Today's Features

  • Cannelton elementary school recently held its annual math bowl.

    Pictured are the winners from grades two through five. In the front row from left to right are first place winners Jhett Garrett, fourth grade and Carter Vogt, second grade; and Alexis Blake, second grade, third place.

    In the back row are Daniel Applegate fifth grade, second place; Gavin Melton, third grade, second place; and Devyn Powers, fourth grade, third place.

  • PERRY COUNTY - Girl Scouts in Perry County recently presented service-unit-level awards to two Perry County volunteers.

    The Shining Star Award recognizes adult volunteers who inspire, motivate and support other volunteers.

    It went to Sam Hess, who has been active with Girl Scouts for more than 10 years.

    Staff Writer

    I am not usually one to hike in a group, opting instead for the quiet, meditative state that comes with making my way through woods in solitude.

    But last weekend, my two daughters, my husband and I, piled into our van and drove to the Patoka Lake visitor center for a guided group hike to Totem Rock.

    It was our first visit to the area, and we joined about a dozen other hikers and two guides at the head of our 3.5-mile trail.

  • Students from Powers Martial Arts located at New Directions Health and Fitness Club in Tell City competed in two big tournaments the same day May 17.

    Eddie Duke, 57, who trains in Tai Chi, competed at The Elite Open in Richmond, Ky. He won first place in weapon forms and second place in forms to qualify to compete at the International Martial Arts festival on Aug. 15-17 in Florida on ESPN3.

  • St. Paul TGIF set for Friday
    TELL CITY - St. Paul Catholic Church will host TGIF - beer brats, burgers and band - Friday, May 30, from 7 to 11 p.m. in the church parking lot.

    Entertainment will be provided by the St. Anthony area band, The Recycled Teenagers.

  • First Holy Communion at Holy Cross Church took place Sunday, May 4, in St. Croix. Pictured from left are Aiden Labhart, Carson Guillaume, the Rev. Brian Esarey, Megan Lasher and Madelyn Kelly.

  • Jordan Zuckschwerdt and Latisha Bryant of New Albany announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe and Melissa Glenn of Tell City and Archie Bryant of Gentryville.

    She is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2014 graduate of Indiana Southeast University Southeast with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is currently employed at Target in Clarksville.

  • Haley Coogan and David McCoskey of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Stefan Allen Joe McCoskey. He was delivered May 19, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Stefan has two siblings, Nevaeh, 3, and Zayden, 1.

    Grandparents are Kim and James Malone and Bill McCoskey, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Paul and Mary Van Note of Tell City.

  • Downer and Cindy Spencer of Evanston announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Trisha Spencer, to Jerry Ammon of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Lesa and Ron Ammon of Tell City.
    He is a 2010 graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and is employed as a state correctional officer.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Evansville with a bachelor’s degree in special education.