Today's News

  • VFW summer picnic set for Oct. 6

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.
    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families are invited to attend.
    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.
    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.

  • GOPerry Club meeting set for Saturday in TC

    PERRY COUNTY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa in Tell City. Nancy Rennie, a local employee of the Indiana Department of Child Services, will be the guest speaker.
    Everyone is welcome.
    The club will continue its monthly gatherings throughout the year with local speakers. For more information, call Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic today

    TROY – The Perry-Spencer Republican annual picnic will be held today at Mulzer Camp just west of Troy.
    Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 and special guest speakers at 7 p.m.
    Speakers for the evening will be Secretary of State Connie Lawson and State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer.

  • Frizzell – Linne

    Megan Frizzell and Jason Linne of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Cathy Frizzell of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and the Interior Design Institute of Louis-ville.
    She is a medical-records clerk at Branchville Correctional Facility and a server at the Post in Tell City.

  • Kayleigh Lynn Fulkerson

    E.J. Fulkerson and Christen Hartsock of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Lynn Fulkerson, Monday, May 20, 2013, at Indiana University West Hospital in Indianapolis.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Grandparents are Deanna Foxworthy and Kenneth Hartsock of Indianapolis and Lynn and Eugene Fulkerson of Cannelton.
    Great-grandparents are David and Linda Foxworthy and Kenneth and Cathy Hartsock, all of Indianapolis, Ronnie and Norma Snyder of Lewisport, Ky., Jean Fulkerson of Cannelton and the late Ray Fulkerson.

  • Happenings, Sept. 19

    David Goffinet of Clarksville, Tenn., and John Goffinet of Evansville visited Joyce and Larnie Greenwood of Tell City and Paul and Margaret Goffinet of Tell City, Sept. 10. David, Joyce, John and Paul are all siblings.

  • Joshua and Bonnie Welch

    Joshua and Bonnie Welch of Nashville, Tenn., celebrated their silver anniversary recently.

    The couple were married Sept. 3, 1988, at the Nashville War Memorial Building Auditorium. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Bill Vernick.
    Mr. Welch is the oldest of six children born to the late Morris and Jenive Smathers Welch of Canton, N.C. He retired in 1995 from Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation.

  • Social News, Sept. 19

    THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • A Wall that Heals

    Friday night’s vigil in Grandview’s ballpark rolled back the decades to the nation’s 1960s and 70s.

    The Wall that Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial visible in the background, was on display in the park through the weekend.

    (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • Couple flown from scene of motorcycle collision


    MAGNET – A Mitchell husband and wife were injured Sunday when their motorcycle collided with a vehicle and crashed along Indiana 66.

    Stanley and Connie Lindsey were flown by helicopter to University of Louisville Hospital. A police report said Stanley Lindsey, 62, suffered multiple injuries in the 12:54 p.m. crash, which took place at the base of Cusher Hill. His wife, 64, suffered wrist injuries.