Today's News

  • Local guitar duo ‘Charms Voormann’ make debut album in Tell City



    TELL CITY – Two natives of Tell City, Sam Snyder and Wes Cantner, make up local music duo Charms Voormann.

    The two have been playing together for about seven years, having met when they weren’t old enough to legally drive. Now that they are both in their 20s, they have the experience and skill earned to pursue their love of music together. 

  • German American merging with Madison-based River Valley Bancorp

    JASPER – German American Bancorp and River Valley Bancorp announced last week that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge River Valley into German American.

    Under terms of the definitive agreement, River Valley common shareholders will receive 0.770 shares of German American common stock for each share of River Valley in a tax free exchange, plus a cash payment of $9.90 per River Valley share.

  • Sustaining dual credit programs for high school students

    Erin Houchin

    State Senate District 47


    Indiana’s extensive dual credit opportunities provide many benefits for high school students throughout the state. By completing dual credit courses, students can earn high school and college credits simultaneously. These courses are taught by high school or college educators either at high schools, colleges or universities, or in an online setting.

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  • Tell City set to add new officers to police force




    TELL CITY – For years, meeting agendas for Tell City’s board of public works and safety and city council have been light the day before city elections. This evening’s sessions follow that tradition, but will include the swearing-in of the city’s new police chief and assistant chief and the likely hiring of two new patrol officers. 

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  • Spencer County eyes sale of refinery site


    Staff Writer


    TROY – The Oct. 20 meeting of the Spencer County Commissioners faced the board with something of a mystery involving property ownership in certain areas of the Troy refinery site.

  • City issues in voters’ hands




    PERRY COUNTY – Candidates for city offices in Tell City and Cannelton – and their supporters – will make final pushes today and tomorrow to rally support as voters in the two cities head to the polls to decide races for mayor and city council.

  • Community Events; Nov. 2

    St. John Chrysostom fall social Sunday


    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston invites the community to its annual fall social on Sunday, Nov. 8, in the parish hall.

    There will be something to do for everyone in the family. Food will be in no short supply, with chili, burgers and homemade desserts.

    Serving will begin at 10 a.m. The day will also include a country store, silent auction and quilt raffle. Bingo will be played from noon to 4 p.m.

  • TV reporter with Tell City ties wins Emmy

    KANSAS CITY – Erika Tallan won a Mid-America Regional Emmy Oct. 3 for her television news report titled, “Get Out Alive.”

    The report was a dramatic, real-time demonstration of how to escape a house fire after a number of fires in the Kansas City metro claimed the lives of young children and the elderly.

    Tallan is a TV news reporter for the CBS affiliate, KCTV5 News, in Kansas City.

    She is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University.