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Today's News

  • SIRS ribbon cutting

    A ribbon cutting was held April 26 to celebrate the Southern Indiana Resource Solutions remodeling of their facility at 31st and Tell Streets in Tell City. 

  • Twilight Towers May meeting news

    TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Twilight Towers Tenant Council convened May 16 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    May birthdays were Marie Collins, Nancy Lyons, Justin Baysinger, Mary Holpp, Omia Linne, Mag Karney, Raymond Greathouse, Loretta Schroeder, McKinley Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzy, Ambrose Richardt and Lester Solbrig.

  • Winchell graduates from Purdue

    WEST LAYFATTE – Zachary G. Winchell participated in the Purdue University College of Technology commencement May 10.

    He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer graphics technology and obtained a minor in organizational leadership and supervision.
    Winchell is the son of Grant and Carol (Basham) Winchell of Santa Claus. He is the grandson of Jim and Gale Basham of Evanston, Mary Ann Winchell of Velpen and the late Hubert “Hooks” Winchell.
    Winchell is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

  • Sprinkle graduates from Indiana University with bachelor’s

    BLOOMINGTON – Jason Sprinkle of Tell City graduated magna cum laude from Indiana University – Bloomington May 5 with bachelor’s degrees in English and political science, minors in economics and public and environmental affairs, and the honors notation from the Hutton Honors College.

    He has accepted a full tuition offer from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, where he will also pursue a masters of public affairs degree.

  • WTE sixth-grade students participate in showcase

    TELL CITY – A class of William Tell Elementary School sixth-graders recently received a high marking from the “We the People” program.

  • Meuser – Thompson

    Mr. and Mrs. John Meus-er of Princeville, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Molly Ann Meuser and Dirk James Thompson.

    The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Princeville High School and a 2005 Southern Illinois University-Edwards-ville graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
    She earned her master’s degree in clinical adult psychology in 2007 from SIUE. She works at Center for Life Solutions as a licensed professional counselor.

  • Bickwermert – Young

    Chris and Ruthie Bickwermert of Whitsville, Ky., and David and Lynnette Young of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Teresa Bickwermert and Drew Young of Harrison, Ohio.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Whitesville Trinity High School and a 2010 graduate of Daymar College Owensboro Campus with a degree in massage therapy.
    She works for the United States Postal Service in Harrison.

  • Hair Razors wins first two

    TELL CITY—Hair Razors, last season’s regular-season and playoff champion in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league, has several new faces this year but is again leading the league.

    With five teams in the league, one plays a doubleheader every night. Hair Razors had that honor on Tuesday’s opening night and won both, beating Goffinet Homes 15-0 and Legacy Financial Group 12-11.

    Halee Lamb hit a triple and scored three runs in the win over Goffinet Homes.

  • Commodores 5th in PLAC

    FRENCH LICK — Brad Douglas and Andrew Huber each shot 86 to lead Perry Central to fifth place in the seven-team PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.

    Mitchell won with 350 strokes, two ahead of runner-up Springs Valley.

    Crawford County and Perry Central each shot 365 on the tough Donald Ross course, but Crawford County earned fourth place based on the fifth-man tiebreaker. So the Commodores had to settle for fifth, matching their best finish ever.

    Douglas and Huber each made the all-conference team.

  • Braves oust Bulldogs in first-round game

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh scored nine runs in the first two innings and cruised past Cannelton 11-1 in the first round of the Class A baseball sectional Monday.

    Cannelton scored its only run in the fourth inning. Drake Duke led off with a single to left field and Larry Holman reached base on an error by the third baseman.

    Both runners moved up a base on Bryce Garrett’s ground out to the first baseman. With two outs Duke scored on Marvin Walls’ infield hit.