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Today's News

  • City council adopts ordinances

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members voted at a regular meeting Nov. 12 to adopt an ordinance permitting Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth to make certain payments by electronic funds transfers.

    “Starting Jan. 1, the Indiana Department of Revenue will no longer accept checks,” Bozarth explained. “They want everything done through electronic payment.”

  • City council concerned about losing kids, safety

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Councilman Emory Yaggi said during a Nov. 12 meeting of that city’s leaders he’s concerned about children leaving the city to attend schools in other districts.

    “When you go up to the highway, you see all these kids standing out, and there’s a good 20 waiting for about three school buses – I know there’s nothing we can do about that,” he said.

  • Spencer County lands $1 billion fertilizer plant

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Reporter

    ROCKPORT – Months of speculation as to the regional location of a potential fertilizer facility is over. The Illinois-based Ohio Valley Resources LLC announced Thursday the company will call Spencer County home.

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  • Council approves rezoning for storage units

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Votes by the Tell City Common Council last Monday clear the way for a local couple to develop a storage unit complex along Dauby Lane.

    Developers Lauren and Philip Hartz had already received favorable recommendations from the city’s technical advisory committee and the Tell City Plan Commission for the project, which will include more than 100 storage units.

  • Golden Living Center annual Christmas bazaar Friday

    TELL CITY – Golden Living Center – Lincoln Hills’ Resident Council will host its annual Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the main hallway of the building.

    Candy, baked items, craft items, new items, gently used items and more will be for sale. All proceeds will go to the Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Resident Council.

    The public is invited to attend this event.

  • Hilgenhold on academic stars

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central senior linebacker/running back Levi Hilgenhold has been named to the Indianapolis Colts’ annual High School Academic All-Star Team.
    This is the 14th year the Colts have sponsored the team, which honors the top 24 high school football academic all-stars in the state.
    Hilgenhold and the others will be introduced to the crowd at the Colts’ game with the Ten-nessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium Sun-day 20 minutes before the game.
    Each all-star will re-ceive four complimentary tickets to the game.

  • Wright on all-state twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central senior defensive lineman Spencer Wright was named to The Associated Press’ Class A all-state football team released Saturday and to the Indiana Football Coaches Association’s team released Monday.
    Wright, 6-foot, 240 pounds, led the 7-4 Commodores in tackles with 68 this season, an unusual honor for a lineman.
    He also made a team-high 6.5 sacks and forced one fumble.

  • Bulldogs hold off Rebs by hitting free throws

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings hit 10 of 12 free throws in the last 4:43 as Cannelton held off a late South Spencer rally to beat the Rebels 58-52 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Mollie Ingle scored two consecutive inside baskets, off a rebound and a loose ball, to put the Bulldogs up by 16, 34-18, midway through the third quarter.
    They still led by 13 after Hemmings scored on a drive with six minutes left in the game and by 11 after Hemmings hit two free throws with 3:38 left.