Today's News

  • ‘Stuff the Bus’ returns this week

    TELL CITY – Are you ready to help Stuff the Bus to help families in need?

    United Way of Perry County is once again sponsoring, for the seventh year, its annual Stuff the Bus school-supply drive for this area’s students in need. United Way, Wal-Mart and area volunteers will join together Friday and Saturday to solicit donations of much-needed school supplies for all Perry County school corporations, Head Start and North Spencer School Corp.

  • SonShine preschool schedules open house

    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites the public to their preschool open house and registration from 5 to 7 p.m. July 31 at the school, off Indiana 545 west of New Boston.
    If you are interested in enrolling your 3 to 5 year old in a Christian preschool program and would like to meet the new preschool teacher, plan to attend this event. The preschool class meets from noon to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and the junior preschool class meets from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Next Cannelcade scheduled Saturday

    CANNELTON – The next in a series of Cannelcade of Music family-friendly summer events in Cannelton is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday in the city’s Gazebo Park.

    Ralph and Linda Terry coordinate the events for the Cannelton Foundation, which reaps all of their financial benefits.

    Some sponsors have been secured and more are welcome, he explained, encouraging that anyone, including audience members, sign up to sponsor individual singers.

    Sponsors supporting the event are Circle S Marts, Automated Routing, Coca-Cola and Hot Shot Rental.

  • Horseman’s club fun horseshow Aug. 24

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a Fun Horse Show and benefit at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Benefit for Erin Owen set for Friday at Moose

    TELL CITY – A benefit for cancer patient Erin Owen will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Tell City Moose Lodge.
    Live music will be provided by Jeremy Luecke and Matt Schultz. T-shirts and bracelets will be sold. The event will include a live auction of items including two rounds of golf with a cart at Ben Hawes Golf Course; four rounds of golf at the Summit; two $25 gift cards to Golf Plus; several gift baskets and much more. The auction will begin at 6:30 p.m.
    Owen was diagnosed with a fast-growing breast cancer called ductal carcinoma.

  • Hendershot – Clark

    Greg and Yvette Hendershot of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Britney Hendershot, to Josh Clark of Tell City, son of Gary and Vicki Clark of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a master’s degree. While at USI, she was a resident assistant and awarded several scholarships. She works as an occupational therapist at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

  • Historical society asks for city funds


    TELL CITY – As city leaders prepare to begin the budgeting process for 2014, one community group is hoping it will be allocated a share of funding to help it survive.

    The Tell City Historical Society approached the city council in June to share updates on its work in promoting and protecting the city’s heritage. Members also reported on the financial challenges the group faces and requested to be considered for funding in 2014.

  • Hoesli – Haynes

    Elaura M. Hoesli and Adam C. Haynes of Louis-ville, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ted and Maria Hoesli of Owensboro, Ky. She is a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and the Western Kentucky University School of Nursing.
    She works as a registered nurse at Nortons Hospital in Louisville.
    Mr. Haynes is the son of Steve Haynes of Owensboro and the late Janet Haynes.

  • Board member reports compliment on new site

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Bill Amos said June 27 he’d talked to a man at Derby who reported he was happy about a recycling station recently erected there.

  • Farmers market booming in new location


    TELL CITY – Tell City’s farmers market is thriving in its new location and as the season nears a midpoint, it is benefitting from eager buyers and a growing season that is turning out bumper crops for many producers.