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Today's News

  • Forum showdown: Sheriff candidates outline goals

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Democratic incumbent Alan Malone and Republican challenger Richard Myers each touted their reputations in law enforcement, ties to the community and plans for the future in their bids for sheriff during Thursday evening’s forum at The Depot. Both candidates fielded questions from forum moderator and News Editor Vince Luecke.

  • Mogan, Fulkerson tout experience in race for clerk

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The office of Circuit Court Clerk candidates took to the forum on Thursday evening with introductions.

  • TCPD kicks off community camera project

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department hopes a community camera project will create a database of private surveillance systems that will help officers  who are investigating thefts or other crimes.

    “We recognize the prevalence of surveillance systems at local businesses and residences. We further recognize the value of surveillance systems in the event a crime would occur in a neighborhood,” Police Chief Derrick Lawalin said.

  • Council hopefuls talk TIF, economic development

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Thursday’s political forum provided discussions from candidates seeking seats on the county council, which included J.R. Flynn and Charles Baumeister for District 1, Luke Thomas in District 3 and Mary Jo Beckman and Earla Williams for District 4.

  • The Art of Knitting with Steel
  • Coal-to-diesel forum set for Nov. 1

    LINCOLN CITY – The public is invited to the third in a series of public forums about the massive, proposed, Riverview Energy coal-to-diesel refinery in Dale. The forum will be Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Hills High School Auditorium in Lincoln City. The title of the event is “No Coal-to-Diesel Forum: Let’s Act to Save Our Health and Homes”.

  • Wanted: Hunters to help hungry Hoosiers

    Caroline Pranger is 14 years old, attends Garrett Middle School, and enjoys hunting. This year’s deer season has been especially exciting for her as she was able to shoot her first deer ever.

    Using her crossbow, she was able to get an 8-pointer on the closing night of youth season. Caroline also just donated her first deer…to Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry. Thank you so much Caroline. Your donation will help provide almost 200 meals in your community.

  • Longtime grocer Cash Saver closing its doors

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The writing has been on the wall for some time for Michael Hoesli, who’s long owned the Cash Saver grocery store along Indiana 37. Citing a “tough business” that has seen declining sales in recent years, coupled with turnover from key employees, Hoesli said he’s opted to shut the store.

    He had been in recent negotiations with several potential buyers of the currently named Cash Saver and had “come fairly close” to agreements but none materialized.

  • Habitat marks 20 years of changing families’ lives

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Building houses for people in need, Habitat for Humanity of Perry County celebrated its 20th anniversary last Thursday with a crowd of contributors and several community members who have benefited from the program.

    Director Sue Denoncour introduced keynote speaker, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Indiana, Gina Leckron, as “a lady with a passion for Habitat’s mission.”

  • Marching Marksmen semistate bound

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen continued their pace toward the state finals at Lucas Oil Stadium with a gold rating Saturday at regionals. The band is now onward to the semi-state showcase.

    In two weeks, the band will have to be in top form for a chance to play at the state championships.