Today's News

  • Social News; March 16


    THE WOMEN’S GUILD OF EUCC will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the fellowship hall. Note the new meeting time. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.


  • Hoosier Wine Trail kicks off ‘Slam Dunk’ promotion

    PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier Wine Trail announces a March Madness promotion, “Slam Dunk!” which coincides with the NCAA basketball tourney. Customers who purchase four or more bottles of wine at individual wineries between March 17 and April 6 will receive a free wine glass. Potentially, if you purchase four bottles of wine at each winery on the trail, you will have a complete setting of eight new wine glasses; thus, the “Slam Dunk!”

  • Good Samaritan thanked

    I’m writing this letter to thank the gentleman who took the time to stop and help a little girl and her grandmother.

    I was taking my great-granddaughter to the bus stop and I stepped off the sidewalk to cross the street and fell, waist-deep, into the snow that had been plowed.

    I didn’t think it was that deep, but I soon found out I couldn’t get enough of a footing to climb out.

  • New hospital tour
  • Grant for Troy infrastructure improvements off the table


    Feature Writer


    TROY – Troy Town Council members voted Wednesday to approve several documents needed to move forward with upcoming projects. Jay Oliva presided over the regular monthly session in council president Gary Palmer’s absence.

  • Parks board prepared to poll public on preferences


    Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department Board of Directors approved a questionnaire Wednesday that will help determine its master plan for the next five years.

    The board previously met to determine a list of goals it might want to tackle in the coming years. Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel then compiled them in a draft of a questionnaire to be presented to the public.

  • Floodgates go in as river climbs

    PERRY COUNTY – The Ohio River may remain above flood stage for several days this week, keeping portions of Indiana 66 and several county roads underwater.

    At 11 a.m. Friday, the Ohio River at the Cannelton Locks and Dam stood at 44.7 feet. Flood stage there is 42 feet. The river was forecast to climb to 46.1 feet by Saturday night.

    Additional rain could cause the river to rise further or delay any crest.

  • Elementary students poised for tech upgrade


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary students may soon have access to Google-platform programs and other educational tools such as Chromebooks. During a regular meeting Tuesday of the Tell City-Troy Township School Board, officials presented plans to facilitate such a move and explained why it’s needed.

  • Tell City overpowers Jasper 66-28

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 12 of 17 matches, including six by pins, to trounce Jasper 66-28 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    “This is the first time we’ve beaten them in three years,” said Tell City Coach Josh Casebolt. “Just having a full lineup certainly helps - this is the first time we’ve had that in three years.”

  • Parker, Edwards make All-PLAC in girls basketball

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Brittany Parker and Hannah Edwards were named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Parker and Paoli’s Morgan Kingston were the only third-time selections on the team.
    Parker had the second highest vote total on the team, finishing just one voting point behind Springs Valley’s Kayla DeWeese.
    Parker led the Commo-dores with 14.4 points, 4.0 steals and 2.0 assists per game and 43.3 percent field-goal shooting.