Today's News

  • A Rhodes family treasure: Cannelton’s Old Time Fashion Show

    The story of a red and white pioneer dress from the Rhodes family was provided to the News by Molly Hall.

    CANNELTON – In the 1960s, Nora Al-sop Rhodes made a pioneer-style dress for her great-granddaughter, Kathy Rhodes Briggeman. The dress was complete with a bonnet and bloomers for a little girl to wear. The material Nora used to make the dress was material once used for a feed sack.

  • Spencer County Fairgrounds set to host Octoberfest

    Seldom has an Octoberfest offered so much fun so close to home. This year’s annual Spencer County Fair Octoberfest is scheduled for Saturday and promises to be the biggest and best yet. 

  • Twilight tenants meet; announce quilt winners

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Sept. 19 and was chaired by President Joyce Richardt.
    The September birthdays were Hugh Judge, Cathy Robbins, Ida Mae Hafele, Helen Spencer, Doretta Mullis, Gus Kuhner, Faye Foretsch, Eulalia Flamion, Olivia Leistner, Norman Freeman and Angie Braunecker.
    The group thanks everyone who attended the Christmas bazaar Sept. 15 to make it a big success. The raffle winners were Eulalia Flamion, the big quilt; Rita Goffinet, the baby quilt, and Irene Miller, the quilt rack.

  • EUCC gears up for Saturday’s fall bazaar

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar will be held Saturday at the church.
    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage patties, eggs, toast and fresh jelly and jam will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. A country store featuring baked goods, fresh and canned items, candies and crafts will also be available.

  • Donate blood Friday at St. Paul in Tell City

    PERRY COUNTY – October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Red Cross re-minds eligible blood donors that organ-transplant patients often rely on donated blood. Liver-transplant patients may need 30 or more different blood products during surgery.
    In fact, two liver transplant patients at a hospital served by the Red Cross were recently treated with a combined total of 40 pints of red blood cells and 30 pints of plasma.

  • Joel Daniel DuPont

    Seth and Samantha DuPont of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Joel Daniel DuPont, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. DuPont is the former Samantha Hagedorn.
    Grandparents are Joe and Marilyn Hagedorn of rural Tell City and Daniel and Claudia DuPont of Gatchel.
    Great-grandparents are Pauline Gogel of Fulda, Raymond and Lucille Howell of Gatchel and Raphael and Vivian DuPont of Tell City.

  • Shoot for the Stars

    Brooke Lawalin, pictured at the left and in the far left in the above photo, was the winner and Abby Lawalin, second from right, was the runner-up in the Sept. 14 finale for the Shoot for the Stars singing contest. With the two winners are, from the left, Rebecca Shearn, Kyra Maddle, Alexandra Lawalin and Tylar Williams.        


  • August quilt winner

    Regina Schaefer was the winner of the St. Paul Catholic Church August quilt raffle. The quilt was pieced by Jean Blue and was quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • Germany – Van Hoosier

    Tamara Lynn Germany of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Donald Harrison Van Hoosier of Santa Claus were united in marriage during a ceremony Saturday, July 14, 2012, at North Hutchenson Island, Fla.

  • Library board finalizes September business