Today's News

  • Scheiber – Wilson

    Alexandra Lynn Scheiber and Jason Max Wilson of Terre Haute announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • City seeks to demolish Fennhaven home


    TELL CITY – Wanted: a buyer for a long-vacant home in Tell City’s Fennhaven area. Quick sale preferred.

    A Tell City woman and city leaders share a goal of finding a new owner for the residence, located at 21 High St. The owner, Ilona Janosa, faces a pending condemnation suit from the city seeking the home’s demolition.

  • Gibson graduates from basic infantry training

    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Army Pvt. Logan A. Gibson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
    During the nine weeks of training, Gibson received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • McClintic – James

    The families of Laura Kay McClintic and Aaron Michael James of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Council agrees to back new-hospital financing

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Council added their stamp of approval Thursday to a lease that will permit construction of a new hospital to begin.

  • Merl and Irene Gelarden

    Merl and Irene (Hagedorn) Gelarden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sept. 9, 2012.

    The couple were married Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1947, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. They are the parents of eight children, David Gelarden, Ella Rose Scott, Stephen Gelarden, John Gelarden, Susan Carpenter, Mary Jo Waninger, Patrick Gelarden and Philip Gelarden.
    They have 28 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

  • Joseph and Marie Butler

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Butler Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Church of the Nazarene, 17 Lausanne Court in Tell City.

    Mr. Butler married the former Marie McFarling Sept. 21, 1962, at Hawesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.
    The couple are the parents of Mary Pepp of Mount Vernon, Brenda Terry of Owensboro, Ky., Debbie Butler of Cecilia, Ky., Joe Butler Jr. of Tell City and Ricky Butler of Tell City. They have 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

  • Lain – Woods

    Mary Beth Lain and John Adams Woods were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Dodge City Farm.

    The bride is the daughter of Norman and Diana Lane Jr. of Cannelton. Mr. Woods is the son of Jim and Cheryl Woods of Branchville.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by Lucy Goff-inet.
    Jeanie Lain of Cannelton, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor. Addilynn Pruitt, niece of the bride, was the flower girl.

  • Robert – Welsh

    Cynthia Anne Robert and Joel Clyde Welsh were married in Asheville, N.C., Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the county courthouse.

    In attendance were Calvin and Marnie Wilson of Marshall, N.C., and Chloe and Allen Roderick of Barnardsville, N.C.
    The bride is the daughter of Ramona Robert of Sevry, Kan., and the late Elwin Robert. She is a occupational therapist.
    The groom is the son of Leoma (Wittman) Welsh of Tell City and Dan L. Welsh of Alamosa, Colo. He is a registered nurse.
    They will reside in Leicester, N.C.

  • Marksmen overpower Pioneers

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won four matches in straight sets to beat Boonville 4-1 in boys tennis Monday.
    Boonville won only four games in those four matches combined while Tell City’s Jake Swihart won seven in the one match the Marksmen lost.
    Anjan Kashyab shut out Justin Beard 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Zach Fisher beat Clay Saltzman 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3.
    Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin topped Reid Schneider and Austin Collins 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    Tyler Groves and Kevin Yeung beat Kyler Klein and Jordan Helfert 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.