Today's News

  • Macy Leann Martin

    Justin and Kristen Martin of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Macy Leann Martin, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Macy has one older sister, Miley Grace, 21⁄2.
    Grandparents are Tim and Peggy Martin of Tell City and Barbara Burgess of Evansville. Great-grandparents are Doris Martin and Betty Marvel, both of Tell City and the late Harry Martin, Gerald Marvel, William Guy and Virginia Burgess.

  • Thomas Daniel Joseph Sims

    Daniel and Selina Sims of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Thomas Daniel Joseph Sims, Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Sims is the former Selina Plock. Thomas has five older siblings, Trie Bland, 15, Jasmine Sims, 11, Johnathan Sims, 7, Danielle Sims, 5 and Danny Sims, 33.
    Grandparents are JoAnne Plock of Tell City and the late Warren and Margaret Sims, Elaine Plock and George Plock.

  • Germany – VanHoosier

    Tamara Germany of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Don VanHoosier of Santa Claus announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Lois Smith and Elmer Miller. She is a graduate of Apollo College Medical School and works as a head nurse at Advanced Care Emergency Center.
    Mr. VanHoosier is the son of Rita and Bernie Hudecek of Evansville. He is a graduate of Woodbridge High School and retired from METS Transportation.

  • ‘Prometheus’ a complex,entertaining film masterpiece

    Eric Harris

    Film Review

    The main discussion concerning “Prometheus” is whether or not the film is a prequel to Ridley Scott’s classic, “Alien.” The cast and crew have been vague about it, at most admitting that there’s some “Alien” DNA in the film. I think they’ve been dodging the question not because of spoilers but because of revenue. 

  • Adventures with Nature field day Saturday

    TIPSAW – The 10th annual Adventures with Nature Field Day will be held at Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area Saturday. 

    The program has been organized by the Hoosier National Forest, Purdue Extension-Perry County, Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District and Spencer County Soil and Water Conservation District. 

    The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 1 p.m.

  • Volunteers sought to water Main Street hanging baskets

    The Tell City Beautification Committee is once again hanging flower baskets on Main Street in Tell City and its members are looking for help with the watering. Anyone who would like to sign up for a turn in watering the baskets is asked to call the mayor’s office at 547-5511. The watering unit is on a cart with a long wand and can be pulled along Main Street. It is housed at City Hall and can be picked up and returned there. 

  • Stunning lesson

    Candidates for reserve patrol officers in Tell City and Cannelton were certified in the use of electronic control devices Tuesday evening. Taught by Patrolman Roger Smith, the class covers the basics of devices commonly known as Tasers. The lesson included exposure to the devices, either through barbed projectiles fired from cartridges or through wires affixed to pads placed on students’ skin. Though the guns cause no lasting injury, they do deliver painful and incapacitating shocks. 

  • Kessler named principal at OCMS

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Tell City native David Kessler has been named the new principal at Owensboro Catholic Middle School. 

    Before joining the staff at OCMS, Kessler was assistant principal at Daviess County Middle School.

    Kessler, who is a 1994 graduate of Tell City High School, started teaching at Owensboro Catholic High School after he graduated college and was there for five years.

    He also taught at Marshall County High School and Central Hardin High School.

  • Leaders want residents involved in revitalization


    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – City leaders adopted one resolution to seek a planning grant and another to designate the city’s center a “slum and blighted area” in support of that objective during meetings June 11 that included a public hearing.

    The city is pursuing a $30,000 planning grant from the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs that would begin a downtown-revitalization process. If approved, the city would provide $5,000 in matching funds.

  • Drug, alcohol awareness poster contest winners announced

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County prosecutor’s office has announced winners of its 2012 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. Open to all Perry County kindergarten through seventh-grade students, the contest ran from April 18 through May 18.