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Today's News

  • Lahee - Schuetz

    Charissa Janyne Lahee and Nicholas Ryan Schuetz announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Jeffrey and Christine Lahee of Tell City. Charissa is a graduate of Tell City High School and a graduate of the University of Evansville with a master’s in health services administration. She is currently employed as a Public Health Data Analyst at the Vanderburgh County Health Department in Evansville.

  • Hall - Ippolito

    T.J. Hall and Alyssa Ippolito of Evansville announce their engagement and approaching wedding. The ceremony will take place at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2017, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Evansville.

    A reception will follow at the Old Post Office in Evansville. Formal invitations are being issued.

    Alyssa is the daughter of Alan and Lisa Ippolito.  She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Southern Indiana and is currently employed as a surgical-trauma intensive-care-unit nurse at Deaconess Hospital.

  • Dollar General now open in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Dollar General’s newest store at 1933 Payne St in Tell City is now open.  In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.

  • Spencer County Fair plans action-packed Octoberfest Saturday

    GRANDVIEW – The Spencer County Fairgrounds in Grandview will welcome visitors from far and wide for the 13th annual Octoberfest, set for Oct. 21.

    The fairgrounds feature many amenities, including indoor restrooms and lighting fixtures, allowing festival-goers to welcome autumn well into the evening. Much of the day’s events will be styled on the theme of the coming Halloween holiday.

  • The future of Indiana coal

    BRUCE STEVENS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt did a big favor for Indiana last Tuesday with the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. This decision will spare Indiana from a massive regulation that would have weakened our power grid, increased electric bills and cost good-paying Hoosier jobs.

    The CPP, established during the Obama administration, was promoted as a way to reduce emissions said to contribute to global warming.

  • Halloween Thrills

    Scaryaoke Saturday at Cannelton Legion

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion will host a “Scaryaoke” karaoke event on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the post home, located at 516 Knight St.

    The doors will open at 5 p.m. and there will be karaoke singing, dancing and nibbles from 6 to 10 p.m. Music will be provided by Cannelcade of Music. Snacks and treats will be provided but those attending should being their own drinks.

  • Off-field victories most important ones

    Anyone who knows me well knows I am a highly competitive person. I would like to win every softball game I coach and every euchre game I play, even if that is unrealistic.

  • Ettensohn gets honorable mention on All-PAC

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the 11-man All-PAC boys soccer team, but Drew Ettensohn received honorable mention.
    Ettensohn, a sophomore midfielder, tied Braeden Wheatley for Tell City’s team lead in goals with two.
    Tell City finished 0-7 in conference play.
    Pike Central won the conference with a 7-0 record and led the all-conference team with four selections.
    Heritage Hills placed second at 6-1 and had three players named to the All-PAC team.

  • Tell City advances past North Posey

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trailing 18-13 and 21-17 in the fourth game, Tell City came back to beat North Posey 25-17, 25-27, 25-21, 25-22 in the first round of the volleyball sectional Thursday.
    The 24-7 Marksmen were scheduled to play Mater Dei in the semifinals Saturday.
    Volleyball teams generally like to avoid going to a fifth game, which because it is shorter is basically a crapshoot. But how did the Marksmen come back in the fourth game from deficits that teams don’t usually overcome?

  • Fumbles hurt PC in loss to Mitchell

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD— Four lost fumbles hurt Perry Central in a 48-20 PLAC football loss to Mitchell Friday.
    On Perry Central’s first possession a fumbled center-quarterback exchange was recovered by the Bluejackets at the Perry Central 14-yard line.
    Mitchell was penalized for holding on the next play, but quarterback Luke Lafevor then threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Trey Speer.
    Caleb Lobosky’s two-point conversion run put Mitchell up 8-0 just 48 seconds into the game.