Today's News

  • Cross-Belcher

    Justin Cross and Kaitlyn Belcher were united in marriage July 22, 2018, in a 6 p.m. in a ceremony at the Pipers at the Marott in Indianapolis. The bride’s uncle, Patrick Owen, officiated. A reception followed in the same location.

    Following the wedding, the couple traveled to Playa Mujeres, Mexico, for their honeymoon. They currently reside in Indianapolis.

    The bride is the daughter of Jerry Belcher and Rebecca Owen of Tell City. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State University and currently works at Indiana Connections Academy.

  • Commodores fall to Heritage Hills


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills enjoyed a fast start and cruised to a 25-16, 25-8, 25-14 win over Perry Central in volleyball Thursday.

    The win was the Patriots’ third in their last four matches.

    Lilly Vance made seven kills for Heritage Hills. Rebekah Gordon and Wes Cochren each added six. Shelby Skelton and Madison Hagedorn each had three aces.

  • PC pounces on Wolfpack early

    LEOPOLD—Perry Cen-tral scored two touchdowns before running a play from scrimmage and crushed Crawford County 36-8 in eighth grade football Thurs-day.

    R.J. Jones returned the opening kickoff 76 yards for a touchdown. He also ran for the two-point conversion to put the Commodores up 8-0.

    Crawford County failed to gain a first down in its next three plays and punted to the Commodores.

    Chase Hubert returned the punt 30 yards for a touchdown.

    Adam Goffinet ran for the two extra points to increase the Commodores’ lead to 16-0.

  • Tell City halts CC win streak

    MARENGO—Kammie Jo Hayes made 18 kills, 22 digs and three blocks and served four aces as Tell City defeated Crawford County 25-20, 25-23, 25-13 in volleyball Wednesday.

    Crawford County had won 12 matches in a row after beating Paoli Tuesday.

    But the Wolfpack could not match Tell City’s hitting, as no one made more than seven kills for the Wolfpack.

    No one served more than one ace for the Wolfpack either, as Tell City’s back-row defense did a good job digging and receiving serves.

  • Marksmen give Raiders scare before falling 31-18


    Sports Editor Emeritus


    TELL CITY—Defending Class 2A state champion Southridge entered Friday’s PAC football game against Tell City with a 4-1 record.

    Other than a loss to Class 4A Jasper, the Raiders had won every game by at least 28 points.

    So this was supposed to be an easy win for the Raiders. But someone forgot to tell Tell City, which trailed by only six points with 10 minutes left before losing 31-18.

  • Halcyon Farm joins fall tour fun Oct. 20

    ROME – The Halcyon Hill Farm will have a free preview weekend this October during the Shubael Little Pioneer Village Landmark & Historical Place Fall Festival. The Halcyon Hill Farm is located less than one mile from Shubael Little Pioneer Village on Highway 66. The free weekend will have events running Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., including a 7 p.m. free outdoor showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” The farm will open again Sunday, Oct. 21, from noon to 5 p.m.

  • Mocek named Saint Meinrad’s director of annual giving

    ST. MEINRAD – Christian Mocek has been named the director of annual giving for Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary and School of Theology.

    He will be responsible for organizing, planning and managing Saint Meinrad’s programs for inviting annual support from individuals, corporations and foundations. Since July 2014, Mocek has served as the director of alumni relations for Saint Meinrad.

  • Improving the tech climate

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47


    As mobile data usage becomes more prevalent, our network connections become congested and slow down. These slow data connections can be, at best, inconvenient and, at worst, potentially fatal.

  • IDEM’s public notice proposal should be rejected

    The Indiana Department of Environmental Management looks poised to adopt a terrible idea that would make accessing public information more difficult for Hoosiers. This despite clear public opposition to the plan.

    IDEM’s proposal, to replace publication of Air Quality Permit ads in newspapers with electronic postings on its website, will get a vote by the Environmental Rules Board on Nov. 14.

  • Naming abusive priests is fine, but is enough being done to protect the public from them?




    Editor’s Note: Leininger is editor of the  (Fort Wayne)News-Sentinel. Leaders in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the Diocese of Evansville have announced that they will release lists of priests who have had credible claims of abuse leveled against them.