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Today's News

  • Board hears about collaboration, graduation

    TELL CITY - Elementary Principal Laura Noble told school-board members collaboration is occurring between the three schools in the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

    Math resources are being eyed for adoption this year, she told the school board at their regular meeting Jan. 12, and a sixth-grade math teacher was invited to participate in discussion during a recent faculty meeting "so she could give some input and get an overview of these math programs that we're looking at so thoroughly to ease the transition into sixth grade."

  • Plan commission schedules second hearing on monofill

    CHRISNEY - After listening to concerns about dust, air and water quality and rare animals such as bobcats for nearly three hours last week, members of the Spencer County Plan Commission agreed to meet again Jan. 28 to continue discussion of plans for a proposed industrial monofill in Huff Township.

    By then, a committee of commission members is expected to present a list of possible conditions ThyssenKrupp Waupaca will be required to accept before the commission considers granting a favorable recommendation.

  • Pizza Hut closes its doors
  • New Albany man runs from law; nearly struck on Interstate 64

    ST. CROIX - A call about an abandoned vehicle along Interstate 64 and a man waving something that looked like a gun led to the arrest of a New Albany man Jan. 10.  

    Ryan T. Tweedy, 23, was jailed on preliminary charges of public intoxication, possession of marijuana, resisting law enforcement and escape.

  • Census testing wraps up in TC

    PERRY COUNTY — Due to the success in obtaining applicants for temporary jobs, the U.S. Census Bureau has concluded testing in Tell City. Efforts continue to fill positions in northern Perry County and in Spencer County. Anyone wanting information about Census jobs should call (866) 861-2010 or visit www.2010census jobs.gov.

    In Spencer County, testing is being offered Grandview, Santa Claus and now in Dale. Call for test times at specific locations.

  • Lake Rudolph Campground, Santa Claus Christmas Store host job fair

    SANTA CLAUS - Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort and the Santa Claus Christmas Store in Santa Claus will host a job fair Feb. 6 in the upper level of the Santa Claus American Legion.

    The job fair will take place between 9 a.m. and noon. Those interested in seasonal work this summer are invited to attend anytime during this three-hour period and fill out an application.

  • White-nose syndrome affects Eastern bats

    TELL CITY - White-nose syndrome has killed more than a million bats in states from Vermont to West Virginia and has had mortality rates in excess of 90 percent in some of the caves and mines where bats hibernate during the winter. The most obvious symptom of this problem is the presence of a white fungus around the nose of some affected bats.

    The fungus can also occur on the wings or tail membranes of bats. This is a concern due to population densities of bat species that are found in southern Indiana, particularly the endangered Indiana bat.

    What is WNS?

  • Ivy Tech offers student-aid assistance

    TELL CITY - Need help putting the pieces together on your FAFSA? Ivy Tech Community College is offering assistance with students and parents wanting answers to individual help filling out the FAFSA.

    The service is available for students planning to enroll at any college Tuesday, Feb. 2, and Wednesday, March 3. Sessions are set for 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Ivy Tech in Tell City.

    Appointments are required. Sign up at the Ivy Tech office or call 547-7915. Students should bring 2009 tax returns, as they will complete FASFAs on computers during the session.

     

  • Denzel Washington continues strong streak in stylish 'Book of Eli'

    It seems that Hollywood is obsessed with the apocalypse these days.  Over the past year I've seen "Knowing," "Terminator: Salvation," "The Road," "Zombieland," "2012," and now "The Book of Eli."  

  • Get your game on!

    The Big Game calls for fun food with big flavor. These winning recipes start with flavor-packed Johnsonville Sausage. From bratwurst to Italian, smoked-cooked and more, there's a sausage variety to satisfy all your hungry guests.

    Put these recipes in your game-day playbook, and you'll score big with everyone at the party.