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Today's News

  • 90th birthday celebration Saturday

    TELL CITY – A birthday party for Eulalia Flamion will be held Saturday to celebrate her 90th birthday.
    The open house will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Twilight Towers dining room.
    Friends and family are invited to attend and celebrate with Eulalia.

  • Cooper Joseph Evrard

    Adam and Stevi Evrard of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Cooper Joseph Evrard, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Evrard is the former Stevi Wheatley.
    Grandparents are Jane Brumfield of Tell City, Gary Wheatley of Leopold, Fred and Rebecca Evrard Jr. of Tell City and Jeff and Bev York of Troy.
    Great-grandparents are Red and Joella Evrard Sr. of New Boston and LaVern Johnson of Tell City.

  • Lexie Mae Kellems

    Steven and Cassie Kellems of Tell City announce the birth of the daughter, Lexie Mae Kellems, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Kellems is the former Cassie Litherland. Lex-ie has one older sibling, Savannah Kellems, 3.
    Grandparents are Larry and Becky Peter of Tell City, Larry and Virginia Clark of Cloverport, Ky., the late Tim Kreisle.

  • Bensen Jon-Michael Ransom

    Jarrett Ransom and Paige Yaggi of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Bensen Jon-Michael Ransom, Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Grandparents are Jim and Ruth Ransom of St. Croix and John and Cindy Yaggi of Cannelton.
    Great-grandparents are Mary Lois Ransom of Branchville, Don and Barbara Coogle of Cannelton, Emory Yaggi of Cannelton and the late David “Gonzo” Gaynor and Beatrice Yaggi.

  • Roberts completes Army basic training

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Pvt. Zachary Roberts graduated from the Army’s basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Aug. 23.

    Roberts completed an intensive program that included training in military discipline, studies, physical fitness, warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Carolyn Roberts of Rockport and Terry Roberts and the big brother of Shelby Roberts.
    His maternal grandparents are Lindle and Sue Bratcher of Rockport and paternal grandmother is Wanda Clark of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Sollman – Rainey

    Breanne Sue Sollman and Tyler Andrew Rainey of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Litherland – Kellems

    Cassie Litherland and Steven Kellems Jr. were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • Family honors Civil War ancestor

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Descendants of Civil War soldier Christian Saalman gathered in Branchville Saturday to celebrate their common kinship and to dedicate a memorial to a man whose family history recalls him as a devoted husband, father and neighbor and a valiant soldier defending the  Union. 

  • Former TCJHS on auction block Saturday

    Like the real estate, the contents will sell without reserve or any minimum bid.  TELL CITY – The former Tell City Junior High School will be sold to the highest bidder Saturday, along with hundreds of student desks and chairs, old computers and kitchen equipment. 

    The real estate will be offered in two parcels at 10:30 a.m. and then combined. The sale of the former school’s contents will follow. 

  • Mayor given OK to seek CSO-repair funding

    By KEVIN KOELLING 

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members agreed in a special meeting Aug. 27 to authorize Mayor Mary Snyder to apply for $3.5 million to fix the city’s combined-sewer-overflow problem.

    Commonly referred to as CSOs, storm and sanitary sewers are considered combined when heavy precipitation can cause the latter to overflow into the former, allowing untreated sewage to flow into public waters.