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Today's News

  • Liam Dempsey Pagragan

    First Lt. (Capt. select) Jacob and Emily Pagragan of Jacksonville, N.C., announce the birth of their son, Liam Dempsey Pagragan, Thursday, May 24, 2012.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Liam has two brothers, James Reilly, 3 and Finley Michael, 18 months. Mrs. Pagragan is the former Emily Henrickson of Lunenburg, Mass.
    Grandparents are Bill and Jennifer Rodgers Pagragan of Richland and William and Jackie Henrickson of New London, Conn.

  • Brynlynn Mae Patrick

    Amity and Stephen Patrick announce the birth of their daughter, Brynlynn Mae Patrick, Friday, June 29, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Patrick is the former Amity Henderson.
    Grandparents are Tessy and James Henderson and Kimberly and Thomas Patrick.
    Great-grandparents are Rose and George Parr, Donna Henderson, Sharon and Dennis Shreve, Avis Patrick and Evelyne Faye Summers.

  • Edwards – Schroeder

    David and Gail Edwards of Leopold announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kyla Faye Edwards, to Isaac Edward Schroeder, son of Duane and Tracy Schroeder of Tell City.

    The bride-elect graduated from Perry Central High School in 2009 and from Western Kentucky University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture. She currently works at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City as a rehab tech.

  • Cannelton streets to go one-way

    Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder informed the News Monday morning that city's board of public works will meet Wednesday morning to put one-way streets into effect as the next phase of work on Indiana 66 begins.

  • Old-timers baseball game Aug. 7

    TELL CITY—Tri-state players (active or inactive) over age 40 are invited to participate in the annual Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game Aug. 7.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m. at Frank Clemens Field.
    Players are asked to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days, if possible. Each participant will receive an official Schweizer Fest hat. For more information or to register, call Kelly Malone at (812) 483-3381.

  • Fall bowling leagues forming

    TELL CITY — Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center. Anyone interested in bowling on a league should call the bowling center at 547-7958.
    The following is a schedule of organizational meetings and first bowling competitions:
    • Three-person Monday league, organizational meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.
    • Three-person Tuesday league, organizational meeting, 7 p.m. Aug. 14. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

  • Express drops games to Funkhouser, Newburgh

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: Has the new state smoking ban been a good thing for you?

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  • COLUMN: Adjusting to the smoking ban

    By STEVE DAVISSON
    District 73 State Representative

    Several new Indiana went into effect July 1 regarding public health. This was a popular topic of discussion this past legislative session, and it’s important for everyone to be aware of the changes Indiana is making.

    Among the list of public health legislation that was passed this session, the Indiana General Assembly approved a statewide smoking ban.

  • COLUMN: A visit with King Henry

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    I’ve been to the tombs of plenty of famous people, presidents, kings, queens and emperors. I’ve been to the graves of President John F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., James Joyce, Edgar Alan Poe and Thomas Jefferson. I’ve stood near the tombstones and memorials of popes and princes but it was the grave of a king and queen I was thinking of Friday.