Today's News

  • Marksmen’s aces knock off Titans

    FORT BRANCH—Improved passing and strong serving helped Tell City beat Gibson Southern 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-19 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    “We passed a little better,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our serve-receive was a little better. It can still get a lot better, but we got to do more offense and get more swings than in the last two games.
    “And our serving was really good. We had quite a few aces (15).”
    Emily Hagedorn served 14 points, including four aces. Emma Kohnert added three aces.

  • Crews carries Patriots past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Kenton Crews scored four touchdowns, including two on punt returns, as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 49-7 in PAC football Friday.
    Crews scored all his touchdowns in the first half as the Patriots built a 43-0 lead.
    He caught a 48-yard pass from Caleb Mulzer on the second play of the game for his first touchdown.
    Mulzer threw a two-point conversion pass to Ethan Griepenstroh to put the Patriots up 8-0.

  • Commodores’ defense stops Rangers late

    Sports Correspondent

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s defense forced two turnovers and came up with a defensive stop late in the fourth quarter to defeat Forest Park 26-21 in football Friday.
    With the Commodores clinging to the five-point lead with 5:58 left in the game, Forest Park forced a fumble and Gavin Hoffman recovered it at the Commodore 45-yard line.
    The Rangers rushed eight times, getting the ball to the Perry Central 18-yard line. Perry Central’s defense then dropped Eli Knust for a 2-yard loss.

  • Animal shelter in need of volunteers

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter in Cannelton is in need of help from the community. The shelter is designed to safely house 24 dogs and 21 cats and is again at full capacity. There are several ways to help.

    • Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting one of the homeless dogs or cats waiting at the shelter. Adoption fees include spay or neuter, all vaccines, heartworm tests for dogs, leukemia tests for cats and flea, tick and heartworm preventative.

  • Community Events; Aug. 31

    Euchre tourney at Fulda Sportsman Sept. 12


    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney at the club, in Fulda Saturday, Sept. 12.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m. All times are CDT. Prizes will be awarded at the end of play and refreshments will be available. The public is invited to attend.


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


  • Knight honored for 34-year career in military service

    TELL CITY – Diana Knight always felt fortunate that she grew up in the Army, where her family was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky., and Germany. When her father, Bob Jones, retired from service in 1970, the summer prior to Knight’s first year of high school, the family moved back to their place of origin – Tell City.

  • Schaefer-Mattingly – Mehling

    Jackie A. Schaefer-Mattingly of Santa Claus became the bride of Steven L. Mehling of St. Henry July 18, 2015. 

    The ceremony was held at 2 p.m. CDT at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry. Father Damian Schmelz, friend of the couple, officiated the wedding.

    Jackie is the daughter of Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer.  Steve is the son of Eugene and Imelda Mehling of Ferdinand.

  • Bill and Wilma Barnhart

    Mr. and Mrs. William Barnhart of Tell City recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

    A celebration was held June 27, at the Habig Center in Jasper, hosted by the Barnharts’ four children, Priscilla (Richard) Campbell of Newburgh; Libby (Lee) Gengelbach and Peggy Hodskins, both of Tell City; and Doug Barnhart of Cabot, Ark.

    Bill and Wilma Barnhart were married Sept. 3, 1950, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg.  Mrs. Barnhart is the former Wilma Heim.

  • Fewer waivers, a more open government

    That the last week brought news of ethics reform for Hoosier state government is nothing new.

    What was different was that the news was encouraging.

    According to state records, government officials have been issuing fewer waivers that would let state employees take related jobs in the private sector before a yearlong wait.

    So far this year, just one waiver has been granted. That’s in contrast to the past decade, where about 10 waivers were allowed each year.

  • The chicken project




    So, one day Leonna came to me and said she was thinking of getting some chickens to live in our large enclosed back yard. I’ve been married to her long enough to know that nothing is off the table when it comes to animals. She is a certified vet tech and has worked in the field for years. I don’t think I have ever met anyone who loves animals as much as my wife.