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Today's News

  • Ecumenical VBS June 26-29

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ, Tell City United Methodist Church and St. Paul Catholic Church have scheduled a cooperative vacation Bible school for the week of June 26-29. Four-, 5- and 6-year- olds who have completed kindergarten will attend VBS at the United Methodist Church on 10th and Mozart streets from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. while those students who have completed Grades 1-4 will attend at St. Paul Catholic Church on Main and Jefferson streets from 9 to 11:30 a.m. with crafts, games, and snack centers stationed at EUCC during mid mornings.

  • Martha and Earl Miller

    Earl and Martha Miller, of Tell City, celebrated their 50th anniversary June 3. They were married June 3, 1967, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad. They have two sons, Pat (Carlene), of Greeley, Colo., and Frank (Christie) Miller of Philpot, Ky., and one grandchild, Cecila, 11.

  • Arnold’s bill promoting ATV safety signed into law

    INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb has ceremonially signed into law legislation authored by State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth) aiming to reduce fatalities of young Hoosiers riding off-road vehicles.

    Arnold championed the new law requiring children under the age of 18 to wear a helmet while operating an off-road vehicle, such as an ATV. He was joined by Ashlee Bruggenschmidt at Sharon Elementary School in Newburgh for the ceremonial signing.

  • Powdery mildew in the garden

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Powdery mildew is probably the most common garden fungus around. It is not too terribly picky about where it spreads, it likes humid weather, thrives in the heat of the summer and is hard to control once it has started. The trick here is to prevent it from happening by proper plant selection, spacing, pruning and treatment before it spreads.

  • Total solar eclipse expected to bring thousands to area

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – State and local agencies are preparing for a massive influx of visitors during a total solar eclipse that will sweep across the region on the afternoon of Aug. 21.

    While the celestial event will include 14 states across the nation’s midsection, ground zero for the eclipse runs from near Carbondale, Ill., to Hopkinsville, Ky.

    The total eclipse is truly a once-in-a-lifetime event. According to NASA, any given point on the planet will only experience a total solar eclipse about once every 375 years.

  • Cancer survivors and caregivers to be honored at American Cancer Society Relay For Life

    TELL CITY – Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County event on Saturday, June 17, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

  • DAR award ceremony highlights two TC scholars

    TELL CITY – Two Tell City High School students were big winners at the Daughters of the American Revolution awards ceremonies at the Marriott Convention Center in Indianapolis over the past weekend. The awards were won in competition with all high schools in the State of Indiana.

  • Nominations open for Tell City Distinguished Citizen Award

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is now accepting public nominations for its Distinguished Citizen Award. Since the 1971, a distinguished member of the community has been honored during Schweizer Fest for their contributions to the betterment of Tell City.

    The following requirements are considered in determining a Distinguished Citizen:

    • An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her community, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited the community.

  • Rogation Prayers
  • Fenn-Allen

    The parents of Jessica Fenn and Jeffrey Allen announce the couple’s engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Rebecca Fenn of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Craig and Linda Allen of Rochester, Minn.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2011 graduate of DePauw University.

    She works in outdoor education at Three Rivers Park District in Minneapolis, Minn.