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Today's News

  • Hildenbrand – Leibering

    Kenneth and Karen Hildenbrand of Mariah Hill announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel, to Logan Leibering.

    Leibering is the son of Phil and Jeannie Leibering of Dale and Sandra Leibering of Santa Claus.

    The future bride and groom are 2005 graduates of Heritage Hills High School.

    Rachel graduated from the University of Southern Indiana and is employed at Memorial Hospital in Jasper as a radiologic technologist.

    Leibering graduated from Ivy Tech and is employed at Leibering and Sons Inc.

  • Robert and Christine Tudor

    Robert and Christine Tudor of Tell City celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 22, 2014, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City, where they were married June 22, 1974.

    The surprise celebration was hosted by the couple’s three children and their spouses, Ryan Tudor and wife Michelle of Hawesville, Ky.; Courtney Brown and husband Ross, and Luke Tudor and wife Rachel, all of Tell City; Christine’s sister, Jenny Anderson and Robert’s mother, Nella Tudor. Many family members and friends also attended the celebration.

  • Social News

    PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBERS are invited to attend the monthly meeting of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the post home in Tell City. The organization always welcomes women who want to learn more about the auxiliary and its work. Charlotte Lindauer will preside at the meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.

  • COLUMN: Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame taking nominees

    By LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74 State Representative

    Last year, the Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame was founded as a way to honor some of Indiana’s bravest and most selfless heroes. By sharing their accomplishments and stories of service, the organization aims to recognize those who have served our state and nation during times of war and peace.

  • COLUMN: Summer past and present

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    My list of favorite summer flowers is long but near the top of the list is the belladonna lily. Also known as the belladonna amaryllis or “naked ladies,” the pink flowers were in their prime over the past two weeks. Alas, most have died back by now.

    If peonies are a sure sign of spring, then belladonna lilies are proof that late summer has come and it’s time for school to resume.

  • EDITORIAL: Constitutional amendment best way to clarify marriage issues

    In the 1960s and ’70s Sen. Birch Bayh of Indiana became the first person since the United States’ founding fathers to write two amendments to the Constitution.

    Bayh was the main author of the 25th Amendment, which created a process for an orderly transition of power in the case of death, disability or resignation of the president and a method of selecting a vice president when a vacancy occurs in that office.

    He also wrote the 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting age from 21 to 18.

  • Board approves off-duty officers’ security employment at Pour Haus

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has given permission for off-duty police officers to provide security at a new downtown restaurant.

    Derek Cronin, co-owner of the Pour Haus, wants to employ officers as security when bands bring in large crowds to the Seventh Street business, Chief Greg Hendershot reported at a recent meeting.

  • Perry County child-care group seeks community input

    PERRY COUNTY – A newly organized group of county businesses and organizations is in the process of identifying the child care needs in Perry County and is seeking public input.

    Members of Perry Childcare Initiative Inc. began meeting in July of 2013 to discuss the perceived need for early child care services in the community. Many of the business partners involved in early discussions expressed concerns that the attraction of new employees is often hampered by challenges families face with finding child care, especially care during nontraditional work hours.

  • Golden Living Center honored at Schweizer Fest dinner

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  • Four jailed on drug, common nuisance charges

    TELL CITY – Four people face criminal charges after an officer’s attempt to serve a warrant Aug. 8 allegedly turned up suspected drug use inside a Tell City home.

    According to police reports, Patrolman Bryce Hammack attempted to serve a warrant on Kenneth W. Garrett at his residence at 740 N. 14th St. While at the home, Hammack allegedly detected the odor of burnt marijuana and Garrett allegedly admitted to smoking pot before police arrived.

    Garrett, 58, was charged with maintaining a common nuisance and possession of drug paraphernalia.