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Today's News

  • St. Marks marksmen take aim

    The St. Marks Catholic Church shooting match and picnic will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church. The ham shoot begins at 10:30 a.m. with a closed match at 2:30 p.m. First choice will be a $600 beef box. There will be chili, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bratwurst, homemade pies, games for children and adults, bingo, quilts and country-store items. A main raffle will offer more than $6,000 in prizes. The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and parishioners extend an invitation to everyone to attend.

  • ISP promotes Gardner to 1st sergeant

    JASPER – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter announced on Monday the promotion of Sgt. Robert Gardner to the rank of first sergeant. Gardner will serve as the district investigative commander for the Jasper Post.

    Gardner is a native of Monroe County and a 1991 graduate of Edgewood High School.  After high school, he earned an associate’s degree in law enforcement from Vincennes University in 1993 and served his country for two years in the United States Army.

  • City Hall Park concert Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Meal tickets for a farm-to-table dinner that will seat guests on the middle of Tell City’s Main Street are sold out but there will still be plenty to see and do on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 24, including a concert by a leading regional Christian musical group.

  • New hospital on cutting edge of energy savings

    TELL CITY – The new Perry County Memorial Hospital is the most energy efficient hospital in the United States. After many additions and renovations to the original facility constructed in 1950, administration decided to build a new state-of-the-art 117,000 square foot, full- service hospital.

  • Archbishop visits St. Augustine Church
  • Clean emissions
  • ISP welcomes new K9 unit

    JASPER – The newest member of the Indiana State Police is trained and ready to hit the streets, and only requires that he be fed, watered and have his belly rubbed.

  • The luster of yesteryear with Simply Aged Antiques

    TELL CITY – A small building in the 900 Block of Tell Street is the base of the newly opened Simply Aged Antiques and Jewelry.

    Owned by Scott Roos and Butch Griffin, the pair have decades in the antiquities market, having run shops from coast to coast, including in Florida and California.

    Having purchased the adjacent former Ress home on the corner of 10th of Tell streets, Griffin commented that “with it being so close to our home, it seemed like a great idea” to delve back into business.

  • Tell City Fall Homecoming candidates announced

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council is proud to sponsor this year’s homecoming ceremony. The event will be Friday, Sept. 23, before the school’s football game against Southridge.

    The ceremony will begin at approximately 6 p.m., with the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. The crown carriers are Kate Noble, daughter of Lisa and Jeremy Noble, and Ty Chestnut, son of Jennifer and Lee Chestnut.

  • Catchings winding down tremendous career

    From last fall to now the national sports media have reported in depth on the final seasons of professional superstars Peyton Manning, Kobe Bryant and David Ortiz.
    But the final season of one superstar whose accomplishments compare well with those three has not received nearly as much publicity, and her gender seems to be the only reason.
    I’m talking about Tamika Catchings, who is finishing her 16th and last season as a forward for the Indiana Fever in the Women’s National Basketball Association.