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Today's News

  • Tell City High School Class of 1943

    The Tell City High School Class of 1943 held its 70th class reunion Aug. 10. Classmates attending and pictured in the front from the left are Phyllis Fenn Grant, Lucille Wettmorshousen Hollander, Alice Arnold Wittmer, Verna Kieser Freeman, Franklin Simpson, Maytha Jarboe Walker and Robert Schaerer. In the second row are Lucille Walter Bosler, Margaret Vaughn Lunder, Mary Alice Kraus Thelander, Mildred Marchal Graves, James Hollander and Charles Connor.

  • Fun horse show Sept. 14

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. All profits will be donated to the Perry County 4-H Horse and Pony Club. There will be 22 classes for all ages. Cost is $2 a class or $20 for all.
    Bleacher seating is available, but lawn chairs are recommended. The concession stand will be open with pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, desserts and soft drinks available. A later start time is possible if heat is excessive.

  • Perry Central wins its own tipoff tourney

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 28 kills as Perry Central won its own volleyball Tipoff Tourney Saturday.

  • Local DAR chapter to honor Revolutionary War soldier

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana is the final resting place for more than 2,240 patriots who fought in the American Revolution, according to members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Perry County is home of 26 of these soldiers.

    The members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter will honor one of these soldiers April 5 at the Old Rome Courthouse.

  • COLUMN: Fighting prescription drug abuse

    By RICHARD D. YOUNG JR.
    State Senator

    The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that more people abuse prescription drugs in the U.S. than cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and inhalants combined. One in 20 people in the U.S. have used prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons. Every 25 minutes someone dies from a prescription drug overdose.

  • COLUMN: Dragging Main: A blast from the past

    By JEANENE CHAMPION
    Guest Columnist

    Dragging Main! What a great idea. I am K. Jeanene Haynes Champion. In 1949, I had a 1936 Chevy with a whooptie, whoo, whoo, whistle on it.

  • Talk to a lawyer for free today

    EVANSVILLE – The next monthly Talk to A Lawyer telephone clinic will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. today.

    Volunteers will be ready to answer calls from the general public regarding a variety of legal issues. To call in, the telephone numbers are (812) 618-4845 and, toll free, (888) 594-3449.

    Talk to a Lawyer is co-sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana Inc., Evansville Bar Foundation and Indiana Bar Foundation.

  • Heck-building hearing set Monday

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a hearing about the former Heck Hardware building at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The purpose of the hearing will be to discuss code violations at the crumbling building at the intersection of Sixth and Taylor streets.

    The hearing will follow the board’s regular meeting and precede the city council’s monthly assembly, which is scheduled for 7 p.m.

  • An old-fashioned Labor Day

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  • Towboat carries name of Perry County native

    JEFFERSONVILLE – A Perry County native who has worked at Jeffboat Shipyard for more than 40 years was honored this summer by having a towboat named after him.

    Leo Lutgring, son of the late Leo and Virginia Lutgring, began his career with Jeffboat as a learning welder in 1972. Within a few months, he was promoted to training supervisor.