Today's News

  • Dilger named to IU dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Tyler Jacob Dilger of Perry County has been named to Indiana University’s School of Public Health dean’s list in recognition of outstanding academic performance during the spring 2014 semester.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.8 semester grade point average.

  • Natalia Summer Ayer

    Mathew and Karina Ayer of Myrtle Beach, S.C. announce the birth of their daughter, Natalia Summer Ayer.

    She was delivered June 12, 2014, at Grand Strands Regional Hospital in Myrtle Beach. Natalia weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Dr. and Ms. Ilgizar Khasanov of Kazan, Russia. Paternal grandparents are Mike Ayer and Regina Schwartz of Owensboro, Ky. Melba Ayer of Tell City is Natalia’s great-grandmother.

  • 4-H riders show their skills in the ring

    Aaron Hilgenhold, atop of Doc, waits to enter the show ring during Saturday’s gaming classes.

  • Food preservation workshop July 24

    CHRISNEY – A food preservation workshop will be held at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center in Chrisney from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 24. Participants will learn the basics of canning and freezing vegetables. Cost is $10 per person. Class size is limited. Call (812) 362-8066 to register.

  • Masons to hold fellow craft degree July 26, no Aug. meeting

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Masons Lodge 496 will hold a fellow craft degree ritual at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 26 at the lodge. A breakfast of eggs, sausage and biscuits and gravy will start at 7 a.m.

    There will be no stated meeting in August.

    A stated meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.

  • K of C to sell chicken dinners

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will have chicken dinners available beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in the parking lot behind the K of C building.

  • Smokey Bear’s birthday bash to include door prizes

    TELL CITY – Prizes will be given out during Smokey’s 70th birthday party, hosted by staff of the Hoosier National Forest.

    Although it is Smokey’s birthday, he’ll have something for every kid and also some door prizes.

    The party will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Sunset Park in Tell City.

  • City hole

    A City Hall foundation wall stands exposed Monday evening while members of Cannelton’s board of public works and safety and common council meet inside.

    City officials had discussed water seeping through the wall into the room where they meet, and Street Commissioner David Marsh said it was due to insulation not being sealed. The wall had been sprayed with a rubber coating with additional sealing to be done during the approximately two weeks the hole would remain open.

  • At the fair

    This year’s 4-H fair sent youngsters, the growers of livestock and vegetables, photographers, pets, tractors, cooks and others to the local fairgrounds last week.

    Here’s a sampling of the sights available during the event.

  • Cannelcade to offer two music venues Friday


    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – This month’s Cannelcade of Music will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at Hargis Hafele Park on the river side of Cannelton’s floodwall, according to organizer Ralph Terry.

    People interested in singing can sign up on arrival to perform on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Depending on the number of participants, they may go into a rotation to perform more than once.