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Today's News

  • Yard, bake sale and raffle benefit Friday, Saturday

    REO – Angela Hall of Hawesville, Ky., will host a yard and bake sale and raffle on behalf of Marlyn Miller, formerly of Rockport, to help cover the bereavement costs incurred when Maryln’s fight with breast cancer ended Aug. 11. All money raised from the raffle and sales will go directly to Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport.

  • Evanston hog roast Saturday

    EVANSTON – A hog roast will be held in Evanston Saturday and will include many activities.
    The first event for the day will be a sand volleyball tourney at 10 a.m. Cost is $40 per team. A cornhole tourney will follow at 1 p.m. with sign ups beginning at noon. Participants are asked to take their own partners. Cost is $5 per person.
    A horseshoe tourney will be held at 7 p.m. with sign ups beginning at 6. Partners will be drawn and cost is $5 per person.
    A euchre tourney will also start at 7 p.m. and participants are asked to take their own partner.

  • Leopold barbecue cook-off Saturday

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Park Association will host a backyard barbecue competition Saturday at Leopold Memorial Park.
    Grillers will have a choice of chicken or pork. Everyone is welcome to participate.
    Serving will begin at 5 p.m. and prize money will be awarded. Music by Sweetwater will start at 5 p.m.
    For more information and a list of rules for the competition, contact Debbie Kelly at 719-8950.
    If raining, the event will be canceled and rescheduled at a later date.

  • Rome VFD hog roast Sunday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:45 a.m. and a hog roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Utley enrolls in Major Discovery at University of Evansville

    EVANSVILLE – Andrew Utley of Cannelton has enrolled at the University of Evansville. Utley is currently participating in Major Discovery, UE’s program for academically talented students pursuing multiple areas of interest.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1981

    The Tell City High School Class of 1981 held its 30th class reunion at the American Legion Aug. 13.

  • St. Augustine Church raffle winners announced

    LEOPOLD - The St. Augustine Catholic Church raffle winners have been released.
    The following will be listed by prize, donor, and winner.

  • State police arrest Spencer County man

    SPENCER COUNTY – Indiana State Police arrested a Spencer County man Sept. 8 after officers and a parole agent went to his residence to conduct a routine parole visit.

    A preliminary investigation reveals that at approximately 10:30 a.m., detectives from the Indiana State Police and an Indiana parole agent went to 9232 Old Lamar Highway in Evanston to conduct a routine parole visitation with Josh D. Peters, 29.

  • Cinema employees recognized

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  • Tent revival

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