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Today's News

  • Emma Sue Lock

    Jared Lock and Samantha Johnson of Tobinsport announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Sue Lock. Emma was born at 4:50 a.m. on Nov. 2, 2017, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

    Emma is welcomed home by a sister Hayleigh Lock, age 7.

    Grandparents are Dale and Cathy Lock, Sharlyn Johnson (Matt Hollis) and Brian and Anita Johnson. Great grandparents are the late Myra and John Faulkenberg, the late Enoch Royer Jr. and the late Roger and Mae Lock, Charles and Yvonne McIntosh and the late Sharon McIntosh,  Wanda Johnson and the late Jerry Johnson.

  • TC academic science team earns top honors

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School science academic team has earned several accolades this school year. That includes a first place finish in Class 3, which includes Heritage Hills, Mater Dei, South Spencer and North Posey. At the PAC showcase in March at Heritage Hills High School, the team also finished in first.

  • Perry Central’s Academic Superbowl MVP’s
  • Gatchel resident to take Honor Flight

    PERRY COUNTY – Marvin E. Howell of Gatchel, retired former co-owner of Howell’s Garage Inc., age 85, who served as a U.S. Army corporal  during the Korean Conflict, will be going on the upcoming Honor Flight set for Saturday, May 5. His daughter, Mary R. Howell Miller, who will serve as his guardian during the flight, will also attend. They will join 84 other veterans and their guardians for a once-in-a-lifetime day trip to our nation’s capital to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the war memorials for WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

  • VFW serving breakfast Saturday

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the post home. Scrambled eggs will be served or diners can get eggs made to order. Cost is $7, which includes tax. Carryout meals will be available. The public is invited.

  • Band Aid stages May 12

    TELL CITY –  The Tell City High School Band Boosters’ Band Aid event is set for May 12. Gates at the 4-H fairgrounds open at 10:30 a.m. Acts start at noon and run through 10 p.m.

    Programs will open with the TCHS band, and the WTE Boomwacker band led by Ms. Bunch.

    Highlights of Band Aid will include performances by TunnelVision  followed by Luke Hilgenhold. The Renegades will also take the stage and the showcase will close with Dead Esther. Seating is first-come, first- serve, and it’s advised to take lawn chairs or blankets.

  • Perry Central student a semifinalist in Presidential Scholars Program

    LEOPOLD – Lane Hilgenhold, a graduating senior at Perry Central High School has been named one of 630 semifinalists in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from among nearly 5,300 candidates expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2018.

  • Coleman promoted by Superior Ag

    HUNTINGBURG – Superior Ag is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Coleman, as safety and compliance manager.

    Coleman began his career with Superior Ag’s SynEnergy Division in 2014, where he managed the propane department.

    Coleman has over 10 years of management experience. He has managed county safety programs through Pike County Highway Department, Emergency Management Services, health department and public safety, including school safety programs at Pike Central High School as the Director of Support Services.

  • Erin Houchin’s dyslexia screening bill signed into law

    STATEHOUSE — Senate Enrolled Act 217, authored by State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem), and sponsored by Rep. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland), was ceremonially signed into law this week by Gov. Eric Holcomb. This bill is aimed at identifying students who may be affected with dyslexia, and getting them the resources and accommodations necessary to be successful in school and beyond. Holcomb and Houchin were joined for the signing by students with dyslexia and their parents from around the state.

  • The always pretty peony

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    One of the prettiest flowers in the garden is getting ready to bloom. This great cut-leaf Japanese peony, Paeonia tenuifolia, opens its simple ruby-colored petals to reveal bright yellow stamen. The finely cut foliage, reminiscent of the most finely cut foliage of a Japanese maple, allows the plant to be interesting in the mixed border the rest of the growing season, as well.