Today's News

  • ‘Young Abe Lincoln’ returns

    For those who missed the return of Billy Edd Wheeler’s “Young Abe Lincoln” in 2017, an encore and final presentation is happening this July 5-7 and July 12-14, at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Lincoln City. Doors for each performance will open at 6 p.m. central time with a 7 p.m. start.

  • Kenneth Randall-Charles Lain

     Kenneth Lain and Melissa Tanner of Cannelton would like to announce the birth of their son, Kenneth Randall-Charles Lain, born on June 4, 2018, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Kenneth was welcomed home by siblings, Bryleigh Gieseke, age 8, and Alexzander Gieseke, age 6.

    Grandparents are Diana and Steve Sandage and Norman and Diane Lain, all of Cannelton and Tammy Tanner and the late Randall Tanner of Tell City.

  • Deer Creek Baptist Church VBS
  • Kessner presented Golden Hoosier Award

    Last Thursday, June 21, Dorothy “Dot” Kessner of Tell City received the Golden Hoosier Award during a Statehouse ceremony. Established in 2008, the award acknowledges and recognizes “an unsung hero” among the outstanding seniors for their lifetime of service to their communities. It is the highest state award bestowed on senior citizens.

  • Abbett, Bolling win 30th Glen Ress Open

    TELL CITY—Nick Abbett and Bryson Bolling shot 122 to win the 30th annual Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble June 9 and 10.

    Abbett and Bolling finished two strokes ahead of runners-up Kevin Davis and Darin Ward, the 2016 champions.

    Jeff Wrye and Brett Hagedorn shot 131 to win the first flight.

    The second and third flights were shortened to 27 holes because rain forced their Sunday morning session to be reduced to nine holes.

    Father-and-son team Keith and Nic Pierrard shot 105 to win the second flight by one stroke.

  • Time Lab of faith
  • All that’s fit to print .. and more

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist


    I was looking at a website the other day that has a link to every newspaper in the United States. That’s a lot of news, so I thought I’d click on a few of the sites to see what kind of local news was happening at other towns in our country; and boy did it prove interesting.

  • Ozone and the air we breathe

    An ozone alert was issued for the area early last week. Not many people pay attention to the alerts and perhaps we need to do better at alerting the public to those times when our air quality is not where it should be.

  • Fashionable Assembly
  • Michaela Kunkler earns U of E dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Michaela Kunkler, a 2017 graduate of Mater Dei High School in Evansville has achieved a place on the University of Evansville Dean's List for her academic achievements and her 4.0 GPA during the spring semester 2018. To make the dean's list, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.