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Today's News

  • Three Perry County players chosen for class all-star games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City’s Chris Kohnert and Cannelton’s Sarah Powers and Brandon Cook will play in the fourth annual Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic June 15-16.

    There are two senior games for each gender, with Class A and 2A players divided into two teams to face each other, followed by Class 3A and 4A players doing the same on Saturday, June 16.

  • Make it Real Sunday this weekend at CCC

    TELL CITY – Make It Real Sunday, a presentation of Sonny Childs Ministries of Paragould, Ark., will be held June 10 at Community Christian Church in Tell City.
    Sonny Childs is an author and a traveling evangelist. He is the director for the Missionaries for America Program, a ministry that trains Christians to view their own community as a mission field. He is also founder of the “Make It Real” Movement, which promotes the practical, provable Christian advantage through publications, motivational speaking engagements, and online resources.

  • Church News, June 7

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing June 16.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Harvest Gold.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • United Pentecostal to celebrate pastoral anniversary Sunday

    BRISTOW – The United Pentecostal Church, 20843 Indiana 145 in Bristow, will host its 59th homecoming and 19th pastoral anniversary celebrations Sunday at the church.
    Special guest speaker for the event will be David Bernard, general superintendent at UPCI in Hazelwood, Mo.
    Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner at noon. Service and special singing will follow dinner. Pastor Clarence Enmen Jr. and the congregation invite everyone to attend. For more information, call 843-5240.

  • St. Marks first communion

    First communion was celebrated at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City April 22. In the front from the left are Chase Howard, Kelsey Bruggeman, Makenzy Roark, Ryan Berger, Rosa Pund, Kendra Gehlhausen and Nicolas Hilgenhold. In the back row are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Lane Hilgenhold, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Sierra Bruggeman.

  • Annual St. Paul Church picnic set for Sunday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host its summer picnic in the park Sunday. The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to come and enjoy food, games and more for adults and children. The park is located at 700 Main Street, across from the church.
    There will be grilled chicken and roast beef dinners served in the Parish Hall or available for take out. Serving will begin at 11 a.m., right after the 10 a.m. Mass in the church, and will continue until sold out.

  • Meunier graduates from Eastern High School

    LOUISVLLE, Ky. – Lauren Lynn Meunier, daughter of former Tell City residents Matt and Tracy (Peter) Meunier, graduated from Eastern High School May 31.The ceremony was held in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Attending were her parents, brother Austin and her friend, Codi Edelen, all of Louisville. Also attending were her grandparents Albert “Bud” and Paula Peter and Art and Judy Meunier, all of Tell City.
    Family and friends also attended a celebration at the family residence June 1.

  • TCHS hosts annual honor program

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program May 14. There were 111 students who were recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.

    Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.

  • ‘Just For Me Books’ ease childhood journey

    Four books in a new Just for Me Book series offer children ages 4-8 advice on how to handle grief, fear, anger and making friends in healthy ways. The books, written by various authors, feature artwork from acclaimed illustrator Anne FitzGerald. The series was released in April by Abbey Press, with plans to release two more books in mid-December.

  • Smethurst to chair power provider’s board

    TELL CITY – Marlow Smethurst, superintendent of the Tell City Electric Department, has been named chairman of the board of commissioners of the Indiana Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors.  

    Tell City Electric, along with 53 other communities in Indiana, purchases wholesale electricity from IMPA.