Today's News

  • Kathleen and James Ebert

    James and Kathleen Ebert of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 19 with a private gathering. James Ebert and the former Kathleen Seng were married Aug. 19, 1966, in St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois with Fr. Raymond Schroering officiating.

    The Eberts are the parents of four children: Julie (Ebert) Becher of Mariah Hill, Jeff Ebert of St. Meinrad, Jill Ebert-Lasher of Evanston and Kim Ebert-Zink of Raleigh, N.C. They have 11 grandchildren.

  • Monk professes first vows at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Novice Tony Wolniakowski OSB, professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has completed his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he was given a religious name. He will now be known as Brother Kolbe.

    Brother Kolbe, 29, is a native of Lansing, Mich. Most recently, he worked for the State of Michigan as an insurance complaint analyst in the Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    12    Scrimmage (Southridge)    T    7:00
    19    Tell City    H    7:00
    26    Forest Park    H    6:30
    2    Crawford County    H    6:30
    9    Paoli    T    6:30
    16    Tecumseh    H    7:00

  • Though tarnished, Olympic ideal still has appeal

    The 2016 Summer Olympics, which opened Friday, have been beset with problems.
    Russian government officials were found to have sanctioned performance-enhancing substances for their 2014 Winter Olympics athletes and many of their track athletes for this summer. Yet virtually the only Russians banned from competing in the Summer Games were the whistle blowers on that operation.

  • TC golf team young, small

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls golf team has two seniors, fourth-year player Alex Lawalin and third-year player Kyra Gentry.
    Unfortunately for the Marksmen, that is all their experience. As of Thursday there were only two other girls on the team, sophomores Abby Lawalin and Kenzie Burgess. “Both have very little experience,” said Coach Amber Thomas. “I think they’ve both hit around for fun.”

  • Enjoyment of game keeps Wagner coaching football

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Terry Wagner has coached high school football since the early 1970s and has retired more times than Brett Favre - doing so the first time in 1988.
    But love of the game keeps him coming back. Last winter he accepted a position as Tell City’s offensive line coordinator and assistant defensive coordinator.
    “My wife’s about ready to hang me,” he said Thursday. “But to me it’s still enjoyable to work with the kids and see how they progress.”

  • Branchville’s employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Employee Appreciation Team is proud to announce Branchville Correctional Facility’s Employees of the Quarter.

    The custody employee of the quarter is William Waterworth. Waterworth is a correctional officer at the facility. He began his career at Branchville in 2012.

    The volunteer of the quarter is Buford Dewitt. Dewitt is a part of Unchained Ministry and has volunteered at the facility for 10 years where he mentors, teaches and conducts church services.

  • Lighthouse Storage completes expansion

    TELL CITY – Lighthouse Storage has completed a major expansion of its facility on Dauby Lane in Tell City.

    “Where construction equipment and building frames once stood, you’ll now find a sprawling new addition to Lighthouse Storage that includes four new buildings and pavement that just weeks ago was a half empty lot,” the company said in a press release.

  • B & A Construction, Design open Tell City office

    TELL CITY – Some people often wonder what the letters “B” and “A” stand for in B & A Construction and Design? 

    Owner Roger Thacker, named his business after his two sons Bryan and Andy.  Both boys have grown up surrounded by the construction business. They have been a big part of the company’s past and will continue to be involved in the future of the business.

  • Uneven corn due to poor pollination

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Corn has been a staple food for centuries. It was first cultivated by Indian peoples in Central America; in fact, the adoption of agriculture and the art of cultivating gave way to the grand cities of the Aztec and Mayans. What would the world be without corn and potatoes, both of which were first cultivated in Central America?