Today's News

  • Oakwood Health Campus hosts dog show
  • Armory remodel relying on EDIT funds


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – It was far from a war room discussion, but plans to finance renovations at the former National Guard armory in Tell City received some much-needed support from the county commissioners. The board unanimously voted Tuesday to earmark up to $110,000 from the county’s economic-development income-tax fund for the project.

  • Highway department seeks state grant


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – A recent disbursement of $413,000 into the county highway department’s accounts for road repairs could be doubled. Highway Superintendent Steve Howell, who is in the process of evaluating road conditions in order to apply for a state grant, said that grant application is nearly ready to be submitted.

  • Tell City middle school 36th in world archery

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—Tell City took two teams, a total of 32 students, to the National Archery in the Schools Program’s world tourney Friday.
    The students became eligible to shoot in this tourney through a series of qualifying meets, including the state qualifier, state tourney and national tourney, each with set scores used to determine advancement to the next.
    Tell City actually had a qualifying team in elementary, middle school and high school, but two teams were formed for the world tourney.

  • Novak MVP as PC players help South defeat North

    INDIANAPOLIS—Trey Novak drove in the winning run and was named the Most Valuable Player as the South beat the North 14-6 in Indiana Elite’s Class A-2A junior all-star baseball game Saturday.

  • Wahl found new job too good to pass up

    When Mark Wahl came back to coaching Tell City’s baseball team for the 2015 season after a two-year absence from that post, a baseball dad told me he told a parents meeting that he planned to coach the team for a long term and coach his sons, both elementary students, someday.

  • Wahl leaves to become Fort Branch principal

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City baseball coach and William Tell Elementary assistant principal Mark Wahl is leaving those posts to become the principal of Fort Branch Community School.
    His new school is one of three kindergarten through eighth grade schools in the South Gibson School Corp. that feed into Gibson Southern High School. Its enrollment was just under 500 last year.

  • Typhoons 2nd in conference swim meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Shelby Davis and Lydia Hollinden each won two individual events and Miles Brager won one to lead the Tri-County Typhoons to second place in the Southern Indiana Swim Conference summer meet last weekend.
    The Typhoons scored 1,673 points, edging the third-place Southridge Aquatic Raider Gators by 1.5 points.
    Mount Vernon won the seven-team meet with 2,995.5 points.
    Davis won the age-8-and-under girls 100-meter freestyle in 2:03.57 and the 50 free in 54.56 seconds.

  • Leighton Michael Lehmkuhler

    Courtney and Michael Lehmkuhler of Evansville announce the birth of their son, Leighton Michael Lehmkuhler on May 3, 2016, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville. He was delivered at 12:06 p.m. and weighed 8 pounds and 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Carleen Harris and the late Michael Koonce of Evansville. Paternal grandparents are Martha and Bill Lehmkuhler of Tell City.

    Leighton was welcomed home by sister, Kennedy, 15.

    The mother is the former Courtney Koonce.

  • Survey shows holiday cookout costs down

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Independence Day cookout featuring some of Americans’ favorite summer foods – hot dogs, cheeseburgers, ribs, baked beans and other items – will be a little less expensive this year, according to an annual survey from Indiana Farm Bureau.

    Farm Bureau’s informal survey shows the average cost to feed 10 people at a summer cookout is $48.06 – or just over $4.80 per person. This compares to last year’s total of $48.78.