Today's News

  • Landon Charles Fields

    Vince and Katie Fields of Geer, S.C., announce the birth of a son, Landon Charles.

    He was delivered at 4:30 a.m. April 2, 2015, at St. Francis Medical Center in Greenville, S.C.

    Landon weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Fields is the former Katie Kress.

    Landon was welcomed home by a brother, Luke, 22 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Joe and Bev Kress of Cannelton and paternal grandparents are the late Janet Johnson and the late Garry Fields.

  • Thoughts From the Pulpit

    Check your calendars this month of June, Father’s Day is fast approaching. On June 21, we have a special day to remember those who love you and care for you, especially the fond memories you had with your father growing up.  

    Every moment of love and attention from Dad, was a gift of fatherly love from the Lord, and we are thankful for God’s design of family. May you be blessed to have festivities with your family that helps make this day meaningful.

  • Area students earn degrees, honors from U of E

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned positions on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during spring semester: Ian Bashor of Branchville, mechanical engineering major and Mary Burst, psychology major; Jordan Heck, legal studies major; Charissa Lahee, health services administration major; Hunter Sandage, elementary education major and Kayla Seifert, visual communication design major, all of Tell City.

    To make the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

  • Area churches ready for Vacation Bible School

    TELL CITY – Summer vacation Bible school plans are in the making to offer children aged 4 through fourth grade a week of Bible stories, crafts, games, songs and snacks. 

    The theme is “God’s Plan 4 U = Jesus,” where children will discover God loves them and through Jesus they live as members of God’s family.

    Children of different denominations are invited and welcomed to attend from Monday, June 22 through Thursday, June 25.

  • Trujillo awarded softball scholarship
  • River Valley Jeepers support FOP
  • Bold blooming tropicals can be summertime hits

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    There is nothing like a tropical plant for bold, bright blooms in your summer outdoor living space. It is the perfect environment because most tropicals like the bright light and heat and humidity that summer brings.  We baby them through the winter months, waiting for the threat of frost to past so we can bring them outdoors for a breath of fresh, warm air. 

  • Tell City’s building inspector retires, sort of
  • Derby extends invitation to Saturday Riverfest

    DERBY – This Saturday, grab the family and sunscreen and head to Derby to be a part of the annual Derby Riverfest at Mulzer’s Park.

    The day will begin early with a car show registration starting at 6 a.m. and running through 10. A Dash for Dads 5K, sponsored by EverBody’s Fun and Fitness, will begin at 8 a.m. Registration is $25 and will take place at EverBody’s until 5 p.m. Friday or from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Saturday at the park.

    Early packet pick-up will be from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, June 19 at EverBody’s Fitness Center in Tell City.

  • Targeting funds, port authority eyes elusive TIGER grant


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY ¬ The Perry County Port Authority is hoping to contend for a sizable grant. According to operations manager Kevin Teague,  they have submitted an application for funds from a pool of money set aside in the federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program.