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Today's News

  • Ava Rachelle Lutgring

    Ryan and Dana Lutgring of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Rachelle Lutgring, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Lutgring is the former Dana Brockman. Ava has one older brother, Zane, 2.
    Grandparents are Tom and Terri Brockman of Evanston and Eric and Kim Lutgring of St. Marks.
    Great-grandparents are Chester and Mary Mosby of Evanston, Leona Brockman of Tell City, JoAnn Lutgring of Tell City and Bennett and Lois Bryant of Magnet.

  • Sophie Mae Goffinet

    Grant and Mary Goffinet of Jasper announce the birth of their daughter, Sophie Mae Goffinet, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Sophie has two older sisters, Lilly, 3, and Maggie, 2.
    Grandparents are Kevin and Bridget Goffinet of Bristow and Chris and Judy Sharp of Indianapolis.
    Great-grandparents are Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston and Allen and Charlotte Goffinet of Tell City. Great-great-grandparents are Oda May Terry of Tell City and Anna Heeke of Tell City.

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Varsity Baseball (Boys)
    March
    26    Princeton    T    5:30
    April
    02    Heritage Hills    T    4:30
    03    Tecumseh    H    5:00
    04    South Central    T    5:30
    06    South Spencer    T    1:00
    09    Evansville North    H    5:00

  • Stephens places 3rd in state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Mason Stephens of the Tell City Wrestling Club placed third in his weight class at the Indiana State Wrestling Association folkstyle state tourney Sunday.

    Stephens went 5-1 with three pins in the schoolboy 136-pound division.
    Joe Craig did not place but went 2-2 with one pin in schoolboy 112.

  • MMA, kick boxing draw big crowd in Cannelton

    CANNELTON—A near capacity crowd estimated at 1,000 turned out to watch a full card of Indiana Fighting Championship kick boxing and mixed martial arts Saturday.

  • Goffinet finishes college career with her best game

    Kentucky Wesleyan College’s women’s basketball team made it to the NCAA Division II national tourney this year but lost 79-67 in the first round to Michigan Tech Friday.

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  • COLUMN: Remembering our debt to the American farmer

    By JULIA WICKARD
    Guest Columnist

    I have the tremendous opportunity to work with some of the greatest employees in the federal government and we have the pleasure to serve and work for the American farmer.
    On behalf of Indiana Farm Service Agency employees, we all are proud to be partners with the men and women who farm in the great state of Indiana. Agriculture is an honorable profession and we are privileged to do our part to help.

    We salute you – the American Farmer – on Ag Day, Tuesday.

  • COLUMN: Ready to hit the bowling lanes? Big Brothers-Big Sisters needs you

    By SAM RAMSEY
    Guest Columnist

    Big Brothers-Big Sisters is growing in our community. We’re reaching more children and community awareness is growing, but we need our community’s help in order to serve even more children and families in our county.

    We need you. Our children need you.
Our annual, and currently only, fundraiser to support these one-on-one mentoring programs is taking place right now. There are many ways you can help as an individual and numerous ways our community’s businesses can help make a difference, too.

  • COLUMN: Three cheers for Francis

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Of all the images from last week’s papal conclave, the one likely to stay with me the longest is a seagull perched atop the chimney above the Sistine Chapel.