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Today's News

  • Owen Edward Wheatley

    Dane and Emily Wheatley of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Owen Edward.

    He was delivered at 12:01 p.m. March 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Owen weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21¼ inches long.

    Mrs. Wheatley is the former Emily Tempel.

    Owen’s maternal grandparents are Patrick and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix and paternal grandparents are James and Sarah Wheatley of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Glenda Etienne and Anna Wheatley.

  • Claude, Hettie Brown family reunion to be held Aug. 9

    TELL CITY – The Claude and Hettie Brown family reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Southern Indiana Horsemen’s Club. Call (812) 547-4001 or (812) 843-5128 for more information.

  • Foster parenting: A true work of heart

    By Jennifer Mitchell

    Guest Columnist

     

    Foster parenting has often been described as a work of heart. It is an undertaking filled with challenges and rewards. But what exactly is foster parenting, and what is it like to be a foster parent?

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; April 16

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — On Wednesday afternoon of last week, Harold and I traveled to Evansville and went to the home of Allen and Janie Lynch for a visit. Allen is a cousin to Harold. We enjoyed a nice visit in the evening and met with them to enjoy a meal before leaving town. On our way home, we stopped for a visit at the home of Ronnie and Betty Bayer in Dale.

  • Tips for pruning your favorite flowering shrubs

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    June 1 is the official cutoff that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer. Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1st could result in no blooms next year.

    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.  

  • Annual Run for Your Mother 5K planned for May 10

    TROY – The annual Run for Your Mother is only a few weeks away and registrations are now being accepted for runners and walkers planning to participate.

    This fun run-walk 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day morning, Sunday, May 10, in front of the Tell City Depot. 

  • Jarboe earns Indiana Career and Technical Education award

    INDIANAPOLIS – Ian Jarboe, a student at Vincennes University, is one of nine recipients to receive an award from the Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards of Excellence.

    The awards were presented Feb. 26, at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis. 

    The Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards was initiated in 1984 to recognize exemplary program, students and partnerships that benefit the state.

  • The Fuse is Already Lit in concert April 25 at Cannelton Community Center

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton continues to draw well-known entertainers for concerts that are normally held in much larger communities.

    The Fuse is Already Lit, with Ricky Gunn, will be in concert Saturday, April 25, at the Cannelton Community Center. Activities are planned from 4 to 11 p.m. and the event is open to all ages.

    Born and raised outside of Columbus, Ga., Ricky Gunn grew up like many southern boys, spending his time fishing, hunting, chasing girls and speeding down dirt roads.

  • Community Events; April 13

    Derby Community Association to meet Wednesday

     

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Derby Firehouse.

    For more information, call Mary Holland at (812) 836-4403.

     

    VFW breakfast set for April 25

     

  • Family Nature Fest scheduled for April 18 at Ferdinand State Forest

    FERDINAND – Celebrate the arrival of spring by attending the third annual Family Nature Fest Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ferdinand State Forest. Several events are scheduled throughout the morning. Professional foresters will be present to answer forestry questions.