Today's News

  • Cold start costly to Cannelton in loss to Shoals Saturday

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Another cold shooting start proved costly to Cannelton in a 46-33 girls basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    For the second game in a row the Bulldogs did not score in the first quarter.
    They went 0 for 12 from the field and 0 for 2 at the free-throw line in that period as they fell behind 10-0.
    They hit four of their first five shots in the second quarter, though, and pulled within three points, 13-10, on Nicole Harris’ second three-point basket.

  • Lydia Mae Hammond

    Kurt and Lori Hammond of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter Lydia Mae Hammond. Lydia was born Sept. 11, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed seven pounds and three ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Lori Huffman. Lydia was welcomed home by two brothers Karson, 6 and Lukas, 2.

    Paternal grandparents are Kathy and David Hammond. Maternal grandparents are Karen and Steve Irwin and the late Scott Huffman, all of Tell City.

  • Crisis Connection hosting program on human trafficking

    CHRISNEY – Crisis Connection will host a human trafficking workshop Thursday, Nov. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Spencer County 4-H Youth and Community Center near Chrisney.

    Jennifer Thuma and Tamara Weaver from the Indiana State Attorney General’s Office will be guest presenters.

    Participants will learn what human trafficking is, how to identify it, the trauma it causes and treatment options. The presenters will also share Indiana’s state policy, legislative policies, legal issues and efforts to combat human trafficking.

  • Turkey Trot set to gobble up Tell City Thanksgiving morning

    TELL CITY – EverBody’s will host the third annual Turkey Trot event on Nov. 26, Thanksgiving, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The run-or-walk event will be split into two routes, a one-mile and a five kilometer. The one-mile route will keep to flat streets in the downtown area. The five-kilometer route will feature more hilly terrain.

    Both routes begin and end at EverBody’s, where registration forms can be picked up. They can also be found at everbodys.com or participants can register online at Active.com.

  • TCHS Cross Country named ‘scholar athletic team’
  • ‘Quilt of Honor’ presented Monday
  • Community Events; Nov. 12

    Essential Oils event Nov. 21


    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. in Tell City will host an Essential Oils Workshop presented by Dinah Harpenau at the Villa Club House, November 21 at 3 p.m.

    Each participant will receive a “Living” magazine and a bottle of Wild Orange essential oil. Refreshments will be served and there will be a door prize drawing.


    VFW to sell chicken dinners Nov. 15


  • Capital Achievement


    Staff Writer


    INDIANAPOLIS – The excitement overflowed Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday as schools from across the state, one by one, took to the field for the Indiana School State Marching Association finals. The event marked a week of emotions for those competing, including Tell City High School’s band, displayed what made their routines tops in the state.

  • Sisters plan retreat based on Julian of Norwich

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Revelations of Divine Love: Praying with Julian of Norwich,” on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Next ‘Will Read and Sing for Food’ includes local voice

    JASPER – For the second time this year, Will Read and Sing for Food is teaming up with Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow (JETT) community outreach team for a public show on Saturday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at Jasper Engines’ Power Drive Facility in Jasper.