Today's News

  • No-scare tours added to third annual ‘Trail of Terror’

     LINCOLN CITY – The third annual Trail of Terror consists of a new theme and a no-scare hour.
    In partnership with the Lincoln Amphitheatre and Friends of Lincoln State Park, the theme for the Trail of Terror this year is “Creatures of the Night.” The scenes consist of bats in a cave, ghouls, vampires and zombies. The Trail of Terror will begin in Lincoln Amphitheatre’s cast house and wind the woods of Lincoln State Park to complete the haunted trail.  

  • Local Ball State dean’s list student announced

    MUNCIE – Ball State University has announced the names of students who graduated or were included on the dean’s list during the summer 2013 semester.
    Deidra Dickerson of Leopold was named to the dean’s list for the summer semester.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1950

    The Tell City High School Class of 1950 gathered Sept. 7 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City for a class reunion.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Sharon Heitkemper Caulfield, Ruth Kellems Peter, Beula Malone James, Eula Malone Smith and Mary L. Parker Poehlein. In the second row are Jennie Gramelspacher, Charles Geene, Marietta Klueh Melberg, Jean Montgomery Rust, Marvin Howell, Cecil Mallory and James Johnson.

  • Reunions, Oct. 10

    CHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The 1973 graduating class of Cannelton High School will hold its 40th reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, at the Iron Gate Pizza on Taylor Street in Cannelton.
    Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP so organizers will know how many to expect. Each person will pay for their own food and drinks.
    Be sure to share this information with any other classmate you may be in touch with to help get the word out.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Earla Williams at 719-1012.

    CHS 1963

  • Tell City High School Class of 1968

    Class members of the Tell City High School Class of 1968 met for their 45th reunion Aug. 10 at the Tell City Legion post.

  • Church news, Oct. 10

    St. Paul’s beer, brats, burgers and band event
    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will sponsor an outdoor party from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday in the church parking lot.
    The local band Above the Law will perform. The event is open to the public. There is no admission but donations will be accepted to help pay expenses. Beer, soft drinks, water, hamburgers, cheeseburgers,
    Brats and chips will be available for purchase. Attendees must be 21 to enter.

    Feast of Four program Saturday

  • Baby Bloomers benefit set for Oct. 20

    TELL CITY – Baby Bloomers Child Care will host a country-western hoe-down fall pageant at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Dixon’s Auction House.
    Boys and girls ages birth to 18 years old are invited to participate. Contestants are welcome to share a special talent, as well. Prizes will be awarded to everyone who participates.
    Contestants are required to wear country-western attire.
    Those wishing to watch the pageant are asked to take toiletries and canned goods as donations. All proceeds from the pageant will benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran soup supper Saturday

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 12th and Pestalozzi streets in Tell City, will hold its annual soup supper Saturday.
    Carry out soup will be available at 3 p.m. outside the church. Those buying soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers but if that is not possible containers will be available. Serving in the dining room will begin at 4:30 p.m.
    Barbecue chicken dinners, crick fried potatoes, slaw, cakes and pies will also be served.
    A bake sale and country store will be set up as well. All are welcome to attend.

  • Craft time fun at Early Head Start

    Children at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start recently enjoyed a day filled with crafts.

    Pictured making their creations are Caden Stafford and Delilah Smith. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842.

  • Library to host marble-making event

    TELL CITY – Ever wonder how marbles were made in the “good ol’ days?” Delilah Davis, who has been a stained glass artisan for 25 years, will lead a demonstration and make marbles with glass rods and a torch. The event will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    Davis, who has a love of making kaleidoscopes, studied with John Hamon Miller in Hannibal, Mo., in 2002. He was the first to show Davis how to make beads and marbles, then paperweights.