Today's News

  • Deer Creek Cemetery cleanup to begin

    TELL CITY – The Deer Creek Baptist Church cemetery committee will be removing old floral arrangements from the cemetery Saturday, March 24.

    Any floral arrangements or other items family members wish to keep should be removed before that date.

    To aid with the mowing, trimming, and as a safety measure, new flowers or figurines should be securely fastened to monuments above ground level.

    Items may also be attached to a shepherd’s hook placed next to the monuments.  

  • Mulch matters

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks. When done properly it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature. These things can be achieved using a variety of materials, but which type of mulch suits your needs best?

  • Tell City D of I to host paint party April 7

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will host a paint party fundraiser on Saturday, April 7, from 6 to 8 a.m. in St. Paul’s Parish Hall. Contact Betty Case at the Tell City Depot at (812) 547-7933 to sign-up and choose a design to paint. Cost is $30.

    The registration deadline is April 2 and the cost is $30. Those taking part are invited to take their own non-alcoholic drinks and snacks to share. The public is invited to come and join the fun.

  • Frank and Mary Whalen

    Frank and Mary Whalen of Tell City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 9. They were married March 9, 1968, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. 

    Frank and Mary Whalen are the parents of Charles Whalen, Mark Whalen, Teresa Barr and Cheryl Baugert. The couple also has nine grandchildren.

    Frank and Mary are both retired. Mrs. Whalen is the former Mary Jones.

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  • No Perry Central girls make All-PLAC

    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—No Perry Central player was named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team Thursday, as Bree Noland just missed the honor.
    The top 12 vote-getters in voting by the conference coaches made the team, with the top choice on a coach’s ballot receiving 12 points, the next one 11, etc.
    Noland, a freshman forward who led Perry Central in scoring, rebounding, and field-goal percentage, fell just three voting points short of making the team.

  • Goffinet makes HBCA all-district

    TELL CITY—Tell City guard Katie Goffinet has been named to the Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association’s All-District 2 team.
    The HBCA was created in 1988 to help give more recognition to players from southern Indiana. It covers roughly the southern half of the state, divided into four districts.
    Every year HBCA member coaches vote on senior players in their district to determine who is named to the All-District team and as Regional All-Stars.
    Goffinet was one of 12 players named to the All-District 2 team.

  • Bishop makes all-conference

    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—Perry Central forward/guard Luke Bishop was named to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Bishop, a 6-foot-3 senior, led the Commodores in scoring with 10.6 points per game and in free-throw shooting at 85.9 percent.
    He averaged 2.7 rebounds per game and hit 36.2 percent from the field overall, including 29.4 percent from three-point range.
    He led the Commodores in total three-pointers made with 32.

  • Sloss leads Bulldogs in awards

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss received the most awards at Cannelton’s fall and winter sports banquet Wednesday.
    Sloss received five awards in girls basketball and two in volleyball.
    Sloss’ 416 points broke Cannelton’s school record for most in a season by one point and her 356 records set school and county records for most in a season.

  • Cannelton forming new conference

    Cannelton High School has not been a member of any athletic conference for 30 years, but that will change next school year.
    Cannelton was a charter member of the Pocket Athletic Conference in the 1930s and later a member of the Blue River Athletic Conference.
    The BRAC died in the late 1970s largely due to school consolidations. Four of its members consolidated to form Crawford County High School in 1976.