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Today's News

  • Carl and Jeanene Champion

    Carl and K. Jeanene Champion of Tell City plan to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 29, 2012, with their family.

    Mr. Champion and the former K. Jeanene Haynes were married June 29, 1952, at Trinity Methodist Church in Rockport.
    They are the parents of Carla K. Weatherholt of Rotonda Way, Fla., and Jeffrey L. Champion and Camilla J. Ayer, both of Santa Claus. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Mr. Champion is retired from Maxon Marine Industries and K. Jeanene is retired from General Electric.

  • Wes and Bev Wilson

    Wes and Bev Wilson of Tell City celebrated their first wedding anniversary June 14, 2012.

    Mr. Wilson and the former Bev Harris were married during a private ceremony June 14, 2011, in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
    The couple has three children, Shelby G. Wilson, Deacon W. Wilson and Bishop C. Wilson.
    Mr. Wilson is the son of Ronald Wilson and Paula Wilson of Rockport. Mrs. Wilson is the daughter of William Terry and Traci Harris of Tobinsport.

  • Legacy beats co-leaders

    TELL CITY – Legacy Financial Group scored 27 runs Tuesday to beat league co-leaders Hair Razors and Cash Waggner & Associates in back-to-back games in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Legacy’s double wins, along with two wins by Ohio Valley Gas this week, produced a tight four-team race with one week left in the regular season.
    Cash Waggner and Hair Razors are tied for first place at 4-2 and Legacy and Ohio Valley Gas are each one game back at 3-3.

  • Post 254 improves to 4-1

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Journal-Democrat Sports Writer

    ROCKPORT – After losing its season opener, Rockport's American Legion baseball team bounced back by earning four consecutive victories.
    Trent Benningfield had four RBIs and Jordan Heck hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning to lead Post 254 to its first win 11-3 over Jasper June 6.
    Benningfield had a two-run single, a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly, which helped Post 254 build a 7-2 lead going into the sixth.

  • Tell City soccer field improvements give boost to local programs

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

  • Tell City students recognized at annual honors banquet

    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.
    A full story about the program, along with a listing of all award winners, appeared in the June 7 issue of The News. The remaining pictures of the winners are featured on this page.

  • Rockport scores 23 in rout of Hoosier Express

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Journal-Democrat Sports Writer

    LINCOLN CITY – Rockport scored 13 runs in the first inning as it crushed the Hoosier Express 23-5 in American Legion baseball Friday.

  • Reunions, June 14

    Schmidt – Dauby
    PERRY COUNTY – The descendants of John E. Schmidt and Emily Dauby Schmidt are invited to a family reunion at noon Saturday at the Alcoa Clubhouse near Newburgh.
    Those attending are asked to take food, utensils and drinks.

  • Clayton earns Bellarmine dean’s list spot

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James “Greg” Clayton of Tell City was named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Bellarmine University.
    Placement on this list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students according to a press release. Clayton’s name, along with those of the other dean’s list students, has been displayed on the College of Arts and Sciences bulletin board in Alumni Hall and on the Bellarmine University Web site.

  • St. Isidore first communion

    St. Isidore the Farmer’s Catholic Church held first communion May 6.

    Picture in the front from the left are Tyler Hanloh, Kara Neyenhaus, Kyla Krutz, Claire Cronin and Jarrett Theis. In the middle row are Alexa Hedinger, Tyler Hubert, Josh Rogier and Aubrie Seibert. Standing in the back are Doris Lasher, catechist, and the Rev. Guy Mansini, OSB, pastor.