Today's Features

  • Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the Rev. Sam Padgett joined First United Methodist Church in Tell City. Below is a column written by Pastor Sam.


    I was born and raised in Daviess County, Indiana. I graduated from North Daviess High School in 1997. Before entering the ministry in 2003, I married Melissa Wayman of Washington and we have four wonderful children, Leah, Blake, Grant and Matteson.

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ryan Waninger of St. Meinrad, Brynnan Underhill of English and Luke Hilgenhold and Olivia Gogel both of Tell City represented Southern Indiana Power in the 2015 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

    The high school seniors-to-be gained a personal understanding of American history, their role as a citizen and insight to the important roles electric cooperatives play in their community. Indiana’s electric cooperatives have been providing this opportunity since 1960.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26.

    Mass will be held at 10 a.m. There will be parking available for guests with disabilities. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 72 prizes totaling $3,000. 

    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by a ticket-number system in the air-conditioned dining room. 

  • LAMAR – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ will host its annual church picnic supper beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

    Menu for the buffet supper will include fried chicken, baked ham, salads, casseroles, a selection of desserts and tea, lemonade and coffee. Games for children will be held in the picnic grove along with several flavors of homemade ice cream. St. Peter’s is located on St. Peter’s Church Road 3 miles east of Highway 245 between Santa Claus and Lamar. Watch for signs along Indiana 245. Everyone is welcome.

  • Jason Lindsey of Tell City and Tara Simmons of Cannelton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future groom is the son of Jerry and Linda Wiseman of Tell City and Larry and Leonor Lindsey of French Lick. 

    He is a 1998 graduate of Castle High School in Newburgh and has studied at Ivy Tech Southwest in Evansville.


    TELL CITY – Jacob Mowery of Tell City was selected to attend Hoosier Boys State this year for Tell City Junior Senior High School.

    He attended the week of June 14 through 19. While there, he was elected to the position of city clerk for Baker City in Werner County.