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Today's News

  • Cash Waggner claims girls softball crown

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner rallied for nine runs in the last inning Monday to beat Team Central 11-7, winning Tell City’s age-11-14 regular-season girls softball title.

    Cash Waggner finished with an 8-1 record and Team Central finished second at 7-2.

    Team Central led 7-2 going into the fifth inning, which would be the last one due to the time limit.

    But Gracie Hendry, Justice Cash and Elena Hagedorn walked to load the bases with one out for Cash Waggner in the top of the fifth inning.

  • Tourney champs
  • Just as salsa season nears, pepper blight returns

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    About 40 years ago, a fungus was discovered in pepper crops in New York and has since spread as far as California and Florida. It’s in our midst, as well. The fungus in question causes phytophthora blight in peppers.

    Some refer to the sudden wilting of peppers as damping off, phytophthora root rot, crown rot or stem and fruit rot. Clearly, the fungus impacts the entire plant. I had a problem with this blight in my pepper patch and it seems as though it is back.

  • Herp joins Troy Town Board
  • Cool It

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    Several years ago, I went to Indianapolis to visit my sister and her family. I don’t often have breaks during the summer because of the nature of my business. I own a lawn service and it is very difficult to get away during my busy season. It’s kind of like a schoolteacher’s job in reverse. I’m trapped in my county during the summer, but have the winters off.

  • Open house Thursday, July 9 at OCU Rockport campus

    ROCKPORT – Oakland City University’s Rockport campus will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 9. The campus is located at 954 N. State Road 66. Students can learn more about degree programs, including associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, Masters in Business Administration and strategic management programs. Information will also be available on financial aid and employer-sponsored tuition-reimbursement programs. For more information, call the campus at (812) 649-2200 or toll free at (800) 559-9225.

  • Glory Bees Preschool accepting applications

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool is accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. A Christian preschool, Glory Bees uses hands-on learning centers based on weekly themes.

    Bible stories, manners, Christian character development and social skills are incorporated into the curriculum along with kindergarten-readiness skills, science, art, music and physical education.

    Glory Bees offers two classes. The five-day class meets Monday through Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuition is $75 a month.

  • PC football team to host lift-a-thon

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School football players will conduct a lift-a-thon to raise money for equipment Monday, July 6 and Wednesday, July 8. 

    Players are asking for donations of 1 cent per pound lifted.

    Anybody wishing to contribute should contact a football player in grades 9-12 or one of the coaches. 

    All players grades 9-12 should report to weight room at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 6.

  • First United Methodist welcomes new pastor

    Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the Rev. Sam Padgett joined First United Methodist Church in Tell City. Below is a column written by Pastor Sam.

     

    I was born and raised in Daviess County, Indiana. I graduated from North Daviess High School in 1997. Before entering the ministry in 2003, I married Melissa Wayman of Washington and we have four wonderful children, Leah, Blake, Grant and Matteson.

  • Saturday night beatin’ and bangin’