Today's News

  • Rome firefighters’ hog roast Sunday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and a hog roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Lindsey – Simpson

    Jamie Nicole Lindsey and Phillip Arthur Simpson of Hawesville, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Patrick and Dana Lindsey of Hawesville. She is a graduate of Henderson Community College and works as a registered nurse at Owensboro Health.
    Mr. Simpson is the son of William and Constance Simpson of Tell City. He is a graduate of Purdue University and works as a pharmacist at Wal-Mart in Tell City.

  • Donnelly to keynote Jefferson-Jackson dinner

    TELL CITY – U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly will be the key-note speaker for the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted by the Perry County Democrat Central Committee Saturday. The event will be held at the Tell City Knights of Columbus. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7. Cost is $20 per person. The public is invited.

  • Claire Autumn Ames

    Shawn and Amanda Ames of Cannelton announce the birth of a daughter, Claire Autumn.
    She was delivered Aug. 14, 2013, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Claire was welcomed home by her siblings, Adaleyn, 6, and Camden, 5.
    Grandparents are Rick Flamion and Denise McCann of St. Croix; Phil and Susie Mullis of Leopold and Tim and Joyce Ames of Valparaiso. Great-grandparents are Glen and Beverly Schroeder of Tell City and Jane Flamion of Leopold.

  • Hedinger – Hohl

    Brittany Michele Hedinger and Alex Edgar Hohl announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Chris Hedinger and Lisa Hedinger, both of Bristow.
    A graduate of Perry Central High School and the University of Southern Indiana, she is an X-ray technologist at Harrison County Hospital.
    Mr. Hohl is the son of Dan and Bonnie Hohl of Lincoln City. He is a graduate of Heritage Hills High School and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
    He is employed at Hohl Family Farms.

  • Social news, Sept. 12

    THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center. The band 3 For All will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ on stage this weekend

    President Lincoln’s favorite play will take the stage live this weekend on the grounds Abraham Lincoln walked as a boy in Indiana.

    Lincoln Amphitheatre will host the National Players’, America’s longest running touring company, presentation of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” Friday and Saturday.

  • Public encouraged to view the Wall that Heals this weekend in Grandview

    A traveling Vietnam War veteran memorial arrived in Spencer County Monday and will be on display at the Grandview ballfield through 5 p.m. Sunday.

    A candlelight vigil will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and veterans will serve as the grand marshals of the Grandview Fall Festival Parade Saturday. Lineup will be at 9 a.m. with the parade to begin at 10 a.m.

    Any area veterans wanting to participate should contact Frank Richey at 686-3879 or Barbara Richey at 686-0330.

  • SIRS sets annual meeting Sept. 19

    JASPER – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. will hold its annual meeting Sept. 19 at the Ramada Jasper Conference Center, beginning at 7 p.m. EDT.

    SIRS is pleased to have as its keynote speakers Mike Berkson and Tim Wamback of Handicap This.

    More than a decade ago, Mike Berkson said he met an incredible friend. Over the years, they have shared many experiences and overcome many obstacles and have helped each other discover their mutual talents.

    Their friendship has translated into a universal message: Judgments Not Allowed.

  • Mary Southerland, kayaker for veterans, traveling Ohio River

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mary Southerland served as a contactor in Iraq. When she returned from her most recent employment in January, she was diagnosed with post-traumatic-stress disorder and major depressive disorder, caused by her experiences in the war. Now, she is kayaking the entire length of the Ohio River, 981 miles from Pittsburgh, Penn., to Cairo, Mo., to raise awareness for the mental health needs of veterans and contractors.