Today's News

  • Efforts begin to preserve Monte Cassino shrine





    The shrine of Our Lady of Monte Cassino sits atop a broad hill just a mile or so from the main buildings of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Constructed from the first sandstone pulled from the earth on the monks’ land, the chapel welcomed its first pilgrims in 1870. According to reports, more than 2,000 people took part in its dedication.

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  • Keeping Hoosier homes warm this winter

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74


    As the winter months and cold temperatures approach, this time serves as a reminder that some Hoosiers may be eligible for energy assistance through the Low Income Heating Assistance Program. Our state offers low-income households financial assistance to keep their utilities connected during the winter months through this program.

  • Church News; Nov. 17


    BE Ministry to meet Dec. 13


    TELL CITY – BE Ministry will host its next Bible discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at Noble’s IGA Café. They will discuss the Beatitudes in Matthew 5 and Luke 6. Take questions, ideas, a Bible and discussion materials.


    St. John’s UCC to serve dinners Saturday


  • Tell City United Methodist to host motivational speaker

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist church will host motivational speaker, John Malcomson with his presentation, “Life After Death,” on Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

    The event is open to the public and the presentation is free.

    “The story of my struggle physically, mentally and spiritually after my aortic dissection. 24 plus hours of surgery, multiple complications and the toll it had on my family and I.

  • Emma-Lynn Rose Smith

    Dolly and Rick Smith of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Emma-Lynn Rose Smith on Sept. 13, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    She was welcomed home by siblings Levi Smith, 11, and Rae-Lynn Smith, 6.

    Grandparents are Pauline Thorn of Cannelton, Charles Cronin of Tell City and Beck Voyles of Magnet. The mother is the former Dolly Cronin.

  • Dauby on Colts’ academic all-stars

    INDIANAPOLIS—Adam Dauby has become the fifth Perry Central football player to make the Indianapolis Colts’ High School Academic All-Star Team in the 18 years the team has been named.
    Dauby made this year’s 25-man team as a defensive back.
    A player’s grade-point average, class rank and scores on college aptitude tests are considered for this team, and he must be a senior and have played in 75 percent of his team’s games this season.
    Dauby is ranked No. 1 in Perry Central’s senior class with a 3.961 GPA.

  • Lions hold off Cannelton

    SELLERSBURG—A fourth-quarter rally by Cannelton fell short in a 51-45 girls basketball loss to Rock Creek Academy Saturday.
    Cannelton outscored the Lions 18-12 in the fourth quarter as guards Nicole Harris and Chloe Davis combined to score all the Bulldogs’ points that period.
    Harris hit three field goals and 6 of 8 free throws for 12 points that quarter. Davis added six points on two field goals and 2 of 7 free-throw shooting.
    Overall the Bulldogs hit 25 of 36 free throws, a high number to shoot in a road game.

  • Tell City wrestlers young

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The bad news for Tell City’s wrestling team is there are only 12 boys on the roster.
    The good news is they are all in different weight classes, so the Marksmen can still fill 12 of the 14 weights.
    Two years ago they forfeited five weight classes and last year they forfeited four at the start of the season and six at the end due to injuries.

  • Tell City 3rd in Corydon girls tourney

    CORYDON—Kammie Jo Hayes hit 80.0 percent from the field and scored 35 points in two games to lead Tell City to third place in the Battle of the First Capital girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11, sophomore center, hit 9 of 10 from the field and scored 19 points in a 54-43 first-round loss to Henryville.
    “It was nice to see her step up,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “She made a couple of really nice moves. She hit one jump shot from just outside the lane and did a good job finishing on power moves inside.”