Today's News

  • Feathered and furry pests

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I like all animals. I like that I live in the country and get to see all kinds of creatures. But when they get my blueberries before me or when they open the birdseed can in the middle of the night or when they dig up flower pots or nibble off the tops of perennials or ... well, you surly understand.

  • Solo is an unnecessary but fun and exciting Star Wars movie

    Eric Harris

    Film Critic


    “Star Wars” has surprised me quite a bit in the last few years, in both good and bad ways. It’s been bad because I don’t care much for the two new main movies: “The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi.”

  • Memorial Day tributes
  • Bingo! Evrard claims $1,000 grand prize with coverall card
  • Board seeks info on bike pods


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Tell City residents and visitors looking for bicycles as a means to tour city sites or event journey to near communities might be able to rent them at a nominal cost. How the rental system would work, however, and who would oversee it, hasn’t been decided.

  • Sisters celebrate together
  • Tell City cleanup begins June 11

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has set the week of June 11-14 as cleanup week in Tell City.

    Rules are similar to past years’ events. Postcards will be mailed later this week and they give the specific dos and don’ts for the cleanup.

  • Flamion to serve as school resource officer

    Will attend summer training; parent meetings likely before classes resume

    TELL CITY – Phillip Flamion, a police officer in Tell City since 2006, has been named the department’s school resource officer for the 2018-19 school year.

    Tell City Police Chief Derrick Lawalin announced the appointment Wednesday. As the News reported, the city’s board of public works recently voted to approve a school resource officer during the school year.

  • Community Events; May 31

    Supplement-use seminar today


    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, 1143 23rd St., will host an educational seminar on the use of Supplements In Keeping our Brains Healthy. Guest Speaker Cindy Jones of Herbs & Healthcare will give the latest information on brain health.

    The event will be held in the Assisted Living dining area on Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m. For further information, contact Polly Story at (812) 719-8348.


    Knits and knots meets today

  • Church News; May 31

    Methodist church yard, bake sales June 8-9


    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church of Tell City will host a church-wide yard and bake sale on Friday, June 8, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, June 9, from 7 a.m. to noon. The sales will be located at the church on 10th and Mozart streets. Contact Shirley Garner at (812) 836-2847 for more information.


    Churches host weekly meals