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Today's News

  • Ivy Tech announces dean’s list students from Perry County

    EVANSVILLE, IN – Ivy Tech Community College Southwest proudly recognizes the following Perry County students for making the Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. To be on the Dean’s List, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average in specific courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 degree eligible credits during their course of study.

  • Tell City’s JFK Pool set to open June 1

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open Wednesday, June 1, at noon for the 2016 summer season.

    Hours for opening day will be noon to 5 p.m. Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The only exception will be Monday, July 4, when the pool will be open from noon to 5 p.m.

  • Gilmore serving at Air Force base in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tosha Gilmore, daughter of Marsha and Keith Huck of Tell City and Alan Gilmore of Reo completed Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base March 4. She then graduated May 5 from technical school at Keesler Air Force Base in Beluxi, Miss.

    She will soon be assigned to Little Rock, Ark., as an aviation resource manager.

  • Brumfield to attend summer session at U.S. Air Force Academy

    TELL CITY – Blaze Brumfield, a junior at Tell City High School, has been selected by the United States Air Force Academy to attend its one week summer session for those students who might consider applying for the Academy after graduating from high school. It is a highly competitive assignment. The camp gives a realistic slice of cadet life.  Blaze will live in a cadet dorm, explore majors offered at the Academy and take the Cadet Fitness Assessment. 

    Upon completion of the week, Blaze may opt to submit his application to become his USAFA. 

  • Aubrey Leeann Beaver

    Brandi and Jacob Beaver of Hawesville announce the birth of their daughter Aubrey Leeann Beaver.

    She was born Feb. 11, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 9 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long.

    Aubrey was welcomed home by her big sister, Carli Alexis, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry Wentz of Tell City and Trish and Ben Vowels of Evansville. Paternal grandparents are Gerald and Betty Beaver of Hawesville. Aubrey’s great grandmother is Grace Brown of Tell City.

  • Ethan Edward Hoffherr

    Julie and Andy Hoffherr of Boonville announce the birth of their son, Ethan Edward Hoffherr on April 6, 2016. He was delivered at 4:46 p.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed 4 pounds and 12 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Betty and John Hagedorn of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Carol and Stu Hoffherr of Darmstadt.

    Great-grandparents are the late Bernice and Linus Waninger, the late John and Catherine Hagedorn and Gil and the late Dorothy Kahre.

  • Leo Zydrunas Lippelt

    Robyn and Michael Lippelt of Westville announce the birth of their son, Leo Zydrunas Lippelt. He was born March 7, 2016, at Porter Regional Hospital in Valporaiso. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Randy Rennie of Leopold. Paternal grandparents are Connie and John Lippelt of LaCrosse.

    Great-grandparents are Julie Lippelt of LaCrosse, the late Roland and Elsie Rennie and the late Ralph and Nova Kraus.

    The mother is the former Robyn Rennie.

  • Kiwanis reorganization
  • Ellspermann good choice to lead Ivy Tech

    Former Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann’s appointment Wednesday as president of Ivy Tech’s community college system should be good for Ivy Tech and its Tell City campus but may not be good for Gov. Mike Pence’s re-election chances.

    Ivy Tech has struggled in recent years – there was even a rumor the Tell City campus might close. Luckily, local efforts kept the center open.

  • Every vote counts

    Don Steen

    reporter@spencercountyjournal.com

     

    Indiana’s part in this election season is over, for now. Much has been said of how unique this past primary was, as Hoosier votes were poised to be decisive in the race. Indeed, Donald J. Trump’s resounding victory here, both in the county and statewide, effectively ended any remaining resistance to his becoming the nominee of his party.