Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Miss Schweizer Fest pre-teen 2017 winner Graci Senn has developed a love for and competitive drive to exhibit her skills in local and upcoming national pageants. The outgoing and energetic 12-year-old from Tell City has already generated an impressive run of crowning achievements at pageantry contests.

  • By Jeneen Wiche


    We enjoyed sweet potatoes all winter long from a fantastic harvest last fall. In fact, I still have a crate full in the basement that will feed us this summer. I planted out about 25 organic slips purchased from Country Corner Greenhouse in Shepherdsville in late May and by early November, we had four nursery crates full of one of nature’s perfect foods. Seven months and counting in storage with no spoilage is impressive.

  • My name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 28-year resident of Maui, Hawaii. Eight years ago, my husband and I made our first trip to Washington, D.C. Because Vietnam was the war that was going on while I was in high school, the first memorial on my list was the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Even though I never knew anyone killed in Vietnam, I wanted an rubbing of one of the names.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City’s Main Street program is one of nine Hoosier communities selected for a federal-state partnership designed to retain existing businesses and provide opportunities to entrepreneurs to create new ones.

    Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced recently that nine Main Street organizations will be a part of a new program focused on retaining existing businesses and expanding new business and entrepreneurial opportunities.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Hallmark Channel’s “Christmas Across America” will include the famous Christmassy town of Santa Claus, Indiana, on Monday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. Central Time.

    Host Candace Cameron Bure will guide viewers in a special segment showcasing Christmassy places in America. Audiences will likely remember Bure from her role as D.J. Tanner on “Full House,” and the new “Fuller House” on Netflix.

  • NOTRE DAME – Tell City native Micki Kidder has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president for university enterprises and events at the University of Notre Dame.

    In this role, she will oversee campus dining and catering operations and lead the planning and execution of a wide range of university events, from commencement to concerts, including events around football games on and off campus.

  • Deer Creek Baptist shows this and next Sunday


    TELL CITY – A play presented by children, “Just a Little Christmas,” will be at Deer Creek Baptist Church on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. A fellowship will follow.

    The choir will present Emmanuel: Celebrating Heaven’s Child on Sunday morning, Dec. 23, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Christain Watkins will bring the message following the choir presentation. All are welcome to these events.


  • Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Begle of Huntingburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 22. A dinner for invited guests will be held at 11 a.m., EST, followed by an open house from 1 to 3 p.m., EST, at Venue 1408 in Huntingburg. A Mass will follow at 5 p.m., EST, at St. Mary’s Church in Huntingburg.