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Today's News

  • Rockport wins 12th straight; improves to 15-1

    ROCKPORT—Tell City graduate Spenser Deom went 2 for 3 with two runs scored as Rockport crushed Funkhouser 10-0 in American Legion baseball Tuesday.

  • Automobile companies thrived in Indiana until the Great Depression struck

    Andrea Neal

    Guest

    Columnist

     

    Two decades after Elwood Haynes drove his newfangled horseless buggy down a Kokomo street, cars had become all the rage in Indiana.

    “From the beginning, Hoosiers loved cars,” historian James H. Madison writes in “Hoosiers – A New History of Indiana.” They loved driving them, and they loved making them.

  • Dillman-Rogier

    Ellen Dillman, daughter of Janice and Anthony Dillman of Evansville, and Alex Rogier, son of Sue and Kevin Rogier of Branchville, were married in a ceremony March 5, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church in Evansville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Wagner graduates from Butler University

    INDIANAPOLIS – Amanda Elizabeth Wagner graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics on May 7, in a 10 a.m. commencement ceremony. 

    While at Butler, Wagner was a member of the Division I Lady Bulldog Swim Team for four years and the Delta Delta Delta Sorority for two years.

    While a member of the Butler swim team, she was honored with the Most Valubalbe Player Award twice and the Coaches Award once.

  • Janet and Jack Mulder

    Janet and Jack Mulder of Tell City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 3. They were married June 3, 1956, at Mt. Lebanon Church in Sharpsville.

    They have four children, Anita Baker of Tell City, Melvin Mulder of San Antonio, Texas, Susan Mulder of Evansville and Angela Rust of Tell City. They have five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  • Lacy selected to attend Hoosier Boys State

    TELL CITY – Chandler Lacy, son of Dan and Jill Lacy, was selected by the Perry County American Legion Post 213 to attend the 79th annual session of Hoosier Boys State. Chandler spent June 12-17 at Trine University in Angola.

    Lacy joined approximately 550 other young men for the government program designed to educate the leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

    Chandler will be a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School in the fall.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    CHARLES ARESON

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    In early 2013, I was sitting in a meeting with other pastors watching a leadership video. The video had nothing to do with family or children, but in the middle of it, God spoke to me. “Leave the church or you will lose your daughter and go home tonight and register to win the HGTV Smart Home.”

  • The Detail Shop opens doors on Main Street

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Offering a range of automotive detail services, The Detail Shop, which opened its doors on Main Street in Tell City just a few weeks ago, is already experiencing more business than expected.

    Owner Todd Kellems said he has had several walk-in customers since he opened up shop around three weeks ago.

    He credits his shop’s “prime location” for the walk-in business and said one walk-in had three vehicles for him to clean.

  • Council asked to revisit parking ordinance

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council expressed hesitation Tuesday at the prospect of revisiting a recreational vehicle parking ordinance a city resident says unfairly targets owners of utility trailers.

    “There has to be some way to amend this so more people with trailers aren’t unfairly penalized,” said Dennis Hanks, a resident of 21st Street who said the ordinance was passed without the knowledge of many of the people it impacted.

  • Contract in place for armory renovation

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – By this time next year, Perry County could have a fully operational new courthouse annex. In an expected move, the Perry County Redevelopment Commission selected Kleeman Excavating of Troy to undertake renovations at the former Tell City National Guard Armory in Tell City.

    That announcement had been delayed by about three weeks after bids for the project came in higher than anticipated and were more than what was available in funding.