Today's News

  • County to foreclose on Can-Clay assets





    CANNELTON – The future of the once booming Cannelton-based Can-Clay Corp. is all but dried up. Though not yet closed, hopes to continue a century-old tradition now rest on the business’ willingness to catch up on back taxes.

  • Belle of Cincinnati visiting Oct. 23

    TELL CITY – The Belle of Cincinnati will travel downstream in October and will make a stop in Tell City for a busy day of events.

    BB Riverboats sponsors a fall tour each year and the Belle of Cincinnati last stopped in Tell City in 2012.

    The craft will visit the city Sunday, Oct. 23. A brunch cruise is planned for the late morning, with boarding at 11 a.m. The cruise will begin at noon and will end at 2 p.m. A sightseeing cruise will board at 3 p.m. with the 90-minute cruise lasting from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

  • Improving Hoosier education will take bold moves

    Eric Harris

    Guest Columnist


    When a new school year kicks off, you can count on two things: back-to-school sales and people (especially politicians) pretending to care about education. Both things are finished by September.

  • Labor Day has passed, but summer still here

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales


    As youngsters, it seemed time crawled. It seem-ed like the clock was in slow motion as kids awaited Christmas, for school to be out or a scheduled birthday party.

    Now, after the years have pilled up, one on top of another, decade on top of decade, it seems the clock is spinning to set a new land speed record.

    Time races by. It seems like we should just be planting flowers and tomato plants, not digging them up with the arrival of fall and the end of the growing season.

  • Free youth event after Tell City football games

    TELL CITY – After every home football game for the Tell City Marksmen, Tell City First United Methodist Church, located at 702 10th St., will host a free event for junior high and high school youth approximately 30 minutes after each game is over, with pick-up at 11:30 p.m.

    If interested in helping to make these events a success, contact Pastor Sam at (812) 547-2800 or umcpastorsam@gmail.com. Help spread the word to the Junior high and high school youth of the community.

  • BE Ministry to host retreat for women in October

    DERBY – “BE Still and know that I am God” is the theme of the women’s retreat scheduled for Oct. 14-16. BE Ministry will host the retreat for women 18 years old and older.

    The retreat will be held at the Glenn Wood Hills Camp and Retreat Center in Derby. The guest speaker and facilitator for the weekend will be Beth Boling of Blue Grass United Methodist Church in Evansville.

  • Moss needs consistent moisture and shade

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Moss no longer carries the stigma of being an undesirable plant. Some still refer to it as a problem but largely, folks are accepting of this somewhat opportunistic plant.

    Moss like it shady and moist and we don’t always have the moisture to maintain a nice lush garden of it. This year is certainly the exception.

  • Gospel Tabernacle song and praise jamboree Saturday

    CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church will hold its third annual song and praise jamboree at its outdoor pavilion Saturday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 5 p.m.

    Guests are invited to share their talents with the congregation or simply enjoy the talents being shared.

    Light refreshments will be served during intermissions.

    The pavilion is located at 5425 Girl Scout Road, in Cannelton.

  • UK law graduate with local ties opens firm degree

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Alexandria Pannett graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in May 2015 with a Juris Doctorate degree, and passed the July 2015 Bar Exam on the first attempt.

    Pannett is the daughter of Craig and Vikki Pannett of Farmington, Mo.; the granddaughter of Ron and Connie Howlett of Park Hills, Mo., and Clarence Pannett and the late Kay Seibert of Tell City.

  • Fenn-Greenberg

    Mark and Rebecca Fenn and Phil and Jan Greenberg announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Amanda Fenn and Nate Greenberg.

    The wedding will take place Oct. 22, 2016, near their home in Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

    Amanda is a graduate of Tell City High School and DePauw University and recently completed her Masters of Public Health at the Colorado School of Public Health. Nate is a native Californian, having graduated from the University of California at Davis and serves as the Mono County Director of Information Technology.