Today's News

  • Building a body, building dreams


    The hit 2007 film “The Bucket List,” prompted lots of Americans to think about the goals they want to achieve in life before they, well, “kick the bucket.”

    Bruce DuPont, who at the age of 46 is in the best health of his life, has scratched one item from his personal bucket list. He’s competed in and won gold in a bodybuilding competition.

  • Man alleges police used excessive force


    TELL CITY – A local man who suffered multiple bites to his leg from a police canine has filed a civil tort claim against the cities of Tell City and Cannelton and the Perry County Sheriff’s Department seeking damages for his alleged injuries.

  • Free summer lunch for children at TCJSHS

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. has begun its summer free lunches program at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.
    All children 18 years of age or younger can eat lunch for free from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m . Monday through Friday until July 27 at the high school.
    The cafeteria will be closed July 4. Two adults may accompany a child and eat for $2 each.
    Free transportation will also be provided and pickup times and locations are listed below for Route A:
    11:25 a.m. Cannelton, Indiana 66 and President Avenue across from Tastee Freeze.

  • Masterson – Gagliardi

    Shelly Masterson of Cannelton and Vince Gagliardi of Maceo, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late William and Lucille Masterson. She is a 1993 graduate of Cannelton High School and graduated twice from Western Kentucky University in 1998 and 2004. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s degree in exceptional education.
    She is a Title I teacher at Cannelton City Schools.

  • German Ridge Heritage Project excavation scheduled July 9-27

    PERRY COUNTY – The German Ridge Heritage Project seeks descendant family members for genealogy, sharing family documents and oral history. Volunteers are also encouraged to donate time as assistance is needed in field excavations, laboratory analysis and historical-genealogical research. Some of the families of interest include Bryant, Connor, Debus, Hall, Maier, Popp (Bopp) and Speidel.

  • Butler – McDaniel

    Kimberly Butler of Ola-the, Kan., and Ryan McDan-iel of Merrillville were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Lifeway Baptist Church in Ellettsville.

  • Earl and Martha Miller

    Earl and Martha Miller of Tell City celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary June 3, 2012.
    Mr. Miller married the former Martha Wiederkehr June 3, 1967, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church.

    The couple are the parents of Pat Miller and his wife, Carlene of Apex, N.C., and Frank Miller and his wife, Christie of Philpot, Ky. They have one grandchild, Cecelia Miller.

  • Carl and Jeanene Champion

    Carl and K. Jeanene Champion of Tell City plan to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 29, 2012, with their family.

    Mr. Champion and the former K. Jeanene Haynes were married June 29, 1952, at Trinity Methodist Church in Rockport.
    They are the parents of Carla K. Weatherholt of Rotonda Way, Fla., and Jeffrey L. Champion and Camilla J. Ayer, both of Santa Claus. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Mr. Champion is retired from Maxon Marine Industries and K. Jeanene is retired from General Electric.

  • Wes and Bev Wilson

    Wes and Bev Wilson of Tell City celebrated their first wedding anniversary June 14, 2012.

    Mr. Wilson and the former Bev Harris were married during a private ceremony June 14, 2011, in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
    The couple has three children, Shelby G. Wilson, Deacon W. Wilson and Bishop C. Wilson.
    Mr. Wilson is the son of Ronald Wilson and Paula Wilson of Rockport. Mrs. Wilson is the daughter of William Terry and Traci Harris of Tobinsport.

  • Legacy beats co-leaders

    TELL CITY – Legacy Financial Group scored 27 runs Tuesday to beat league co-leaders Hair Razors and Cash Waggner & Associates in back-to-back games in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Legacy’s double wins, along with two wins by Ohio Valley Gas this week, produced a tight four-team race with one week left in the regular season.
    Cash Waggner and Hair Razors are tied for first place at 4-2 and Legacy and Ohio Valley Gas are each one game back at 3-3.