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Today's News

  • Environmental studies set for U.S. 231 enhancements

    JASPER – After years of planning and negotiating with state leaders and the Indiana Department of Transportation, efforts to extend U.S. 231 toward I-69 were provided a recent boost. Backers of the Mid-State Corridor Regional Development Authority announced Monday that it had secured the needed $7 million for a Tier 1 environmental impact study.

  • Christmas in July
  • Short summer plays in Owensboro starting July 20

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Accentuate summer with the Theatre Workshop of Owensboro’s production of “Summer Shorts!” This popular tradition features 13 one-act plays in their world premieres. The many plays will be presented in two groups. Group A will be performed July 19, 21 and 27. Group B will be July 20, 26 and 28. All performances will be at Trinity Centre, 407 W. Fifth St.

  • Benefit ride for Carson Lasher July 20

    TELL CITY – A benefit ride for Carson Lasher will be held Saturday, July 20, starting at the Tell City American Legion. Sign-up begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the event and the ride begins at 10 a.m. Donation of $20 per vehicle is asked from those participating in the ride. Other donations accepted.

  • William Tell Elementary silent auction July 15-16

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will have a silent auction of surplus items, as approved at the June 11 school board meeting. There will be a public open house viewing in the William Tell Elementary school cafeteria on Monday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Google silent auction form will be shared on the school corporation’s Facebook page at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 15, and will be available for bids until noon on Wednesday, July 17.

  • Sen. Braun to host mobile office hours
in Jasper

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his staff mobile office hours in July to better assist Hoosiers.

    “I have been working hard on behalf of Hoosiers in D.C. to lower prescription drug prices, overhaul our healthcare system, and stop government overreach,” said Senator Mike Braun. “My staff will be holding mobile office hours around the state to better assist Hoosiers in these areas and other concerns.”

    The closest such session is set in Jasper

  • Funding options hashed for EMA warehouse

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Emergency Management Agency could soon have a new storage facility for its rescue equipment. Plans are in the works to secure funding for a 50-foot by 104-foot building that would be constructed on the Armory Annex grounds.

    The need for such a structure lies in that the county EMA Director Steve Hauser oversees all of the emergency response equipment for District 10. Essentially, it encompasses everything needed for a mobile hospital which is used during disasters in the 12 Southwestern Indiana counties that comprise the district.

  • Planning underway for inaugural Pride festival

    By MARK EISENLOHR

    Editor

    TELL CITY – What’s being billed as the first annual Pride Festival for City Hall is set for Sunday, July 28, at City Hall Park.

    Organizers hope it will go along way to promote inclusion and acceptance for members of the LGBTQ+ community in the area.

    Cassey Young, one of the organizers, sought, and was given, approval to use the City Hall Park for the event, which is expected to have music provided by a DJ and local artists.

  • Tipsaw Acres streets to enter county’s road inventory

    TELL CITY – The county highway department will soon take over maintenance for streets in the Tipsaw Acres housing subdivision.

    First platted in 2002, reinvigorated efforts to see more homes built on the 28 acres there have taken shape in recent years. With more than a dozen families already calling the subdivision home, two more residences are expected to be constructed this summer.

    Planned future growth is also expected, all keeping with the county’s objective to grow northern expansion.

  • ‘Here I Grew Up’ set for Lincoln Amphitheatre

    LINCOLN CITY – “Here I Grew Up,” a world premiere musical, will come to life July 11-13 at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Lincoln City.

    Doors for each performance will open at 6 p.m. with a 7 p.m. start. With one 15-minute intermission, the end time will be approximately 9:15 p.m.