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Today's News

  • Beard heads young All-PAC boys team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City sophomore forward/center Braeden Beard was the top vote-getter on a young All-PAC boys basketball team selected by conference coaches Monday.
    Only three seniors made the 12-man team. Besides Beard, the top five vote-getters included two freshmen and two juniors.
    Six frontline players 6-foot-4 or taller made the team and only one was a senior.
    The 6-5 Beard earned his place at the top of this team by averaging 18.2 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.

  • Tell City may limit pet numbers

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

  • Spencer County Food Summit March 22

    CHRISNEY – There will be a Spencer County Food Summit Wednesday, March 22, at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center near Chrisney. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. Keynote speaker for the event will be Suzanne Cecil White from Cecil Farms.

    There will be panel discussion on local food production and distribution, booths featuring local growers in the community and a brunch from locally sourced food and prepared by the Schnitzelbank. Local food and beverages will be provided as an afternoon snack.

  • Local guitarist eyes next move

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    MAGNET – For the live delivery of his music, Jacob Lawalin takes the course of action many lone guitarists do. He records his riffs on the fly with what is called a loop station.

  • Country star look-alike causes stir at Evansville’s Ford Center

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Having been a fan of Brantley Gilbert’s music even when he was only a song writer for the big shots, and hadn’t yet met fame, Ryan Zuelly couldn’t have imagined how his resemblance to the country star, would be such a story to tell.

    In a video posted to Facebook, Zuelly can be seen walking into Evansville’s Ford Center Feb. 23, minutes before a concert headlined by Gilbert was to begin.

  • Community Events; March 9

    Rome VFD chili supper Saturday

     

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili supper fundraiser March 11, at the United Methodist Church in Rome. 

    Serving will start at 5 p.m. The meal will include chili, hotdog, chips, cookies, and a drink. There will also be a country store.

     

    Villa’s lunch and learn March 23

     

  • Potato planting time is here

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Spring break from teaching at U of L falls conveniently during the week of St. Patrick’s Day; which is also my target date for planting onions and potatoes. I typically manage a mid-March planting but the condition of the soil is my primary concern. I will not start digging until the soil dries out and is considered workable.

  • Guatemala bound

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power lineworker Travis Goffinet will join a crew of 15 other Indiana electric cooperative linemen traveling to Guatemala in mid-March as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala.

  • Tell City actors on stage March 17-19 with ‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’

    TELL CITY – On March 17-19, the Tell City High School Drama Club will put on a production of “Parents Just Don’t Understand.” Showtimes are 7 p.m. on March 17 and 18, and 2 p.m. on March 19. Tickets will be available at the door for $5

  • Session Halftime: DNA collection for felony arrests passes senate

    Erin Houchin

    Senate District 47

     

    The Indiana General Assembly has reached the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session. In the Senate, I have been working on a number of important issues along with my colleagues.