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Today's News

  • Cassidy – Culbertson

    Cassie Lynn Cassidy and Derek Keith Culbertson were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday Oct. 20, 2012, at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Mary Cassidy of Tell City. Mr. Culbertson is the son of Keith and Cindy Culbertson of Bristow.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Al Madden.

  • COLUMN: A budget focused on education

    By LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74 State Representative

    As a freshman, it has been exciting for me to see the process a state budget goes through to be crafted. Last week, House Bill 1001, Indiana’s biennial budget, passed out of the House with bipartisan support and will be heard in the upcoming weeks by the Indiana Senate.

    This is an important time for the legislature to decide the direction we will take as we distribute and designate funds for Indiana’s future.

  • COLUMN: No hobo chic with a Buick

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    I finally purchased a pair of replacement wheel covers last week, a long-delayed move that I hope will remove a bit of the down-and-out look of my old car.

    People might pull off hobo chic with old clothes, but it’s a lot harder with a car, especially a 2001 Buick with two tires missing their shiny center covers.

  • John and Robin Smitson

    In celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary, John Edward Smitson Jr. and Robin Smitson will renew their wedding vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Tell City Church of Nazarene.

    Family and friends are invited to attend.
    A small reception will be held following the ceremony in the fellowship hall of the church.

  • EDITORIAL: Drones bill belongs in legislative ‘dungeon’

    American skies will soon be abuzz with drones, and the number of uses to which they’ll be put leads us to envision swarms of the unmanned aerial vehicles zipping to and fro over our heads.

  • Appreciative gift
  • 3-on-3 Power of Youth basketball tourney April 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth Council is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tourney for the following age groups: junior-high grades 6-8; senior-high grades 9-12 and adults out of high school.

    The tourney is a fundraiser for the Power of Youth Grant Cycle, which will focus on youth and wellness. The tourney will be held April 6, beginning at 9 am at William Tell Elementary School.

    Registration is $25 per team with a maximum of four people on a team.

  • Official visit
  • WKU counselor to visit schools

    TELL CITY – John-Mark Francis, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will visit local high schools to discuss with prospective students the opportunities offered at WKU.

    Francis will be at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School from 1 to 1:30 p.m. March 14. For more information, contact the WKU admissions office at (270) 745-2551.

  • Cannelton sets cleanup dates for week of April 8

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh has announced his department will conduct the annual city-wide cleanup the week of April 8.

    For the city-wide cleanup, during which items too big for regular curbside pickup will be collected, items must be at trash-collection locations on normal trash days, he said.

    No construction waste or materials, refrigerators, tanks, paint, chemicals or tires will be picked up. A limit of one truckload per stop will be enforced, he said.