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Today's News

  • Everyone invited to River Sweep

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Police rule deaths murder-suicide

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    GATCHEL – State police said two people found dead inside a rural Perry County home Monday evening were victims of a murder-suicide.

    According to Indiana State Police, Franklin Anthony Kirk, 47, shot and killed his 64-year-old mother, Elaine S. Kirk, at their residence at 13340 Mason Drive.

    Franklin Kirk then took his own life.

    A handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.

  • TC Junior-Senior High School holds annual Honor Program

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program May 6. There were 137 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.  

  • St. Isidore first communion

    St. Isidore Catholic Church held its 2013 first communion recently. Pictured from the left are Doris Lasher, Gordon Sprinkle, Taylor Borden, Nolan Gehlhausen, Jimmy Sprinkle and Guy Mansini OSB.

  • First United Methodist, St. Paul joint vacation Bible school June 24 - 27

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, and St. Paul Catholic Church, Ninth and Jefferson streets, are gearing up for a “Son West Roundup” vacation Bible school June 24  through June 27.
    Children 4 to 5 year olds and kindergartners attend can attend vacation Bible school at the Methodist church from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Students in first through fourth grade will attend activities held at St. Paul Church from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Church News, June 13

    Guest speakers, singers at Freewill Baptist
    CANNELTON – Brother Steve and Bonita Epley of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, will be guest speakers and singers at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Sunday service.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to join.

    Hawesville Church of Christ VBS June 16-19

  • Daughters of the American Revolution June meeting news

    CORYDON – The Jonathan Jennings Chapter, United States Daughters of 1812 June meeting was held in Corydon. President Carol Scales opened the meeting in ritualistic form. Edith Key led the pledge to the Flag of the United States of America and Lynn Keasling led the group in the American’s Creed and acted as chaplain pro tern. Priscilla Fikes served as secretary pro tern.
    After officers and committee chairs reported, Marilyn Rhodes led a national flag discussion. She quoted George Washington’s explanation of how the flag was to be constructed.

  • Lodge offering booth space for annual summer picnic

    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424’s Summer Fest Picnic will be held June 28-30.
    Nonprofit organizations wanting to set up booths this year can call Bill Coyle at 547-7867 or 547-6885 to reserve a spot.
    Watch the News for details on this year’s picnic.

  • Kayaking at Patoka Saturday

    PATOKA – The public is invited to take kayaks and join the naturalist for a tour on the lake at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Little Patoka Boat Ramp.
    Meet the naturalist at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center to car caravan to the ramp. The caravan will leave promptly at 8:30a.m.  
    The tour will spend the morning on the waters of Patoka, viewing the rock quarry and waterfall while looking for beaver, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way.

  • Kemp graduates IUPUI, earns research assistantship

    INDIANAPOLIS – Arika Kemp received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in math in May from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.

    She ended her undergraduate career with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.963 and graduated with highest distinction, which is recognized to be, at minimum, the top 3 percent of those graduating with Purdue engineering and technology degrees. She remained on the dean’s list with the highest honors all four years of her undergraduate career.