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Today's News

  • Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes

    Marilyn and Melvin Rhodes of Cannelton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 14. They were married May 14, 1966 at St. Pius Church in Troy. Mrs. Rhodes is the former Marilyn Rudolph.

    The couple has three children, Molly Hall of Tell City, Mari (James) Hinton of Tell City and Lucy (Adam) Goffinet of Cannelton; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

    Melvin retired from Aleris, then Commonwealth, and works part time as a barber.

    Marilyn retired from Parker Hannifin.

  • Community Events; May 5

    Twilight Towers yard sale May 21

     

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. The event will take place in the dining room, located at 1648 10th Street in Tell City.

    There will also be a biscuits and gravy breakfast. The cost for breakfast is $2 for a full order and $1 for a half order. Coffee, milk and orange juice will cost 50 cents. There will also be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.

     

  • TC senior wins automotive skills competition

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Senior Andy Froehlich was the winner of the first annual Automotive Skills Competition at the Ivy Tech-Evansville Campus.

    Andy had to perform various hands-on skills to demonstrate his knowledge in the automotive field as well as take a written test to demonstrate his understanding.

    He was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Ivy Tech and $800 worth of Snap-On and NAPA tools.

  • Paint Perry County Purple event kicks off May 16

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by selling purple butterflies and putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts from May 16 to June 8. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • Church News; May 5

    Emmanuel Lutheran to hold yard, bake sale

     

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City will hold a yard and bake sale Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The sale will take place in the basement of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, located at 12th and Pestalozzi streets.

    Bake sale items include cookies, pies, cakes and some canned goods.

     

    Mothers Celebration Friday

     

  • Individual Development Account Program Accepting Applications

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. continues to operate the Individual Development Account Program. Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

    The IDA Program is administered by LHDC and designed to help eligible individuals save money while learning financial skills. Through the program, qualified applicants are encouraged to save money, with every dollar they save matched by $3 from the state and federal levels.

  • Gilbert-Schipp

    Amber Gilbert and Logan Schipp announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    Gilbert is the daughter of Emily Schmidt. Schipp is the son of Denise Leclere and Dennis Schipp.

    The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Central time May 28, 2016, at Troy United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at American Legion 213, in Tell City.

    Formal invitations will be issued.

  • Derby to cut ribbon on community center

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will have an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new community center. The open house will take place Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

    The community center is located at the junction of Indiana 66 and 70 in Derby. The public is invited welcome.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jason Neu
  • Cruise-in for Kearstin set for May 21

    TELL CITY – The second annual Cruise-in for Kearstin will be held Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. at Perry County Fairgrounds. Admission for onlookers will be $5 and the show car fee is $10.

    The top five best of each class, including cars, trucks, jeeps and bikes will be awarded, along with a kid’s choice award.

    Festivities include on-site wood carving with a raffle, bounce house, corn hole tournament, half-pot drawing and live music.