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Today's News

  • IU staffer to speak in Tell City

    TELL CITY—Vad Lee, chaplain for Indiana University’s football team and also director of IU’s chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will speak at the Vesper service to kick off the Schweizer Fest Sunday, Aug. 5.
    Lee will be the keynote speaker for the community pride faith event, which will be held on the main stage in the beer garden at City Hall Park at 6 p.m.
    The Perry County Clergy Association is sponsoring the event, which is new to the Schweizer Fest this year.

  • Weyer’s 2001 college team to be honored by Belmont

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Katie Weyer’s 2001 Belmont University women’s cross country team will be honored at the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sept. 20.
    Weyer, then Katie Chinn, was a freshman on that team that will be honored as Belmont’s fourth ever Legendary Team.
    It was the first Belmont team to win a conference title in Belmont’s NCAA Division I era, taking the Atlantic Sun championship.
    Belmont went on to win the conference title all four years Weyer was there.

  • Hendershot defeats Jasper 4-1

    ROCKPORT—Rockport finished second in its American Legion baseball regional last week, ending its season.
    But Tell City graduate Preston Hendershot helped keep Rockport’s season alive by pitching a six-hitter to beat Jasper 4-1 Friday.
    That came after Rockport, the three-time defending state champion, lost to Boonville 6-3 in the first game of the double-elimination tourney last Thursday.
    Rockport avenged that loss with a 10-0 victory over Boonville Saturday as South Spencer graduate Manning Webb pitched a three-hitter.

  • The Post joins 3-team women’s league race

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Only two games separated the first- and fifth-place teams in Tell City’s six-team age-11-14 girls softball league this season.
    The Tell City Women’s Softball League may never achieve that much balance, but with 1 1/2 weeks left in the regular season there is a chance that three teams could tie for first.
    That is a switch from Tri-State Service & Maintenance and Cash Waggner’s dominating the league in the past.

  • St. Croix resident earns Two Million Mile Safe Driver Award

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Landstar System Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation services, recognized Dale Brown of St. Croix as a Two Million Mile Safe Driver at Landstar’s annual BCO All-Star Celebration.

  • Beware ads suggesting you’ve won a prize

    INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers to beware of advertising pitches that mislead consumers into thinking they have won prizes. This tactic is often employed to lure people to locations where they are subjected to used-car sales pitches.

    Last month, the Office of the Attorney General won a judgment in Marion County Superior Court against The Car Center LLC in connection with such a ploy. Approximately 35,000 people received a deceptive mailing from The Car Center indicating they had won $5,000.

  • Renew Cannelton seeks revitalization committee members

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s recent listing on Indiana Landmarks’ 10 Most Endangered Landmarks list means that this is the time to get behind the rebuilding of Cannelton’s historic district. Cannelton needs everyone to participate, whether living in Derby, Tell City, Cannelton, Hawesville, Cincinnati or anywhere.

  • Johnson promoted to ISP SWAT team

    JASPER – Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter has announced the promotion of Senior Trooper Charles Johnson to the Indiana State Police South Zone SWAT Team.

    Johnson is a Perry County native  and 10-year veteran of the Indiana State Police. He graduated from the 68th recruit academy in December 2007. After graduating the academy, Johnson was assigned to the Jasper Post, where he has patrolled primarily Perry County for the majority of his career.

  • Schweizer Fest Preparations
  • Jim and Earla Williams

    Jim and Earla Williams of Tobinsport renewed their wedding vows for their 40th anniversary on June 24, 2018, at the Tobinsport United Methodist Church. Pastor Paul Alvey performed the ceremony. The couple celebrated by going on a cruise to Alaska.

    Jim and the former Earla Thorn were married June 24, 1978, at the Tobinsport United Methodist Church.

    The couple has two children, Logan (Katie) Williams of Tobinsport; and the late John “Big John” Williams. Their grandchildren are Dixie and Thorn.