Today's News

  • Evelynn Mae Glenn

    Stephanie and Matt Glenn, of Cannelton, announce the birth of their daughter Evelynn Mae Glenn. She was born April 17, 2015, at 4:49 a.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed 9 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are David Bosley of Tell City and Joan and Brian Lasher of Rockport.

    Paternal grandparents are Kathy and Harold Lee Glenn of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange of Tell City and Iola Lasher of Leopold.

  • Southern Indiana invasive plant group invites public to annual meeting March 8

    BEDFORD – The annual meeting for the Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management Group is planned for March 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Spring Mill State Park.

    “We have a fabulous keynote speaker coming in from Michigan to share her experience with The Stewardship Network,” said Beth Mizell, the group’s secretary.  Lisa Brush is the executive director of The Stewardship Network, which is a national award-winning conservation group. 

  • Perry Central receives field trip grant from the National Park Foundation

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School is one of 186 federal sites across the country selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. Jackie Colucci, family outreach coordinator at Perry Central, applied for the grant last fall which will entitle 100 fourth-graders to a day in the woods this spring.

  • Tell City students claim career development awards

    EVANSVILLE – Students from eight high schools recently participated in the Region 11 Career Development Conference.

    The students are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates program and compete each year locally with winners advancing to the State competition.

  • Local business presented with beautification award
  • Church News; Feb. 11

    St. Paul Boy Scout Troop fish fry Friday


    TELL CITY – The Boy Scouts are sponsoring their annual fish fry Friday, Feb. 12, at the St. Paul Parish Hall. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Both dining-in and carry-outs will be available.

    Proceeds will go toward the boys’ summer camp and necessary equipment for that trip. This year’s plans are to go to a western Tennessee camp called Camp Mack Morris. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 10 and younger.

  • Daughters of Isabella officers installed
  • Perry Central alumna on list of top lawyers in Arizona

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The American Society of Legal Advocates has named Michelle Niehaus Ogborne, a founding partner of Phoenix-based Ogborne Law PLC, as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” Family Law Attorneys in Arizona for 2016.

  • Local Daughters of Isabella member named to state board

    TELL CITY – Mary Seibert, regent of Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle No. 710, has been appointed Indiana state vice regent. She was appointed by state regent Valerie Nelson of Peru, Ind.

    She previously held the title of recording secretary for a two-year term and served as and auditor for four years.

    The state vice regent is chairperson of the state’s standing and internal rules and liturgical and spiritual activities.

  • Pike Central is no one’s patsy anymore

    For many years Pike Central was the opponent that other PAC boys basketball teams could count as a sure victory.
    Other than the Adam Seitz-led 1997 team that won the Southridge regional, the Chargers have never won a sectional. They have won the PAC title two times but none in the last 17 years.
    Several opponents would schedule the Chargers for their homecoming because it’s always nice to win one’s homecoming game and that was about the only way to draw a decent crowd against the Chargers.