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Today's News

  • Fifth annual Dale Car Show to return Sunday, April 26

    DALE – Mark your calendars now for the fifth annual Dale Car Show, returning to Dale Town Park, also known as Heichelbeck Park, Sunday, April 26.

    Located along Wallace and East Medcalf Streets in Dale, the event draws hundreds of visitors with their prized automobiles, from antiques and souped-up rods to motorcycles and snazzy pick-up trucks, for hundreds of viewers to enjoy.

  • American Legion Unit 213 selects Hoosier Girls State delegates, alternates

    TELL CITY – Perry County Unit 213 has selected its delegates who will attend  the 74th annual session of Hoosier Girls State.

    The event will be held June 21 through June 27, on the campus of Trine University in Angola.

    Amy Hackbarth was selected as the delegate from Tell City Junior- Senior High School.

    She is the daughter of David and Janice Hackbarth. Her alternate is Mary Grace Alvey, daughter of Chris and Carol Alvey.

  • Owen Edward Wheatley

    Dane and Emily Wheatley of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Owen Edward.

    He was delivered at 12:01 p.m. March 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Owen weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21¼ inches long.

    Mrs. Wheatley is the former Emily Tempel.

    Owen’s maternal grandparents are Patrick and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix and paternal grandparents are James and Sarah Wheatley of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Glenda Etienne and Anna Wheatley.

  • Claude, Hettie Brown family reunion to be held Aug. 9

    TELL CITY – The Claude and Hettie Brown family reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Southern Indiana Horsemen’s Club. Call (812) 547-4001 or (812) 843-5128 for more information.

  • Foster parenting: A true work of heart

    By Jennifer Mitchell

    Guest Columnist

     

    Foster parenting has often been described as a work of heart. It is an undertaking filled with challenges and rewards. But what exactly is foster parenting, and what is it like to be a foster parent?

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; April 16

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — On Wednesday afternoon of last week, Harold and I traveled to Evansville and went to the home of Allen and Janie Lynch for a visit. Allen is a cousin to Harold. We enjoyed a nice visit in the evening and met with them to enjoy a meal before leaving town. On our way home, we stopped for a visit at the home of Ronnie and Betty Bayer in Dale.

  • Tips for pruning your favorite flowering shrubs

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    June 1 is the official cutoff that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer. Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1st could result in no blooms next year.

    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.  

  • Annual Run for Your Mother 5K planned for May 10

    TROY – The annual Run for Your Mother is only a few weeks away and registrations are now being accepted for runners and walkers planning to participate.

    This fun run-walk 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day morning, Sunday, May 10, in front of the Tell City Depot. 

  • Jarboe earns Indiana Career and Technical Education award

    INDIANAPOLIS – Ian Jarboe, a student at Vincennes University, is one of nine recipients to receive an award from the Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards of Excellence.

    The awards were presented Feb. 26, at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis. 

    The Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards was initiated in 1984 to recognize exemplary program, students and partnerships that benefit the state.

  • The Fuse is Already Lit in concert April 25 at Cannelton Community Center

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton continues to draw well-known entertainers for concerts that are normally held in much larger communities.

    The Fuse is Already Lit, with Ricky Gunn, will be in concert Saturday, April 25, at the Cannelton Community Center. Activities are planned from 4 to 11 p.m. and the event is open to all ages.

    Born and raised outside of Columbus, Ga., Ricky Gunn grew up like many southern boys, spending his time fishing, hunting, chasing girls and speeding down dirt roads.