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Today's News

  • Taylor – Hildenbrand

    Bob and Cindy Taylor of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Kay, to Adam Ryan Hildenbrand, son of Kenneth and Karen Hildenbrand of Mariah Hill.

    The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    She is employed at State Farm Insurance Agency in Tell City.
    Mr. Hildenbrand graduated from Heritage Hills High School in 2003. He is employed at Waupaca and is a member of the Carter Fire District.

  • TC Water Department sending out reports

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department is sending out its annual consumer-confidence reports this week, said Superintendent Dale Poole.
    The report is mandated by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and must be sent each year to water customers.
    It informs customers of the quality and status of the water.
    Customers who don’t receive a copy may pick one up at the water department office in City Hall.

  • City leaders schedule public hearing Monday

    CANNELTON – A public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. Monday in Cannelton City Hall concerning city leaders’ intention to apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Office funding for 20 sets of fire-protection gear.
    Anyone who’d like to attend the hearing and needs accommodations referenced in the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth by calling 547-8994 or sending mail to City Hall; 210 S. Eighth St., Suite 2; Cannelton IN 47520.

  • Raffle prize can be viewed in window of downtown business

    PERRY COUNTY – A hand-made hall chair being raffled to help a police dog can be viewed next to the entrance to the Freezer Café on Main Street in Tell City.
    The Humane Society of Perry County purchased a $1,000 police-car alarm that will alert an officer if the vehicle becomes too hot or cold for a dog waiting inside.
    The Humane Society of Perry County made the purchase, then launched the raffle to replenish the funds they spent.

  • INDOT awards contract for work at Bretzville junction in Dubois County

    DUBOIS COUNTY – Construction will soon begin at a busy intersection in Dubois County. The Indiana Department of Transportation recently awarded a contract to improve the intersection of Indiana 64 and Indiana 162 in Bretzville.
    Lutgring Brothers Inc. of Tell City was the low bidder on the $1 million contract, which adds dedicated left turn lanes for north- and south-bound traffic on Indiana 162 as well as a traffic signal.

  • COLUMN: Cut flowers from garden should be enjoyed indoors

    Jeneen Wiche
    Weekend Gardener

    The cool spring has finally ushered in May flowers. I love cut flowers from the garden. There is a simple, happy satisfaction that comes from picking a bundle of peonies for the kitchen work table. Just be sure to shake the ants off first. The other thing about a cool spring with adequate rainfall is that the weather is acting as a sort of preservative: all those beautiful blooms are lasting much longer than normal.

  • Triathlon Challenge

    More than 100 William Tell Elementary grade-schoolers and their parents packed the school's parking lot for the fifth William Tell Elementary Triathlon Saturday. The event, which featured running, biking and swimming, was offered at no cost to any William Tell Elementary student in grades 1-6. Numerous family members also ran or biked with students.  All participating students were given a free T-shirt, fruit, water bottle, sack lunch and pool party.

    PHOTOS: Stuart Cassidy and Wendi Rich, William Tell Elementary School

  • Young gymnasts, cheerleaders show what they know

    Students of Fusion Cheer and Gymnastics perform during an annual program May 3 at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.

  • Registration open for annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference

    EVANSVILLE – Registration is open for the fourth annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference, a day of complimentary education, pampering and camaraderie for women who have served in the United States military.
    The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 1 at Eykamp Hall in the University of Evansville’s Ridgway University Center.
    Attendance is free for all women veterans, who must register for the event by Monday.

  • Annual River Sweep set for June 15

    SPENCER COUNTY – River Sweep 2013 has been scheduled for June 15 along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. Volunteers are needed for this massive event.
    River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.