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Today's News

  • St. Augustine church picnic set for July 29

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.
    Parking will be available for the handicapped. The event will feature quilts, a quilt raffle, a silent auction, yard sale, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, a cornhole tourney, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,600.
    Family-style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • Tell City DQ Grill & Chill earns pride award

    TELL CITY – The DQ Grill & Chill restaurant in Tell City recently earned a Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence Award from the Dairy Queen system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety.
    “I feel honored to have received such a prestigious award,” Linda Mattingly, store manager, said. “My staff and I work hard to keep our restaurant at a high level of cleanliness to ensure that we provide a safe and enjoyable environment for our customers.”

  • Animal shelter offers TNR program to residents

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are asked to help the Perry County Animal Shelter in controlling stray cats in the area with a trap, neuter and release program.
    The program is for stray cats only. Residents who are willing to capture a stray may take it to the shelter at 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton between 5:30 and 6 a.m. July 16.
    For $30 per cat, a service from Vanderburgh County will have the cats spayed or neutered.
    Cats will be ready for pickup at 10 a.m. July 17 and then released where they were caught.

  • Nominations sought for 2012 Tell City Distinguished Citizen Award

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has voted to accept public nominations for its Distinguished Citizen Award. Since the 1960s, a distinguished member of the community has been honored during each Schweizer Fest for their contributions to the betterment of Tell City.
    The following requirements are considered in determining a distinguished citizen:
    • An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her community, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited our community.

  • Richter – Bland

    Valorie Richter and John Bland of Rome were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, June 2, 2012, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Jenny Richter of Tell City. Mr. Bland is the son of Nancy Bland of Rome and the late Ivan Edward Bland Jr.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie OSB.

  • Dolph Jr. and Faye Foster

    Dolph Jr. and Faye Foster celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 7, 2012.

    Mr. Foster married the former Faye Sandage of Bristow during a private ceremony June 7, 1952, in Corydon.
    They are the parents of Robert J. Foster of Carlisle, Cindy A. (Foster) Kleeman of Tell City, Timothy W. Foster of St. Meinrad and the late David Lee Foster. They have nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

  • Body identified as missing Cannelton man (Updated with photo)

    TELL CITY – A body pulled from the Ohio River Sunday morning has been identified as the remains of a 20-year-old Cannelton man reported missing from the area Saturday.

     

  • Paoli beats PC in last inning twice

    PAOLI—Errors and a wild pitch helped Paoli pass Perry Central in the bottom of the last inning twice in seventh grade baseball Monday.

    The teams played two five-inning games. Perry Central led 4-3 going into the bottom of the fifth inning of the first game, and Adam Dauby struck out the first two Paoli batters that inning.

    But errors by the shortstop and right fielder allowed the tying run to score, and a single produced the winning run.

  • Huber named All-American again

    DES MOINES, Iowa— Perry Central graduate Nick Huber concluded his Cornell college track career June 7 by placing 11th in the NCAA decathlon and nearly equaling his personal and school record with 7,616 points.

    He ran the 110-meter hurdles in 14.80 seconds, threw the discus 134 feet, pole vaulted 14 feet, 5 1/4 inches, threw the javelin 148 feet, 5 inches. That was enough to score him 519 points heading into the final event.

    The last part of the decathlon was the 1500 run, in which Huber placed fifth in 4:29.99.

  • Hoosier Express scores 28 to sweep Seymour

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—A pair of 14-run efforts helped the Hoosier Express sweep a Legion baseball doubleheader with Seymour Saturday.

    The Express belted 14 hits in game one en route to a 14-8 come-from-behind victory.

    The Express entered the game having lost three consecutive games by a combined score of 51-12 and looked to be in danger of prolonging the misery as Seymour jumped to a 7-3 lead going into the bottom of the fourth.