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Today's News

  • Angel Food menus for July available now

    TELL CITY - July menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries' discount-food program are available at The News.

    The program offers $30 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28 and an allergen-free box of food for $23. There are also meat and fruit and vegetable specials for the month.

    July orders are due by noon July 20 and will be distributed from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 31. Orders can be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card.

  • Archery event July 3

    BIRDSEYE - Meet the naturalist and other certified archery instructors at the Patoka Lake archery range for a beginners archery lesson from 9 a.m. to noon July 3.

    This event is an introduction to the sport and is open to all ages. Participation is limited to the first 20 registrants or to the first 20 to arrive if the event is not full. Pre-register by calling the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at (812) 685-2447 or the Patoka Lake Property Office at (812) 685-2464.

  • Camp with a Cop
  • Flag Day in Leopold
  • Friday is Take Your Dog to Work Day

    One of the wonderful results of publishing your e-mail address on a Web site, as we at The News do, is that people anywhere in the world can find it and send us stuff. I get all kinds of news releases from people I've never met, promoting products, services, events and ideas I could never dream up by myself.

    For example, I had heard of Take Your Daughter to Work Day, and just like you, had kept quiet about its inherent constitutional issues. But I wasn't aware until Monday that someone had come up with Take Your Dog To Work Day, which happens Friday.

  • Washington Street reopens as CSO work advances

    TELL CITY - Washington Street in Tell City has reopened as contractors move ahead with a combined-sewer-overflow project that will separate storm-water and wastewater in some areas. Mayor Barbara Ewing said Monday that work will return to those areas, meaning some temporary closures will be needed. Contractors will eventually begin work on Washington between 11th and 12th streets and will bore under 12th Street.

  • K of C finishes undefeated in Tell City’s major league

    TELL CITY—Jamon Burchett hit a grand slam as the Knights of Columbus beat Home Mutual Insurance 12-1 to win the Cal Ripken Major League (age-11-12) playoff tourney last Thursday.

    The score was tied 1-1 after two innings.

    K of C took the lead for good on Phillip Kehl’s two-run triple in the third inning and broke the game open with Burchett’s grand slam in the fourth.

    Burchett went 3 for 4 with five RBIs. Kehl added two RBIs and Justin Stiles hit an RBI double.

  • Moose shuts out all three AAA playoff opponents

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching allowed Moose to shut out all three of its opponents in the AAA (age-9-10) Cal Ripken League playoff tourney last week.

    Moose beat Schaefer & Paulin Auto Parts 12-0, German American Bank 15-0, and German American Bank again 9-0 Friday to win the double-elimination tourney undefeated.

    Travis Burchett struck out 11 and gave up no hits and no walks in four innings as he was the winning pitcher in the championship game.

    Bryson Naviaux pitched the last inning for Moose, giving up one hit and no walks and striking out one.

  • Perry Central splits twinbill

    CORYDON—Perry Central scored five runs in the third inning to beat Corydon 6-3 in the first game of a Teen League baseball doubleheader Monday.

    The Commodores had seven hits for the game, with five of them coming in the third inning.

    Zach Foster’s two-run double was the big blow of that inning.

    Brad Douglas had two hits for the game and drove in one run for the Commodores.

    Joey Peter pitched a four-hitter for the win. He walked two and struck out two.

    Corydon won the second game 2-1 in six innings.

  • Tell City splits with Rangers

    FERDINAND—Jordan Heck pitched a shutout and hit a double as Tell City beat Forest Park 6-0 in the second game of a Diamond League baseball doubleheader Tuesday.

    “Heck was great on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.

    The Marksmen backed him with great defense.

    “We had two double plays and threw out a runner at the plate on a double steal,” noted Wahl.

    Forest Park won the first game 3-1.