Today's News

  • Tell City’s inside game defeats Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    REO—Strong post play helped Tell City beat Perry Central 53-40 in the consolation game of the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Emma Kohnert opened the scoring for Tell City by hitting a 15-footer from the wing.
    But center Kammie Jo Hayes scored the Marksmen’s next three baskets on post-up shots inside.
    Hayes was fouled on a rebound shot on the Marksmen’s next possession and hit both free throws to put them up 10-4.

  • Ivy Tech offering free class on online job applications

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College’s Tell City site is offering a lunch-time session to help individuals apply for jobs online, on Monday, Jan. 16, from 11:30 a.m.to 1 p.m.

    In this free class, individuals will learn how to attach a file of a resume, copy and paste an entire resume, and enter work history in an online application.  If time allows, tips for building a resume may also be discussed.

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  • Cannelton Schools to retain board


    Feature Writer


    CANNELTON – The Cannelton City School Corp. board will hold a special meeting Jan. 5, to discuss retaining two board members, Cory Faulkenberg and William Garrett.

    The board has received conflicting advice as to how to handle a lack of candidates filing for the 2016 election. Because of a recent law change in which the election was moved from spring to fall, members said they were unsure when Faulkenberg and Garrett were up for re-election.

  • Students pioneering student publication


    Staff Writer


    What does it mean to be a Marksman? That’s a tricky question, because  it means something a little different for each student who passes its halls, depending on what subjects and activities pique one’s interest. With that in mind, the editors of the Marksmen Neskram magazine – which debuted this fall – aimed to focus on an assortment of articles that would resonate with almost everyone.

  • Having your voice heard in the upcoming legislative session

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    Guest Columnist


    The 2017 legislative session is right around the corner. On Jan. 4, House lawmakers will convene at the Statehouse and work until the end of April. Along with crafting a balanced budget that will fund Indiana for the next two years, we will be focusing on a variety of topics such as long-term road funding, education and public safety.

  • St. Meinrad Chamber of Commerce plans 52-week raffle

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Chamber of Commerce is planning a yearlong series of drawings through a 2017 gun and prize raffle that will raise much-needed funds for the group.

    The organization, which also does work in the community as the St. Meinrad Area Revitalization Team, works to maintain three properties in or near St. Meinrad, the town ballfield, the St. Meinrad Park near the community center and Camp Blackhawk Boy Scout Camp.

  • Nelda and Bob Day

    Nelda and Bob Day of Tell City were married Dec. 26, 1966, at Tell City United Methodist Church. A 50th Anniversary celebration was held Nov. 20, 2016, at Tell City Depot.

    They have three children, Eric and Lisa Day of Santa Claus, Danielle Day and Kevin Pollard of LaGrange, Ky., and Brian Day and Naomi Aasheim of Mandan N.D. Grandchildren are Emma and Sarah Day.

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  • Notre Dame folk choir performing in Ferdinand Jan. 15

    FERDINAND – A concert of sacred music will be performed at Monastery Immaculate Conception Church in Ferdinand by the University of Notre Dame Folk Choir on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. Eastern time.

    The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.

    The choir will present a varied program, including music from South Africa, the theme song from World Youth Day in Poland, Stopford, Gjeilo, and by four talented composers in the choir.