• Schaefer to complete nursing program at VU after basic training

    TELL CITY – U.S. Army PFC Hannah F. Schaefer of Tell City graduated Basic Combat Training Sept. 1, at Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

    Because Shaefer enlisted in the split-ops program, she has returned home to complete the nursing program at Vincennes University-Jasper Campus. Following graduation, she will report to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. There, she will complete advanced individual training, specializing as a combat medic.

    Shaefer is the daughter of Kenny and Regina Schaefer of Tell City.

  • Decade of animal compassion honored
  • Local leader wins statewide award

    TELL CITY – Erin Emerson is a winner of the 2016 Community Builders Award by Evergreen Leadership. Fifteen leaders from across Indiana received this award based on their commitment to their communities, exemplary workplace leadership, and desire to collaborate with like-minded peers.

  • Pat Koch inducted into Santa Claus Hall of Fame

    Pat Koch, was recently inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame at the Discover Santa Claus Convention in Branson, Mo. Koch, the Chief Elf and Founder of the Santa Claus Museum & Village, was honored for her commitment to perpetuating the spirit of Christmas.

    She was the guest of honor at the convention, which was attended by over 800 Santas and Mrs. Clauses.

  • Tucker promotes former News lifestyle editor

    EVANSVILLE – Trista J. Lutgring has been promoted to the position of senior writer at Tucker Publishing Group.

    She previously served as staff writer since March 2015. Prior to her affiliation with Tucker Publishing Group, Lutgring worked as a sales representative and feature writer at the Perry County News in Tell City, Indiana. In 2012, she was awarded second place in Best Sports Feature category of the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Lacy selected to attend Hoosier Boys State

    TELL CITY – Chandler Lacy, son of Dan and Jill Lacy, was selected by the Perry County American Legion Post 213 to attend the 79th annual session of Hoosier Boys State. Chandler spent June 12-17 at Trine University in Angola.

    Lacy joined approximately 550 other young men for the government program designed to educate the leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

    Chandler will be a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School in the fall.

  • Awarding discipline
  • Cannelton ‘Bike-a-thon’ benefits St. Jude Children’s Hospital

    CANNELTON – On Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., approximately 20 students, parents and staff members rode in Cannelton Elementary’s 39th annual St. Jude’s 10-mile Bike-A-Thon. Students collected donations for around three weeks and were very excited to participate in the Bike-A-Thon and show their support for the kids and families at St. Jude.

  • June “Yard of the Month” winners announced

    TROY – Randy, Debbie, Lily and Madeline Lindauer of 410 Walnut St. in Troy are the winners of the community’s Yard of the Month for June. The home has been in the family since 1892 and they have lived there for 30 years.

    The Town of Troy implemented a Yard of the Month program this spring and awards will be presented from April through September each year. All residents (including renters and those living in annexed areas) of Troy are eligible to vote and be selected. Employees and their families are not eligible.

  • DAR celebrates 90th anniversary

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its 90th anniversary celebration Sunday, June 5, at Tell City Depot. The event was also meant to coincide with Indiana’s bicentennial celebration.