Today's News

  • New swings at Sunset Park
  • 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.

  • Fourth of July Preparations
  • Pick Perry Day group pic Friday morning

    Here it is again!

    Pick Perry Day is this Friday and several events are planned, beginning with a morning gathering and photo shoot.

    Everyone is invited to wear their Pick Perry shirts and join others for a group photo at 7:30 a.m. in the 600 Block of Main Street. Among the photos taken will be one from a drone.

    Organizers request those taking part arrive a few minutes early.

    Afterwards there will be donuts, sponsored by German American Bank, and coffee, provided by PSC.

  • Tipsaw area primed for housing development


    Staff Writer


    BANDON – A housing subdivision along Indiana 37 near Tipsaw lake ranks high among areas county leaders see as most prime for development. Project co-developer Tom Schipp said Monday that Quality Landmarks LLC has 13 lots available across 28 acres east of Tipsaw Lake, between Bandon and Branchville. First platted over a decade ago, is already home to a handful of homes with room for more. There is also an additional 32 acres that has yet to be developed.

  • Three-team race goes to final day of season

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner took over first place by half a game Thursday, but three teams still had a shot at the title going into the final day of Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball season Friday.

    Cash Waggner beat Pour Haus 12-3 Thursday as Emme Hoesli hit a double and a single.

    Kaylee Alvey added an RBI single for Cash Waggner, which also took advantage of 13 walks and three hit batsmen.

    Carli Hosler hit two triples to lead Pour Haus’ three-hit attack. Hayley Mechels added a single.

  • Rockport improves to 9-5

    By Zane Clodfelter

    Journal-Democrat Sports Editor


    ROCKPORT – With Boonville leading 3-2 entering the bottom of the sixth inning, Rockport rallied with three runs to win 5-3 in American Legion baseball Thursday.

    Grahm Turner got the inning started with a leadoff single and he advanced to second on a sacrifice from Gavin Poole. Manning Webb followed by reaching base on an error at third base and both runners scored on Trever Zink’s RBI single.

  • Hagedorn’s devotion found him the NFL

    By Zane Clodfelter

    Journal-Democrat Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – Patrick Hagedorn was realistic when it came to his aspirations of playing football growing up.

    “I’ve always liked football but unfortunately I’m not the tallest, fastest or strongest,” he said. “I only played when I was in junior high in seventh grade but I always loved the game.”