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Today's News

  • Five generations of Blanford-Pannett family
  • Cannelton to hold parade Oct. 2

    CANNELTON – The City of Cannelton is preparing a parade in celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2, beginning at 2 p.m.

    Line-up will start at noon. The parade will start at the intersection of Indiana 66 and Old State Hwy 237, continue east to Washington Street, turn right at Washington and run to the floodwall.

  • Audrey Danielle Pannett

    Samantha and Robby Pannett announce the birth of their daughter, Audrey Danielle Pannett. She was born July 6, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Cheryl Peter and the late Larry Peter. Paternal grandparents are Patty and Dave Pannett.

    Great-grandparents are Jeanette Pannett and Eva Knable. Great-great-grandmother is Verena Blanford.

  • Dickens-Doughty

    Amanda Dickens and Robert Doughty, both of Cannelton, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robin and John Smitson of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Mike and Barb Doughty and Sandy and Bud Burst, all of Cannelton.

    The bride-to-be is employed with The Hearth. The future groom is employed at Best Chairs in Cannelton.

  • Gladish-Byers

    Kari Lauren Gladish and Steven Wesley Byers II announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tina and Rob Gladish of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School, Vincennes University and Owensboro Community Technical College. She is employed at Santa Claus Family Dentistry as an office manager.

  • Tell City shoots 258 in girls golf season opener

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City had enough players for a team score but Bosse didn’t as they met in a season-opening girls golf match Monday.
    Bosse’s only golfer, Isabella McGregor, shot 58 for medalist honors.
    She finished one stroke ahead of Tell City’s Alex Lawalin and Kyra Gentry, who each shot 59.
    Newcomers Kenzie Burgess and Abby Lawalin each shot 70 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Tell City will host Forest Park Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Sparse old-timers crowd hits baseball diamond

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Maybe it was the extreme heat and humidity or the threat of rain, but Tuesday’s Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game had apparently its smallest turnout ever.
    In the past each team sometimes used five outfielders because it had plenty of players and that kept them from having to try to cover so much ground.

  • Rockport wins regional, going to World Series

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.—Three Tell City graduates played key roles as Rockport Post 254 won the Great Lakes American Legion baseball regional last week.
    Rockport went 5-0 in the eight-team, double-elimination tourney to raise its season record to 32-1 and qualify for the eight-team American Legion World Series, which starts today in Shelby, N.C.
    Rockport will play Rowan County, N.C., in the first game of the World Series at 11:30 a.m. Perry County time.

  • Myler making rare switch from backfield to lineman

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Position changes are rare in high school football, as usually a player finishes his career at the same position he played in grade school.
    Probably the rarest of all position switches is from the backfield to the offensive interior line or vice versa.

  • Founding fathers would be proud of today’s Tell City

    Since the day its first families disembarked from the Ohio River, Tell City has been special. Some talk of America’s exceptionalism. Tell City has been and is exceptional. It has stood head and shoulders above other planned communities in the Midwest.