Today's News

  • Student Art

     More than 400 works of student art were entered into this year’s Tell City Regional Arts Association show, held May 5-6 at the Schergens Center. A list of winners was in last Thursday’s News. More photos are available on this website.

  • BIRTHS, May 17

    Shane Allen Lane
    Lori Ann White of Cannelton and Chad Allen Lane of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Shane Allen Lane, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds and 13.5 ounces.
    Grandparents are Debra White of Cannelton, Clayton White of Tell City and Brenda and Jeffrey Lane of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Geneva Litherland, Jasper McMahon and R.O. Parker, all of Cannelton and the late Ruth and James Alvey, Ollie and Basil Lane, Charles Litherland and Beverly McMahon.

  • Laflin – Visconti

    Mia Laflin and Gregory Visconti announce their en-gagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark Laflin of Tell City and the late Marilyn Roland Laflin. She is a graduate of Center Grove High School in Greenwood and has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. She is employed as a product manager with GE Healthcare in Milwaukee, Wis.

  • City proclaims this to be Police Week

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder and the city’s common council proclaimed this to be Police Week there in a regular meeting Monday. 

    She read a proclamation that noted 900,000 law-enforcement officers serve in communities across the nation, “including the dedicated members of the Cannelton Police Department.”

  • Waupaca earns Lincoln Hills Community Partner Award

     TELL CITY – Waupaca Foundry’s Plant 5 in Tell City and its employees earned Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s 2012 Community Partner Award, the organization announced.

  • Relay for Life supports free patient programs and services

    PERRY COUNTY – It’s time to fight back against cancer and offer help to patients in Perry County who are battling the disease. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County will take place June 9-10 at Perry Central High School.

  • Burton – Hagedorn

    Wendell and Faye Burton of Columbia, Ky., and Randy and Doris Hagedorn of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kayla Ruth Burton and Vincent Randall Hagedorn.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Adair County High School in Columbia and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
    Mr. Hagedorn is a graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a minor in chemistry.

  • Wellness Walk

     William Tell Elementary School students stretched their legs Wednesday morning for an international wellness program titled All Children Exercising Simultaneously. Students and staff walked to and from Joe Schaeffer Park. It’s been a busy couple of weeks for students, who took part in a triathlon earlier this month and were invited to bike to school last week. 

  • Indiana 66 to be closed by Friday

    CANNELTON – Indiana 66 in Cannelton, the city’s Seventh Street, will be closed for construction by Friday, Mayor Mary Snyder said Monday.

    The News reported May 7 the Indiana Department of Transportation plans closures of two sections of the state highway for 60 days each. During the first phase, drivers traveling east will be directed to take Herzeele Street to Fourth to Taylor, then back to Seventh Street. Detour information for the second phase will be published before it begins. 

  • 16 teachers to retire this month

     TELL CITY – A small crowd gathered in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium May 8 for the Tell City-Troy Township monthly school board meeting. Most were students who the board recognized for their achievements during the academic year.

    High-school Principal Brad Ramsey first introduced the board to academic team members, who placed in the top 10 in the state in Class 3A. The announcement brought a round of applause from everyone present at the meeting.