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  • Missing hunter found cold but alive near Leopold

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – A deer hunter missing in the woods for two days was found, shivering cold but alive, near Leopold early Saturday. His rescue on Thanksgiving weekend, rescuers said, left everyone with a true meaning of the holiday.

    “He was out of energy, on the ground and probably thinking help wasn’t coming,” said Tell City Detective Roger Smith. He and others looked for  Frank Knight, 63, much of Friday.

  • What you need to know about choosing health insurance

    TRUDY LIEBERMAN

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Even though the election is over and Republicans are in a position to repeal and replace Obamacare as they’ve been vowing to do for several years, that doesn’t mean you should avoid signing up for 2017 insurance coverage.

  • Indiana WIC completes rollout of electronic benefit cards

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana health officials announced today that Women, Infants and Children programs in all 92 counties are now using electronic benefit transfer cards instead of paper checks, streamlining the WIC shopping experience.

  • Tell City woman charged in series of burglaries

    TELL CITY – A Troy woman has been charged in a series of home burglaries going back as far as October.

    On Nov. 29, Tell City Police Department officers arrested 33-year-old Amanda Evrard of 515 Market St. in Troy. Officers began investigating reports of home burglaries in the Tell City area, beginning in early October.  During the course of the investigations, officers developed probable cause to charge Evrard in two of the burglaries. A search warrant was executed at her residence and items from the two cases were allegedly located there. 

  • Kentucky many charged after two-state pursuit

    HANCOCK COUNTY – An Owensboro, Ky., many faces a long list of chrges after allegedly stealing a police car in Hancock County and leading police on a pursuit that ended south of Huntingburg in Dubois County.

    Jason Daniel Phillips, 35, faces charges of escape, auto theft, resisting law enforcement with a vehicle and resisting law enforcement.

    At 3:35 A.M. Thanksgiving morning, officials from the Kentucky State Police contacted the Jasper Post to inform troopers of a pursuit coming from Hancock County, Ky., and entering Indiana through US 231. 

  • Flocking starlings a fall ritual

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Last Sunday, I felt like I was under siege! There were starlings everywhere; so much so that I feared being splattered with poop at every turn. The surprising thing about starlings is that they are everywhere, yet, not from here.

  • TCHS students leaders in training
  • Scrooges Christmas on stage at Heritage Hills

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Amphitheatre will present a classic tale about the Spirits of Christmas  two Saturdays in December at Heritage Hills High School. “Scrooge’s Christmas” is based on a “Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens and adapted for the stage by Ken Jones. It is being directed by Jasmine Ruckriegel with a cast of local actors.

    In just an hour, the essence of this timeless story is captured, unfolding with drama, humor and touching tenderness.

  • William Tell Elementary to participate in “Hour of Code” events during Computer Science Week

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary announced its participation in Hour Of Code during Computer Science Education Week from Dec. 5-11. The annual global campaign is an effort to ensure all students are equipped with valuable 21st century critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will participate in events during the school day, as well as evening family activities, to give everyone in our community an exciting introduction to computer science.

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