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  • Old-timers baseball game Aug. 7

    TELL CITY—Tri-state players (active or inactive) over age 40 are invited to participate in the annual Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game Aug. 7.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m. at Frank Clemens Field.
    Players are asked to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days, if possible. Each participant will receive an official Schweizer Fest hat. For more information or to register, call Kelly Malone at (812) 483-3381.

  • Fall bowling leagues forming

    TELL CITY — Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center. Anyone interested in bowling on a league should call the bowling center at 547-7958.
    The following is a schedule of organizational meetings and first bowling competitions:
    • Three-person Monday league, organizational meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.
    • Three-person Tuesday league, organizational meeting, 7 p.m. Aug. 14. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

  • Express drops games to Funkhouser, Newburgh

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: Has the new state smoking ban been a good thing for you?

    We invite readers to participate in our online poll by clicking the ad near the top of the page or clicking into the opinion section. Other features of the site that allow you to express your opinions include an "Add new comment" invitation at the end of most stories and a community forum, also found in the opinion section. Don't hold back; express yourself!

  • COLUMN: Adjusting to the smoking ban

    By STEVE DAVISSON
    District 73 State Representative

    Several new Indiana went into effect July 1 regarding public health. This was a popular topic of discussion this past legislative session, and it’s important for everyone to be aware of the changes Indiana is making.

    Among the list of public health legislation that was passed this session, the Indiana General Assembly approved a statewide smoking ban.

  • COLUMN: A visit with King Henry

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    I’ve been to the tombs of plenty of famous people, presidents, kings, queens and emperors. I’ve been to the graves of President John F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., James Joyce, Edgar Alan Poe and Thomas Jefferson. I’ve stood near the tombstones and memorials of popes and princes but it was the grave of a king and queen I was thinking of Friday.

  • EDITORIAL: Our state’s $2.15 billion surplus – good and bad

    The fiscal year for our state ended June 30 and as it came to a close, state auditor Tim Berry reported a surplus of $2.15 billion in Indiana’s coffers; a hefty amount considering the current situation of the economy.

    Naturally, there are different ways to look at the news of the surplus. You can take it as our state government doing what most haven’t in the down economy – they lived within their means, tightened belts when needed and sacrificed a lot to keep the numbers in the black. Basically, our elected officials did their jobs.

  • Second arrest made in copper theft

    TELL CITY – A second person was arrested Thursday in a sheriff’s department investigation into copper thefts near Waupaca Foundry.

    According to Sheriff’s Deputy Roger Smith, Randall Riley, 37, of Owensboro, Ky., faces a theft charge.

    David W. Crochet, 30, of Cloverport, Ky., was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly being caught red-handed removing copper wire.

    Thefts of copper have become more numerous in recent years as the price of the metal increased.

    Chief Deputy Daymion Marsh also took part in the investigation.

  • Welcome, wheelchair users

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  • Free movie series at Sunset Park continues

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is hosting a free movie night series titled “Movies at Sunset” each Thursday during the month of July. The movies will take place at Sunset Park. The park will be closed to traffic for these evenings. Parking will be available outside the floodwall.