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Today's News

  • Graves, PC overpower Corydon inside for win

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Graves hit 7 of 7 shots from the field as Perry Central beat Corydon 52-44 in a girls basketball season opener Friday.

  • Hayes powers Tell City past Cannelton late

    CANNELTON—McKenzie Hayes had 15 points, 13 rebounds and five steals in the second half as Tell City overtook Cannelton for a 65-61 girls basketball victory Friday.

  • COLUMN: Stepping stones to re-entry

    EDWIN BUSS, Guest Columnist

    Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Like so many things in a challenging economy, corrections as we know it must change if we want to expect different results.

  • Our role in America’s future

    ANDI BAUR, Guest Columnist

    Editor’s note: Cannelton High School student Andi Baur composed the following essay and read it as part of Cannelton’s Veterans Day Program Thursday.  

    My name is Andi and I am a proud stitch in the fabric of America. I live in a small town, lived here all my life. I’ve seen a lot of things here. I’ve seen corn growing in fields and a whole lot of people I’ll never really know.

  • EDITORIAL: Library merger could help patrons of both

    The Cannelton Library’s recent decision to pursue a merger with the Tell City-Perry County Library is good news for patrons of both in the short term, but there could be problems in the future.

    Both library buildings would remain open, and patrons of each would have access to all the volumes of both. Though the Tell City library is larger, each has some books that the other does not. So that means patrons of both libraries would have more choices of reading material.

  • TCHS musicians selling fruit through Thursday

    TELL CITY –Tell City High School band members are taking orders for their annual fruit-sales fundraiser. Orders can be taken by any band member until Thursday.

    Available are navel and juice oranges, tangerines, tangelos, grapefruit, apples and mixed-fruit boxes. The fruit will be delivered in early December.

    Contact Kathy Birchler at 547-3202 for more information.

    Proceeds will benefit the school’s band program.

  • Mu Gamma Christmas auction set for Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma will hold a Christmas auction Tuesday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City.

    Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:30. Items will include holiday crafts and baked goods.

    Refreshments will be served.

    Those attending will also be able to taste and order Christmas Old English and holiday cheeseballs.

  • Tri Kappa hosts annual poinsettia sale

    TELL CITY — Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa members have announced plans for their annual poinsettia sales fundraiser.

    Members are selling red and white potted poinsettias for $6 and $10 and 8-inch hanging baskets for $20.

    Committee members are Becky Davis, Kathy Clayton, Jean Schulthise, Debbie Weatherholt, Darlene Schneider, Sheila Ferguson, Debbie Neyhouse, Mary Jo Tarter and Rachel Roccia.

    To place an order, contact any Tri-Kappa member. Orders are being taken until Nov. 30 with delivery is scheduled for Dec. 1.

  • News gathering Santa letters

    TELL CITY – Now that Halloween has passed, The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus. Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 23 — just in time for Santa to read them as he’s checking what’s in his sleigh.

    Letters can be addressed in care of The News and mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Christmas chili cook-off set for Nov. 28

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday, Nov. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.

    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pots of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”

    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go toward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.