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Today's News

  • Community Events; June 8

    Euchre tourney June 24

     

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney at the club in Fulda, on Saturday, June 24.

    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at the end of play and refreshments will be available. The public is invited to attend.

     

    Sons of Legion to sell pork chop dinners

     

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the final nine weeks grading period of the 2016-17 school year.

  • Troopers honored for work

    INDIANAPOLIS – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were honored recently at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis.

    Senior Trooper Jarrod Lents and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    JOSH HARRIS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Small churches have come under attack recently. The reasons for those attacks are many. Perhaps some are valid. It’s not my intention to promote or argue those points in this article. As the pastor of a small church, which averages 65 in weekly attendance, I see many benefits of a small congregation.

  • William Tell Elementary’s Mayden retiring

    After a 32-year career as a music teacher, Debra Mayden spent the last few months saying goodbyes to colleagues and students as she prepared for retirement from Tell City Schools. She began her tenure educating first through fifth-graders at Newman Elementary in 1985.

    It was while at that school that Mayden encountered a few of her most fond memories.

  • 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.