Today's News

  • 5K run-walk honoring Brahm to be held July 24

    SANTA CLAUS - A 5K run-walk will be held July 24 to honor and remember Cody Brahm and raise funds for the Cody Brahm Memorial Scholarship at Heritage Hills High School.

    "Cody's Memorial Mile" will begin at 9 a.m. at Yellig Park in Santa Claus. Olympic runner Terry Brahm, Cody's uncle, will lead the 5K run.

    Registration fee for the run is $20, which includes a T-shirt. Registration the morning of the run begins at 7:30.

    Proceeds raised at the run, will go toward an annual scholarship for Heritage Hills seniors in Cody's memory.

  • Declaration of Independence: Required reading for all

    All of us should take a short break from the fireworks and festivities of the Independence Day holiday to do one important thing: read the Declaration of Independence.

    Many of us haven't given the document a glance since high school civics class. Some may never have read the words signed 234 years ago. We know the names of the men who signed the document - Jefferson, Franklin and Hancock - but some have never read their words. Now's the time.

  • Get ready for 4-H fair fun

    It's almost fair time. That means it's time to see what some of the best, brightest and hardest working youth in the community have been doing. Hundreds of youth from across Perry County and surrounding areas will be exhibiting projects. It's a great experience to see what they have learned.

    Fair is a time to show just a portion of what 4-H members do but we know that 4-H is much more then the fair. What is 4-H?

  • New laws take effect July 1

    On the legislative calendar, the next big date is today.

    That's when most of the new laws passed earlier this year by the Indiana General Assembly take effect.

    In this report, I want to highlight some of the measures that just became law.

    When we debated ways to create more jobs for Hoosiers, one emphasis was assistance for Indiana's small businesses, which already employ 1.3 million people in our state. One way to help will come from the position of small business ombudsman, which became part of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. July 1.

  • Perry Central stock pickers excel again

    LEOPOLD – This past semester the Perry Central economics classes competed in the state-wide Stock Market Game Simulation. Three teams finished 1-3 in the Evansville District among 289 teams competing. These three teams also finished second, fourth and 15th in the state out of 1,727 teams competing.

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  • Historical society seeking 2010 Distinguished Citizen nominations

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has voted to accept public nominations for its Distinguished Citizen Award. Since the 1960s, a distinguished member of the community has been honored during the Schweizer Fest for their contributions to the betterment of Tell City.

    The following criteria are considered in determining the honoree:

    • An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her home, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited our community.

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  • Extra troopers on holiday duty

    EVANSVILLE – Lt. Dennis Marshall, commander of the Evansville Post, would like to remind all motorists to do their part in making our highways safe during this upcoming holiday.

    Last year, two fatal crashes occurred on Indiana roadways during the Fourth of July holiday.

    According to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, one of those fatal crashes was alcohol related.