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Today's News

  • Veteran Tell City golf team shooting for .500 season

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Friday was the first day girls golf teams could practice and Tell City had a match scheduled with Heritage Hills Tuesday.
    The match was stopped by lightning after three holes, so the Marksmen will have a few more days to practice before hosting Bosse Monday.
    But after just two practices Coach Amber Thomas probably knows more about her team than at this point in previous years, as five of her six golfers are returnees from last year.

  • Martin’s Cloak Cruise for a Cause to take place Aug. 23

    ST. MEINRAD – Martin’s Cloak Cruise for a Cause will be held Sunday, Aug. 23.

    Motorcycles, Jeeps, cars, trucks are welcome for this event, sponsored by the Saint Meinrad Knights of Columbus. Hamburgers will be available for purchase before the cruise.

    Sign in will begin at 9:30 a.m. CDT and vehicles will depart at 11 a.m.

    Cost to participate is $10 per driver and $10 per passenger.

    There will be a half pot drawing. A meal will be included in and served following the cruise at the K of C.

  • Rooted in history, led by the Spirit
  • Soccer field gets spirited makeover

    TELL CITY – The Marksmen varsity soccer team plans to rejuvenate the soccer field at William Tell Elementary.

    A current project is a plastic-cup mural project-in-the-works initiated by the YMCA. One of the first projects to be started was a kicking wall-billboard with a Marksmen Soccer logo, designed by Amity Lain and donated by the Perry County Youth Soccer League and Ettensohn and Co.

    This will be the backdrop for a veteran’s memorial area, which will house the American flag and Armed Forces flags if enough donations are received.

  • Bill and Judy Rhodes

    Bill and Judy Rhodes of Tell City will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 7, 2015.

    Mr. Rhodes and the former Judy Peak were wed Aug. 7, 1965, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They have a daughter, Missy (Rick) Rhodes Wilgus of Tell City and a grandson, Ross Wilgus.

    Bill is retired from Aleris in Lewisport, Ky. Judy was a waitress and hostess at the Patio Steak House in Tell City and at the Briar Patch in Owensboro, Ky.

  • TCJSHS student earns national honor

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mercades E. Axton of Tell City has been selected to become a member of The National Society of High School Scholars. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

    Mecades is a junior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School and is enrolled in honor and advanced placement classes.

  • Learn about beekeeping Tuesday, Aug. 18

    PERRY COUNTY – Purdue Master Gardeners announce the August educational program for the public and master gardeners. “What You Need To Know About Beekeeping” will be presented by Debbie Seib of Mooresville.

    It will begin at 6 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Spencer County 4-H Center in Chrisney, on Highway 70, about half of a mile west of U.S. 231 in Spencer County.

  • Brant Perry Wooldridge

    Logan and Paula Wooldridge of Evansville announce the birth of their son, Brant Perry.

    He was delivered at 3:26 p.m. June 3, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Brant weighed 8 pounds, 15.9 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Mrs. Wooldridge is the former Paula Carver.

    Grandparents are Paul Carver and John and Shelia Bradley, all of Sebree, Ky., and Lynn and Martha Wooldridge of Tell City.

  • Blake and Cora Gonzalez

    Jonathan and Jennifer Gonzalez of Fort Wayne announce the birth of their twin daughters, Blake Lauren and Cora Danielle.

    They were delivered at 6:33 p.m. April 7, 2015, at Parkview Women’s Hospital of Fort Wayne.

    Blake weighed 4.6 pounds and was 17 inches long.

    Cora weighed 5.13 pounds and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Gonzalez is the former Jennifer Simpson.

    Maternal grandparents are Brian and Susan Floyd and James and Kelli Simpson of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Joel and Beth Gonzalez of Cannelton.

  • Schweizer Fest off and running