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Today's News

  • Tell City’s queen and king

    Mackenzie Hayes and Seth Gehlhausen were crowned Tell City High School’s homecoming queen and king during ceremonies held Saturday.

  • Waupaca Foundry earns Department of Energy honor for power-conservation efforts

    Waupaca, Wis. – Officials at Waupaca Foundry Inc. recently received a commendation from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program. In this program, companies voluntarily make energy efficiency a business goal, establish energy management plans and commit to reduce the energy intensity of manufacturing operations by 25 percent over 10 years.

  • Camping at Hemlock Cliffs trailhead revoked

    TELL CITY – Camping is no longer allowed at the trailhead and parking area at Hemlock Cliffs. It has long been a popular camping area but this has been the only trailhead on the Hoosier National Forest that allowed camping.  “Unfortunately, due to vandalism we have to prohibit camping in this parking area,” said Nancy Myers, recreation planner for the Tell City District.

  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial to offer special screening of Lincoln movie

    LINCOLN CITY – Abraham Lincoln is the most frequently portrayed American historical figure in the history of film and television. The most recent version is Steven Speilberg’s critically acclaimed, “Lincoln.” On Tuesday, Feb. 12, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will host a special screening of the movie at the park’s Memorial Visitor Center. 

  • Marksmen, lots of them!

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School, home to the Marksmen, played host to hundreds of visiting shooting pros Saturday. An indoor archery contest that drew more than 300 people from several schools.

  • Education notes, Feb. 7

    Baker named to EKU dean’s list
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Jamie Lea Baker of Tell City is one of 2,901 Eastern Kentucky University students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2012 semester.
    She is a junior athletic training major at EKU.
    To achieve dean’s list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • Grant will move historic Millstone School

     “Kids growing up today don’t have a clue what it was like for us carrying our lunch in a paper bag and having a coal stove in the middle of the room in the winter. Everybody was poor back then, only we didn’t know we were poor.”

  • Archbishop Daniel Buechlein’s book now available

    ST. MEINRAD – “Surprised by Grace: Memories and Reflections After 25 Years of Episcopal Ministry,” written by Indianapolis Archbishop Emeritus Daniel Buechlein, OSB, is available for sale.
    The book includes the archbishop’s memories and reflections, plus photos of his childhood, family and life in the ministry.
    Buechlein is a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and returned to the monastery following his retirement from the archdiocese in 2011.

  • Perry Central students honored for grade improvements

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is using the Acuity test to assess student strengths and weaknesses in regards to the grade level standards in order to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction. This assessment has been given twice and the window to begin this assessment again opens Feb. 7.

  • Church news, Feb. 7

    Fish dinner at St. Boniface
    FULDA – The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to a fish dinner, and an evening of fellowship Feb. 15. Dinners will be served from 3 to 7 p.m.
    Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Meals will consist of two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and choice of three sides: German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw.