Today's News

  • Five generations: Butters
  • Minto joins staff of Presley Tours

    MACANDA, Ill. – Bev Minto, former executive director of the Perry County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, has taken a tour director position with Presley Tours.

    Located in Macanda, Ill., Presley Tours provides travel services for southern Illinois, Missouri and southern Indiana.

    Minto will travel on motor coach tours throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

    This is a part-time position and she will still be involved in local community activities.

    Beverly and her husband, John, live in Tobinsport.

  • Girls LEGO activity set for Nov. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – All girls, kindergarten through fifth grade, in Perry County are invited to explore the LEGO Story Starter, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, at William Tell Elementary School in Tell City.

    The LEGO Story Starter set, curriculum and software will help kick-start creativity and boost reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Participating girls will work together to create and build stories with LEGO bricks and figures and then use LEGO’s StoryVisualizer interactive software to photograph, write, and publish their stories.

  • Topwater lures good for catching fall-season bass

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales


    Among his peers in professional tournament competition, Bobby Lane is best known for his skill using spinnerbaits and Carolina rigs, but when water begins cooling in the autumn, the Yamaha Pro often changes to a topwater popping plug.

    Usually considered a summertime lure, Lane actually keeps a popper tied on throughout the fall months, according to information provided by Yamaha.

    Lane is part of a bass fishing family as his brothers, Chris and Arnie also fish the tournament trail

  • Witches Walk casts its spell for 25th year
  • The joys and nostalgia of Indian summer

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I heard the weather forecaster recently mention the chance of an Indian summer and it got me thinking about this old print my father had hanging in his office.

  • River Pointe Rising
  • Tell City 23rd in state cross country meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Tell City finished 23rd in the 24-team boys state cross country meet Saturday with 595 points.

  • Kohnert on All-PAC team for second time

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior middle hitter Emma Kohnert was named to the All-PAC volleyball team for the second time Monday.
    Kohnert was one of three repeat selections on the 12-girl team elected by league coaches.
    She was the fourth leading vote-getter among the eight all-around players on the team.
    The 5-foot-11 Kohnert led the Marksmen in kills and blocks for the second year in a row, increasing her totals this year to 374 kills and 97 blocks, including 71 total blocks.

  • Perry Central is next to challenge Linton

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Linton-Stockton disposed of one Perry County foe in football sectional action last week. Now Perry Central will be the next to face the formidable foe in the sectional semifinals Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “It’ll be a challenge,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of playing the 9-1 Miners, who are averaging 53.6 points per game and are ranked No. 3 in the state in Class A.
    Their only loss was a game they won 45-0 on the field but had to forfeit for using an ineligible player.