Today's News

  • German Ridge winter hike canceled for March 31

    PERRY COUNTY – Saturday’s planned winter hike at German Ridge has been canceled.
    Future hikes on the schedule include one on April 7, which will be a beginner/family hike at 8:30 a.m. on the German Ridge Lake Loop. It will be 1.9 miles in length. Those taking part should meet at the highway garage at Indiana 37 and Indiana 70.
    Another hike on April 21 will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will follow the Tipsaw Trail, which is 5 miles in length. Meet at the Tipsaw Lake entrance.


  • Sauer grand national tae kwon do champ

    CENTRAL CITY, Ky.—Nick Sauer, 45, of Tell City won the Chug Do Kwon Association’s tae kwon do grand championship in its national competition March 10.

  • Non-Yankee fans should be thankful for wild card

    When even former Boston Red Sox superstar David Ortiz picks the New York Yankees over Boston in the American League East, you know the Yankees have a really strong baseball team.
    But that’s what Ortiz, who specialized in clutch hits against the Yankees, said last week. And it’s hard to blame him.
    Unlike Ortiz, I have never been employed by the Red Sox. But I probably root for them just as strongly as he does.
    However, I have to agree with him that the Yankees are strong favorites to win their division.

  • Beard on Small School Underclass All-State again

    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard was named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s Underclass Small School All-State team Thursday for the second year in a row.
    The top 15 non-seniors, regardless of what class school they represent, were named to the Underclass All-State Supreme 15.
    The only southwestern Indiana player on that team was Castle guard Alex Hemenway.

  • Bulldogs to field veteran baseball team

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—If Cannelton’s hitting comes along, the Bulldogs could compete for the title in a wide open Class A baseball sectional this year.
    The Bulldogs return nine lettermen, including eight sectional starters, from last year’s 2-14 team.
    The only newcomers on their 12-man roster are freshman Dylan Young and juniors Kyler Houtchen and Patrick Haycraft, a recent transfer to Cannelton.
    With a veteran team, Coach Mike Garrett expects the defense to be good.

  • Tell City baseball team expects big season

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strength up the middle and experience are usually considered keys to baseball success, and Tell City’s team has plenty of both.
    The Marksmen return seven starters from their sectional lineup for last year’s 12-10 team, including an All-PAC shortstop and catcher and their top four pitchers.

  • Daughters of Isabella open house April 3

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella nativity circle 710 are inviting Catholic ladies age 16 plus to attend their April 3 open house meeting. This meeting is in St. Paul’s parish hall at 7 p.m. if interested feel free to stop in, get acquainted, meet some of our members and learn about some of our programs.

    The group’s state project is St. Elizabeth/Coleman Center in Indianapolis, but is also supports areas projects including council of agencies, scholarships, after proms, church projects, etc. our meetings are the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

  • Quilt guild sponsoring trunk show April 2

    TELL CITY – The Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild will host a trunk show by Carol Hauenstein Henke on Monday, April 2, at 9:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank meeting room in Tell City.

    A Tell City native, Carol will be showing some smaller samples of her work including beading, embellishing, thread painting, dimensional wool, wool applique and trapunto. She may include some Hauenstein quilts from the family home.

    The public is invited. There is no admission fee.

  • Churches to host noon Holy Week services

    TELL CITY – Several local churches will present mid-day meditations during Holy Week, Monday, March 26, through Friday, March 30. Meditations will begin at noon and everyone is invited. Locations for the week are as follows:

    Monday, Community Christian Church

    Tuesday, First Baptist Church

    Wednesday, Evangelical United Church of Christ

    Thursday, Tell City Church of the Nazarene

    Friday, First United Methodist of Tell City.

  • Rome car, truck show April 22

    ROME – One of the first events in the celebration of the bicentennial of the historic Rome Courthouse will be a car and truck show on Sunday, April 22, at the courthouse. This will be held in conjunction with the annual Dogwood Festival.

    Anyone is invited to enter a car or truck. Registration is $10 and there will be trophies awarded in several classes. There will also be food and refreshments that day.

    Registration is planned from 9 to 11 a.m. with awards announced at 2 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Mark Seifert at (812) 719-7093.