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Today's News

  • Perry-Spencer Communications scholars
  • Perry-Spencer Communications scholars
  • Music in the Park-Shoot for the Stars Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host Music in the Park Friday. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in City Hall Park in Tell City. 

    The event will take place on the second Friday of each month through September.

     The event will also be the second of three qualifying rounds for the fourth annual Shoot for the Stars competition. 

    Contestants can perform June 8 or July 13 and those who are passed through by the judges will compete again at the finale on Sept. 14 for the 2012 Shoot for the Stars title. 

  • Senior nutrition program offers free, healthy produce

    PERRY COUNTY – The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program is available in Perry County again this year under the sponsorship of the United Way of Perry County.

    The program will provide $1,800 in voucher checks from the Indiana Department of Health to 100 low-income households in Perry County. The program encourages low income senior citizens to purchase nutritious, locally grown produce which, in turn, helps support our community’s farmers.

  • Brady, Mullen discuss Lincoln

    Cambron Brady and Aaron Mullen, fifth-graders at William Tell Elementary School, present their research project on the life of Abraham Lincoln to Emily Hildenbrand’s fourth-grade class. The presentation covered details about Lincoln from his birth to present day memorials in his honor.

  • Relay for Life to kick off Saturday in Leopold

    LEOPOLD – It’s time again for teams and volunteers from all over Perry County to join together for this year’s Relay for Life to help raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. More than 15 teams along with many participants from Perry County and the surrounding area will kick off “Relay Down on the Farm” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Perry Central track.

  • Robbins earns Ivy Tech degree

    EVANSVILLE – Bradley J. Robbins graduated cum laude from Ivy Tech Community College May 4 at the Ford Center in Evansville.
    He earned a degree from the School of Industrial Technology with an associate of applied science degree and a technical certificate. He has accepted a position at Waupaca as an electrician.
    Robbins resides in Tell City and is the son of Jeanne L. Robbins and Dave Robbins, both of Tell City. He is the grandson of the late Georgia Lee and Jack Howland and Mary Ann and Harold Robbins.

  • Pund earns master elite technician status

    JASPER – Mike Pund, a Uebelhor & Sons Service technician, is one of 30 service technicians in the United States who has achieved the status of master elite certified technician for Hino Trucks.
    This certification requires a combination of four weeks of Hino training in Novi, Mich., and a master certification in medium-heavy duty ASE truck certification. Pund is also master certified in automobile and light duty truck ASE certified.

  • Gaylord and Wanda Wittmer

    Gaylord and Wanda Wittmer of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 23, 2012.

    Mr. Wittmer and the former Wanda Solbrig were married June 30, 1962, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. Their attendants were Carolyn (Solbrig) Poehlein, Norma (Solbrig) Rogier, Carolyn (Wittmer) Luecke, Charles Albert James, Marvin Rogier and Bernard Luecke.

  • $50K grant will fund Cannelton greenway

    CANNELTON – The Indiana Office of Tourism Development has awarded a $50,000 Place-Based Investment Fund Grant to the Cannelton Foundation for construction of a 1,770-foot paved riverwalk along the Ohio River. 

    As described by project organizers, the riverwalk will provide an opportunity for additional walking and bicycling space in Hafele Park and will provide walking connectivity to new sidewalks that will soon be built throughout Cannelton.