Today's News

  • Brown scores 5 TDs as Tell City runs past Rangers

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Elliott Brown scored five touchdowns as Tell City dominated the rushing statistics to beat Forest Park 35-13 in PAC football Friday.
    Brown carried the ball 22 times for 222 yards, an average of 10.1 yards per carry.
    He scored on a 71-yard run on the third play of the game.
    Five plays later he scored again.
    After the Rangers lost a total of 2 yards on their first three plays, they decided to punt.

  • Academic kick-off, conferences Thursday


    TELL CITY – TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Class invites the community to the 2014 academic kick-off beginning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the auditorium. Seating will be available in the balcony. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Guests should enter through the office doors.

    Parent-teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 7:45 p.m. School will not be in session Friday, Oct. 24 or Monday, Oct. 27 due to fall break.

  • William Tell Elementary conferences Thursday


    TELL CITY – Parent-teacher conferences for students at William Tell Elementary School will take place the afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 23.

    There will be no school Friday, Oct. 24 or Monday, Oct. 27 due to fall break.

    Parents have been notified of their scheduled times. If appointment changes need to be made, contact the child’s teacher at 547-9727. 

  • Community Events; Oct. 20


    Alternative medicine talk Wednesday


    TELL CITY – Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a presentation on using hydrotherapy and charcoal therapy as alternative medicine from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the church. The program is free to the public and will be presented by a registered nurse. The church is at 434 13th St .in Tell City.


    Landlording workshop at library Wednesday


  • Rome Fire Department announces raffle winners


    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department announced winners in a raffle held in conjunction with its annual hog roast Sept. 21. Prizes, donors and winners were:

  • Harvest carnival Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran


    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church and SonShine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston will sponsor a Harvest Carnival from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26.

    Everyone is invited for free food, a bounce house, face painting, a cake-walk, trunk-or-treat and other activities. Individuals and businesses wishing to sponsor a trunk-or-treat or receive more information about the carnival should call SonShine at 547-9620.

  • Free health screenings offered by Deaconess VNA


    TELL CITY – Deaconess VNA Plus blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Twilight Towers in Tell City.

    Screenings will be conducted by a registered nurse and no pre-registration is required. For more information, call the Deanconess VNA Plus Tell City office at (812) 547-7967 or visit the website at www.deaconessvnaplus.org.

  • Legion auxiliary accepts food-drive donations today


    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 Auxiliary is conducting a nonperishable food drive for local tri-state homeless veterans now through Thursday, Nov. 6.

    Donations may be delivered to the post home on Knight Street or to the Myers Grade School office. The school is open from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday except for Oct. 24 and 27.

  • Cannelton Elementary Fall Festival Thursday


    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 69th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen candidates are Jaci James, Summer DuPont, Brooklyn Hale, Kendall Hale, Kyra Hemmings and Natalee Harris. The candidates will be out in the community collecting money for the PTO. The student who raises the most money will be crowned the 69th Fall Festival queen.

  • GUEST COLUMN: Scared to death




    Back when I was in my 20s, I liked to hunt. Oh, I wasn’t much into big game like Teddy Roosevelt or Ernest Hemingway on safari. No, I was more like Elmer Fudd trying to outwit Bugs Bunny. I especially liked to get out after a good snow and traipse about. There is something about the pristine freshness of a new snowfall that I’ve always found alluring.