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Today's News

  • Gaylord and Wanda Wittmer

    Gaylord and Wanda Wittmer of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 23, 2012.

    Mr. Wittmer and the former Wanda Solbrig were married June 30, 1962, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. Their attendants were Carolyn (Solbrig) Poehlein, Norma (Solbrig) Rogier, Carolyn (Wittmer) Luecke, Charles Albert James, Marvin Rogier and Bernard Luecke.

  • $50K grant will fund Cannelton greenway

    CANNELTON – The Indiana Office of Tourism Development has awarded a $50,000 Place-Based Investment Fund Grant to the Cannelton Foundation for construction of a 1,770-foot paved riverwalk along the Ohio River. 

    As described by project organizers, the riverwalk will provide an opportunity for additional walking and bicycling space in Hafele Park and will provide walking connectivity to new sidewalks that will soon be built throughout Cannelton.

  • Phil and Phyllis Junker

    Phil and Phyllis Junker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Stardust Hills Community Center, 1000 Fry Road, Cloverdale. The event will be hosted by their daughter, Michelle Junker Fields.

    Mr. Junker married the former Phyllis Teschmacher June 9, 1962, at the First Methodist Church in Rockville.
    The couple are the parents of two children, Erik Junker of Danville and Michelle Fields of Ellettsville. They also have five grandchildren, Denver, Molly, Kennedy, Meredith and Allison.

  • Persinger – Terry

    Brittany Nicole Persinger and Logan Jay Terry, along with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. 

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Charlotte Per-singer and John Waninger of Tell City and Rick Sr. and Barbara Persinger of St. Anthony. She is a 2004 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Vincennes University, with a dual bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education. She is a fourth-grade teacher at William Tell Elementary in Tell City.

  • Collignon-Ball

    Richard and Janet Ball and Richard and Loretta Faye Billman announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Jamie L. (Harding) Collignon of Cannelton and Timothy H. Ball of Tobinsport.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Loretta Faye (Harris) Billman of Allegan, Mich., and the late James W. Harding.
    She attended Perry Central Community School and Marathon High School in Marathon, Fla. She is employed at Frederick Sheet Metal in Tell City as an heating, ventilation and air conditioning mechanic.

  • Week to Clean

    Travis Harpenau, a summer worker at the Tell City Street Department, unloads drawers, window blinds and other items set out by the ton this week in Tell City as part of the community’s spring cleanup week. Crews will finish making rounds today. Tell Citians who forgot to put out their unwanted items – or who have more to discard – can take items to the city garage until 3 p.m. today. Discarded furniture included old sofas. 

  • Officials describe River Road upgrades

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    TELL CITY – Few people attended a public hearing on proposed improvements to River Road May 31 in Tell City’s City Hall, and those who attended asked few questions and expressed no concerns.

    As the News has reported previously, the improvements are intended to give truckers a quicker route to the Tell City Port than they have now via the city’s Washington Street. 

  • Ricklef – Hawa

    Alicia Ricklef and Michael Hawa announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Shirley Ricklef of Dale and the late Rev. Ricklef. Mr. Hawa is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Michael Hawa of Newburgh and the grandson of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton.
    Both the bride-elect and Mr. Hawa are graduates of the University of Southern Indiana with bachelor degrees in nursing. They are currently pursuing nurse practitioner degrees.

  • Body discovered in Hwy. 66 barn

    By VINCE LUECKE

    GRANDVIEW – The death of an as-yet-unidentified man whose remains were found Friday was ruled a homicide this week. That means a murder investigation will likely join what is already an effort to learn the name of the victim and how his body ended up in a collapsed barn along Indiana 66.

  • Schirtzinger inducted into Boys Town Hall of Fame

    OMAHA, Neb.—Cecil H. Schirtzinger of Tell City was inducted into the Boys Town Alumni Sports Hall of Fame May 1.