Today's News

  • Heritage Hills’ versatile offense to test Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s defense will have to be ready for about anything against Heritage Hills’ versatile offense in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They’re a typical Heritage Hills team,” said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson. “They get in the (wish)bone and run a heavy front line - they’ll run blasts, iso’s and sweeps.”

  • Tell City boys win 26-team meet

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 24 as the Marksmen won the 26-team Indiana-Kentucky Border Clash boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 64 points to beat runner-up Daviess County by 36.
    Tell City sophomore Leo Simpson placed fourth in 16:29.3 and teammate Seth Vaquero was 10th in 16:45.3.
    Thomas Simpson finished 11th in 16:46.5, Alex Ramsey 15th in 16:55.0, and Nate Kaiser 24th in 17:10.2 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Led by the Spirit, Called to Serve

    Editor’s Note: A mission journey in June led members of First Baptist Church in Tell City and others to the Central American nation of Nicaragua. Making the mission odyssey were Pastor Dan and Brandy Hopkins, Dennis and Lisa Bolin, Lacey Leibering, Travis Scifres, Barbara Mills, Janie Barnett, Katelyn Gutwein, Mark Sorrels, Harris Long and Carlane Palmer.

    Janie Barnett kept a travelog. Excerpts of her journal share the group’s activities.


  • Miles 4 Missions 5k-10k fundraiser set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – WOW-SIS, the women’s ministry of the Tell City United Methodist Church, will hold the third annual Miles 4 Missions 5k/10k Run & Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Cost is $20 per person, $10 for children ages 10-15 or $50 for a family of three or more. Registration forms are available at the church office, online at tellcityumc.org,  EverBody’s or New Directions.

    Register by Sept. 4 to be guaranteed a shirt on race day.

    Proceeds will help support the WOW-SIS’s mission projects.

  • Century Aluminum says it will close Hawesville smelter

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Century Aluminum gave notice today that it plans to shutter its Hawesville, Ky., smelter in the coming weeks, eliminating the jobs of more than 550 employees and delivering a major hit to the local economy.

  • Chestnut to resign as county sheriff

    TELL CITY – Perry County Sheriff Lee Chestnut will resign his elected office after accepting a position with the Perry County Development Corp.

    Serving his second term in office, Chestnut announced his decision Monday afternoon.

  • Motorcycle crash in Tell City injuries two

    TELL CITY – A husband and wife were seriously injured Sunday when their motorcycle crashed on Indiana 66 in Tell City.

    Michael Litherland, 57, and his wife, Carla, 51, were flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Information on their conditions was not immediately available Monday morning. 

  • St. Augustine Church names raffle winners
  • Cannelton American Legion to host Oct. 17 poker run

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 will host “Poker Run – Cruizin’ For Our Heroes” Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning and ending at the Legion, located at 516 Knight St. in Cannelton.

    This fundraising event will benefit Evansville Veterans Clinic and The Honor Flight program.

    Stops will include St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, Ferdinand American Legion Post 124, Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 and Tell City American Legion Post 213. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and cruise out at 11.

  • Community Events; Aug. 24

    K of C to sponsor comedy show Friday


    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host an evening of comedy with The Pop Up Comedy Club Friday, Aug. 28, at the K of C, located at 947 11th St. in Tell City.

    The doors will open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 8. Featured comedians include Keith McGill, as seen on CMT, Laughs on Fox and The Bob and Tom Show; Donna Watts and Tim McClendon.

    Tickets are $12 each and a cash bar will be available upstairs. For more information, call Eric Franzman at (812) 719-0031.