Today's News

  • Tell City overpowers Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every singles match and No. 1 doubles to beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

  • TC police jail man on attempted burglary charge

    TELL CITY – A man allegedly trying to break into a home Tuesday in what police described as a search for prescription medication was jailed after a city police officer found him less than two blocks away.

    Patrolman Greg Linne said he saw Eric S. Hardin, 33, of 604 Webb St., Cannelton walking just after the burglary call was dispatched.

  • Fleeing suspect goes to jail tired
  • ‘Moo’-ving into evening
  • Razing of former hotel could begin as soon as today

    TELL CITY – Mayor Barbara Ewing said Tuesday that the razing of the northern section of the former William Tell Hotel could begin today.

    Portions of Washington and Main streets near the hotel will be closed while the structure is being leveled.

    Washington Street between Main and Ninth streets has been closed since a portion of wall on the hotel’s north side collapsed in July.

  • GED, other classes to begin at two locations

    PERRY COUNTY – Classes begin in September at two Perry County Even Start locations for adults desiring to prepare for GED testing or enhance career options through skills training.

    Even Start is partnering with ACE Academy and WorkOne Southwest to assist adults in furthering their educational and career goals. Adult classes will offer opportunities to strengthen math and language skills necessary for postsecondary advancement and job placement.

  • Start-your-own-business workshops begin Sept. 14

    TELL CITY – Have you ever thought of opening your own business or do you have an idea you would like to think through as a business venture?

  • Yackle earns destination-management award

    CORYDON – Jeremy Yackle, assistant director for the Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau, was one of 23 tourism industry professionals graduating with the Certified Destination Management Executive designation.

    These individuals were recognized during the Destination Marketing Association International 96th Annual Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 22.

  • Imagine a world with paid sick days

    LINDA MERIC, Guest Columnist

    There are many areas of life in this country where it appears that we live in two worlds. And that’s no different when we consider paid sick days. In the first world, if you’re sick, you stay home from work, take care of yourself and have the time to get better.

    In the second world, if you’re sick, you go to work anyway. In the second world, you go to work even when your child is sick. You know that if you stay home, you’ll lose pay – or maybe even your job.

  • Tips for safe egg handling

    BRENDA HAGEDORN, Purdue Extension

    Eggs have been in the headlines a lot recently. According to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, cases of salmonella enteritidis infections have increased fourfold since May. It appears that shell eggs are the likely source of the infections.