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Today's News

  • The Big O Music Fest to return for ninth year July 8

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – The Big O Music Fest will return to Owensboro, Ky., for the ninth time July 8. Gates will open at noon and tickets cost $49.50 each.

    The headliner for the event is Cole Swindell. Supporting acts include Colt Ford, Moon Taxi, Craig Campbell, Tucker Beathard, Dylan Scott and Muscadine Bloodline.

    Cole Swindell

  • Grief support group to meet July 6

    TELL CITY – A grief support group will meet at the Club House at The Villas of Oakwood Thursday, July 6, at 6 p.m.

  • School bond refinance a success at Cannelton

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools will now have a ready cash flow, following the news that its bonds have sold. The bonds were originally secured in 2009, of $2.4 million, for a renovation project and to repay other debts.

    Overall, the school system will save over $200,000 over the course of the next 13 years with the measure. The final payment will be made in July of 2030.

    For the year of 2018, the savings will net $31,000 for the school corporation’s coffers.

  • William Tell Elementary releases honor rolls for fourth nine weeks

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School has released the honor rolls for its fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

     

  • It takes a village
  • Barnacles on plants are lichens

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Have you ever gotten blamed for something you hadn’t done? Most of us have experienced this and it is a dreadful feeling.

    Well, there are a great many things we blame erroneously on one thing or another, and lichens are one of them. Lichens, often described as barnacles by worried gardeners, usually show up on woody plants after some sort of thinning or decline has occurred. They are not the problem, only the result of a change in the plant’s environment.

  • Moving day
  • Community Events; June 19

    BE Ministry to meet July 11

    TELL CITY – BE Ministry hosts a Bible discussion opportunity open to everyone each month on the second Tuesday.
    The next discussion is July 11. The group will talk about Genesis 18 - 19 or any other topic or verse. They meet at 6 p.m. at the cafe in Nobles IGA. Take a Bible and a friend.

    Moose lodge to serve dinners Saturday

  • Jane and Raymond Reed

    Raymond and Jane Reed of Cannelton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 27. They were married April 27, 1957, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.
    Katherine Cottingham, the couple’s daughter, and her husband Jerry of Tell City, along with their son Stephen Reed of Cannelton, will host a 60th anniversary celebration for friends and family June 24. Ray is a seasoned steel guitar player, and he will be accompanied by a band of musician friends for the barn celebration.

  • Dobberstein-Rogier

    Chelsie Dobberstein and Zachary Rogier were married March 25, 2017, at 2:30 p.m., at Goeglein’s Homestead in Fort Wayne.
    The ceremony was officiated by Amy H.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
    The Matron of honor was Jessica Miller, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ellen Rogier, sister-in-law of the groom, of Evansville; Amber Chappell, friend of the bride, of Auburn; Kayla Smith, friend of the bride, of Auburn, Aubrey Graham, friend of the bride, of Fort Wayne; and Lindsey Rogier, sister of the groom, of Evansville.