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  • Paint & sip event set

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will hold a canvas and wine event Wednesday, Aug. 7 during Schweizer Fest. The Paint & Sip party will be held in the Wine Garden at City Hall Park from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    A Bob Ross-certified instructor, Brian Sutton, will lead the participants as they put their creative skills to the test while learning from a master and enjoy locally made wine from Winzerwald Winery

  • High voter turnout isn’t the goal for everybody

    Guest Columnist

    Kelly Hawes


    The late Paul Weyrich, co-founder of the Moral Majority, was no fan of those so-called “good government” types.

    They had what he called the “goo-goo syndrome.”

    “They want everybody to vote,” he told the Religious Roundtable in August 1980.

  • Gerrymandering is a bipartisan problem

    Of all the forces shaping our politics today, gerrymandering stands alone as the least discussed and most consequential one

    And today, after the Supreme Court’s recent decision, it’s a constitutional way for lawmakers to choose their voters instead of the other way around.

  • When you live in the mitten, your hand becomes your map

    Mark Eisenlohr


    About the time you read this I’ll be back in the place I used to call home - midway up the “mitten” snuggled on the shores of Lake Michigan.

    I’m not sure who came up with the idea of calling Michigan the “Mitten” state.

  • Greener Pastures Field Day set

    EVANSTON – The 2019 Greener Pastures Field Day will be held Aug. 20, beginning at 5 p.m. , at E & F Farms and Evanston Park in Spencer County. The location is 11581 E. County Road 1050 N., Evanston. This field day only happens every three years and is coordinated by Purdue Extension and Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Dubois, Perry and Spencer Counties.

  • First Baptist VBS starts today

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites the community to “ROAR” with them at Vacation Bible School daily from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19. The VBS is for children preschool (age 4) through those having completed grade 5. At ROAR, children embark on an epic African adventure, exploring God’s goodness and celebrating a ferocious faith that empowers them through this life!

  • Leopold Church Picnic July 28

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST. Mass is at 10 a.m. CST. Parking for the handicapped will be available.

    There will be quilts, quilt raffle, silent auction, crafts and country store, bingo, ice cream, hamburgers, games for young and old, and a grand raffle of 81 prizes totaling $4,000.

  • Girls conference July 26-27

    TELL CITY – Teen girl's conference, GC3 – Girls: Chosen, Called & Confident, is coming to Tell City on Friday and Saturday, July 26-27, at Tell City First Baptist Church. This faith-based ministry is free to all girls grades 6-12 this fall from any denomination, faith and school.

    Contemporary Christian recording artist Ryan Lynton will be performing. Special guest speaker, beekeeper Tom Morris will be presenting a message on faith. There will be lots of fun, food and activities. Each girl will receive a free T-shirt, CD, packet and more.

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  • Stolen truck raised from the river

    TROY – A box truck reportedly stolen from Owensboro, Ky., and driven into the Ohio River in Troy July 1 has been successfully raised from the river bottom. Initial recovery efforts were ceased due to dangerous water conditions, and the submerged truck was hoisted July 5.

    Indiana Conservation Officers and special divers, returned last Friday and entered the water to locate the vehicle and affix a tow line. After the vehicle was retrieved, authorities confirmed it to be stolen from Don Moore Auto in Owensboro. Nothing of significance was located inside of the vehicle.