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Today's News

  • Lain wins RiverFest 5K run

    DERBY—Former Perry Central cross country star Bryce Lain won the Derby RiverFest 5-kilometer run Saturday.
    Lain, a 2014 Perry Central graduate, finished in 18 minutes, 43 seconds, 1:20 ahead of runner-up Reed Goffinet, a current Tell City cross country runner. They were also the top two in the 13-18 male age group.
    Thomas Nugent was third in 21:20 and won the 19-25 men’s age group.
    Other male age-group winners were Taylor James, age 12-and-under; Jimmy Girten, age 26-40; Pat Sweeney, 41-59; and Donald Sutcliffe, 60 and older.

  • Baumeister defeats Hoosier Express

    ROCKPORT—Rhett Baumeister pitched six scoreless innings as Rockport defeated the Hoosier Express 12-2 in American Legion baseball Friday.

    Baumeister, a 2014 Tell City graduate, gave up five hits and five walks and struck out six as he earned his first win of the summer.
    Rockport, 5-2, will host Albion, Ill., Friday at 7 p.m.

  • Pet of the week - Smiley Cyrus

    Smiley Cyrus is in the kennel!

    I’m a medium-sized spayed female feist mix. I came to the shelter as a stray and my owners never came to claim me. I smile on command and when I’m saying hi.

    The shelter staff believes I am 3-4 years old. I like dogs. However, cats are not my cup of tea.

    I’m spayed and up-to-date on my vaccinations so I am ready for my next home.

  • Bethel Christian Bible school scheduled July 7-11

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Doolittle Mills Bethel Christian Church vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 7 through 11.

    This year’s theme is “Jungle Safari.”

    Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

  • Vacation Bible school at First Baptist set for July 19

    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19.

    The theme will be “God’s Team.”

    Morning lessons will be followed by a provided lunch and an afternoon of fun and games.

    This event is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Parents may drop children off beginning at 9:30 a.m. and all children must be picked up by 3:30 p.m. Parents will be required to sign permission slips available at drop-off or by sending email to youthrefuge2012@gmail.com.

  • St. Peter’s United Church of Christ to host supper, auction July 5

    LAMAR – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ near Lamar will hold its annual buffet supper and picnic beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the church.

    Supper will feature fried chicken, baked ham, salads, casseroles, fresh fruit and home-baked desserts.

    Guests will also have a chance to stroll through the grove and sample various flavors of homemade ice cream at the ice-cream stand.

    A silent auction, organized by the church youth group, will also be held during the day.

  • Children of St. Meinrad and St. Boniface Catholic churches receive First Holy Communion

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  • Coming events

    VFW summer party today

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an annual summer party today at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.

    Guests are asked to take a covered dish and all auxiliary members and VFW members attending the meeting are invited to attend.

    For more information, contact Kim at (812) 719-8255 or the post home.

    Horeseman’s Club fundraiser Saturday

  • Kris and Allen Seamon

    Allen and Kris Seamon of Santa Claus will celebrate their golden anniversary during an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Christmas Lake Village Recreation Center in Santa Claus.

    Mr. Seamon and the former Kristine Masterson were united in marriage July 11, 1964, at Troy First Christian Church in Troy.

    They have two daughters and four grandchildren.

    Mr. Allen is retired from Alcoa and Mrs. Allen is retired from the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

  • Anna Lucille Smith

    Adam and Rhonda Smith of Peacedale, R.I. announce the arrival of their first daughter, Anna Lucille. She was born May 19, 2014, weighing 9 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    Anna has two older brothers, Lucas, 6, and Caleb, 3.

    She is the granddaughter of Roger and Colleen Smith of Tell City and Patricia Finch of Lexington and the late Rodney Finch. Anna’s great-grandparents are Marietta Collins of Tell City and the late Jake Collins, the late Parvin Sr. and Lucille Smith, the late Sadie Mae and Preston Martin, the late Maude Spurlock and the late Scobee Finch.