Today's News

  • Ferdinand Herb and Garden Days this weekend

    FERDINAND – The annual Ferdinand Herb and Garden Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday with various activities throughout the days.
    Shops throughout town will have herbs, perennials, hanging baskets, annuals, ferns, landscape and bedding plants, primitives, antiques, home and garden décor, patio, gardening seminars, arts and crafts markets and food available.

  • Cannelton police seek vandals

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Police Chief Eric Dickenson is asking the public to help his department identify people who committed several acts of criminal mischief and vandalism late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.

    He said during regular meetings of the city’s board of public works and common council Monday someone broke glass at Mulzer’s Tax Service, a U-Haul station and Bolin Excavation, damaged signs and mailboxes at Radio Shack and siphoned gas from a vehicle and boat.

    The total damage was estimated at $1,200.

  • Local Boy Scouts earn Eagle Scout honors

    LEOPOLD – Jon Suhrheinrich and Andy Connor of Boy Scout Troop 191 received their Eagle Scout awards Sunday March 27, at the St. Augustine Church in Leopold.

    Suhrheinrich is the son of Brian and Kathy Suhrheinrich of St Croix. Connor is the son of Rick and Arleela Connor of Leopold.
    Connor’s Eagle Scout leadership project was to erect a flagpole and perform landscaping and maintenance at the Leopold Park.

  • Hundreds of students’ talents on weekend display

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – More than 300 entries from three counties will be on display Saturday and Sunday at an annual student art show sponsored by the Tell City Regional Arts Association.

    Elementary, middle-junior- and senior-high-school students from Perry, Spencer and Hancock counties were invited to submit entries and association president Cheri Taylor said the show could bring a record number of paintings, sketches, models and sculptures.

  • Putting on a show at Oakwood

    Students of North Perry Head Start visited Oakwood Health Campus April 7 to perform plays and sing songs for residents. Children acted out well-known stories about a farmer and the turnip, the three little pigs and the big bad wolf and the three billy goats gruff. After their performances, students visited with residents and shared punch and cookies.

  • Principal’s job to be vacant again

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School will be without a principal this spring after Ryan Haas’ resignation was accepted Tuesday night by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board.

    Haas, a native of Ferdinand, took over at the beginning of the year. He has accepted the principal’s position at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Dubois County.

    Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne said he was saddened to see Haas leave but thanked him for his work.

  • Tell City UMC to host Easter egg hunt

    TELL CITY – Easter is still more than two weeks away, but the Easter bunny will get an early start Saturday as Tell City United Methodist Church hosts an egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in City Hall Park.

    More than 6,000 eggs will be hidden for children to find. Other activities include pictures with the Easter bunny, face painting, soap carvings, make-your-own necklace crafts and temporary tattoos.

    Parents should take cameras to snap photos of their children with Peter Cottontail.

  • Spring Blossoms
  • Reunions

    TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 are in need of help in finding information for classmates. If you know an address of any of the names below, contact Janet Damin at 547-3266 during the day or at 547-7451 during the evening.
    Information on these classmates is needed: Jonell (Sprinkle) Schepers, Tim Fischer, Donna Scheidegger, Ronnie Knight, Pat Hauser, Dan Graves and Jim Wells.

  • Musicians earn medals at concert-band competitions

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School performers earned a silver rating overall, with silvers coming from two of the three judges and gold from the other, at a concert-band competition Saturday. They also earned a gold rating in a sight-reading category.

    Also called an organizational contest, the event at Castle High School was one of several conducted throughout the state by the Indiana State School Music Association.