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Today's News

  • Hemp may have bright future on Indiana farms

    On Jan. 11, District 74 State Rep. Lloyd Arnold authored House Bill 1228, which “allows the state seed commissioner to implement laws concerning industrial hemp.”

    This could be a big step forward for Indiana, putting it in the same territory as Kentucky with regard to industrial and agricultural hemp legalization. Hemp is the cousin of the marijuana plant, though genetically different and containing only trace amounts of the psychoactive substance, THC.

  • Raising the lid
  • Community Events; Feb. 8

    Benefit for Raymond Pfeifer Feb. 27

     

    LEOPOLD – A “beat cancer” benefit for Raymond Pfeifer will be held at the Leopold Conservation Clubhouse on Saturday, Feb. 27.

    Grilled pork chop or chicken dinners with creek fried potatoes with green beans at a cost of $8 per meal will be served, beginning 11 a.m.

    A silent auction will also start at 11 a.m. Live music, provided by Overdrive, Carl Sommers and Ryan Pfeifer, will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight.

  • Students of the month
  • Tell City Renaissance class names picks for Stretch Award

    TELL CITY – The TCHS Renaissance program would like to congratulate the winners of the Stretch Award. These students raised their GPAs the most between the last two grading periods for their respective grade levels. For their hard work and dedication, the winners received a free T-Shirt commemorating their accomplishment and are invited to take a friend to enjoy breakfast at Julie’s Tell Street Café. Winners for this award are freshman Jasmine Sims, sophomore Andy Pannett, junior Caleb Dixon and senior Drake Jones.

  • Raven-Gehlhausen

    Mallory M. Raven of Chrisney and Nathan M. Gehlhausen of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The couple is to be married April 9, 2016, at Little Pigeon Baptist Church. The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m., with a reception to follow at The Schergens Center in Tell City.

    The parents of the bride-to-be are Terry and Jeannette Raven of Chrisney. Parents of the future groom are Jeff and Carl Gehlhausen of Tennyson.

  • Gov. Edgar Whitcomb dies in Rome at the age of 98

    ROME – Former Indiana Gov. Edgar D. Whitcomb, who rose from humble rural Indiana roots to become a leader on the seas of war and in the Indiana Statehouse, died Thursday at his home in Perry County.  He was 98 years old.

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence called Whitcomb a friend and a great Hoosier who inspired countless others with his bravery and public service.

  • Harris shoots Cannelton to victory over Medora

    CANNELTON—Nicole Harris scored 24 points as Cannelton beat Medora 51-32 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Harris hit 7 of 12 shots from the field, including 7 of 8 from two-point range, and 10 of 14 free throws.
    “She shot the ball well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “She was aggressive and looked to score and really played well.”
    Despite her hot shooting, Cannelton trailed 20-19 at halftime. “We missed a lot of free throws the first half - we were 3 for 15,” said Garrett.

  • 3 Marksmen advance to wrestling regional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Three Tell City wrestlers qualified for the regional as the Marksmen finished seventh in the 10-team Castle sectional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 67 points, just three behind sixth-place Boonville. Castle repeated as champion with 316.5.
    David Teague was Tell City’s top finisher, placing second in the 120-pound weight class.
    He lost the championship match to Neal Bealmear of Castle 5-3.

  • Hornets defeat Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Medora outshot Cannelton from the field 51.1 percent to 30.2 percent to beat the Bulldogs 62-37 in boys basketball Saturday.
    “They shot the ball pretty well from the field,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “Part of that was we were nowhere near as intense on defense as we were Friday night. And they made some tough shots.