Today's News

  • Longtime grocer Cash Saver closing its doors


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The writing has been on the wall for some time for Michael Hoesli, who’s long owned the Cash Saver grocery store along Indiana 37. Citing a “tough business” that has seen declining sales in recent years, coupled with turnover from key employees, Hoesli said he’s opted to shut the store.

    He had been in recent negotiations with several potential buyers of the currently named Cash Saver and had “come fairly close” to agreements but none materialized.

  • Huffman haunted hollow Oct. 26-27

    NEW BOSTON – The Huffman Haunted Hollow returns for two nights this season.

    The Hollow, at 13352 E. Cr. 1200 N., Evanston (New Boston), will open at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27 and is presented by the youth groups of St. John Chrysostom in New Boston, St. Martin in Chrisney and St. Bernard in Rockport.

    Admission is free, however donations will be accepted with all proceeds going to the area Christmas Angel Trees.

  • Pria Jolene Wheatley

    Alicia and Nathan Wheatley of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Pria Jolene, born at 3:32 p.m., July 21, at The Women’s Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19.375 inches long.

    She was welcomed by her sister, Coraline, age 2.

    Pria is the granddaughter of Rodney and Karen Doogs of Cannelton, and Lynetta Schwartz of Navarre, Fla. She is the great-granddaughter of Merle Doogs, Jeanetta Sims and Ronald Schwartz.

    Pria’s mother is the former Alicia Doogs.

  • Haunted Cannelton Historical Walking Tours

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Historic Advancement & Revitalization Movement will host Haunted Cannelton Historical Walking Tours on Saturday, Oct. 27. Tours will begin at 6 p.m., starting at the old library under the historic gymnasium on Sixth Street. The self-guided tours will take participants to six locations along Taylor and Washington Streets.

    The cost will be $3 for singles, $5 for two adults and children 12 and under are free. Take the tour and learn some creepy history about historic Cannelton.

    Oct. 27

  • T&T open for service
  • Cannelton Library celebrates with Frankenfest
  • Robert & Connie Taylor

    Robert Darryl and Connie Taylor celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in Gatlinburg, Tenn., with a family vacation hosted by their children. The couple was married in Gatchel on Oct. 4, 1958.

    Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have five children, Wilma (Tommy) Kellems of Cannelton, Gwen (Kevin) Hall of Derby, Dale (Billie Sue) Taylor of Derby, Bob (Cindy) Taylor of Tell City and Keith (Amanda) Taylor of Lamar.

    The couple is also the grandparents of 10 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

  • Main Street Ink
  • Commodores lose last regular season game to Mitchell

    By Kasey Richardson
    SPorts Editor
    MITCHELL – The Commodores had early mistakes to allow Mitchell to control the entire game as Perry Central lose to Mitchell, 28-10.
    Mitchell began the game with a 86-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to make the score 8-0, following a successful two-point conversion.

  • Marksmen shut out the Rangers in last game

    By Mike Sprague
    Sports Correspondent
    FERDINAND – Tell City’s defense forced three interceptions in a 28-0 shutout in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.
    The Marksmen received the first possession. After getting a first down at the Ranger’s 49, Devon Blake rushed for four yards. Dustin Hunt took a pitch out, but couldn’t get to the outside and lost five yards. On third-and-11 Aden Dodson kept the ball on the option and scampered 51 yards for a touchdown.