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Today's News

  • Teague, Sandage repeat MVPs for Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—David Teague and Megan Sandage were repeat winners of Most Valuable Player awards in their sports at Tell City’s winter sports awards program Tuesday.
    Teague was named the Most Valuable Wrestler for the second year in a row and Sandage repeated as the Most Valuable Cheerleader.
    Sophomore forward/center Braeden Beard won the boys basketball MVP award.

  • Weekend search lands Tell City man in jail on numerous drug charges

    TELL CITY – The weekend search of a residence resulted in a Tell City man being behind bars on numerous narcotics charges, state police reported.

  • When it comes to protecting plants, controlling weeds, mulch matters

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks. When done properly, it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature. These things can be achieved using a variety of materials. But which type of mulch suits your needs best?

  • Charlie Tuggle memorial ride set for April 29

    TELL CITY – Braunie’s Bar will host the 10th annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Ride Saturday, April 29. Registration will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. with all vehicles departing at 11 a.m. and returning at 3:30 p.m.

    All Jeeps and SUVs are welcome. The public is welcome to participate.

    Donations accepted will go to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities.

    For more information, call Braunie’s at (812) 547-8803 or John at (812) 547-7917.

  • PCMH Auxiliary Spring membership meeting April 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual Spring Membership and Breakfast meeting on Friday, April 7, in conference rooms A-E at the hospital. Organizers need guests to RSVP by April 1.

    This is to make sure the cooks will know how many people to prepare for.  Notify the auxiliary president, Patsy Alvey, by calling (812) 547-3629 or any auxiliary member. Guests can also call the gift shop at (812) 547-0155. The breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m.

  • Bill targets teacher preparedness in teen suicide prevention

    Mark Messmer

    State Senator

     

    In Indiana, it is a tragic fact that suicide is the second-leading cause of death in youth ages 15 to 24. Our state also leads the nation with 19 percent of high school students contemplating suicide, and is second in the nation with 11 percent of high school students attempting suicide.  In 2013, 125 Indiana youth between the ages of 10 to 24 were lost to this tragic act.

  • Southern Indiana wine trail will feature specialty drinks April 1-2

    PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier Wine Trail has announced a March Madness promotion participating wineries are calling March Fabness, which coincides with the NCAA basketball tourney finals. The twist?

    It’s April 1 and 2 … April Fool’s!!

    Customers visiting each winery can sample a specialty wine drink blended to add fabness to the season. Drinks will range from sangria to wine slushies and cocktails. Throughout the year, those who visit all seven wineries receive a beautifully balanced wine glass bearing the Hoosier Wine Trail logo.

  • Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle to host ministerial convention in April

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 33rd annual Ministerial Convention on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 7, 8 and 9. Services on Friday and Saturday begin at 7 p.m. Sunday’s service at 10 a.m. Friday’s speaker will be The Rev. Tommy Shutt, Saturday’s speaker will be The Rev. Tim Dotson and Sunday’s speaker is The Rev. Jeff Varner. 

    Also on Sunday, the church will be celebrating 50 years at the present location.

  • Community Events; March 23

    Historical Society to meet Monday

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 27, at 6 p.m. in the Museum.

    The public is invited to join the membership for the meeting, program and social.

     

    Kidney class April 6

     

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility has recognized several staff members as employees of the quarter. Honorees were chosen in several categories. The non-custody employee of the quarter is Kelly Terry. She works as a secretary at the facility and she began her career at Branchville in 2015.

    Volunteer of the quarter is Mercy’s Edge Ministry. The organization has been volunteering at Branchville for more than a year.  Its members routinely go to the facility and mentor offenders and teach classes.