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  • Led Zeppelin tribute band to grace Lincoln Amphitheatre stage in July

    LINCOLN CITY – Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience will perform at Lincoln Amphitheatre Saturday, July 22, with supporting act Eighty Sixt.

    The all-ages event will begin at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5 p.m.

    Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since, well, the real thing. For Zoso, it’s much more than just being a tribute. It’s about touching a golden era in music.

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  • Brambles and viruses

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    We gave up on the raspberries a couple of years ago, they fruit was so perishable and the plants lacked vigor. We would cut the Royalty raspberries all the way to the ground each year and forgo an early crop to manage disease but it didn’t seem to pay off.

    It was never a total loss, but about half the canes would be dried up and diseased by now. 

  • ‘Young Abe Lincoln’ continues on stage

    LINCOLN CITY – Two score years ago, the Lincoln Club of Southern Indiana organized the Lincoln Boyhood Drama Association with the aim of telling the story of Indiana’s most famous resident through the medium of outdoor drama.

    After a decade of dedicated labor on the part of local volunteers, the state allocated $3.2 million through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to build an amphitheatre in Lincoln State Park, which was completed in 1987.

  • Faye and Dolph Foster Jr.

    Dolph Jr. and Faye Foster celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary June 7, 2017.

    Mr. Foster married the former Faye Sandage of Bristow during a private ceremony June 7, 1952, in Corydon.

  • Insurance claims painful to county finances

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Employee health insurance expenses for the first half of 2017 have tipped the county coffers at just over $1 million. Because of the higher-than-expected costs generated by policy holders’ medical care, the county commissioners voted Monday to seek an additional appropriation of $125,000 to help cover the uptick.

  • York-Irwin

    Kayla York and Steven Irwin Jr., both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dora York of Tell City and Ronald York of Hawesville, Ky. The future groom is the son of Karen and Steve Irwin of Tell City.

    York is the granddaughter of the late Marvin “Whitey” and Roberta “Birdie” Powell and the late Fayette and Nellie York.

    Irwin is the grandson of the late Ben and Elsie McManaway and Norma and the late Avondis Diech.

  • Troopers receive new rescue tool

    The Indiana State Police recently received a lifesaving tool that will be given to every trooper working the road, thanks to a generous donation from one of their own. The resqme tool was one way for me to give back to the people of Indiana and hopefully save a life, commented Master Trooper Detective Robert May. The resqme (pronounced “rescue me”) tool is designed to brake car windows and cut seatbelts.

  • GC3 to return for second year

    TELL CITY – GC3 will be held Friday and Saturday, July 28-29, at Community Christian Church in Tell City beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday through 9 a.m. Saturday. This will be the event’s second year in Tell City.

    The event offers an evening full of fun including food, games, the contemporary Christian band, Building Nations, guest speakers, a T-shirt and a CD.

    This year’s conference is called “Priceless.”  The event is free to all girls who will be going into grades 6 to 12.