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Today's News

  • Hornets pass Bulldogs late in deciding game

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton played probably its best all-around volleyball match of the season, but 15 bad serves eventually caught up to the Bulldogs in a 25-22, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-13 loss to Hancock County Tuesday.
    “We talked and moved the best we ever did and set up the ball the most and got the most spikes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Cannelton made four bad serves in the fourth game but still dominated it overall to tie the match.

  • Craft, food vendors sought for Cannelton fest

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival and 175-year Celebration Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 13 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.

    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit and church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • Behind stone walls Troy’s old jail finds new home

    By Chuck Poehlein

    Shubael Little Pioneer VillageDeveloper

    During the week of Nov. 8, 2010, a small stone building on the corner lot owned by St. Pius Church was dismantled and the stones moved to the Shubael Little Pioneer Village. 

    The St. Pius Parish Council graciously agreed to donate the building with the understanding it would eventually be rebuilt at the village. It was taken down and moved by contractor Michael Simon and his employee, Michael Kleeman, assisted by me and my employee, Justin Brown.

  • Strobel family members visit at Aug. 12 reunion in Troy

    TROY – The annual John and Anna Strobel reunion was held Aug. 12 at St. Pius Catholic Church Hall with a pitch-in dinner.

  • Grandview Fall Fest Sept. 14-15

    GRANDVIEW – The annual Grandview Fall Festival will be held Sept. 14 – 15 through out the town.
    The fest will kick off with the fall fest pageant at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Grandview CIvic Center. Categories are Junior Miss, 9 to 12 years old; Teen Miss, 13 to 15 years old and Miss, 16 to 18 years old. For more information, contact Lisa Oliver at (812) 686-7500.

  • Reunions

    South Spencer schools
    ROCKPORT – The alumni of South Spencer Schools will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Spencer County Library in Rockport.
    All graduates from Grandview, Luce Township, Rockport and South Spencer high schools are welcome to attend.

    Rust
    ROCKPORT – The Rust family will gather for a reunion Sept. 15 at the Oakridge Community building in Rockport.
    A meal will begin at 4:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish.
    For more information, call 649-9219.

  • Republican joins race in House District 74

    LEAVENWORTH – Lloyd Arnold, 38, of Leavenworth, was selected as the Republican Party’s candidate for state representative in District 74 and is endorsed by Rep. Sue Ellspermann. 

    Arnold was selected to fill the party’s vacancy after Ellspermann chose to run alongside Mike Pence as his pick for lieutenant governor.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1962 reunion

    The Tell City High School Class of 1962 gathered its 50th reunion Aug. 11 at Tell City American Legion Post.

  • Master gardener course offered in Spencer County this month

    SPENCER COUNTY – If you enjoy gardening and enjoy “Helping Others Grow,” make plans to take part in this fall’s Purdue Master Gardener Course in Spencer County urge.   

    The Purdue Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program which offers an extensive course in horticulture in exchange for a donation of volunteer hours to help teach others what you have learned. 

    The course will be held on 12 consecutive Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning Monday at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center. 

  • County council schedules budget meetings

    TELL CITY – County-council members have set several meetings toward crafting next year’s budget.

    They will review civil taxing units’ proposed budgets beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17. They’re tasked with making nonbinding recommendations about each budget.

    Individual county departments’ budgets will be the subject of a public hearing set for 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27. It will also include a first reading of 2013 budget requests and the council’s regular meeting for September.