.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • ‘American Cousin’ takes to the stage

    LINCOLN CITY – The second and final weekend of “Our American Cousin” will be presented Friday and Saturday at Lincoln Amphitheatre.

    “Our American Cousin” is a three-act farcical comedy about an American, Asa Trenchard, sailing to England to claim his inheritance from his English relatives.

    The lead characters include Shane Denu of Jasper playing Asa Trenchard, Gretchen Ross of Evansville playing Florence Trenchard, and Charlie Finecy of Santa Claus playing Lord Dundreary.

    Linda Simpson of Tell City is also in the cast.

  • Memorial poker run Sept. 10

    TELL CITY – The John Williams Memorial Poker Run will be held at Braunies Bar, 318 Main Street, Tell City Saturday, Sept. 10 with a rain date of Sept 11. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes will head out at 11. All bikes in will need to be in at 4:30 p.m. 
    Cost is $10 per hand and $15 for double. Meal, door prizes and a half pot will also be available. All vehicles are welcome. Contact Joe at 547-8803 or 719-0176 for more information. All proceeds go to the John Williams Memorial Scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation.

  • New coffee shop now in business in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Knot a Coffee Shop, owned and operated by Tyler Roberts and Andrea Gaynor, is now open for business on Main Street in Tell City across from the post office.
    Roberts and Gaynor opened the store Aug. 16.
    The shop offers a variety of things including coffee, espresso drinks, hand-twisted pretzels, all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner, fresh fruit smoothies, burgers and more.

  • Ray and Ruth Gunn

    Ray and Ruth Gunn of Cannelton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 16, 2011.

    The couple commemorated the event with a private celebration with family before they traveled to California by train.
    Mr. Gunn married the former Ruth Collignon Aug. 16, 1952, in Troy.
    The couple has three children, Debbie Stemler and her husband, Kerry of Sellersburg, Becky Biever and her husband, Steve of Evansville and Bill Gun and his wife, Kim, of Tell City. They also have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

  • INDOT to share details on Deer Creek bridge plans

    ROCKY POINT – The Indiana Department of Transportation will host a public hearing in Cannelton Sept. 1 on an upcoming bridge project in Tobin Township.

    The meeting on what INDOT is labeling the Indiana 66 Deer Creek Bridge Project will begin at 6 p.m. in the Cannelton City Hall Council Room.

    The public is invited to review plans and ask questions on the bridge-replacement project, which will affect the intersection of Indiana 66 and Indiana 166 at Rocky Point.
     

  • Chris and Eleanor Minto

    Chris and Eleanor Minto celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 23, 2011.

    Mr. Minto and the former Eleanor Tippin were married Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1961, at the Summerset Christian Church in Putnam County.
    Their attendants were Paul Minto and Margie Sauter.
    Mr. Minto was the owner of Minto’s Market in Tell City and Mrs. Minto was a physical-education teacher at Tell City High School.
    A celebration was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Marty and Lou Ann Backer Aug. 13. It was at-tended by several family members and friends.

  • FOP sponsoring golf scramble, auction

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Fraternal Order of Police will host a golf scramble Oct. 14 at the Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus. A shotgun start begins at noon. The scramble consists of four-person teams with a limit of 34 teams.

    Cost is $50 per person, which includes green fees, golf-cart rental, practice balls, water and soft drinks. Everyone who participates will be invited to the FOP associate and new-membership drive that evening.

    Details on location and time are still being finalized.

  • State police jail 18-year-old on child-molesting charge

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man was arrested Monday on a charge that he had sex with a 13-year-old girl. Matthew R. Sabelhaus, 18, was lodged in the Perry County Jail by state police. He was released Wednesday after posting a $1,005 bail.

    According to a probable-cause affidavit, Sabelhaus is accused of engaging in sex with the girl at her home. He faces a Class B felony count of child molesting.

  • Cannelton Media Club earns awards, seeks funds to claim them

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Youngsters in a media club led by teacher Joan Goble have once again earned honors for their efforts.

  • Over-and-under effort

    Contractors working for the Indiana Department of Transportation conduct an inspection of the Bob Cummings Lincoln Trail Bridge. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see more.)