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Today's News

  • Tech firm to host business solutions forum

    TELL CITY – Small- business owners are invited to attend a seminar to learn how the locally based An Island company and its software, Aiway Cent, can help streamline accounting and productivity.

    Four sessions of their program, Energizing Small/Family Business in Modern Times, will be held Dec. 13 and 14 at 10:30 and 12:30 each day at the Tell City Public Library.

  • Community Events; Dec. 7

    Pearl Harbor Day breakfast this morning

     

    TELL CITY – A Pearl Harbor Day breakfast for veterans will be served from 7 to 10 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 7, at American Legion Post 213. The free event, open to all veterans, is being sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary United 213.

     

     

    Museum holiday open house Dec. 14.

     

  • Local woman among Kentucky’s top special education teachers

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Emily Harpenau, a special education teacher at Apollo High School, is one of three finalists for the statewide Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year Award sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children.

    Harpenau was recognized during the CEC annual conference on Nov. 20. Kentucky state leaders in the area of special education commended Harpenau for her outstanding work on behalf of students and for creating a positive, challenging learning environment in her classroom.

  • St. Michael Church’s raffle winners

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Church would like to announce winners of its annual turkey bingo raffle held Sunday, Nov. 19. A special thanks to everyone who donated raffle prizes and purchased tickets. This is the church’s main fundraiser for the year and parishioners appreciate all support.

    Prizes, donors and winners are as follows:

  • Clark Wayne Labhart

    Morgan and Natalie Labhart of Newburgh welcome home a son, Clark Wayne Labhart, who was born Oct. 1, 2017, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 1/4 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are the late Kathleen and Paul Clark of Newburgh. Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Betty Labhart of Rono.

    The mother is the former Natalie Clark.

  • Roccia-McBride

    Randy and Rachel Roccia are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Lynn Roccia, 28, of Peru, to Jeffrey Wayne McBride, 28, the son of Jerry and Linda McBride of Yorktown. Sarah is a graduate of Tell City High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Indiana State University. She is currently in her fifth year as the band-choir director at North Miami Community Schools in Denver, Indiana.

  • Two very Merry Christmas parades

     

     

    Parade Winners

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Winning floats and other entries have been announced in Tell City and Leopold Christmas parades held this past weekend:

    Tell City Parade

    Overall: German American Bank, Christmas Vacation

    Civic: William Tell Center, Train pulling children

    Youth: Tell City Marching Marksmen, Tell City Junior-Senior High School

  • Fire threatens Rocky Point restaurant

  • New Albany downs Tell City

    NEW ALBANY—Tell City lost to New Albany 42-30 in wrestling Wednesday, “but we wrestled them a little better than the first time,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Tell City had lost to New Albany 45-30 in Bedford North Lawrence’s Super 6 Duals Nov. 18.
    One improvement Wednesday was Joe Craig’s 10-4 win over Joe Gohl in the 152-pound weight class.
    “Joe avenged a loss to Joe Gohl,” noted Stahly. “The Gohl kid is young but he’s been wrestling for quite a while and is a tough, wily wrestler.”

  • Cannelton girls fall to Whitesville Trinity

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity outscored Cannelton 36-15 in the middle quarters to pull away to a 46-28 girls basketball victory Friday.
    This game, which was part of the Trinity Shootout, was Cannelton’s second one against Trinity in four days.
    The Bulldogs did have all six of their players available for this game, as Madeline Lindauer returned to action.
    And Chloe Davis appeared to be over the wrist injury that sidelined her part of last Monday’s game and hampered her shooting when she did play.