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Today's News

  • Blood drive Aug. 9 at St. John’s Lutheran

    EVANSTON – The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday, Aug. 9, in the fellowship hall of St John’s Lutheran Church. Blood donors will need to take identification cards.

    All blood types are needed, so organizers urge everyone who is able to donate to attend. St. John’s church is located a half-mile west of New Boston on County Road 1160 North.

    For more information, call the church at (812) 547-2007.

  • Aaron Hoffman featured for student internship

    LAFAYETTE – Aaron Mak Hoffman, grandson of Tell City residents Ed and Dorothy Hoffman, was featured in the Evansville Courier & Press for his accomplishments as a high-school student intern at a Lafayette manufacturing company.

    He lives in West Lafayette with his parents, Sally and Ron Hoffman. Ron is a Tell City High School graduate.            

    The photo and article appeared in the June 21 edition of the Evansville Courier and Press.

  • Ryker Keith Culbertson

    Derek Keith Culbertson and Cassie Lynn Culbertson of Bristow announce the birth of their son, Ryker Keith.

    He was delivered at 12:21 p.m. June 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Ryker weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Richard and Mary Cassidy of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Keith and Cindy Culbertson of Bristow.

  • Five generations
  • Community Events; July 9

    American Legion treasure hunt drawing Friday

     

    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will have a weekly treasure-hunt drawing Friday, July 10.

    The drawing will be held at 7 p.m. and will continue every Friday thereafter until the jackpot is hit.

    Tickets are on sale at the post home. The public is welcome to attend the drawing, purchase tickets and enjoy a favorite beverage and a burger.

     

    Comedy for Canines set for July 18

     

  • Organists to perform free concert July 19

    ST. MEINRAD – Four organists will present a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 19, CDT, at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church in St. Meinrad.

    Presenting the program will be organists Raymond Henderson, director of music at Our Lady of Hope in Carle Place, N.Y.; the Rev. Edward Wagner, pastor and cantor at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Chesley, Ontario; Michael David of Evanston, Ill.; and George Hubbard, organist at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

  • St. John’s UCC picnic July 18

    LAMAR – St. John’s United Church of Christ of Lamar (Clay City) will hold its annual summer picnic beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at the church.

    The meal will include fried chicken and baked ham, St. John’s “famous dressing,” summer vegetables, salad bar and homemade desserts. Carry out will be available and everyone is welcome. Guests 4 years old and younger will eat for free.

    The church is located at the corner of county roads 1350 and 550, 3 miles west of 245 in Lamar. Follow the signs.

  • St. Paul Church cash-raffle winners announced
  • Spay-neuter clinic planned for July 30

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter’s next spay-neuter clinic will be held Thursday, July 30.

    Cost for low-income Indiana residents for dogs and cats is $20. For all other residents, the low-cost fee is $60 for dogs up to 80 pounds and $85 for dogs weighing more than 80 pounds.

    Cats may be spayed or neutered for $40, plus vaccinated for rabies for $12. Owners wishing to spay or neuter outdoor cats may do so for $40, which includes rabies vaccine, booster vaccine and ear-tipping to designate the cat has been altered.

  • Kiwanians learn of local history, ed program during summer programs

    TELL CITY – Dark history and bright futures were the themes at recent Kiwanis meetings.

    In June, history-buff Andy Hollinden presented a real-life drama from Perry County history. Hollinden told of a double murder-suicide in Rome, Indiana in 1865.

    River bottom farmland near Poison Creek fueled a dangerous grudge between two men, leading to the brutal murder of a young wife, her child and the suicide of her husband.