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Today's News

  • Talley to golf in French Lick professional tourney July 7-9

    FRENCH LICK—Emma Talley, daughter and granddaughter of Tell City High School Athletic Hall of Famers, will compete in a women’s professional golf tourney at French Lick’s Hill Course this Friday through Sunday.

  • Nobles 1st, 2nd in qualifier

    LEXIINGTON, Ky.—Evan and Andrew Noble of Tell City participated in the Road to the Masters 2018 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship local qualifier June 30 and both advanced.

  • EUCC Music Showcase July 12

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ will present its second Summer Musical Showcase at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 12.DUring the event, EUCC will host a collection of local youth and young adult talent in the church sanctuary.  A few of the featured performers will be Luke Hilgenhold, Garrett Jarboe and Abby and Alex Lawalin.

    The Showcase is free but the community will have the opportunity to donate to the Weekend Backpack food program while attending.

  • Eulalae and Hubert Hagedorn

    Hubert and Eulalae Hagedorn of Tell City celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a Mass of thanksgiving June 11, at St. Mark Church. The Rev. Dennis Duvelius presided. They were married June 11, 1947.

    Their children are Ed (Brenda) Hagedorn of Lamar, Rosetta (James) Westmoreland of Salisburg, N.C., Don (Phyllis) Hagedorn of Evansville, Linus (Shirley) Hagedorn of Celestine, Rebecca (Paul) Hubert of Leopold, Rita (Francis) Etienne of Magnet and Marolyn (Dean) Flamion of Leopold.

    The couple also have 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

  • Rural people will have fewer insurance choices next year

    By TRUDY LIEBERMAN

    Rural Health News Service

     

    As Obamacare approaches its fifth sign-up season, policyholders in many parts of the country are facing a marketplace with fewer choices and higher premiums.

    A New York Times analysis has found that 45 percent of U.S. counties probably will have either just one insurer or no insurers to choose from. That means some 3 million people in nearly 1,400 counties might have only one carrier and about 35,000 people could have none.

  • Country roads lead to Anderson Woods

     “Country Roads,” written by John Denver, is a song frequently heard at Anderson Woods. Whether hiking through the woods, sitting around the campfire or washing the mealtime dishes, campers and staff alike can be heard filling the woods with the song’s reminiscent lyrics.

  • Encourage good media that serves us well

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist

     

    I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to journalism, I’m a traditionalist. Old-fashioned, even. But I don’t think it’s a coincidence that even while confidence in the media drops to new lows and Time magazine feels moved to wonder “Is Truth Dead?” on its cover, huge numbers of Americans have come to believe the media is not as authoritative as it once was.

  • New Indiana laws that help our kids

    Tami Silverman

    Guest Columnist

     

    While this summer’s lane closures and orange barrels are a visual reminder that Indiana adopted a landmark road funding bill in the recent legislative session, it’s also worth noting that state lawmakers passed a host of new bills that pave the way for stronger and safer Hoosier kids.

  • Community meeting Monday to tackle homelessness

    PERRY COUNTY – A community meeting Monday will probe the depths of Perry County’s homeless problem and chart ways to meet the needs of those who don’t have secure housing.

    “It’s something we may associate with larger cities, seeing shelters made of cardboard boxes and people living on the streets,” said Dan Hopkins, pastor of Tell City’s First Baptist Church. “But the fact is that homelessness exists right here in southern Indiana and in Perry County.”

  • County to seek new state road funding

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Highway Department’s applications for state funding through the Community Crossings grant program will soon be submitted. In all, county leaders are hoping to secure about $1 million in extra money to support local road repairs.