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Today's News

  • Sibbitt says he’ll fix financial troubles by 2014

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Sibbitt said at a regular school-board meeting Dec. 20 he was confident that the next time he presents a financial report, a $288,000 deficit in the school corporation’s general fund will be reduced by $88,000.

    “The financial future of Cannelton (Schools) is looking brighter and brighter,” he told board members.

  • Two men face ‘long list’ of charges

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Police said two men arrested Thursday afternoon after a brief foot chase are responsible for a string of burglaries and vehicle thefts, including a utility vehicle taken last week from the Tell City Band Boosters.

  • Annual Tell City band auction set for Feb. 16

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters will hold their annual auction Feb. 16 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Cafeteria. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. so bidders can check out the items.
    There will be a silent auction from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The main auction, called by Dixon and Dixon, will begin at 10:30. Food will be available.

  • Tell City names December students of the month

    Freshman Kevin Yeung, sophomore Kira Maddle, junior Sydney Bruner and senior Kelly Goffinet were voted as Renaissance December students of the month by the faculty and staff of Tell City Junior-Senior High School. They were treated to lunch at Julie’s Café and received T-shirts and Wal-Mart gift cards.

  • Local students selected for University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned  positions on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the fall semester 2012:

  • GED testing available at Perry Central in late Jan., early March

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer general equivalency degree testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory.
    Testing will be held in late January and early March, depending on weather.

  • TCJSHS to host financial-aid night

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial-aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.
    All parents of students who plan to file the FAFSA are urged to attend. The federal processing office must receive the form by March 10.

  • ‘Lincoln and Medicine’ author to speak at Lincoln Day program

    LINCOLN CITY – Glenna Schroeder-Lein, author of the book “Lincoln and Medicine,” will be the featured speaker at the annual Lincoln Day program Feb. 10.  
    The program will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held in the Abraham Lincoln Hall of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City.
    The 2013 Lincoln Day program will include presentation of the colors by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, special music and other ceremonial activities to honor the memory of Abraham Lincoln and his family.  

  • Chamber business awards nominations currently sought

    PERRY COUNTY – Nominations are being taken for the 2012 Business of the Year honors. Nominees must be a 2013 Perry County Chamber of Commerce member and can be nominated in three categories.
    The large business chosen for the award will have 25 or more full-time equivalent employees, the small business will have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees and an award will also be given for Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Bishop – Simpson

    Alyssa Rene Bishop and Zachary Alan Simpson were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Glasgow, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Tony and Anice Bishop of Glasgow. Mr. Simpson is the son of Greg and Roxanne Simpson of Tell City.
    Serving as pastor of the ceremony was Brother Brandon Porter of Glasgow.