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Today's News

  • Benefit for Erin Owen set for Friday at Moose

    TELL CITY – A benefit for cancer patient Erin Owen will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Tell City Moose Lodge.
    Live music will be provided by Jeremy Luecke and Matt Schultz. T-shirts and bracelets will be sold. The event will include a live auction of items including two rounds of golf with a cart at Ben Hawes Golf Course; four rounds of golf at the Summit; two $25 gift cards to Golf Plus; several gift baskets and much more. The auction will begin at 6:30 p.m.
    Owen was diagnosed with a fast-growing breast cancer called ductal carcinoma.

  • Hendershot – Clark

    Greg and Yvette Hendershot of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Britney Hendershot, to Josh Clark of Tell City, son of Gary and Vicki Clark of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a master’s degree. While at USI, she was a resident assistant and awarded several scholarships. She works as an occupational therapist at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

  • Historical society asks for city funds

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – As city leaders prepare to begin the budgeting process for 2014, one community group is hoping it will be allocated a share of funding to help it survive.

    The Tell City Historical Society approached the city council in June to share updates on its work in promoting and protecting the city’s heritage. Members also reported on the financial challenges the group faces and requested to be considered for funding in 2014.

  • Hoesli – Haynes

    Elaura M. Hoesli and Adam C. Haynes of Louis-ville, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ted and Maria Hoesli of Owensboro, Ky. She is a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and the Western Kentucky University School of Nursing.
    She works as a registered nurse at Nortons Hospital in Louisville.
    Mr. Haynes is the son of Steve Haynes of Owensboro and the late Janet Haynes.

  • Board member reports compliment on new site

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Bill Amos said June 27 he’d talked to a man at Derby who reported he was happy about a recycling station recently erected there.

  • Farmers market booming in new location

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s farmers market is thriving in its new location and as the season nears a midpoint, it is benefitting from eager buyers and a growing season that is turning out bumper crops for many producers.

  • Tell City awarded $400,000 housing grant

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City has been awarded $400,000 to rehabilitate owner-occupied homes, adding a new chapter in a long history of providing opportunities for homeowners to make needed repairs.

    “This is wonderful news for the city and we’re certainly grateful to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority for their support,” Mayor Barbara Ewing said in announcing the grant July 1.

  • Police work to ID bank robbery suspect

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Hours after a man robbed German American Bank’s northside branch in Tell City Friday, officers were still trying to identify the suspect and determine where he went after fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

  • Police trying to ID bank robbery suspect

     

  • Davis’ 37 homers at break no guarantee he’ll finish with 60

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has hit 37 home runs at the all-star break, tying the American League record set by Reggie Jackson in 1969 and just two short of the major league record set by Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds in the seasons when they finished with at least 70.
    Sammy Sosa, who hit 66 homers in 1998, 63 in 1999, and 64 in 2001, never had 37 at the all-star break.
    So that must mean Davis is guaranteed to hit at least 60 this season and become a perennial 40- to 60-homer man every season, right?