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Today's News

  • DAR celebrates 90th anniversary

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its 90th anniversary celebration Sunday, June 5, at Tell City Depot. The event was also meant to coincide with Indiana’s bicentennial celebration.

  • Sacred Space

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    Amid the prayers and support of parishioners, the long process of renovating one of Perry County’s most historic and beautiful churches has wrapped up

    The Rev. Brian Esarey said work on St. Augustine Church in Leopold concluded in May. The project cost about $220,000 and began in 2009 with work on the church’s stone exterior and roof. Renovation then moved inside and ended in May with installation of a new sound system.

  • Cannelton Seniors earn scholarships

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School students who received scholarships were recognized during their commencement ceremony May 21. Awards are listed by name, amount (when given) and recipient.

    Arnold Mulzer Memorial Scholarship, Logan Northener, $500.

    21st Century Scholar, Logan Nugent, Paige Reynolds, Adam Terry and Jordyn Vogt, tuition renewable.

    Vincennes University Scholarship, Logan Nugent, $1,250.

    American Legion Post 142 Scholarship, Logan Nugent, $500.

  • Junior Ranger Days coming to Lincoln Boyhood

    LINCOLN CITY – On Saturday, June 11, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will offer the first of five Junior Ranger Day programs oriented towards children ages 6-12. The other dates will be June 18 and July 2, 16 and 23.

    The scheduled activities for June 11 and June 18 are as follows.

    June 11: At 10 a.m., participants can make their own top hat while getting style tips from Abraham Lincoln.

  • Veteran injured in Iraq to speak at Will Read and Sing for Food

    FERDINAND – Sally Saalman-Mosby, who was involved in what the New York Times described as “one of the worst days in the history of women in American military” following a deadly ambush in Fallujah, will talk about her experience during a special Will Read and Sing for Food Show at 7:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 16, at Ferdinand American Legion.

    The June 23, 2005, wartime tragedy left three women soldiers dead. Three male Marines, including two who provided security for the cargo truck, were also killed.

  • Jeanne and Philip Wittmer

    Jeanne and Philip Wittmer will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary June 10, 2016.

    They were married June 10, 1966, in Fort Wayne, where Phil was a college student at Purdue University and Indiana Institute of Technology and Jeanne was beginning her teaching career at East Noble High School in Kendallville.

    After having later lived in Howard County, in and near Kokomo, they retired to Perry County in 2007, where Phil was a graduate of the Tell City Class of 1963.

  • Community Events; June 9

    Landlord group meeting Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The South Central Indiana Landlord Association will meet Friday, June 10, at 9 a.m. at the Tell City Ivy Tech campus. Tell City Mayor Jim Adams will be present to take any questions.

    Call (262) 458 4782 with any questions.

     

    Lunch and Learn event June 23

     

  • EUCC Scholar
  • 90s alt-rockers Cracker to perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre June 10
  • Three churches team up for VBS

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ, Tell City United Methodist Church and St. Paul Catholic Church have scheduled a cooperative vacation Bible school for the week of June 27-30.

    Four, five and six year olds who have completed kindergarten will attend VBS at the United Methodist Church at 10th and Mozart streets from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., while those students who have completed Grades 1-4 will attend at St. Paul Catholic Church at Main and Jefferson Streets from 9 to 11:30 a.m., with craft, game and snack centers stationed at EUCC during mid-mornings.