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Today's News

  • Corn mash to Monkey Shine

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    Running the chip-seal roads north of Fulda, that’s where you can pick up a batch of white lightning.

    In the lore of American moonshine, the sun doesn’t glimmer over these stills in St. Meinrad. But unlike that tradition, Monkey Hollow’s new distillery isn’t hidden on its backwoods hillside. No, this shine is 100-percent legit, a hint to the modernization of Indiana’s more lenient alcohol laws.

  • Cancer benefit for Barbara Fulton March 18

    TELL CITY – There will be a Cancer Benefit for Barbara Fulton held Saturday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Moose Home in Tell City.

    There will be music by Cannelcade of Music, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, a silent auction and food served.

    Fried chicken dinners will be presold for the benefit until Thursday, March 9. Each dinner will consist of two pieces of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn and slaw for $8. Call or text (812) 661-6453 or email jamielynn723@yahoo.com to place an order or for additional details about the benefit.

  • Lenten fish and shrimp fries

    Boy Scout Troop 192 fish dinner Friday

     

    TELL CITY – Boy Scout Troop 192 will host an all-you-can-eat fish dinner Friday, March 3, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul Parish Hall.

    Carryout is available. The cost for a dinner will be $8 for adults and $5 for children. The parish hall is located at the corner of Main and Jefferson streets.

     

    St. Michael Fish Fries begin Friday

     

  • Obrecht House faces uncertain future

     

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The fate of the historic Obrecht house is a crumbling proposition, both literally and figuratively. With ongoing renovations off the property seemingly halted for quite some time, Mayor Jim Adams said this week that city officials are planning to take final and lasting action to see the eyesore remedied.

  • Tell City Police Department kicks off March enforcement blitz

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department has announced it will join efforts with over 250 Indiana state and local law enforcement agencies to increase education and enforcement around dangerous and impaired driving.

    From March 3-26, officers across the state will conduct high-visibility patrols  specifically designated to identify and intercept those driving aggressively and under the influence.

  • Tell City dominates Gibson Southern Duals

    FORT BRANCH—Nine Tell Citians each went 4-0 as the Marksmen won the Gibson Southern Duals junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Why not rotate girls sectional site too?

    Several factors make this week’s Class 2A boys basketball sectional at Huntingburg a compelling one for fans.
    It has a balanced field and is being played in one of the largest and most historic gymnasiums in Indiana.
    Perhaps the most interesting thing about it is none of the teams has a home-court advantage.
    While the NCAA has not allowed teams in its Division I men’s tourney to play on their home court for several years, in most cases one of the teams in each IHSAA sectional does play on its home court.

  • Northeast Dubois ousts Bulldogs

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Staff Writer

    OAKLAND CITY—Sluggish and sloppy play from Cannelton led to a 69-38 loss to Northeast Dubois in Class A boys basketball sectional first-round play Tuesday.
    “Giving up too many offensive rebounds and put-back baskets,” Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder said. “I felt like our defense was great at the beginning and we slid off a little bit.
    “Part of that is probably due to the fact that we aren’t overly deep for what we would consider to be our varsity-level kids.”

  • Rangers pull away from Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—This is not the best shooting boys basketball team Forest Park has ever had, but the Rangers find other ways to win.
    They hit only 1 of 9 three-point shots but used some easy baskets off turnovers to pull ahead late in the first half as they beat Perry Central 58-44 in a first-round sectional game Tuesday.
    They also worked the ball inside effectively to 6-foot-4 center Sam Englert, who scored 25 points on 9 of 13 field-goal shooting and 7 of 8 free throws.

  • Cliff Cemetery recognized for historic role

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    CANNELTON – Anyone familiar with Cliff Cemetery in Cannelton knows it is steeped in history. Many of the city’s founding figures are at rest there. Now, there’s a marker designating the cemetery’s cultural and historical significance to residents as well as visitors.