Today's News

  • Addilyn Grayce Gerber

    Bridgette Kellems and Chase Gerber of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Addilyn Grayce.

    She was delivered at 11:46 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Addilyn weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Angel (James) and Jason Gaynor of Cannelton, Daniel Kellems Sr., of Tell City, Carla Hunter of Santa Claus and Chad Gerber of Cannelton.

  • Jake Jackson Meyer

    Heath and Nancy Meyer of Carmel announce the birth of their son, Jake Jackson.

    He was delivered at 2:01 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2015, at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.

    Jake weighed 10 pounds, 5½ ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Mrs. Meyer is the former Nancy Dauby.

    Jake was welcomed home by his sister, Christina, 19 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City Paternal grandparents are Larry and Kathy Meyer of Ferdinand.

  • Tell City council sets pair of budget sessions

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council has scheduled two special meetings as its members begin work on next year’s city budget. The council will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11.

    Held annually, the meetings provide an opportunity for the council to hear updates on the city’s financial position and expected revenues. Department heads provide information on their anticipated budgets and the council often discusses potential raises for city employees.

  • Veggie Tales
  • Wilt caused by more than heat in vegetable patch

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    The garden is languishing this year but, ironically, there is one perennial problem that doesn’t seem to be bothering my squash and zucchini: the squash-vine borer.

    The early summer rains stunted my yellow squash; my Romanesco zucchini ‘Gadzukes’ is really the only variety producing and there seem to be no signs of wilt on the horizon.

  • Sports Notes; July 30

    Perry Central football practice to begin Monday


    LEOPOLD – Official practice for Perry Central’s football players in grades 9-12 will begin Monday, Aug. 3. Times will be 3:30 to 6 p.m. 


    Bowling leagues forming


    TELL CITY – Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.

  • Minor league champs
  • Seventh-inning rally lifts Cash Waggner to tourney win

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner & Associates rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Tri-State Service & Maintenance 9-8 to win the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney Tuesday.

    Tri-State took an 8-4 lead in the top of the seventh with four runs on three walks, Leslie Henrickson’s three-run double, an error and a fielder’s choice.

    In the bottom of the seventh, Kim Oxley reached base on an error by the shortstop and Lauren Goffinet beat out an infield hit to start Cash Waggner’s rally.

  • Deom powers Rockport to state title


    Spencer County Journal-Democrat


    TERRE HAUTE – Tell City native Spenser Deom hit an RBI triple and solo home run, helping Rockport Post 254 beat Floyds Knobs Post 42 13-12 Tuesday to claim its eighth Legion state championship.

    After Rockport’s Kobe Stephens led off the game with a single, Deom a hit run-producing triple to give Rockport a 1-0 lead.

  • Schweizer Fest Events

    Horseshoe tourneys planned Aug. 7-8



    TELL CITY – Zoercher-Bettinger Park at 10th and Watt Streets will host Schweizer Fest horseshoe tourneys Aug. 7 and 8.

    A bring-your-own-partner doubles tourney will be held Aug.7. Sign-in for the event begins at 6 p.m. with the competition starting at 7 p.m.

    A two-man draw-for-partner tourney will be held 5 p.m. Aug. 8. Sign-in will begin at 4:30 p.m. 

    For more information, contact Calvin Cash at (812) 631-8491.