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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – NRG Farm of Tell City received two Indiana 2011 High Point awards at the Indiana Saddlebred Horse Association Convention in Carmel Feb. 12.
    The Testament, shown by trainer Nancy Ress, won the Park Pleasure Driving Award and Championship Symphony, shown by Dr. Gene Ress, won in the Country Pleasure Driving Division.
    Dekarobics, owned and shown by Hannah Young in their first year of showing together, won two championships and two reserve championships.

  • Tristan Robert James
    Trina and Chris James of Ferdinand announce the birth of their son, Tristan Robert James, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. James is the former Trina Emmert.
    Grandparents are Bob and Bonnie Emmert of Ferdinand and Nolan and Betty James of Mount Pleasant.
    Great-grandmother is Clarice James of Dubois.

  • Kate Ziegelgruber and Bill Magee of Houston, Texas, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bernie and Cathy Bower of Tell City and the late Pat Ziegelgruber. She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from DePauw University; a master’s degree in geology from Ohio State University and a PhD in geology from Rice University. She is a doctoral student at Rice University.

  • TELL CITY – Scott and Heidi Dixon, owners of Dixon & Dixon Auction Services announce the opening of their new real estate office at 807 12th St., in Tell City.

    Dennis Graves has been hired as principal broker. Brenda Graves, Heidi Dixon and Cindy Brown will be employed as sales staff.
    Dennis Graves has 10 years experience in the real-estate business and said he is looking forward to continuing to serve his clients at the new office location.

  • TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 hosted its first chili cook-off contest March 10 at the VFW post.
    Prizes were given out for first, second and third places and also to the people’s choice.
    First place was awarded to Joe and Martha Minto, second place went to Jason Lindsey and third place was awarded to Calvin and Betty Hartz. The people’s choice award winner was Kay Northerner. The VFW would like to thank all the participants who entered the cook-off and invites everyone back again next year.

  • A March 3 three-on-three coed bbasketballtourney sponsored by Perry County Power of Youth drew 21 teams and 73 participants to Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Photos of winning teams will be in Thursday’s edition and more photos can be found on this site.

  • From daffodils to forsythia, spring has sprung in force in recent days. Weeks of warmer-than-usual temperatures have flowers and bushes blossoming ahead of schedule and greening grass has sent some homeowners powering up lawn mowers for the first time this season. Cloudy but warm conditions are expected early this week.

  • TELL CITY – The women of Deer Creek Baptist Church are currently working on several mission projects.
    “Change for Change” is a program held each time the time changes, “as a reminder to bring your change for a good cause,” organizers said. For the first time change of this year, the money collected by the women will be donated to local church food pantries.

  • Photos and story by Trista Lutgring
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Department staged an “An Evening of Theater” March 9, 10 and 11 as students took to the stage for two one-act plays, “This is a Test” and “Take Five.”

    “This is a Test” followed a main character, Alicia, who is still in school, about to take a test which will determine “her future,” as one character explains.

  • Shutt guest speaker at Gospel Tabernacle
    CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church in Cannelton will welcome special guest speaker the Rev. Patty Shutt during 1 p.m. worship Sunday.
    The public is invited to attend.
    The church will also begin midweek Bible study sessions at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting March 14.