Today's News

  • GAB president to lead Indiana Bankers Association

    FRENCH LICK – Clay W. Ewing, president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors of German American Bancorp Inc., Jasper, has been elected 2018 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association.

    Ewing is a resident of Tell City. He currently serves the IBA as first vice chairman and was elected to his new position at the association’s annual business meeting on Sept. 11 in French Lick.

  • The intrinsic value of teamwork

    Editor’s Note: This article is one of a regular series  profiling workplace skills important for the modern job market. It was written by Glenn Etienne, owner of Construction Engineering Solution LLC.


    “Teamwork” entails working together with others in a collaborative way so each person can contribute individual talents, thoughts and efforts in pursuit of a common goal. It means being alert and sensitive to others’ abilities, attitudes and feelings so as to interact well and draw out the best of each other.

  • SWCD accepting supervisor applications

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for an elected supervisor position. Ronnie James has held the supervisor position since 1987 and has decided not to run for re-election.

    An individual would serve as an elected district supervisor for a three-year term, beginning at the SWCD annual meeting on Feb. 27, 2018.

    If conservation of our soil, water and other related natural resources is an important priority with you this is your opportunity to make a difference.

  • Upcoming, Sept. 21

    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – A cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday in Education Room A at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Cancer survivors, cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome.


    Knits and Knots meeting Sept. 28


  • County, Can-Clay lease deal near


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Negotiations toward a lease agreement between Perry County and embattled Can-Clay Corp. are expected to conclude in the next few weeks.

    County commissioners, which have conducted the leg-work in the deal, announced Tuesday that documents would be signed once a meeting date has been set for the county redevelopment commission. A session has been slated for Oct. 10. The latter board will be responsible for the oversight of the lease and ensuring that the company agrees to terms.

  • Area could be home to state’s largest solar project


    Staff Writer


    TROY – The eastern edge of Spencer County could become home to the state’s largest solar-power project to date, if pieces fall together correctly. Justin Wolf, a project developer for Orion Renewables, approached the Spencer County Council at their Tuesday, Sept. 19 meeting to outline the proposed project, which would lie between the community of Troy and New Boston, east along Indiana 545.

  • TC marchers excited as season hits stride


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen are off to an out-of-this-world start to the season. The band has placed first in each of the last two contests, at Evansville Central to open the season, and most recently, this past Saturday, at Paoli.

    Marchers, competing in Class AA, bested other bands in their class by more than 2 points, and also secured awards for Best Music, Best General Effect and Best Pit Crew at Paoli.

  • Season finale: Rocker Mitch Ryder at Amphitheatre Sept. 30

    LINCOLN CITY – Legendary 1960s rockers Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels will close out the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2017 performance series on Saturday, Sept. 30.

    Doors for the show open at 5 p.m. with regional favorite Bobby Clark and his band opening at 6:30 p.m. Then, Ryder, best known for his classic 1960s run of hits “Devil with a Blue Dress On,” “Jenny Take a Ride” and “CC Rider,” will take the stage alongside the Detroit Wheels at 7:30 p.m.

    All times are central.

  • Masters in theology program revised at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD  – Beginning this fall, it will take fewer credits for lay men and women to earn a master’s degree at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. Students will be able to complete the master of arts degree in 36, instead of 48, credit hours and have more flexibility in choosing courses.

  • D of I accepting baby shower donations

    PERRY COUNTY -– The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for their State Project, which is St. Elizabeth’s/Adoption Center in Indianapolis.

    Any baby clothes (new or slightly used) or other baby items and nice maternity clothes will be sent to the center. 

    They are now accepting gift cards in, $5, $10, $15 and $20, increments. If you’d like to give gift cards, please send to Mary Seibert 1210 20th St., Tell City, IN 47586.