Today's News

  • Cannelton Miss Heritage Fest pageant announced

    CANNELTON – During the 175th anniversary of the city of Cannelton and its annual Heritage Fest, the Cannelton Foundation will sponsor the inaugural Miss Heritage Fest Pageant at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton.
    Winners will be crowned in each category and a trophy will be presented for each runner-up. Categories are Miss, 7- to 9-year olds; Miss Pre-Teen, 10- to 12-year-olds; Miss Teen, 13- to 15-year-olds and Miss Heritage Fest, 16- to 19-year-olds.

  • Michael and Mary Schriefer

    Michael and Mary Schriefer of Santa Claus celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 24, 2012.

    Michael C. “Mike” Schriefer and Mary E. Oeding were married June 24, 1972, in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Ferdinand. The Rev. Firmus Dick officiated.
    The Schriefers have two children, Matthew of Newburgh and Maria (Mrs. Damian) Koch of rural Boonville. They also have a granddaughter, Elizabeth Koch.

  • Sylvan and Linda May

    Sylvan and Linda May of Birdseye will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at St. Meinrad Community Center with an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. CDT.

  • Bad weather leads to postponements

    LEOPOLD AND LINCOLN CITY—Due to an extreme heat wave, the Hoosier Express’ Junior Legion baseball game with Evansville Pate at Heritage Hills Friday was called off.
    There was no word on whether it will be rescheduled.
    Perry Central’s junior high baseball team between its seventh and eighth grade teams was postponed Monday.
    It was first delayed by lightning and then called off due to a rainstorm coming in.
    That game has been rescheduled for next Monday at 6 p.m.

  • Bolin on Indiana’s Olymic Development team again

    SANTA CLAUS—Seth Bolin has been named to the Indiana Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program state team for the second year in a row.
    Bolin is among 18 of the top players in Indiana involved in the program.
    As part of the Indiana ODP team, he will attend ODP regional camp in Rockford, Ill., this summer.
    Bolin is a central midfielder for Evansville Soccer Club’s under-14 ESC 98 Blue team, which plays teams from Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin as part of the Midwest Regional League.

  • Wagner signs to swim for Butler University

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Butler University’s strong pharmacy program has netted the school a strong swimmer.
    Amanda Wagner, a 2012 Tell City graduate, said Monday that is the main reason she chose Butler, as she wants to major in pharmacy and can spend all six years doing so on the Butler campus.
    For four of those years she should be one of the best breaststroke swimmers on the team, which competes in NCAA Division I and will start competing in the Atlantic 10 Conference this fall.

  • Car audio blowout Saturday at fairgrounds

    TELL CITY – The first Perry County Car Audio Blowout is set for Saturday afternoon, providing a big “boom-boom” kickoff to this year’s 4-H fair activities. 

    Car-audio fans wanting to show off their sound machines are invited to take part in the event, as well as anyone wanting to simply watch. 

  • Perry County’s 10-year 4-H’ers

    PERRY COUNTY – Nine school athletes, nine past grand champion winners and fifteen future college students make up the 2012 class of 10-year 4-H members. The 15 final-year members are Kegan Adams, Jessica Ballman, Andy Connor, Jennifer Dinkel, Lindsey Gengelbach, Dani Gogel, Melissa Hagedorn, Andrew Hauser, Kendall Hauser, Corey Henderson, Jacob Miller, Marcus Peter, Allison Scheer, Jon Suhrheinrich and Maggie Thomas.

  • Camp with a Cop offers three days of fun, learning at Glenn Wood Hills

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2012 annual Kenny Kellems Camp With a Cop police youth camp has been scheduled for July 18-20. 

    Due to the growth of the camp, the location has been changed and this year will be held at the Glen Wood Hills Camp in Derby. Youngsters entering sixth through ninth grades can attend. 

    Due to the location of the camp, bus transportation will be offered from Myers Grade School in Cannelton to the camp in Derby July 18. 

  • Drought resources available

    SPENCER COUNTY – According to a June 26 Indiana Drought Monitor, the majority of southern Indiana is now classified in a severe drought effecting field crops, home landscaping, garden vegetables and streams and ponds throughout the area. 

    With the current conditions, field crops are deteriorating and affecting the future yield potential of corn and soybeans. Some may think that drought stressed corn plants would be more beneficial as feed for cattle with the low yields potential.