Today's News

  • 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.

  • Adoption Awareness Month

    TELL CITY – November is Adoption Awareness Month, and for the third consecutive year, Catholic Charities’ Tell City Deanery is raising local awareness of adoption opportunities within the community.

    The goal is to raise awareness, educate others and to make information available to the community concerning the issue of adoption, said JoAnn Smith, who works in the local Catholic Charities office. It serves the Tell City Deanery, which includes parishes in Perry County and those in northern Spencer County.

  • 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.

  • Perry Central schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    21    Corydon Central Scr.    A    11:00
    25    Tell City    A    6:00
    4    Cannelton    A    6:00
    8    Crawford Co.    A    5:30
    11    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    12    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00

  • Wolfpack shut down Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton didn’t get a shot off in the first quarter and lost to Crawford County 48-4 in season-opening girls basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs committed 23 turnovers in the first half and 28 for the game.
    They hit 1 of 18 shots from the field and 2 of 4 free throws.
    “We didn’t look to shoot,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Nicole Harris, Cannelton’s leading returning scorer, took nine shots but missed them all.