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Today's News

  • Ordination Day

    An image from J.T. Hills’ ordination Sunday at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. He was ordained a minister in the United Church of Christ and installed as the church’s pastor.

    Hills, who began discerning a vocation about five years ago, said the ceremony was a culmination of a lifelong journey.

  • Tell City band places third

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Marching Marksmen placed third out of six bands competing in Class A Saturday at the Evansville North Invitational.

    According to scores posted at indianamarching.com, they missed earning second place by less than half a point.

    “It was a pretty good show,” Band Director Natasha Edmondson said Tuesday. “We did the first three full movements; there are four parts to our show.”

  • March for Babies event is Sunday

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Courtney and Ross Brown’s four children, Trinity, BrookLynn, Peyton and Jaxon, are eager to don their tennis shoes for Sunday’s Perry-Spencer March for Babies walk in Tell City. Registration for the walk will begin at 1 p.m. and the walk will get underway at 2.

    Proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes and its goals of ensuring that every baby is born healthy and at full-term.

  • Perry Central takes second, fourth at band competitions

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Marching Marksmen placed third out of six bands competing in Class A Saturday at the Evansville North Invitational.

    According to scores posted at indianamarching.com, they missed earning second place by less than half a point.

    “It was a pretty good show,” Band Director Natasha Edmondson said Tuesday. “We did the first three full movements; there are four parts to our show.”

  • Homecoming king and queen

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School crowned this year’s football homecoming king and queen, Sebastian Sturgeon and Mercedes Mendez, during Friday night’s game against Southridge

  • It’s time for fall festivals

    Rome plans day of food, fun and festivities Sunday

    ROME – The historic courthouse in Rome will be the site of the heritage tour activities for the town of Rome.

    Beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, dinners of fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade will be available to guests.

    Live music by House Kat Trio with Rita, Ray and Teddy will entertain visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and then again starting at 1:45 p.m.

  • Chapman pleads guilty, avoids trial

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    CANNELTON – Marion Chapman, the disgraced former Cannelton City Schools superintendent fired for allegedly helping himself to school funds, will avoid further jail time but will serve a suspended prison sentence and probation under a plea agreement he signed Friday.

    He will also reimburse Cannelton City Schools $25,000 from his retirement benefits.

  • First United offers 'I am' sermon series on Gospel of John

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City invites the community to join them for worship celebration Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. for a seven-week sermon series, focusing on “I am” statements in the Gospel of John.

    Church leaders say “too often the world and others want to define who Jesus is, but in John’s Gospel – through the statements – Jesus defines himself.”

  • Town of Troy plans fall cleanup for Thursday, Friday Oct. 23-24

    TROY – The fall cleanup for the Town of Troy residents will take place Oct. 23 and 24. All items must be at curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. The regular trash route will be followed and there will be no back-tracking to pick items up.

    No computers, TVs, carpet, tires or items with Freon will be accepted. Paint cans must be drained. There will be no pick up on vacant lots.

    A $10 charge for each large item must be paid at the utility office prior to pick-up and the receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up. Call 547-7501 with any questions.

  • Levco to appear at Pour Haus Oct. 16

    TELL CITY – Columnist Stan Levco will be at The Pour Haus in Tell City from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, selling and signing copies of his new book, “The Second Best of Stan Levco.”

    Levco has been a part-time deputy prosecutor in the Perry County prosecutor’s office since 2012. The book is a collection of columns he wrote for the Evansville paper or were published in magazines.