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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in triangular

    REO—Evan Noble placed second in two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City as the Marksmen finished third in a junior high boys triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 122 points. South Spencer scored 98 and Tell City 58.
    Noble took second in the 50-yard freestyle in 32.45 seconds and in the 50 butterfly in 38.75.
    He teamed with Alec Kaufman, Jack Goffinet and Jake Stephens to take second in the 200 free relay in 2:44.88.
    Will Hammond placed second in the 50 backstroke in 44.57 and Goffinet was third in 47.25.

  • Tell City romps in tri-meet

    REO—Tell City won 10 of 11 events to trounce two Spencer County opponents in junior high girls swimming Thursday.
    Tell City scored 147 points, South Spencer 85, and Heritage Hills 78.
    Emma Ettensohn and Lily Marion won two individual events and a relay.
    Ettensohn took the 50-yard butterfly in 32.18 seconds and the 200 freestyle in 2:27.28.
    She teamed with Emma Armstrong, Mary Hollinden and Kayla Combs to win the 200 free relay in 2:04.18.
    Marion won the 50 free in 30.56 and the 50 backstroke in 33.16.

  • Marksmen shut out Patriots

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all 16 matches to shut out Heritage Hills 93-0 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    The 14-0 Marksmen have dominated all their matches.
    The only thing keeping them from shutting out South Spencer Tuesday was a forfeit in the 195-pound weight class. But Heritage Hills also forfeited that weight class, giving the Marksmen the clean sweep.
    Coy Hammack, Brayden Lain, Gage Meunier, Tyce DuPont, Trent Cail, Nigel Kaiser and Ross Wilgus won by pins Thursday.
    Alec Stahly won a 2-0 decision in the 150-pound weight class.

  • Kohnert MVP of balanced all-county team

    No player dominated Perry County girls basketball this year, which was reflected in the voting for the News’ 38th annual All-Perry County team.