Today's News

  • Library to host lapidary program April 18

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Library will host a lapidary demonstration on Saturday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.

    Katie Pappano, a member of the Evansville Lapidary Society, will demonstrate the process of taking a rough-cut stone and taking it through the various processes to shape and polish it.

    She will have stones in different stages of finishing and program attendees will be able to try their hands at stone grinding and polishing. Pappano will also have information on how to become a member of the society.

  • Annual Tell City H.S. art show opens Monday

    TELL CITY – Next week’s 11th annual Tell City High School Art Show will showcase the talents of students in several media.

    The April 13-17 exhibit in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Library-Media Center will open Monday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, exhibits will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hours next Thursday will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Five generations
  • Rural News: GERALD; April 9


    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — The past week was a sorrowful one for more reasons than one.

    The passion of our Lord always is, but Easter came Sunday with a joyous celebration across the world, and we have a new beginning.

    It is always difficult to relive events that bring us pain and homesickness on the holidays and this is true for everyone who has lost a loved one, especially in the first few years, and every family has been through this at one time or another, haven’t they?

  • Toast to spring with wine, cheese on the Uplands Wine Trail

    SOUTHERN INDIANA – April is the perfect time to enjoy a “Toast to Spring” weekend on the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail. This popular wine and cheese pairing event will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, and best of all – it’s absolutely free.

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; April 9

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Hopefully everyone had a nice and blessed Easter weekend.

    Visitors and noontime guests with Harold and me Easter Day were Michelle Toothman and daughters Aubrey, Natalie and Arianna; and Elisha Schwartz and Joe Hill and Peggy and Jeff Eckert and Darlene Mitchell and Brady Hill and Kaley House and Brandon Eckert and Tiffany Smith and Brandi Eckert and daughter Brooklyn and Darrin Wiseman. After the meal, everyone enjoyed an egg hunt. The weather was nice for the day.

  • Visit by the Easter Bunny
  • Rural News: BRISTOW; April 9


    By CINDY CULBERTSON, News Correspondent, Phone, 843-5547 —  John Hays, an organist from Bristow, will perform in a recital of his music at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church. This is the first of his musical tour of organ music. Plan to attend at 3 p.m. April 26.

     If anyone wants to join, there are several area yard sales planned in April. For more information,  contact Lanette Meyer.

    The United Pentecostal Church of Bristow on Indiana 145 is having a large yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11.

  • Lamb Cemetery earns historic designation

    It’s another first for Lamb Cemetery. The resting place of Revolutionary War soldiers, it is the first cemetery in Perry County to be recognized in Indiana’s Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry.

  • St. John’s to host dinner, euchre tourney April 18

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host a euchre tourney and dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the church.

    Everyone is invited for an evening of fun and fundraising. The Indiana Guatemala mission team is again raising funds for supplies for the people of Guatemala City and nearby communities. All money raised will go toward school supplies and hygiene kits.

    Dinner will include roast pork, sauerkraut (separate from the pork), mashed potatoes and gravy, sides and salads and homemade yeast rolls and desserts.