Today's News

  • Capital Achievement


    Staff Writer


    INDIANAPOLIS – The excitement overflowed Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday as schools from across the state, one by one, took to the field for the Indiana School State Marching Association finals. The event marked a week of emotions for those competing, including Tell City High School’s band, displayed what made their routines tops in the state.

  • Sisters plan retreat based on Julian of Norwich

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Revelations of Divine Love: Praying with Julian of Norwich,” on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Next ‘Will Read and Sing for Food’ includes local voice

    JASPER – For the second time this year, Will Read and Sing for Food is teaming up with Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow (JETT) community outreach team for a public show on Saturday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at Jasper Engines’ Power Drive Facility in Jasper.

  • Kuntz reunion
  • Yaggi honored at Veterans Day dinner
  • Fr. Damian Schmelz named Sagamore of the Wabash

    A Benedictine monk who has bettered God’s creation as a monk, scientist, professor and pastor, was recognized last week with one of the state’s highest honors.

    The Rev. Damian Schmelz OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and retired pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, was named a Sagamore of the Wabash at a ceremony held Nov. 5. 

    The award is the highest honor bestowed by the governor of Indiana and is considered a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor.

  • Regency acquires local shopping centers

    EVANSVILLE  – Regency Properties, a commercial real estate company specializing in county seat communities, recently acquired Lincoln Park Plaza, Orchard Hill and Plaza East shopping centers in Tell City.  The three centers will add an additional 145,355 square feet to Regency’s 3.2 million square feet portfolio.

    The shopping centers had been owned by the Ramsey family or companies they controlled.

  • Tell City man jailed on child pornography charge

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man has been charged with possessing child pornography after an investigation by Tell City police officers and other law-enforcement agencies.

    According to Tell City Detective Roger Smith, the Tell City Police Department initiated an inquiry into possible child pornography. Officers obtained a warrant to search a home at 838 N. 18th St.

    During the course of the investigation, officers allegedly discovered digital images of underage children that were sexually explicit in nature.

  • Repairs bolster Cannelton’s floodwall accreditations


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – A flood gate that helps control backflow of river water at the mouth of Castlebury Creek in Cannelton will need to be replaced. Part of the work to ensure the city’s floodwall maintains the appropriate Federal Emergency Management Agency safety accreditations, it was initially believed the 70-year-old cast-iron gate could be repaired.

  • Local schools honor those who served


    Staff Writer


    The various branches of the military were saluted Wednesday morning at Tell City High School during a Veterans Day ceremony. With several seats placed front and center for the numerous men and women who served in the armed forces, students filled the auditorium for a recognition, marked with an oration from Eighth District U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon.

    One by one, Principal Brad Ramsey asked members of the individual branches to stand and be recognized for their service.