Today's News

  • Team Central, Cash Waggner reach finals

    TELL CITY—Team Central and Cash Waggner won age-11-14 Tell City girls softball semifinal playoff tourney games Monday to advance to Tuesday’s finals.
    Justice Cash and Hannah Gray hit inside-the-park home runs as Team Central beat Linne’s Auto & Diesel Repair 6-2 in one semifinal.
    Cash and Gray each went 2 for 2 and Emma Osborne added a single.
    Ada Alvey hit a double and a single for Linne’s. Brinna Parker also had two hits and Brooklyn Hall added a triple.

  • Team Central takes regular-season title

    TELL CITY—Justice Cash and Hannah Gray each had two hits as Team Central beat Cash Waggner 11-1 Friday to win Tell City’s age-11-14 regular-season softball title.

  • Poole helps Rockport beat national champs

    Sports Editor

    ROCKPORT—Gavin Poole hit an RBI double to help Rockport beat the Las Vegas Aces 4-0 in the first game of an American Legion baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    This was a matchup of two of the nation’s top teams. Las Vegas won the Legion World Series last year and Rockport was a semifinalist in it two years ago.
    Rockport was clinging to a 1-0 lead until the fourth inning, when Dalton Bartlett led off with a double to left field.

  • St. John Chrysostom picnic July 15

    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, July 15.

    New Boston famous soup will be available by the bowl or gallon. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned
    Fr. Heck Hall beginning at 10 a.m. Bingo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 .p.m.

  • Digging and dividing daffodils for better blooms

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    If your daffodils didn’t bloom well this year, ask yourself these two questions: did you allow the foliage to die back naturally last summer before you cut it off and has it been eons since they were last divided? 

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  • Memorial butterfly release on July 27

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus and Asera Care Hospice are collaborating to invite the community to join in a butterfly release memorial event to be held Thursday, July 27, at Oakwood Health Campus at 3 p.m.

    The release is to remember and honor lost loved ones. The event will consist of spiritual readings and song, and end with a butterfly release in the courtyard. Refreshments will be provided.

    For further questions or information, contact Polly Story at (812) 547-2333.

  • Tickets available for Tri Kappa Kaffee Klatch

    Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa will host its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Evangelical United Church of Christ Tell City. Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until 10 a.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children 6 to 12. Younger children can eat for free. Tickets are available through Tri Kappa members and at Old National, German American and Fifth Third banks.

  • 105 candles


    Feature Writer


    Working hard, staying active and carrying a rosary seem to be the secrets of living past 100, at least for Tell City resident Clarice James whose 105th birthday will be celebrated by family and friends on  July 21.

    Born in 1913 as Clarice Etienne, she grew up on a farm in Mount Pleasant. Being an eldest child, she helped her father with the farm chores daily.