Today's News

  • Blunk graduates with nursing degree

    TELL CITY – Mark and Michelle Blunk of Tell City announce with great pride the graduation of the daughter, Breanna Blunk, from Vincennes’s University Jasper Campus. Breanna earned her associate degree in nursing on May 9.

    While enrolled at VUJC, Breanna also received her associate degree in science.

    Breanna is employed at Perry County Memorial Hospital as a medical-surgical nurse.

    She is the granddaughter of Mary and the late Garry Blunk, Dennis Hosler and Mabel Askins.

  • Steel Guitar jamboree Sept. 20 at Derby’s Cedar Valley Park

    DERBY – The fifth annual Southern Indiana Steel Guitar Jamboree will be held Sunday, Sept. 20, at Cedar Valley Park, located along Indiana 70 near Derby. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue throughout the day. Admission is free.

    Those attending should take their own lawn chairs. Refreshments and food will be served all day.

    Some of the area’s finest musicians will perform and will also serve as a backup band, including Smoky McCoy, Hank Norton and Eddie Milan.

  • Local farmers earn statewide award for conservation practices

    Rockport – Out of 61,000 farms in the state of Indiana, one farm in Spencer stood out from the crowd last week for the work its farmers do to protect Indiana’s natural resources.

    Rich and Becky Boehm was among 48 farmers who received the River-Friendly Farmer award from the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Aug. 19 at the Indiana State Fair.

  • Scarlette Eve Cole

    Brian and Valerie Cole of Troy announce the birth of a daughter, Scarlette Eve. She was delivered July 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20½ inches long. She was welcomed home by her two siblings, Zaiden, 10, and Lucy, 4. Another sibling, Maddix, is deceased.

    Grandparents are Marty and Carol Vinson of Tell City and Peggy and Frankie Cole of Hawesville, Ky.,

  • Aug. 31 meeting to discuss community owned store in Derby

    DERBY – A community meeting Aug. 31 will discuss the possibilities of a community-owned store in the riverside community. As the News reported last week, a committee is exploring how a community co-op might allow the town to reopen a community store that would sell food and fuel. The meeting will explore how a co-op might work, membership benefits, funding and the decision-making process.

    The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Smackwater Cove.

  • Community Events; Aug . 27

    Sons of the Legion to sell pork chop dinners Sept. 12


    TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of the American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the post home.

    Dinners will include a pork chop, creek fries and baked beans. Cost will be $8 and winners will be available for dine-in or carry out.


    10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19


  • Ammon – Flamion

    Mr. and Mrs. Ron Ammon of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Maribeth Lee Ammon, to Logan Michael Flamion, also of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and attended Vincennes University. She is employed by Adaptive Nursing in Jasper.

    The future groom is the son of Brent and Katrina Flamion of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and is employed by Waupaca Foundry. 

  • Howell-James

    Jannelle Desiré Howell and Richard Kyle James of Tell City announce their upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vickie Howell of Tell City and the late James Howell.

    The future groom is the son of Adwina James and Richard L. James, both of Tell City.

    Miss Howell is a graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2015 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She earned a Bachelor in Science degree in early childhood development. She is employed with Perry Child Care.

  • Tell City 6th at Washington

    WASHINGTON—Tell City’s Kevin Yeung placed third in No. 1 singles at the eight-team Washington invitational boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Yeung beat John Bizal of Evansville Central 6-1, 6-1 in the first round, lost to Luke Steinhart of Mount Vernon 6-0, 6-1 in the second round, and then beat Andrew Woods of Linton 6-1, 7-5 in the consolation round for third place.
    Chandler Lacy also went 2-1 in No. 2 singles.

  • Marksman girls outshoot Southridge

    TELL CITY—Southridge had the individual medalist, but Tell City used more balanced scoring to beat the Raiders 240-254 in girls golf Monday.
    All four Tell City scorers were within four strokes of each other. Mary Grace Alvey shot 58, Alex Lawalin 59, Halee Lamb 61, and Kyra Gentry 62.
    Olivia Mundy shot 52 to lead Southridge.
    Tell City, 2-2, will visit Jasper Tuesday at 5 p.m.