; Week of March 9-13

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.


    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Hot dog on a bun with chili sauce, mixed vegetables and apple crisp.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Salisbury steak and gravy, hot roll, mashed potatoes and green beans and peaches.

  • Ireland plans St. Patrick’s Day celebration

    IRELAND – “Céad Míle Fáilte!” This is the slogan for the annual St. Patrick’s celebration in Ireland. Translated, it means, “One hundred thousand welcomes!”

    The town has planned a long list of activities and events during this festive celebration, such as a marionette show, Miss Shamrock Queen Pageant, Tator Tot (Baby) Photo Contest, cornhole tournament, and a concert by the talented Celebration Singers.

  • Tell City Spring Soccer League now taking registrations

    TELL CITY – Registration for the Tell City Spring Soccer League, grades 2, 3 and 4, is now open. The season will run six weeks with practices starting Tuesday, March 31. Students from Tell City, Cannelton, Perry Central and Hancock County schools and home-schooled children are welcome to participate. There will be two practices per week with Saturday morning games. Deadline to register is Friday, March 20. The cost is $30. Contact Joe Ettensohn (812) 547-5491 or Kenny Simpson (812) 547-1100 for more information.

  • Waninger earns fall 2014 dean’s list honor at IUPUI

    INDIANAPOLIS – Clint Waninger of Tell City was recently named to the Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.

    He is majoring in mechanical engineering and plans to graduate from Purdue University.

    Waninger is a 2014 graduate of Tell City High School and is the son of Jerry and Jo Waninger of Tell City.

  • Cannelton leaders prepare to award contract for utility improvements




    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Common Council may vote Monday to award work on sewer-utility improvements the community has worked on for several years to complete.

    The council on Feb. 23 opened and took under advisement six bids for the project, which includes improvements to a lift station on Fourth Street and a new stretch of force main along River Road. The line will replace one that transports sewage from Cannelton to Tell City, where it is treated.