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Today's News

  • Hancock Bank and Trust promotes Rodney Perkins

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Rodney Perkins has been promoted to market president for Hancock Bank and Trust’s Hancock and Breckinridge County markets. Perkins, an employee of Hancock Bank’s Hawesville offices, has been with the bank since 1996 and served in various capacities. 

    “We are pleased to have a person with more than 40 years’ experience in the financial industry who understands our markets, employees and our customers’ needs,” said Danny Coffey, chief executive officer.

  • Horseman’s club fun horse show Aug. 24

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a Fun Horse Show and benefit at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Bland – Franchville

    Michele and Ivan Bland III of Branchville and Kim and Scott Franchville of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Ariel Bland and Ryan Franchville of Derby.

    The bride-elect is a Perry Central High School graduate and a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She is a dental hygienist at Dr. Wood’s office in Huntingburg and an attendant at Circle S Food Mart.

  • Perry County teen killed in single-vehicle crash

    PERRY COUNTY – A Perry Central High School student lost his life in a one-vehicle accident Friday on Deer Creek Road.

    According to Indiana State Police, Steven Thomasson, 17, of rural Cannelton, died when his 2002 GMC pickup truck traveled off the west side of the road near Thistle Drive and struck several trees.

    Thomasson was reported missing Friday afternoon after his mother phoned police to report he never arrived at school on what was the first day of classes for the new school year and that family members could not locate him.

  • Reunions, Aug. 8 issue

    Minto’s Market employees
    TELL CITY – A Minto’s Market reunion is planned for Friday. All former employees and owners are welcome to attend.
    The reunion will be held at Julie’s Café in Tell City from 4 to 7 p.m.
    Contact Mark Miller at 547-8042 for more information.

    TCHS 1948

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1948 will have its 65th class reunion at 11 a.m. today at the Patio.

    TCHS 1949

  • Supply lists for William Tell Elementary

    TELL CITY – The following are the school supply lists for all grades in William Tell Elementary School for the 2013-14 school year.
    KINDERGARTEN: one spiral notebook; washable markers; boys are asked to take wet wipes; girls are asked to take hand sanitizer; white glue; one family-size box of tissues; 24-count box of crayons; boys are asked to take a box of gallon size plastic bags; girls are asked to take a box of quart sized plastic bags.

  • Tell City-Troy Township announces bus routes for 2013-14

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. is working with the city of Tell City with its “get healthy” initiative. Once again this year, there will be walking areas for students in seventh through 12th grades within Tell City. There will be no school bus services for this grades for students that live within approximately five blocks of the junior-senior high school building. For those outside this area, there will be designated stops that students living in that specific area will need to arrive at on their own if they desire bus service.

  • Novice joins Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance Aug. 5, Dane DeDecker was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.
    Novice Dane, 36, is from Geneseo, Ill. He attended Geneseo High School and studied for a year at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona. He was a member of St. Anthony Parish in Atkinson, Ill.
    For the past 12 years, he has been an over-the-road truck driver.

  • St. Augustine first communion class

    Children of St. Augustine Church in Leopold made their first communion April 14.

    In the first row are Isaac Latini, Grace Herzog, Eli Mosby and Kade Peter. In the second row are Carly Lasher, Allie Thomas, Chase Hubert, Lucas Mitchell and Emily Elmer. In the third row are Director of Religious Education Marty Williams, Cody Guillaume, Caleb Hubert, Carter James, Trenton Sprinkle and Maggie Cunningham. In the back are Religious Education instructor Jennifer Mitchell and the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Church News, Aug. 8

    Ministry cookout Saturday
    TROY – Keys to the Kingdom Outreach Ministries will host a cook out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stoplight in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for free hot dogs and drinks.
    Free items including clothes, kitchen items and furniture for local families in need will be available.

    Ring to speak at Central Baptist Sunday