Today's News

  • Post 254 wins Legion tourney opener

    Sports editor
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

  • Local pitcher bolsters strong Otters bullpen

    Sports editor
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

  • Catholic parishes fear consolidation




    PERRY COUNTY – Members of several Catholic parishes in Perry County are worried about their congregations’ long-term futures after a preliminary report recommended their eventual consolidation with nearby larger churches.

    Local religious and lay leaders stressed the report was only a first response to the work of parish committees who have been gathering data and prioritizing needs as part of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ Connected in the Spirit effort.

  • Pence’s VP role may give state a boost


    Staff Writer


    INDIANAPOLIS – A Hoosier may preside as the second-most powerful person in America.

    Current Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, as of  Friday, was nearing an official selection for vice president on the Republican ticket. Speculation for much of the week had Pence’s name topping the short list of candidates Trump was favoring.

    And if the Columbus native makes it into the White House, that could be a boon to the Indiana economy.

  • Pokemon Go!


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Pokemon Go is taking the mobile gaming world by storm and Perry County is immersed in the craze surrounding this mobile device reality game.

    Phone in hand, Logan McManaway walks around each day and night to try to catch his fair share of Pokemon. He said he has seen hordes of people crowded in City Hall Park over last weekend and expects the same for the near future.

  • TIF review shows million dollar loss for TC schools


    Staff Writer


  • Tell City’s bicentennial parade is Aug. 6

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s bicentennial parade is set for Saturday, Aug. 6.

    Parade lineup will begin at 1 p.m. and the parade will start at 2. It will follow the same route as the city’s Christmas parade.

    Awards will be given out. Businesses, civic groups, churches and individuals are encouraged to take part.

    For more information, contact Bill Amos at (812) 719-5397.

  • Theodore Davis Younger

    Megan and Adam Younger of Greenville announce the birth of their son, Theodore Davis Younger. Theodore was born June 13, 2016, at 11:40 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Megan Newton. Theodore was welcomed home by big brother, Elijah, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Lisa Newton of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Robert Younger of Indianapolis and Mary Schiel of Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Community Events; July 18

    Back-to-school food pantry July 31 and Aug. 7


    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will have a “Back to School Lunch Items” food pantry Sunday July 31, and Aug. 7. The food collected will be donated to Widow’s Barrel to help with local families and children for lunches.

  • United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive July 22-23