Today's News

  • Troesch – Brown

    Steve and Kathy Troesch of St. Meinrad announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall, to Levi Brown, son of Doug and Judi Brown of Ferdinand. 

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2012 graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Mr. Brown is a 2004 graduate of Forest Park High School and a 2010 graduate of Purdue University with a master’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering.
    The couple work as project engineers in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Coyle – Woznicki

    Tory Coyle and Joe Woznicki were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 1, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Ron and Tracey Coyle of Cannelton. Mr. Woznicki is the son of Rich and Kim Woznicki of Tell City.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius.

  • William and Nancy Rohl

    William E. and Nancy (Kluesner) Rohl will celebrate their golden 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 17, 2013, with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 4:30 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville.

    The couple was married Aug. 17, 1963, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bristow. Their attendants were Robert and Margie (Kluesner) Harpenau, Carolyn Kluesner, Betty Jo Lautner, Linus Kluesner, Kenneth LaGrange, Jeff Rohl and Alice (LeClere) Sommer.

  • Firearms course offered Aug. 10

    TELL CITY – C&J Firearm Academy will host a National Rifle Association basic pistol course at 8 a.m. Aug. 10 and it will last approximately eight hours, which will include classroom and range time.

    The course will be taught by a local NRA-certified instructor and will cover the basics of safe gun handling and shooting. The course will emphasize the safe and proper use of pistols.

  • Talk to an attorney for free Thursday

    EVANSVILLE – Talk to a lawyer clinic is back on its regular schedule Thursday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Volunteer lawyers will be available to answer general legal questions over the telephone.

    Callers should dial (888) 594-3449 to speak to a lawyer. Have a legal question? Talk to a lawyer for free during this time. Talk to a lawyer is co-sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana Inc., Evansville Bar Foundation and Indiana Bar Foundation.

  • Bigs ’n’ Littles cookout

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  • Hoosier National Forest part of road study

    TELL CITY – The U.S. Forest Service is beginning a study of the road system in the Hoosier National Forest and wants to know which national forest roads are important to visitors and why.

    “The Forest Service is committed to balancing the needs for public access to the Hoosier National Forest with our responsibility to sustain a productive, diverse and healthy national forest,” said Forest Supervisor Melany Glossa.

    Every national forest will complete the study by 2015.

  • Port board picks low bid for rail work

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    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Port Authority Board of Directors voted to accept a $112,150 bid from railroad maintenance contractor Alltrack of Pendleton to perform railroad-tie replacement and track-resurfacing work this year.

    Other bids opened at a regular meeting July 9 came from British rail-infrastructure contractor Balfour Beatty, $120,640; New York-based Railworks Track Services, $138,580 and Timiny Railroad Construction of Ohio, $219,200.

  • Bluegrass and a movie at City Hall Park Aug. 3

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host a free bluegrass concert with King’s Highway from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Planned as a pre-Schweizer Fest event, the concert will be followed by a free movie.

    King’s Highway is a traditional bluegrass band from Owensboro, Ky., inspired by Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs and Red Allen and known for having fun on stage. Band members are Josh Johnston on guitar, Kevin Bowlds on fiddle, Mark Hargis on mandolin, Mike Fulkerson on banjo and Richard Clark on bass.

  • Main Street cleanup set for Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Development and Action Committee will sponsor a Tell City downtown cleanup Tuesday beginning at 7 a.m. All businesses are urged to help with this activity to show their community pride.

    Volunteers are asked to take brooms, dust pans, rakes, gloves, buckets and other tools that may be needed.”

    Event chairman Tony Hollinden said workers will clean streets and sidewalks throughout the downtown area. For more information, call 547-2385.