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Today's News

  • Virginia White receives LHDC Community Partner Award

    TELL CITY – Virginia White of Cannelton was announced as a Community Partner Award recipient by the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. during its annual meeting of the Board of Directors recently.

  • Coyle attends Hoosier Girls State

    TELL CITY – Jenna Coyle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Coyle was chosen by the Tell City American Legion Auxiliary to attend the 76th annual session of American Legion Auxiliary, Hoosier Girls State. Girls State was held June 18-24 on the campus of Trine University in Angola.

    Miss Jenna Coyle will be a senior at Tell City High School this fall. She joined approximately 500 other young women for this government program designed to educate our leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

  • Perry County native finds musical home in Evansville metal outfit

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Having found a love for music as a child, the spotlight came naturally as Perry County native Gage Otto now plays in one of the few Evansville bands that frequently makes trips out of town to perform. 

    Otto was not a founding member of Torn Confidence, but found a spot in their lineup playing bass last November, within a year of their founding.

  • Ember Claire Zuelly

    Alexa and Ryan Zuelly of Hawesville, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Ember Claire Zuelly, on June 13, 2017. She was delivered at Deaconess Hospital in Newburgh. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Caslin Emory Zuelly, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Pam McCaslin of Hawesville, Ky. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Patricia Seibert of Tobinsport.

    The mother is the former Alexa McCaslin.

  • Evelyn Lucille Elizabeth Harris

    Eric and Myra Harris of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter,  Evelyn Lucille Elizabeth Harris, on May 19, 2017, at 9:11 a.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. At birth, Evelyn weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Rene’ and Sam Trinkel of Tell City and Tim and Pat Wheatley of Hawesville, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Lisa Harris of Cannelton.

  • ‘Young Abe Lincoln’ returns to the Amphitheatre for the first time since 2005

    LINCOLN CITY – “Young Abe Lincoln” will make its triumphant return to the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s performance stage for the first time since its initial 19-year run ended in 2005. 

    The celebratory 30th anniversary edition will run on July 6-8 and 13-15.  Doors for each performance will open at 6 p.m. Central time with a 7 p.m. show time.

  • Protectors of the Word in their ‘Mighty Fortress’
  • Tell City Police announce Click It or Ticket campaign results

    TELL CITY –  The Tell City Police Department announced today the completion of the national and statewide 2017 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization campaign. During the 24 day enforcement period, 51 tickets were written for lack of seat belt usage within the Tell City area.

    “Seat belts simply save lives,” said Officer John Allen. “The importance of wearing your seat belt is a priority, and this campaign expresses this message as well as making it a year-long reminder for all drivers and their occupants.”

  • Harpe named Distinguished Principal

    GREENWOOD – Dr. Davin E. Harpe, principal of Sugar Grove Elementary School in Center Grove was selected as Indiana’s 2017 National Distinguished Principal.

    The National Association of Elementary School Principals established the program in 1984 to recognize and celebrate elementary and middle-level principals who set high standards for instruction, student achievement, character, and climate for the students, families, and staffs in their learning communities.

  • Marijuana reform needed

    Karen Tallian

    State Senator

     

    I was dismayed by the recent inflammatory op-ed from Indiana’s new Attorney General regarding marijuana reform laws. His portrait of “money-hungry profiteers …with dollar signs in their eyes” lining up at the doors of the Indiana legislature sounds like a firebrand sermon preaching hell-fire and brimstone.