Today's News

  • Jared Weeks of Saving Abel to perform at Covered Wagon

    CANNELTON – Jared Weeks, certified RIAA gold and multi-platinum artist with seven Top 10 Billboard hits, will perform live next weekend at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton.

    Weeks was singer and songwriter for the rock band Saving Abel from 2008 to 2013, before transitioning to the lead singer of the RIAA certified triple-platinum rock band Hinder.

    As an artist, Weeks has performed at most every major rock festival and bike fest in the country and has received awards from MTV, Fuse, VH1 and Music Choice.

  • Congress and the president need to consult, and not just on Iran

    Lee Hamilton

    Center for Congress


    Congress has developed a fondness for open letters when it comes to Iran. First came the warning shot signed by 47 Republican senators that touched off a storm of criticism. Not to be outdone, the House checked in with its own bipartisan and more diplomatically stated letter to the president, warning that its members must be satisfied with any agreement before they’ll vote to reduce sanctions.

    What lies behind these moves? I think Congress feels left out of foreign policy making.

  • K of C Tootsie Roll Drive to begin April 24

    TELL CITY– The Tell City Knights of Columbus

    Tootsie Roll drive will begin Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25.

    Knights will accept donations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at several area locations.

    All money raised stays in Perry County and will support local schools and groups that serve young people with special needs.

    Knights will be available at Wal-Mart, Dairy Queen, Noble’s IGA, Fifth Third Bank and Cash Saver in Tell City.

  • Library to host lapidary program April 18

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Library will host a lapidary demonstration on Saturday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.

    Katie Pappano, a member of the Evansville Lapidary Society, will demonstrate the process of taking a rough-cut stone and taking it through the various processes to shape and polish it.

    She will have stones in different stages of finishing and program attendees will be able to try their hands at stone grinding and polishing. Pappano will also have information on how to become a member of the society.

  • Annual Tell City H.S. art show opens Monday

    TELL CITY – Next week’s 11th annual Tell City High School Art Show will showcase the talents of students in several media.

    The April 13-17 exhibit in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Library-Media Center will open Monday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, exhibits will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hours next Thursday will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Five generations
  • Rural News: GERALD; April 9


    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — The past week was a sorrowful one for more reasons than one.

    The passion of our Lord always is, but Easter came Sunday with a joyous celebration across the world, and we have a new beginning.

    It is always difficult to relive events that bring us pain and homesickness on the holidays and this is true for everyone who has lost a loved one, especially in the first few years, and every family has been through this at one time or another, haven’t they?

  • Toast to spring with wine, cheese on the Uplands Wine Trail

    SOUTHERN INDIANA – April is the perfect time to enjoy a “Toast to Spring” weekend on the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail. This popular wine and cheese pairing event will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, and best of all – it’s absolutely free.

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; April 9

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Hopefully everyone had a nice and blessed Easter weekend.

    Visitors and noontime guests with Harold and me Easter Day were Michelle Toothman and daughters Aubrey, Natalie and Arianna; and Elisha Schwartz and Joe Hill and Peggy and Jeff Eckert and Darlene Mitchell and Brady Hill and Kaley House and Brandon Eckert and Tiffany Smith and Brandi Eckert and daughter Brooklyn and Darrin Wiseman. After the meal, everyone enjoyed an egg hunt. The weather was nice for the day.

  • Visit by the Easter Bunny