Today's News

  • Anderson Fire Department annual meeting today

    BRISTOW – The 62nd annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department Inc. will be held today at the Bristow Community Center.
    The business meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and will include election of directors for districts 1, 6, 7 and 8.
    Guest speaker will be Lynn Enmen, Perry County Red Cross director. She will talk about the services of the Red Cross in Perry County. Annie Hynes, membership sales manager for Air Evac, will also speak about the services of Air Evac, a medical air transport service.

  • Men’s Lenten breakfasts slated to begin Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday. The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.

  • Ladies to hold Lenten coffees Saturdays

    PERRY COUNTY – The Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will begin Saturday at Gospel Tabernacle Church. St. John United Church of Christ and St. Michael Catholic Church will co-host.

  • Smith – Foley

    Dean and Theresa Smith of Jasper announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lauren N. Smith of Jasper, to Kevin P. Foley of Chandler, son of Richard and Theresa Foley of Chandler.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Jasper High School and will graduate from Ball State University in May 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics.
    Mr. Foley is a 2004 Castle High School graduate and a 2009 graduate of Indiana University Southeast with a bachelor’s degree in general studies. He is employed at Berry Plastics in Evansville.

  • Lavis and Doris McKim

    Lavis and Doris McKim celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, with a family gathering at the Patio.

    They were married Feb. 5, 1961, at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston.
    The couple have two children, Tracy Braun and Wade McKim. They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Mr. McKim is a retired boilermaker. Mrs. McKim is a homemaker.

  • COLUMN: Hoosiers want Right to Work

    By ROB BEISWINGER, Guest Columnist

    Make no mistake, Indiana is poised to start enjoying the freedom and economic prosperity that would come with becoming America’s 23rd Right to Work State – if only Gov. Mitch Daniels would stop standing in the way.

    And the really bad news in Gov. Daniels’ decision to appease Indiana’s union bosses is that Hoosier citizens are the ones paying the price.

  • COLUMN: Lenten obligations

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Lent is about here and while not everyone’s religious tradition observes the 40-day period before Easter, I suspect most people at least acknowledge its arrival.

  • EDITORIAL: Legislators need to get back to work

    It’s no secret that Hoosiers – and Hoosier politicians – disagree on the roles labor unions should play in the 21st century work place. So-called right-to-work legislation in the Indiana House was effectively killed last month after Democrat lawmakers in that body left the state, literally. In doing so, they denied that body a quorum and added Indiana to a list of states in which lawmakers have fled their seats to stop legislation they opposed.

  • Anderson Woods readies plans for 34th camping season

    BRISTOW – Anderson Woods Inc. has announced plans for its 34rd annual special needs summer camp for people with disabilities.

    Sessions begin June 13 and run weekly for eight weeks. Each session begins on a Monday morning and lasts until the following Thursday afternoon, when the campers return to their homes. The first four sessions will be for children with the remaining four sessions reserved for adult campers.

  • TCHS hosting Academic Bowl

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host the Pocket Athletic Conference Academic Super Bowl Tuesday in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    The event begins at 5 p.m.  

    Seven schools will participate on the theme of Latin America. The contest is open to the public and no admission will be charged.