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Today's News

  • Memorial staff offers Bethany Volz Scholarship to area students

    JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s medical staff will award a $500 scholarship to an area high-school senior entering a two- to four-year educational program in a health-related field.  
    To qualify, the applicant must maintain at least a “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale) grade point average. Other criteria for consideration include SAT scores, financial need and community involvement. A brief essay is required along with letters of reference.  

  • Board OKs substance-abuse policy

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • TCJHS September students

    The Student of the Month program is one which recognizes students for going above and beyond what is required of them. One student from each grade is elected by the teachers.

    Students of the month for September are, from the left, Jessica Braun, Gant Miller, Kelsey Gowers and Logan Labhart. Each student will receive a gift card, a T-shirt and a breakfast from Julie’s Café.

  • Pannett completes Army basic training in Georgia

    FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pfc. Robby Pannett completed Army basic training Oct. 19 at Fort Benning. He also graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne Nov. 8 at Fort Benning.
    He is currently stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., and enrolled in the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
    Pannett is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Tell City Walking Club Challenge winners

    Tell City junior-high school students participated in a Walking Club Challenge towards the end of October and the homeroom with the most participants had the opportunity to help plan a five-day menu with Sheila James, the cafeteria manager, which would be served the first week of December.

  • Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends at Lake Rudolph

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort has launched Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends Friday and Saturday nights from Nov. 23 through Dec. 15. These new Christmas packages, which include a two-night stay in Rudolph’s Christmas Cabins, are a $400 value for only $250.

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey monk earns three awards

    SAINT MEINRAD – Father Cyprian Davis OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, has been named the recipient of three honors.
    The National Black Catholic Congress gave its Lifetime Achievement Servant of Christ Award to Davis July 21, during its conference in Indianapolis. Also receiving the award were Beverly A. Carroll of Baltimore, Md., and Jacqueline Wilson of Washington, D.C.
    The Servant of Christ Award is a new award developed by the leadership of the congress to recognize those who personify Christian servant leadership in the African-American community.

  • Christmas parade to ring in holiday season

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion and Auxiliary Post 142 will sponsor the annual Cannelton Christmas Parade Friday. 

  • Church News, Nov. 22

    Special singers at Life Tabernacle Church Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 402 Ninth Street in Tell City, will host special guests Dave and Bonita Petersen from Indianapolis at 2 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    EUCC Thanksgiving dinner

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will its annual Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall.
    Donations will be accepted, but are not necessary to attend.

  • Troy’s growth plan OK with TC council

    By VINCE LUECKE