Today's News

  • Church News; Aug. 11

    St. Pius fall picnic Sept. 11


    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival on Sunday, Sept. 11.

    On the menu will be the parish’s famous soup, available by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream and homemade pie.

    Entertainment includes the Crosswinds band, a giant yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Guests are asked to take their own containers for carry-out soup.

  • Community Events; Aug. 11

    Swim season winding down at JFK Pool


    TELL CITY – Tell City’s JFK Pool will be open Aug. 12-13, from noon to 5 p.m. The last day for the season will be Aug. 13.


    Blood drive Aug. 17 at GAB


    TELL CITY – There will be a blood drive Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at German American Bank in Tell City.

    For more information, contact Gretchen Lain at (812) 547-7025 ext 3117 or Tina Ziegelgruber at (812) 547-7025 ext 3112.

  • Hackbarth awarded grant to conduct research in Poland

    TELL CITY – Ryan Hackbarth has been awarded a U.S. Fulbright Research Grant to conduct research in West Pomerania, Poland. During his 10 month visit, Hackbarth will study sedimentation and land use along the Odra River under the guidance of Dr. Ryszard Ewertowski of the West Pomerania University of Technology. Hackbarth hopes that his research will lead to a better understanding of how human use impacts erosion and river health. In addition to working as a scholar in the scientific community, Hackbarth will also serve as a cultural ambassador while abroad.

  • Acting out bullying at William Tell Elementary
  • 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.”