Today's News

  • Daugherty-Cannon

    Marietta Melberg of Tell City announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of her granddaughter, Megan Daugherty, to Christian Cannon of Princeton, Ky. Megan is the daughter of the late Sheila Melberg-Daugherty of Princeton. Christian is the son of Michael and Charity Cannon of Princeton.

    Megan is the granddaughter of Marietta Melberg and the late Herbert C. Melberg of Tell City and Ethel Daugherty of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Osborne-Thomas

    Taylor L. Osborne and Dane S. Thomas, both of Grandview, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mandy and Dwayne Osborne and the late Annastacia Osborne of Santa Claus. She graduated from North High School and attended Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at Best Home Furnishings.

    The future groom is the son of Renee C. and Richard S. Thomas of Grandview. He graduated from Heritage Hills High School and attended Vincennes University. He is employed at Best Home Furnishings.

  • Cannelton’s 71st Fall Festival Oct. 26

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 71st Annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartener Suri Knapp, first-grader Arianna Hulse, second-grader Nichole Sipes, third-grader Brenna Smith, fourth-grader Makayla Hulse and fifth-grader London Malone.

  • Lasher commended by National Merit program

    TELL CITY – A Tell City High School senior has been commended in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    The honor was recently announced for Shane Lasher, who will be presented a letter of recognition by Principal Brad Ramsey.

    About 34,000 students nationwide have received commendations through the program for their academic successes and future promise.

    Although they will not continue toward the National Merit Scholarship Award, those commended placed in the top 5 percent among the more than 1.6 million students in the competition.

  • Ivy Tech offering Lunch & Learn event

    TELL CITY – For those who feel frustrated about owning a high quality digital camera, but not seeing high quality results, Ivy Tech’s Tell City campus is planning a “Lunch and Learn” session from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. Attendees should plan to bring their lunch and enjoy a free informational hour with an experienced and professional photographer, who can help those attending to become familiar with all of the buttons, dials, and menus on their camera.

  • Lincoln Colloquium coming to Spencer County Oct. 7-8

    LINCOLN CITY – The University of Southern Indiana’s Historic Southern Indiana, in collaboration with Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, will present a two-day Lincoln Colloquium Oct. 7-8 in Lincoln City. The theme of this year’s seminar is “Lincoln in Public Memory.”

  • Perry Childcare celebrates one year of service

    PERRY COUNTY – Nearly two years of planning, four operational child care rooms, a volunteer board of directors, and a skilled staff have culminated into one successful year in operation for Perry Child Care. “It’s been a lot of fun and a great success,” said Director Jennifer Bryant. “We are looking forward to many more years and serving many more families.”

  • 2017 county budget to include pay increases


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – With two days of budget sessions convened the week before last, the Perry County Council finalized Thursday the county’s 2017 fiscal spending plan. Overall, the county general fund is slated to contain $4.18 million.

  • Perry Central grad is Air Force’s Cadet of the Year




    WASHINGTON, D.C. – How is John “Levi” Hilgenhold doing at the U.S. Air Force Academy? An award presented last week to the Perry Central graduate shows just how well he is performing.

    Hilgenhold was presented the Air Force Association’s Outstanding Cadet of the Year Award at the 2016 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C. It honored Hilgenhold’s leadership and academic excellence over the past year.

  • Biting into future careers


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – A few Hancock County Middle School students from Mrs. Charlena Williams’ job skills class received an up-close and personal look at the dentistry field. The group of five teens toured Thursday the offices of Rudolph Family Dentistry.