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Today's News

  • St. Marks first communion

    First communion was celebrated at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City April 22. In the front from the left are Chase Howard, Kelsey Bruggeman, Makenzy Roark, Ryan Berger, Rosa Pund, Kendra Gehlhausen and Nicolas Hilgenhold. In the back row are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Lane Hilgenhold, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Sierra Bruggeman.

  • Annual St. Paul Church picnic set for Sunday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host its summer picnic in the park Sunday. The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to come and enjoy food, games and more for adults and children. The park is located at 700 Main Street, across from the church.
    There will be grilled chicken and roast beef dinners served in the Parish Hall or available for take out. Serving will begin at 11 a.m., right after the 10 a.m. Mass in the church, and will continue until sold out.

  • Meunier graduates from Eastern High School

    LOUISVLLE, Ky. – Lauren Lynn Meunier, daughter of former Tell City residents Matt and Tracy (Peter) Meunier, graduated from Eastern High School May 31.The ceremony was held in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Attending were her parents, brother Austin and her friend, Codi Edelen, all of Louisville. Also attending were her grandparents Albert “Bud” and Paula Peter and Art and Judy Meunier, all of Tell City.
    Family and friends also attended a celebration at the family residence June 1.

  • TCHS hosts annual honor program

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program May 14. There were 111 students who were 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.

  • ‘Just For Me Books’ ease childhood journey

    Four books in a new Just for Me Book series offer children ages 4-8 advice on how to handle grief, fear, anger and making friends in healthy ways. The books, written by various authors, feature artwork from acclaimed illustrator Anne FitzGerald. The series was released in April by Abbey Press, with plans to release two more books in mid-December.

  • Smethurst to chair power provider’s board

    TELL CITY – Marlow Smethurst, superintendent of the Tell City Electric Department, has been named chairman of the board of commissioners of the Indiana Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors.  

    Tell City Electric, along with 53 other communities in Indiana, purchases wholesale electricity from IMPA.

  • Smethurst to chair power provider’s board

    TELL CITY – Marlow Smethurst, superintendent of the Tell City Electric Department, has been named chairman of the board of commissioners of the Indiana Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors.  

    Tell City Electric, along with 53 other communities in Indiana, purchases wholesale electricity from IMPA.

  • 54th Tell City Schweizer Fest Aug. 8-12

    TELL CITY – This year’s Schweizer Zeitung will celebrate Tell City’s rich history of civic involvement by profiling the many fraternal clubs and organizations long active in city life. 

    The special section is published ahead of each year’s Schweizer Fest and will be included in the Aug. 8 issue of The News. A theme is chosen each year. 

  • Hawa graduates from Indiana University

    BLOOMINGTON – Kathryn Hawa, granddaughter of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton and daughter of Randa Wahl Hawa and A. Michael Hawa, graduated May 5 from Indiana University – Bloomington with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology.

    Hawa has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and is an IU Founders Scholar. While at IU, she participated in genetic research work in the biology department and was a member of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity.
    She will attend medical school in Iowa.
     

  • Once-in-a-lifetime event

    The Transit of Venus was an out of this-world experience for many on the planet Tuesday evening. Barry Elder sent The News this photo of the sun, with Venus toward the bottom. He used a telescope to capture the image, which included clouds at the bottom-left corner. Venus won’t make a similar transit until 2116.