Today's News

  • Stress-management clinic Sept. 17

    TELL CITY – The Villas at Oakwood will host a stress management with supplements seminar by Cindy Jones of Herbs & Healthcare. The seminar will be Thursday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m.   at the Villa Clubhouse on the Oakwood Campus grounds, 1143 23rd St. in Tell City. Refreshments will be served. For information call Polly Story at (812) 608-1774.

  • Help rescued horses Sept. 12 at Orscheln’s

    TELL CITY – On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Horse Rescue South will have rescue horses at Orschlen Farm and Home. Local balloon artist Sheila Rearden will be on hand as will Robin Thomas and Carl Young’s petting zoo with miniature donkeys, a goat and a rabbit. Rescued horses and miniature ponies will be available for adoption.

    Silas Quick will offer mule wagon rides, Tool Man Tim will have a jumping balloon and walking tacos and drinks will be available. The group is selling raffle tickets for walking sticks made by Chris Kleeman.

  • D of I collecting baby items for St. Elizabeth-Coleman

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services in Indianapolis.

    This year they are asking for disposable diapers and clothing to be used for infants. Donors are asked to leave price tags on gifts and not to wrap them.

    Donation boxes will be located in all three church parishes (St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius) this week through Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • Free movie Friday Sept. 25

    FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday with the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be Sept. 25, with the showing of The Perfect Stranger at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

    Nikki Cominskey is a successful attorney - troubled by the fact that her life isn’t perfect...then one day, a mysterious invitation shows up on her desk that reads,

  • AG Zoeller: Jared Fogle’s story serves as wake-up call

    Greg Zoeller

    Indiana Attorney General


    The arrest of one of Indiana’s celebrities forces us to acknowledge what many still don’t want to believe –  the underground business of sex trafficking exists and is thriving.

    When the Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficking Humans Task Force, which I co-chair, first started talking about human trafficking in our state, we were met with skeptics.

  • Reunions; Sept. 3

    DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH AND MARY ROGIER of Leopold will gather for a family reunion at noon Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Perry County Coon Club.

    The meal will be at noon, but arrive earlier if you would like. Table service will be provided. Take your own drinks and enough covered dishes for your family for a pitch-in dinner.


    THE FAULKENBERG FAMILY reunion is planned for Sunday, Sept. 20, at Patoka Lake Shelterhouse No. 1. A carry-in meal will be served at noon. All relatives are encouraged to attend.


  • Preaching lecture, workshop set at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 25th annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture and Workshop in Homiletics Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 6-7, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

    This year’s lecturer is Lori Carrell, vice chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Rochester. The topic of the evening presentation is “Does Preaching Matter? A Communication Perspective.”

    The lecture will be held in St. Bede Theater from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

  • Kooper Harold McCallister

    Jim and Chelsea McCallister of Tell City announce the birth of a son, Kooper Harold McCallister.

    He was delivered at 9:24 a.m. Jan 5, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 2.8 ounces and was 20¼ inches long.

    The mother is the former Chelsea Schaaf.

    Kooper was welcomed home by a brother, Wyatt, 5, and a half sister, Lily, 10.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Cathy Greubel of Tell City, Paula Schaaf of Evansville and the late Jerry Schaaf.

  • 10 years of expanding young minds at SonShine Early Learning Center
  • Community Events; Sept. 3

    John Williams Memorial Ride Sept. 19


    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual John Williams Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 19.  Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. 

    All bikes out at 11 and will return by 4:30.  All vehicles welcome.  All proceeds will benefit the John Williams Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation. 

    For more information, contact Joe at (812) 719-0176 or Earla at (812) 719-1012.