Today's News

  • Run for Your Mother coming May 10

    TELL CITY – The annual Run for Your Mother is only a few weeks away and registrations are now being accepted for runners and walkers planning to participate.

    This fun run-walk 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day morning, Sunday, May 10, in front of the Tell City Depot. 

  • Church News; April 16

    Restored By Grace to perform Sunday at DCBC


    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a spring praise concert beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 19.

    Restored by Grace will perform. All are invited to attend.


    St. John’s dinner, euchre tourney Saturday


    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host a euchre tourney and dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the church.

  • When I grow up ... I want to be a ...


    Feature Writer


    Ask most adults what they, as a child, wanted to be when they grew up, and they might say something like police officer, teacher or veterinarian.

    Some may have realized those early aspirations, while others may have matured into very different careers. A few will say they didn’t really have a certain direction in mind.

  • Rural News: DOOLITTLE MILLS; April 16

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 —A mother-daughter-friend banquet will be held at Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m. in the church basement, followed by a Mother’s Day program. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Cannelton schools release third nine-week honor rolls

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools have released honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2014-15 academic year.

    • First-grade students earning distinguished honors were Brianna Evans, Gage Garrett, Caleb Hulse, Jacie James, Brenna Smith ad Rylan Snyder.

    • Second-grade students earning distinguished honors were Taylor DuPont, Bria Garrett, Kylie Anastasiades, Makayla Hulse, Ian White, Carma Rapier and Dylan Ridener. Honor roll: Gabby Stowe, Keaton Walls and Caine Woodrum.

  • Fifth annual Dale Car Show to return Sunday, April 26

    DALE – Mark your calendars now for the fifth annual Dale Car Show, returning to Dale Town Park, also known as Heichelbeck Park, Sunday, April 26.

    Located along Wallace and East Medcalf Streets in Dale, the event draws hundreds of visitors with their prized automobiles, from antiques and souped-up rods to motorcycles and snazzy pick-up trucks, for hundreds of viewers to enjoy.

  • American Legion Unit 213 selects Hoosier Girls State delegates, alternates

    TELL CITY – Perry County Unit 213 has selected its delegates who will attend  the 74th annual session of Hoosier Girls State.

    The event will be held June 21 through June 27, on the campus of Trine University in Angola.

    Amy Hackbarth was selected as the delegate from Tell City Junior- Senior High School.

    She is the daughter of David and Janice Hackbarth. Her alternate is Mary Grace Alvey, daughter of Chris and Carol Alvey.

  • Owen Edward Wheatley

    Dane and Emily Wheatley of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Owen Edward.

    He was delivered at 12:01 p.m. March 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Owen weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21¼ inches long.

    Mrs. Wheatley is the former Emily Tempel.

    Owen’s maternal grandparents are Patrick and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix and paternal grandparents are James and Sarah Wheatley of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Glenda Etienne and Anna Wheatley.

  • Claude, Hettie Brown family reunion to be held Aug. 9

    TELL CITY – The Claude and Hettie Brown family reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Southern Indiana Horsemen’s Club. Call (812) 547-4001 or (812) 843-5128 for more information.

  • Foster parenting: A true work of heart

    By Jennifer Mitchell

    Guest Columnist


    Foster parenting has often been described as a work of heart. It is an undertaking filled with challenges and rewards. But what exactly is foster parenting, and what is it like to be a foster parent?