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Today's News

  • Woman faces felony charges of possessing controlled substances

    TELL CITY – An Owensboro, Ky., woman stopped for an alleged traffic violation faces two felony charges of possessing a controlled substance.

    Sarah K. Sweat, 30, was stopped for operating a vehicle with a faulty headlight by Patrolman Derrick Lawalin in the 900 block of Washington Street Feb. 14. Lawalin said Sweat had a controlled substance in her possession.

    She was processed at the Tell City Police Department and issued a criminal summons to appear in Perry Circuit Court.

  • Vendors needed for PC band’s spring expo

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central band will host its first annual spring expo Saturday, April, 16 at Perry Central School Dome. Events will include an Easter hunt, craft and bazaar vendors, food, free crafts for children, coloring contest and a silent auction.
    Entrance to the event is free.
    A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space rents for $10 and a 12-foot by 12-foot vendor space will rent for $15. Tables are $2 each or vendors can furnish their own.
    To reserve space, call Jackie Contreras at 719-5796.
     

  • Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills celebrates Valentine’s Day

    At a Valentine’s Day party held at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Feb. 14, residents, staff, family and friends were in attendance to watch as Jean Laird was crowned the 2011 Valentine queen and Herman Gray was crowned Valentine king. The king and queen were each presented with a box of candy and flowers.
     

  • 2011 Primary Candidates

    Tell City
    Mayor

    Barbara Ewing, (D)
    Clerk-Treasurer
    Jenny Richter, (D)
    Council District 1
    Chris Cail, (D)
    Council District 2
    Joe Daum, (D)
    Council District 3
    Gerald Yackle, (D)
    Jim Adkins, (R)
    Council District 4
    Gary Morton, (D)
    Council, At-Large
    Tony Hollinden, (D)

    Cannelton
    Mayor
    Morris “Smokey” Graves, (D)

  • TC performers head to solo, ensemble contests

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School performers earned 16 gold and six silver ratings in solo musical competition at Southridge High School Jan. 29. Twelve ensembles competed and earned 11 gold ratings and 1 silver rating.

    From among them, seven soloists and two ensembles qualified to attend the state contests in Indianapolis Saturday. Two of the soloists, sophomore Loren Braunecker and senior Ariel Etienne, both French horn players, won’t be able to attend.

  • Board to consider drug-testing policy in March

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – In a telephone poll of parents of students at elementary and junior- and senior-high-school students, 703 were in support of drug testing and 175 were against, Laura Noble reported at a school-board meeting Feb. 8.

  • Schools to try early releases after spring break

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Troy Township teachers will get some time for professional development from after spring break until the end of the year as a result of school-board action Feb. 8.

  • Gerlach joins race for Cannelton mayor

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    CANNELTON – Mark Gerlach, who served for more than a decade as Cannelton’s mayor, filed Thursday to reclaim the job he held from 1992 to 2003.

    The Republican will vie against Mary Snyder in May’s primary. The winner will face incumbent Democrat Mayor Morris “Smokey” Graves, who filed last week for re-election.

  • Guth resigns as Heritage Hills coach

    By CHRIS JOHANNES
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills girls basketball Coach Mike Guth’s resignation was accepted by North Spencer’s School Board last Monday.
    He said, “I’ve really missed out on seeing my son Nathan (age 14) and Caroline (11) play sports.
    “Basketball anymore is a year-round sport—I’m just needing a little break.”

  • New 2A schools will shake up sectionals

    As widely expected, Southridge and Crawford County are dropping back to Class 2A from 3A next year in all IHSAA sports that have four classes.
    But what wasn’t expected by anyone I have talked to was Northeast Dubois and Springs Valley’s moving up to Class 2A from Class A. Yet that was the case when the IHSAA announced its reclassifications based on this year’s enrollment figures.
    Evansville Signature, which has yet to compete in any sports that are classed, is also listed as Class 2A in the new divisions.