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Today's News

  • Electric board meeting Monday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department Board of Directors will meet a day earlier than normal next week due to scheduling conflicts. The board will meet at 6 p.m. Mo y, Nov. 20, in the electric department building at 601 Main St.

    On the agenda is an update from Monday’s city council special meeting during which the council voted to approve a rate increase. See Page 1A for a story on it. A closed executive session meeting is also planned.

  • Chamber plans holiday retail promotions, giveaways

    PERRY COUNTY – With the holiday season just around the corner, the Perry County Chamber of Commerce is inviting all businesses to join the chamber in its 2017 Hometown Holiday Retail Promotion.  The promotion begins Dec. 2 and ends Dec. 22. Participating businesses will decorate a box to place in their store where shoppers receive one entry for every purchase in store.

  • Small Business Saturday coming Nov. 25

    PERRY COUNTY – Created in 2010, Small Business Saturday serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. The Perry County Chamber of Commerce encourages the community, and surrounding communities to support Small Business Saturday either as a participating business or simply as a shopper. On Nov. 25 and throughout the years – remember to shop small businesses – shop local.

  • Carson Wayne Briggeman

    Jack and Tara Briggeman of Columbus, Ohio, announce the birth of a son, Carson Wayne Briggeman, on June 5, 2017. He was born at Ohio State University Hospital, weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill and Vicki Gebhard and Harry and Kim Hawkins, all of Tell City. Great grandparents are Charles “Junie” and Geraldine “Gerry” George of Tell City and the late Chester and Helen Gebhard, the late Glenward “Jack” and Maureen Briggeman and the late James and Delores Hawkins.

  • Mark and Carolyn Lindauer

    Mark and Carolyn Lindauer of Cannelton will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary Nov. 17. The couple was married Nov. 17, 1982, at Calvary Church in Troy.

    They have three children, Adam Lindauer of Gentryville, Thomas Lindauer of Tell City and Melissa Cronin of Cannelton. Their grandchildren are Jordan Lindauer, Ryder Lindauer, Julia Williams, Bryce Lindauer, Melanie Cronin and Abel Cronin.

    Carolyn, the former Carolyn Vinson, is employed at Abbco.

  • Turkey time
  • Crusaders Of Faith back in concert this Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Community Christian Church in Tell City will host a 40th year reunion of the gospel singing group Crusaders Of Faith this Saturday, Nov. 18, beginning at 7 p.m.

    Community Christian is located in the former Newman-May School building at 821 10th St.

    The group members are Jerry Sanders, Dale and Tish Putman, Cheri Criss Taylor, Tony Bennett and Larry Belcher. They will be assisted by Leo Gronquist and Danny Bolin.

    Everyone is invited to attend and meet with old friends and listen to some good gospel music.

  • St. Augustine Daddy-Daughter Dance Dec. 2

    LEOPOLD – The 4:13 youth group will host a Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday, Dec. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at St Augustine Parish Hall in Leopold.

    Students in grades K through sixth are invited to dance the night away with their Dads. Cost is $20 and $5 for each additional daughter.

    Grandfathers, brothers, uncle, cousins, a neighbor, friend or other male figure is welcome to be a substitute for Dad.

    The evening includes pizza, snacks, drinks, craft and souvenir.

    Photo opportunities will be available.

  • William Tell Elementary Honor Roll for first 9 weeks

    Kindergarten

    Reading: Joshua Garrett, Brennan James, Nichole Lochner, Hunter Shadwick, Elizabeth Hagedorn

    Math: Nguyen Nguyen, Rory James, Elijah Portillo, Caleb McManaway, Cynthia Parke

    Writing: Lainey Glenn, Kaydense Howard, Josie Bartlett, Will Unser, Jana Foury

    William Tell Pride: Jillian Strobel, Gabriel Edmondson, Emersyn Ingle, Emma Kleemann,Kendall Walsh

    TARGET: (Received all 3’s & 4’s on report card)

  • The return of deer-hunting season

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    Guest Columnist

     

    Saturday, Nov. 18, marks the beginning of deer-hunting season for licensed firearms hunters in Indiana.