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Today's News

  • State election group to hear arguments Sept. 2

    PERRY COUNTY - The Indiana Election Commission will gather next week to hear a Perry County man's argument that the Republican candidate for county prosecutor should be removed from November's ballot.


    A 1 p.m. EDT hearing has been set in Indianapolis to hear Chris Coyle's complaint against S. Rod Acchiardio. Coyle alleges the Tell City attorney, who filed for prosecutor, is a resident of Warrick County, not Perry. Acchiardo is running against Democrat incumbent Robert Collins.

  • For young cancer patient, wishes come true, but fight continues

    TELL CITY - Tyler Zoglman had the time of his life this month on a Make-A-Wish Foundation-sponsored trip to Walt Disney World. The 12-year-old now resumes the fight for his life, battling cancer that continues to get more aggressive.


    "We're all scared," his mother Tiffany Gilmore said Tuesday. "They found another tumor, this one in a bad spot. Surgery's not an option right now."

  • More candidates file for school board

    TELL CITY - Thirteen people filed school-board candidacies before a noon Friday deadline and will be on the November general-election ballot for residents of the Tell City-Troy Township school district.


    Sherri Flynn called her bid to secure a board seat an effort "to represent the common person in our community."

  • Blacksmith shop added to Shubael Little Village

    There's something entirely different to see at the Shubael Little Pioneer Village this year. A stone and brick forge believed to have been built around the time of the Civil War has been taken down, moved and rebuilt to working condition. It will be on display during an October open house. The newly constructed blacksmith shop, built of old barnwood and timbers, is based on the design of the structure in which the forge was located for some 150 years.

  • Schweizer Fest Amateur Photo Contest

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Regional Arts Association has announced winners of its amateur photo contest. Entries were exhibited the Friday and Saturday of Schweizer Fest. Winners and titles of photographs are:
    Best of Show: Mary Schoeppel,
    "Awakening"
    People's Choice Award, Kelly Hess,
    "Mysterious Waters"
    First place, 17 years and older,
    Angela Rust, "The Pose"
    11 to 17 years old, Jenny Hess, "Green"
    10 years old and younger, Steven Longest, "Sugar Gang"

  • Grimes – Gudal

    Courtney Grimes and Ryan Gudal were married during a private wedding ceremony held July 24, 2010, at the Chapel of the Glades in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    The bride is the daughter of James and Linda Grimes of Indianapolis. She is a graduate of Decatur Central High School and Indiana Business College. She is in charge of accounts receivable at Rural-Metro Inc. in Indianapolis.

  • Tepe – Hawkins

    Andrea Tepe and Jason Hawkins of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Katrina Tepe of Tell City. She is a 2001 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2003 graduate of Vincennes University Jasper Campus.
    Mr. Hawkins is the son of Carolyn Hawkins of Tell City and the late Fred Hawkins.
    He is a 1999 graduate of Tell City High School and works at ATTC Manufacturing.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 2, 2010, at Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Chapel in Lincoln City.

  • Births

    Sloane Mary Mendenhall

    John and Abbie Mendenhall of Lapel announce the birth of their daughter, Sloane Mary Mendenhall, Saturday, July 24, 2010, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 1⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Mendenhall is the former Abbie Etienne. Sloane has one older brother, Reed Jackson, 2.
    Grandparents are Helen Etienne of Tell City, Jack and Diane Mendenhall of Anderson and the late Michael Etienne.

  • Church News

    Trinity UCC to host ice-cream social
    FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ will hold an ice-cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, one mile south of Fulda on Indiana 545.
    Sloppy joes, chips and desserts will also be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    LWML to sell dinners Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will sell pork-chop dinners Sunday at the corner of 12th and Tell streets in Tell City. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.

  • Forest Park shuts out Tell City

    TELL CITY—Forest Park won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Monday.