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Today's News

  • Strobel family members visit at Aug. 12 reunion in Troy

    TROY – The annual John and Anna Strobel reunion was held Aug. 12 at St. Pius Catholic Church Hall with a pitch-in dinner.

  • Grandview Fall Fest Sept. 14-15

    GRANDVIEW – The annual Grandview Fall Festival will be held Sept. 14 – 15 through out the town.
    The fest will kick off with the fall fest pageant at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Grandview CIvic Center. Categories are Junior Miss, 9 to 12 years old; Teen Miss, 13 to 15 years old and Miss, 16 to 18 years old. For more information, contact Lisa Oliver at (812) 686-7500.

  • Reunions

    South Spencer schools
    ROCKPORT – The alumni of South Spencer Schools will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Spencer County Library in Rockport.
    All graduates from Grandview, Luce Township, Rockport and South Spencer high schools are welcome to attend.

    Rust
    ROCKPORT – The Rust family will gather for a reunion Sept. 15 at the Oakridge Community building in Rockport.
    A meal will begin at 4:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish.
    For more information, call 649-9219.

  • Republican joins race in House District 74

    LEAVENWORTH – Lloyd Arnold, 38, of Leavenworth, was selected as the Republican Party’s candidate for state representative in District 74 and is endorsed by Rep. Sue Ellspermann. 

    Arnold was selected to fill the party’s vacancy after Ellspermann chose to run alongside Mike Pence as his pick for lieutenant governor.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1962 reunion

    The Tell City High School Class of 1962 gathered its 50th reunion Aug. 11 at Tell City American Legion Post.

  • Master gardener course offered in Spencer County this month

    SPENCER COUNTY – If you enjoy gardening and enjoy “Helping Others Grow,” make plans to take part in this fall’s Purdue Master Gardener Course in Spencer County urge.   

    The Purdue Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program which offers an extensive course in horticulture in exchange for a donation of volunteer hours to help teach others what you have learned. 

    The course will be held on 12 consecutive Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning Monday at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center. 

  • County council schedules budget meetings

    TELL CITY – County-council members have set several meetings toward crafting next year’s budget.

    They will review civil taxing units’ proposed budgets beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17. They’re tasked with making nonbinding recommendations about each budget.

    Individual county departments’ budgets will be the subject of a public hearing set for 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27. It will also include a first reading of 2013 budget requests and the council’s regular meeting for September.

  • Church news, Sept. 6

    St. Pius fall festival set for Sunday
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday.
    The menu for the day will include the church’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon. Those wishing to purchase soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers.
    Fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie will also be served.

  • Financial Peace University coming in September at Troy UMC

    TROY – Area residents are invited to participate in the Financial Peace University to learn how to plan and budget their finances.
    Through video teaching by Dave Ramsey and class discussions, FPU presents practical steps to get participants from where they are to where they want to be with their money.
    According to organizers, this plan will show how to get rid of debt, manage money, spend and save wisely and much more.
    The average family who goes through the program pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,7000 in the first 90 days, organizers said.

  • Purdue Extension to host southern Indiana grazing workshop

    WEST LAFAYETTE – A Sept. 14-15 Purdue Extension conference in southern Indiana will help livestock producers integrate management-intensive grazing programs into their operations.

    Grazing 102 will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15. It will be at the Southern Indiana-Purdue Agricultural Center, 11371 East Purdue Farm Road, Dubois.