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Today's News

  • Weedman no stranger to no-hitters

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Journal-Democrat

     

    EVANSVILLE – Tell City graduate and former Rockport Legion Post 254 player Shane Weedman knows when he is on his game pitching on the mound.

    “I came into spring training more prepared than I have ever been,” Weedman said. “My arm felt good. I really prepared for it.

    “I was really excited for that start against Southern (Illinois). It’s a team we always want to beat.”

  • TC standout Brunner returns to head athletic department

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Journal-Democrat

     

    TELL CITY— The path has come full-circle and Andy Brunner is back in a familiar spot after the Tell City School Board named him on Monday the school’s next athletic director. He is replacing John Atkins, who resigned earlier this summer to take a similar position at Corydon Central.

  • Damin-Simpson

    The parents of Karen Damin and Jeff Simpson, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom and Janet Damin of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Bill and Connie Simpson of Tell City.

    Karen is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and 2014 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed as an expanded functions dental assistant at Santa Claus Family Dentistry.

    Jeff is a 1997 graduate of Tell City High School and a 1999 graduate of Vincennes University.

  • Jason Wilber to perform at St. Benedict’s Brew Works to benefit Folk Festival

    FERDINAND – American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and famous lead guitarist Jason Wilber will perform a benefit concert for the Ferdinand Folk Festival on Sunday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., at St. Benedict’s Brew Works at 860 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand. Doors will open at 3 p.m. For advance online tickets, visit www.itickets.com/events/383200.html or www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com.

  • Quilt Guild’s quilt show to be held Aug. 11-12

    TELL CITY – The annual Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild quilt show will be held Aug. 11-12 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ. On Friday, quilts can be viewed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a small admission fee to the show that helps fund some of the guild’s community projects.

    There will be a sales table with bargain fabric and handmade smaller items for sale.

  • Big evening at Perry Central
  • Insuring a secure community
  • Theft investigations lead deputies to Leopold man

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – A Perry County man is behind bars again, this time on charges of auto theft and possessing illegal drugs.

  • 10th Street Fair to return Sept. 16

    TELL CITY – The 10th Street Fall Festival will return to Tell City, Saturday, Sept. 16. Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, petting zoo, pumpkin painting and games for all ages will fill the afternoon.  This family friendly event will run from 3 to 7 p.m. and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ and its partner churches in Tell City. 

  • INDOT projects to impact commutes

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    TROY – The Indiana Department of Transportation is hard at work across the state, and its presence in Spencer County is becoming apparent as well. Work crews are currently repaving State Road 70 and signs have gone up advising an upcoming closure to SR 66 between Rockport and the intersection of the two roads west of Troy.

    The impacts will affect many Perry County drivers who travel the roads regularly.