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Today's News

  • Hagan, Hartz, Wint elected to TC’s Hall of Fame

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Multi-sport stars from three different eras were elected to Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Sunday.
    Mike Hagan, a 1984 graduate who participated in football and track; Joe Hartz, a 1970 graduate who was in football, basketball and track; and Preston Wint, a 1940 graduate who played football, basketball and baseball; were chosen by the Hall’s selection committee.
    Their induction will be held Jan. 13, before Tell City’s boys basketball game with South Spencer.

  • Cannelton Council questions costs, benefits of PCDC

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Recoupling a partnership between the City of Cannelton and the Perry County Development Corp. is in discussion but is far from a done deal. While such a move is being spearheaded by Mayor Mary Snyder, members of the city council have expressed strident hesitation at joining the economic group.

  • Council, mayor questioned over police pay

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – With an announcement Nov. 13 by the Cannelton Board of Public Works, and affirmed by the council, that part-time patrolman Kyle Lutgring would move into a full-time position with the Cannelton Police Department starting Jan. 1, an old argument resurfaced.

    The move will help bring the police force up to full staff, yet there will still need to be some hours filled to ensure 24-hour protection. That time is often covered by volunteers and part-timers.

  • TC electric rates to increase in 2018

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The average residential customer of the Tell City Electric Department will pay, on average, an extra $12 per month in 2018 after the city council adopted  increases Monday that raise monthly customer charges and actual power rates.

  • Melchior Marionettes to perform this weekend

    FERDINAND – Since 1952, the Melchior Marionettes have been performing throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Join third generation of The Melchior Marionettes, Heidi, as she shares her beautifully hand-crafted marionettes once again at the 2017 Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt. She is excited to mark the 10th year of entertaining Christkindlmarkt visitors and enjoys being a part of this annual tradition.

  • ‘Scrooge’s Christmas’ set for stage

    LINCOLN CITY – The Lincoln Boyhood Drama Association is again producing the family-friendly and holiday favorite, “Scrooge’s Christmas,” in December.  The performances will be held at the Heritage Hills High School auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 1, 3 and 6 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 16, at 1, 3 and 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m.  All times listed are central.

  • Celebrating 25 years with the Cloak

    For a quarter century, St. Martin’s Cloak food pantry has helped make a difference in so many lives. Housed in the basement of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia, the pantry was started in 1992 as an outreach program, by then pastor, Fr. Jeremy King OSB and Judy Colby, a parishioner of St Martin of Tours and director of Anderson Woods.

    From humble origins, for each of the last several years, upward of 3,000 people from Perry, Spencer, Dubois and Crawford counties are fed by the pantry.

  • Books stir limitless imaginations

    The children at Perry Childcare were excited last week to receive a box of children’s books donated to the United Way by Trina Burris. Many of these children are also enrolled in The Dolly Parton Imagination Library, one of the programs that is managed by the United Way of Perry County. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until their fifth birthday, regardless of their family’s income.

  • EUCC Women’s Guild salad luncheon Dec. 7

    TELL CITY – The Women’s Guild of Tell City Evangelical United Church of Christ will hold its annual Christmas salad luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall at 10th and Jefferson streets. In addition to more than 40 different salads, there will be chicken casserole, hot rolls, drinks and a choice of homemade Christmas cookies. Cost is $8 per person and carry-outs will be available. The public is invited. For more information, call the church office at (812) 547-7059.

  • Awarded for service