Today's News

  • Meeting on Troy utilities board

    TROY – A public meeting Monday will address whether the town of Troy needs a utility service board. The 6 p.m. meeting will be held at Town Hall and will discuss the future of the board, whose members are appointed by the town council and oversee the town’s electric and water utilities. 

  • City seeks relief on flood-control wells


  • Jenga!


  • Schweizer Fest bench-press competition Aug. 10

    TELL CITY – The annual Schweizer Fest Bench Press Competition will begin with weigh-ins at 9 a.m. Aug. 10.

    There are nine divisions, six for men, two for women and a master’s division.

    Entry fee is $20 if pre-registered by Aug. 2 or $25 the day of competition. To enter, contact EverBody’s at 547-3565 or send email to Breanne@everbodyfitness.com. T

    he competition is hosted by EverBody’s Fun & Fitness Center.

  • Grab those brooms. It’s time to clean up downtown.

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Development and Action Committee will sponsor a Tell City downtown cleanup Tuesday beginning at 7 a.m. All businesses are urged to help with this activity to show their community pride. 

  • No ID yet on bank robber


  • Second annual Schweizer Fest archery contest Aug. 3

    TELL CITY – The second annual indoor-outdoor archery tournament will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3 at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.

    Participants of all ages are welcome. The competition will be divided into various styles of archery. There will be a National Archery in the Schools Program division, with elementary, middle-school and high-school classes. National Field Archery Association freestyle and hunter freestyle will have two divisions, both shooting 30 arrows from a distance of 20 yards.

  • Reunions, July 25

    Aders family
    BRISTOW – The Riley and Martha Aders family will meet for a reunion Sunday at the St. Isidore Hall near Bristow.
    Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Diana Scott at 836-4620.

    Patmore family
    SANTA CLAUS – The Patmore family reunion will be held Aug. 3 at Sam and Amy Busler’s home, 398 S. Start Drive in Santa Claus.

  • Cannelton Council increases property taxes

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Common Council voted at a regular meeting to adopt a cumulative capital development fund that will add five cents to property-tax bills for each $100 of assessed value.

    Mayor Mary Snyder said the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance authorizes cities to implement such funds to recoup revenues lost when property-tax caps known as circuit breakers went into effect.

  • SonShine preschool sets open house for Wednesday

    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites the public to their preschool open house and registration from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the school, off Indiana 545 west of New Boston.
    If you are interested in enrolling your 3 to 5 year old in a Christian pre-school program and would like to meet the new preschool teacher, plan to attend this event.
    The preschool class meets from noon to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and the junior pre-school class meets from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.