Today's News

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Tax sale raises more than $251,875

    Staff Writer

    PERRY COUNTY – A tax sale conducted Wednesday morning at the courthouse drew about two dozen bidders. Up for sale were 71 parcels of ground, of which 20 were sold for a combined $251,875.

    The event opened with an explanation from SRI Tax Sales auctioneer Glenn Luedtke about how transfers of deeds could take place after successful bids.

    According to Luedtke, property owners will have one year to pay delinquent taxes.

  • Our Lady of Consolation shrine rededicated, blessed

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  • Marching Marksmen finish fifth in Evansville contest

    News Intern

    TELL CITY – This past Saturday the Tell City Marching Marksmen placed fifth out of six other bands at Evansville Central High School. It was the Marching Marksmen’s first show of the season.

    The show this year is called “The Struggle Within,” and is about a color-guard soloist, Madilyn Hoskinson, who cannot choose between life choices.

  • Commodores march to 4th place at 1st contest of season

    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Marching Commodores placed fourth among six Class A bands in the Evansville Central Invitational Saturday in a show their director said “went pretty well for our first show” of the season.

    “There were no major problems,” Andrea Clark said, noting one-quarter of this year’s 32 members are seventh-graders. Despite their youth, “they’re catching on,” she said. “I think we’re going to have a really good season.”