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Today's News

  • WTE sixth-graders earn science-bowl honors

    Students on the William Tell science-bowl team placed seventh in their class in the state.

  • Simpson - Mhapsekar

    Laura Elizabeth Simpson, formerly of Tell City, and Rishi Santosh Mhapsekar were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of William and Connie Simpson of Tell City, and the granddaughter of Lee Simpson of Tell City. The groom is the son of Santosh and Sunethra Mhapsekar of Tustin, Calif.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Thomas Richstatter OFM.

  • Glory Bees enrollment open for 2012-13

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Tell City since 1986, is accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year. 
    The preschool provides a Christian educational experience through Bible stories, songs and Christian character building. The curriculum incorporates kindergarten readiness skills, social and communication skills, community field trips, guest readers, community guests and a reading-incentive book club.

  • Wheatley earns second degree from IUPUI

    INDIANAPOLIS – Chelsea Wheatley, daughter of Joe Voges and Angela Wheatley, graduated with her second degree from Indiana University School of Nursing at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Dec. 17 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
    She is a previous graduate of Indiana University Bloomington. She will be employed as a registered nurse in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Riley’s Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.
    She is the granddaughter of Hubert and Mary Jo Voges and the late Leonard and Regina Wheatley.

  • Help plan Tell City’s future

    TELL CITY – The public is encouraged to help shape what Tell City will look like 20, 30 and even 40 years from now by taking part in an information-gathering session for the city’s new comprehensive plan.

    The session from 2 to 4 p.m. March 9 will be held at the Schergens Center and will gauge the community’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

  • Drug charges filed against three people

    TELL CITY – Three people were arrested on drug charges in the past two weeks after separate investigations.

    Donald R. James, 54, of 904 Lauer Lane, Tell City, was arrested Feb. 11 on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of illegal drug paraphernalia.

    Tell City Patrolman Derrick Lawalin said officers received information and secured a search warrant for the home. Officers allegedly found several bags of methamphetamine, a small quantity of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

  • Historical Society to explore Fischer Chair Co.

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  • TCHS vice principal earns Lilly fellowship

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A Lilly Endowment fellowship awarded to Tell City Junior-Senior High School’s assistant principal will allow him to take part in the nation’s second-oldest Ironman triathlon while adding to the health-and-fitness offerings available to students here at home.

    Chris Hollinden is one of 120 Indiana teachers, principals, guidance counselors and librarians to be awarded Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowships.

  • Don’t spit at llamas; they’ll spit back!

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  • Council appoints rep to animal control board

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Kristy Sodrel will represent Cannelton on a county animal welfare, control and education board being formed to meet a requirement in a similarly named ordinance.