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Today's News

  • Chamber plans trio of business ribbon-cuttings

    TELL CITY – On Monday, July 24, the Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Perry County Memorial Hospital Tell City Clinic & Virtual MD Telepsychiatry.

    The ribbon-cutting will be held at 5 p.m. at 109 Indiana 66 in Tell City.

    In the fall of 2016, Perry County Memorial Hospital received an overwhelming number of  requests  for  additional  mental  health  services  from  a  Community  Health Needs Assessment.

  • Peter-Miller

    Crystal Peter of Tell City and Garrett Miller of Magnet announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The ceremony is set to be held Saturday July 22, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Ginger Peter of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet.

  • Plott hound fans returning July 26-29

    Due to an editor’s error the dates for Plott Day were incorrect in Thursday’s edition. The event is set for July 26-29, not July 19-22 as reported in the original story. We regret the mistake.

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    TELL CITY – Fans of a particular breed of hunting hound are hot on a trail leading them to Perry and Hancock counties next week for four days of shows, bench trials and camaraderie.Events are scheduled July 26-29.

  • County to return property to its donors

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A small tract of land east of Branchville held by the county highway department for the last 65 years will soon be deeded back to the original property owners. The Guillaume family donated the acre of ground near the Leopold-Oriole Road junction to the county in 1951 and a garage, which still stands, was erected on the site.

  • Tell City’s theater to reopen this month

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – ‘Cowboy heroes, cops and robbers, glamour and strife, bigger than life! Sitting in the darkness, what a world to see! Let’s go to the movies …’ a once famous tune alludes.

    But that’s not just nostalgia. The flicker of the silver screen will soon again gleam in Tell City. New owners for the to-be-renamed Cinema 66 theater say movies will be shown by month’s end.

  • Citizens Police Academy graduation

     

  • SIRS launches music therapy

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions welcomes Eva Esarey, a board certified music therapist and 2014 Indiana University-Purdue University graduate to its community service team.

    The organization is excited to add music therapy to their wide array of services for people with developmental disabilities in Dubois, Perry, Spencer, Warrick and Vanderburgh counties. Music therapy is the prescribed use of music and musical interventions for the purpose of restoring, maintaining and improving emotional, physical, physiological and spiritual health and well-being.

  • Folk art on display at abbey library

    Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Posey County folk artist Tom Wintczak. The show will run from July 17 through Aug. 31.

    The “Value in Folk Art” exhibit includes ceramics in the style of Early American settlers and Fraktur painting that was used to embellish documents of various kinds. Wintczak is inspired by early folk art, but does not make reproductions. He uses the old tools and techniques to express his values and tell his story.

  • Beatles tribute returns to Lincoln City

    LINCOLN CITY – Back for a return engagement at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, Hard Day’s Night first graced the Amphitheatre’s stage in October 2015 to much fanfare and a fantastic reception.

  • Beard rebounds well in IBCA showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS – Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard rebounded well as he participated in the 15th annual Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/IHSAA Underclass Boys Showcase Wednesday.

    No statistics were kept, but Beard said he was probably the leading rebounder on his team in the three games it played. “I think I did pretty good rebounding.

    “I was probably in the middle (of the team) in scoring.”

    He played both inside and outside and said he “hit a couple of three-pointers.”