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Today's News

  • William Tell Elementary Honor Roll for first 9 weeks

    Kindergarten

    Reading: Joshua Garrett, Brennan James, Nichole Lochner, Hunter Shadwick, Elizabeth Hagedorn

    Math: Nguyen Nguyen, Rory James, Elijah Portillo, Caleb McManaway, Cynthia Parke

    Writing: Lainey Glenn, Kaydense Howard, Josie Bartlett, Will Unser, Jana Foury

    William Tell Pride: Jillian Strobel, Gabriel Edmondson, Emersyn Ingle, Emma Kleemann,Kendall Walsh

    TARGET: (Received all 3’s & 4’s on report card)

  • The return of deer-hunting season

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    Guest Columnist

     

    Saturday, Nov. 18, marks the beginning of deer-hunting season for licensed firearms hunters in Indiana.

  • A guild of evening appeal

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club and Culinary Arts Program are teaming up to present a dinner theater on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Dinner will consist of salad, bread, lasagna and dessert.

  • 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.