Today's News

  • Boze – Simon

    Tracy Boze of Boonville and Gregory Simon of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Gregory and Susan Boze of Boonville. She is a graduate of Boonville High School and University of Southern Indiana. She works at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.
    Mr. Simon is the son of Paula Simon-Stiles of Troy and the late Daniel “Frank” Simon. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and works at Parker Hannifin.

  • Schwartz – Brown

    Mr. and Mrs. Earl D. Schwartz of Tell City and Mr. and Mrs. Windell B. Brown of Marysville are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kelli Danielle Schwartz and Jason Aron Brown.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2007 graduate of Indiana University Southeast, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

  • Happenings: Kincaid visits Perry County, relatives

    PERRY COUNTY – Lynda Schank Kincaid has returned home to Clearwater, Fla., after visiting with her son, Jeff Milburn and wife, Mary.
    While here she shared in the celebration of her brother, Larry Schank and wife, Margaret’s 50th wedding anniversary. Lynda was a bridesmaid in their wedding. There was a dinner, music, dancing and karaoke.

  • Happenings: Surprise party for Carrol Lamkin

    COLUMBUS – A surprise 95th birthday party was held July 31 at the Golden Corral in Columbus for Carrol “Kibby” Lamkin of Kokomo, formerly of Princeton. The party was hosted by his daughter, Nikki Rentz, her husband, Jim Rentz, Anthony Rentz and friend Molly Guyer, all of Kokomo, and Brie Rentz of Indianapolis.

  • LaGrange – Block

    Natalie LaGrange and Brian Block were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, June 4, 2011, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Clifford and Joani LaGrange of Leopold. Mr. Block is the son of Ed and DeAnna Block of Fort Branch.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Clifford LaGrange, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor John Heumann.

  • Happy retirement, Toodie

    A happy gathering of family, friends and co-workers saluted Marcia “Toodie” Parker Friday during a retirement reception at the Tell City Electric Department. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • ISP to conduct sobriety checkpoint Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – Troopers from the Indiana State Police Jasper Post will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Perry County Friday. Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers and will only be detained briefly while troopers determine whether further investigation is necessary.

  • Farmers market shifts location

    TELL CITY – Due to Schweizer Fest’s use of City Hall Park and Ninth Street this week, the Perry County Farmers Market will change locations Saturday.

    The market usually takes place in the 700 block of Ninth Street but will move to the parking lot of First United Methodist Church at 10th and Mozart streets.

    The market’s 7 a.m. Saturday start time remains the same. The market will return to Ninth Street next week. Tomatoes, sweet corn, cucumbers and melons were among last week’s top sellers.

  • Segway patrol

    Tell City Police Chief Greg Hendershot, right, and Lt. Alan Malone pose in Sunset Park Monday on the city’s two new Segways. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Cannelton native completes world’s longest bicycle tour

    CANNELTON – Mindy Herzog Paulet, daughter of Norman and Judy Herzog of Cannelton, completed the 2011 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. This is an annual seven-day ride now in its 39th year. It is the oldest, largest and longest bicycle-touring event in the world.

    The route averages 472 miles and is not flat. It begins along Iowa’s western border on the Missouri River and ends on the eastern Iowa border at the Mississippi River.

    This was Paulet’s first year to ride and she said she thoroughly enjoyed it.