Today's News

  • Gospel Singing Travelaires to perform Oct. 17 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Special weekend services are planned at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18.

    The Gospel Singing Travelaires will sing the evening of Oct. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. Since the organizer, manager and lead singer, Larry Burdett, passed away, the group has not been scheduling appearances, but has decided to make a few each year to keep up Larry’s legacy.

    Sunday morning services will begin at 10 a.m.

    Sunday school will be dismissed.

  • Kuntz family reunion set for Sunday

    EVANSTON – The descendants of Albert and Frances (Gramelspacher) Kuntz will host a family reunion Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Evanston Ballpark in the Evanston Civic Association main building and shelter house.

    Burgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, tea, lemonade and table service will be provided. Family members are encouraged to take covered dishes and any other drinks they prefer. The meal will be served around 12:30 p.m., but the doors will open at 11. 

    Organizers also ask those who attend to take any pictures and  memories they wish to share.

  • Girls LEGO activity planned for Nov. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – All girls, grades K through 5, in Perry County are invited to explore the LEGO StoryStarter, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, at William Tell Elementary School, 1235 31st St., in Tell City.

    The LEGO StoryStarter set, curriculum, and software will help kick-start creativity and boost reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

    Participating girls will work together to create and build stories with LEGO bricks and figures and then use LEGO’s StoryVisualizer interactive software to photograph, write, and publish their stories.

  • Knights of Columbus Council 1172 elects officers
  • Mt. Zion’s 35th annual Apple Fest this weekend at Honey Creek Farm

    ROCKPORT – Mt. Zion Church will host the 35th annual Apple Fest at American Electric Power’s Honey Creek Farm Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11.

    Festivities  will start at 8 a.m. and last until 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

    The fest will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts from southern Indiana, lots of food and Indiana’s largest apple pie.

    The farm is located at U.S. 231 and County Road 500 N.

    There will be a $3 per car fee. For more details visit www.mtzionumchurch.com.

  • Oct. 26 golf scramble will benefit Toys for Tots

    TELL CITY – This year’s golf scramble benefitting Toys for Tots will be held Monday, Oct. 26, at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City. A shotgun start will begin at noon with three flights. There will be prizes and putting and hole contests. Grilled pork-chop dinners will be donated by the New Boston Tavern and will be served in the country club’s banquet room.

    The tax-deductible entry fee is $60 per person and includes, along with the meal, greens fees, cart, beverages, skins game and gift bag.

  • St. Benedict’s Brew Works set to open doors, beer taps with a Saturday-morning ribbon-cutting

    FERDINAND – After more than a year of planning, renovation and prayers, St. Benedict’s Brew Works has scheduled its brewery ribbon cutting and Oktoberfest celebration for Saturday, Oct. 10, on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana.

  • Church News, Oct. 8

    Canned food drive planned at TC United Methodist


    TELL CITY – During the months of October and November, Tell City First United Methodist Church will build a wall of canned goods in its main hallway for local food pantries, which runs in conjunction with Pastor Sam’s sermon series.

    In October, organizers will collect yellow and orange cans and in November they will collect red and brown cans. All non-perishable items and monetary donations are also welcomed.

  • Dining with Diabetes program kicks off Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – Do you have Type 2 diabetes or care for someone who does? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to reduce your health risks? If so, Purdue Extension has a great program for you.

  • Are you nuts … squirrels are busy this year

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    The odd thing about living in the country is that squirrels are rarely the nuisance they can be to urban folk. I think country squirrels are wilder than city ones but it also turns out we are likely experiencing two different squirrel species all together.