Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Do you have Type 2 diabetes or care for someone who does? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to reduce your health risks? If so, Purdue Extension has a great program for you.

  • Alicia and David Conner announce the birth of their son, Cayson David Conner. Cayson was born Sept. 8, 2015 at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed five pounds and one ounce. The mother is the former Alicia Klueh. Cayson’s grandparents are Brenda and Mike Lange of St. Meinrad, the late Mike Klueh of Tell city and Laurinda Van Coney and the late Miller Van Coney of Cannelton.

    Cayson’s great-grandparents include Sam Connor of Cannelton.

  • Krista and Russell Clayton of Lexington, Ky. announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Louise Clayton.

    She was born at 6:18 p.m., Aug. 24, 2015 at Baptist Health Lexington. She weighed five pounds and five ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Roberta Johnson of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Hugh and Kathy Clayton of Tell City. Her great-grandparents are Bob and Linda Hess, Bob and Donna Johnson and Daisy and Cletus James.

  • Jonathan and Nikki Meunier of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Luke James Meunier.

    He was born at 2:10 p.m. Sept. 16, 2015, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed five pounds and eight ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Luke’s maternal grandparents are Barb and Dave King of Santa Claus and Murl Schwartz of Troy. His paternal grandparents are Jim and Mary Meunier of Evanston.

    His great-grandparents are Betty Hauser and Edna Meunier.


    Staff Writer



    Unbeknownst to many, St. Martin’s Cemetery in Chrisney is the final resting place of royalty, of a sort.

    Herman “Beefsteak Charlie” Campbell, better known as King of the Hobos, was a common guest to many Chrisney and Spencer County residents. He was also a  regular visitor to Troy and, perhaps, Tell City.

  • Emily Marie Backer and Louis Podbelski were married Aug. 1, 2015, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at Notre Dame.

    The parents of the bride are Marty and Lou Ann Backer of Cannelton. The parents of the groom are Lou and Betsy Podbelski of Eagan, Minn.

  • TELL CITY – The annual Perry County March of Dimes March for Babies March for Babies walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, at City Hall in Tell City.  Check-in will be at 1 p.m. with the walk beginning at 2.

     Former ambassador families are invited to attend and lead the walk. After the walk, food and beverages donated by local businesses will be served to the participants.

  • Canned food drive at Methodist Church


    TELL CITY – During the months of October and November, Tell City First United Methodist Church will be building a wall of canned goods in its main hallway for local food pantries, which runs in conjunction with Pastor Sam’s sermon series.

    In October, organizers will collect yellow and orange cans and in November they will collect red and brown cans. All non-perishable items and monetary donations are also welcomed.