Today's News

  • County, Can-Clay lease deal near


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Negotiations toward a lease agreement between Perry County and embattled Can-Clay Corp. are expected to conclude in the next few weeks.

    County commissioners, which have conducted the leg-work in the deal, announced Tuesday that documents would be signed once a meeting date has been set for the county redevelopment commission. A session has been slated for Oct. 10. The latter board will be responsible for the oversight of the lease and ensuring that the company agrees to terms.

  • Area could be home to state’s largest solar project


    Staff Writer


    TROY – The eastern edge of Spencer County could become home to the state’s largest solar-power project to date, if pieces fall together correctly. Justin Wolf, a project developer for Orion Renewables, approached the Spencer County Council at their Tuesday, Sept. 19 meeting to outline the proposed project, which would lie between the community of Troy and New Boston, east along Indiana 545.

  • TC marchers excited as season hits stride


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen are off to an out-of-this-world start to the season. The band has placed first in each of the last two contests, at Evansville Central to open the season, and most recently, this past Saturday, at Paoli.

    Marchers, competing in Class AA, bested other bands in their class by more than 2 points, and also secured awards for Best Music, Best General Effect and Best Pit Crew at Paoli.

  • Season finale: Rocker Mitch Ryder at Amphitheatre Sept. 30

    LINCOLN CITY – Legendary 1960s rockers Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels will close out the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2017 performance series on Saturday, Sept. 30.

    Doors for the show open at 5 p.m. with regional favorite Bobby Clark and his band opening at 6:30 p.m. Then, Ryder, best known for his classic 1960s run of hits “Devil with a Blue Dress On,” “Jenny Take a Ride” and “CC Rider,” will take the stage alongside the Detroit Wheels at 7:30 p.m.

    All times are central.

  • Masters in theology program revised at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD  – Beginning this fall, it will take fewer credits for lay men and women to earn a master’s degree at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. Students will be able to complete the master of arts degree in 36, instead of 48, credit hours and have more flexibility in choosing courses.

  • D of I accepting baby shower donations

    PERRY COUNTY -– The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for their State Project, which is St. Elizabeth’s/Adoption Center in Indianapolis.

    Any baby clothes (new or slightly used) or other baby items and nice maternity clothes will be sent to the center. 

    They are now accepting gift cards in, $5, $10, $15 and $20, increments. If you’d like to give gift cards, please send to Mary Seibert 1210 20th St., Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Lineman Rodeo Winners
  • Carol and Don Dauby

    Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 7 surrounded by family and with a Mass at St. Paul Catholic Church.

    The couple first exchanged vows Oct. 7, 1967, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    Don and the former Carol Sue Strobel have two children, Greg Dauby and his wife, Rae Ann, of Tell City and Nancy Dauby Meyer and her husband, Heath, of Carmel. They also have three grandchildren, Anthony Dauby of Tell City and Christina Meyer and Jake Meyer of Carmel.

  • Wilson-Reed

    The parents of Erica Wilson and Austin Reed, all of Tell City, announce the couple’s engagement and upcoming wedding. Vows will be exchanged during a 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony Oct. 14, 2017, at Blue Heron Winery. A reception will follow at the Tell City American Legion.

    Formal invitations will be sent.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Lisa Wilson and a graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School. She is employed as a home health aide with Adaptive Nursing and Health Care.

  • Mertens-Cole

    Mr. and Mrs. Randall Cole of Tell City announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Alex Lee Cole, to Kelsey Nicole Mertens of St. Charles, Mo.

    The couple will exchange vows during a Nov. 11, 2017, ceremony at Graham Memorial Chapel on the Washington University campus in St. Louis. A reception will follow in St. Charles.

    Formal invitations will be sent.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mertens of St. Charles  and is employed as a real estate agent for Re-Max Vision.