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  • Schools chief seeks three more years on job


    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The interim superintendent for Cannelton City Schools may have violated the state’s open-records law when he refused twice to provide to the News a proposed three-year extension of his contract.

    Al Sibbitt distributed to school-board members at a regular meeting May 17 copies of what he called an addendum to his contract.

  • Monofill site earns planning group approval


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A vote to recommend a monofill be built near Gatchel elicited a low groan of disapproval from the crowd packing the commissioners room and spilling into the lobby of the county courthouse Tuesday.

    But the reaction was muted considering the emotional pleas that came from several in the audience before the vote was taken.

  • Birth announcements, May 27

    Parker Eli Radigan
    Roger and Jamie Radigan of Tennyson announce the birth of their son, Parker Eli Radigan, at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Radigan is the former Jamie Houle of Grandview. Parker has three brothers, Blake, 16, Ethan, 11 and Clay, 8.
    Maternal grandparents are Connie Houle of Grandview and Duane Houle of Troy. Paternal grandparents are Sandy Koch of Evansville and Roger Radigan of Wadesville.

  • Foerster – Oliver

    Molly Foerster of Evanston and Jason Oliver of Jacksonville, Ill., were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston.

    The bride is the daughter of Darryl and Diana Foerster of Evanston. Mr. Oliver is the son of Wayne and Sheila Oliver of Elizabethton, Tenn.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Michael Mueller.

  • Four co-valedictorians to address crowd at Perry Central commencement Sunday


    LEOPOLD – Four members of Perry Central High School’s Class of 2012 will recall their years together Sunday during commencement ceremonies in the high-school gymnasium. 

    Co-valedictorians for the class are Ivan Bland, Trent Brown, Lindsey Gengelbach and Susan Schwartz.

    Class president Zach Foster will welcome the crowd at the start of the 2 p.m. ceremony.

  • Powers earns valedictorian honors at Cannelton



    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 2012 will hear from fellow classmate and class valedictorian Sarah Lee Powers during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Cannelton Community Center.

  • Diplomas ready for Class of 2012

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – One will look back to past memories and the other will discuss “where success and dedication takes you” when student speakers take the stage for the Tell City Junior-Senior High School graduation ceremony Friday.

    Salutatorian Rachel Woznicki will recall memories in her address and valedictorian Amanda E. Wagner will describe dedication during the ceremony, set to begin at 7 p.m. at the school.

  • Pence chooses Ellspermann for running mate

    FERDINAND – Republican nominee for governor Mike Pence introduced Sue Ellspermann as his running mate at a rally in her hometown of Ferdinand today.

    Sue Ellspermann has the integrity, business background and experience in state government that will make her a great lieutenant governor,” said Pence. “She will be a tremendous asset as we work to bring more jobs to Indiana.”

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  • PC second in two matches

    FRENCH LICK—Brad Douglas shot a 7-over-par 43 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match on the Donald Ross course Thursday.
    Host Springs Valley won with 166 strokes. Perry Central shot 186 and Paoli 187.
    Perry Central’s next scorers were James Rogier with 43 and Trevor Carter 46.
    Nick Edwards and Nathan Bashor tied for fourth on the team at 53, and Eli Bryant was the fifth man with 58.
    Springs Valley’s Ethan Galloway was the medalist with 39.