Today's News

  • Cash Waggner, Team Central remain undefeated in girls softball

    TELL CITY – Elena Hagedorn and Paige Martin combined for 15 RBIs as Cash Waggner swept a doubleheader with Ohio Valley Gas in Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball league Monday.

    Cash Waggner won the first game 15-10 as Martin drove in seven runs with a three-run, inside-the-park home run, a two-run double and a two-run single.

    Hagedorn added four RBIs with a two-run double, a single and a groundout. Kenzie Kennedy hit a double for Cash Waggner and Kaylee Dixon scored four runs.

  • Chinns win 27th annual Glen Ress Memorial Open

    TELL CITY – For the second year, the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble was won by a two-generation family team.

    Bruce Chinn and his son, Andy, shot a winning 129 to win the 27th annual two-day 36-hole scramble, which raises money for area schools’ athletic departments.

    The Chinns shot a 65 Saturday and 64 Sunday in the championship flight. Their 129 was one shot better than the second-place team of Zach DeSpain and Rich Krzykowski and third-place finishers Jeff Wrye and Brett Hagedorn. Each of those duos shot a 130.

  • VFW 2939, ladies auxiliary presents 2015-16 officers
  • Moose Lodge Summer Fest dates set

    TELL CITY – The annual Summer Fest picnic sponsored by Moose Lodge 1424 will return to Zoercher-Bettinger Park Thursday through Saturday, June 25-27.

    Gene O’ Rides will operate rides all three days and the annual fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, June 27, at approximately 10:15 p.m.

  • ‘Funky fruit’ brings smiles, lift spirits


    Feature Writer


    Late last month, Renate Warner of Tell City and her 2-year-old son, Isaac, were picking strawberries in their patch, when they spotted these two unusually shaped berries.

    Isaac’s 9-month-old brother, Isaiah, sat nearby in his stroller and watched.

    “As long as we give him a few bites, he is happy,” said Warner. “Isaac loves picking and eating berries as well. When I saw the fruit, I decided to take a picture of them.”

  • Wheeler reunion set for June 27

    BRISTOW – Descendants of Clarence and Elizabeth Wheeler will have a family reunion June 27, at St. Isadore Hall in Bristow. Doors will open at 11 a.m. CST.

    A carry-in meal will be at noon. Tea, lemonade, plates, cups, utensils and napkins will be provided. Games, activities and prizes. For more information, call Martha Heeke at (812) 547-6191.

  • Rural News: DOOLITTLE MILLS; June 18

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — Special Father’s Day activities are being planned at the Bethel Christian Church for this coming Sunday, June 21, beginning with a breakfast to be served in the church basement prepared by the ladies at 7:30 a.m.

    Regular morning worship services will then be held with Sunday school beginning at 8:30 a.m., followed by church service at 9:30 a.m. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church minister. Everyone is invited.

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; June 18

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — The ladies of the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will be serving breakfast this Sunday morning in the church basement in honor of Father’s day.

    The meal will be served at 7:30 a.m. Sunday school will follow at 8:30 with church services at 9:30 a.m. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Rural News: GERALD; June 18

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the families of those who have gone to their final home. Marlene Lautner passed away June 2, at her home in Tell City. She was a 1955 graduate of Tell City High.

    Also, Essie Hargis passed away June 6, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

    She was a lifelong resident of Gerald and the Derby area. May these and all the departed rest in peace.

  • Perry Central High School’s Top 10