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    Relay For Life trivia night at Archabbey Saturday

    TELL CITY – Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Abbey Press’ Relay For Life annual trivia night will be held Saturday, Feb. 28.

    Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. CST and trivia will begin at 7 at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room.

    Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.

  • DAR events to include guest speakers, awards

     

    TELL CITY – The veterans project of the Lafayette Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has become massive and they are in need of help.

    The chapter will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library to discuss what needs to be done and how others can help. Currently, more than 750 Perry County veterans forms have been turned in. 

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  • Tell City police charge man employed by pest control company with stealing drugs from inside home

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – A man employed by a pest control company was apparently looking for more than bugs, according to Tell City police officers, who arrested him Wednesday for allegedly taking prescription medication from a residence.

    Torrey L. Hanke, 32, of 7069 E. County Road 1930 N., Dale, faces one count each of theft and illegal possession of a controlled substance. Both are Class A misdemeanors.

  • Five win titles at Gibson Southern

    FORT BRANCH—Five Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the Remax Midwest Folkstyle Open at Gibson Southern Feb. 15.
    Coy Hammack pinned all four of his opponents as he won the novice 65-pound weight class.
    Max Fortwendel went 5-0 with two pins as he won the bantam 50-pound division.
    Landon Terry went 3-0 with three pins to win the intermediate 70-pound weight class.
    Ethan Schraner and Bobby Robinson each had two pins as they won weight classes in the bantam division - Schraner at 65-70 and Robinson at 90-105.

  • Friday, Saturday basketball games postponed

    LEOPOLD AND LINCOLN CITY—Perry Central and Tell City’s Friday boys basketball games were postponed due to inclement weather.
    Perry Central’s home game with Paoli has been rescheduled for this Tuesday, Feb. 24, with the JV starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Tell City’s game at Heritage Hills has been postponed to Saturday, Feb. 28, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.

  • Two more games on hoops schedule makes it hard to play them all

    One of all athletic directors’ worst nightmares came true last week when inclement weather forced postponement of some boys basketball games going into the last week of the season.
    Perry Central’s home game with Paoli and Tell City’s game at Heritage Hills were postponed Friday.
    Both are conference games and thus really need to be made up. So Perry Central’s game has been rescheduled for Tuesday and Tell City’s for Saturday.

  • Tell City boys qualify well in sectional trials Thursday

    JASPER—Tell City qualified for the championship finals in seven events in the boys swimming sectional trials Thursday.

  • Historical society meeting canceled

    CANCELED Historical Society to meet today

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at the museum, has been canceled.

  • Farm Bill safety-net deadlines near

    ROCKPORT – The Farm Service Agency reminds producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as agriculture risk coverage and price-loss coverage.

    The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres for farm owners is Feb. 27, and the final day for producers to choose coverage is March 31.

    Covered commodities grown in Indiana include barley, canola, corn, grain sorghum, oats, safflower seed, soybeans, sunflower seed and wheat.