Today's News

  • Solar project near Troy gains momentum

    SPENCER COUNTY – While not set in stone, the odds of Spencer County becoming home to the state’s largest solar project are about as good as they can be following a productive meeting between the county council and representatives from Orion Renewable Energy Group held Monday evening.
    The project, operating under the name Troy Solar LLC, would see a massive investment in solar panels on 800 acres of leased farmland between the communities of Troy and New Boston along Indiana 545.

  • Toys for Tots campaign opens

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2017 Toys for Tots campaign has begun. New and unused Toy donations can be made to area drop off sites at local businesses.

    Monetary donations can be made by going to ToysforTots.org and selecting “Donate,” and follow the directions for donating to the local campaign.

  • Plein Air at the Archabbey Library
  • Aim Leaders
  • Cannelton Elementary first nine weeks Honor Rolls

    First Grade


    Honor Roll – Gavin Powers and Caiden Thompson

    Distinguished Honor Roll – McKenzie Bolin, Tyler Coon, Gavin Fuqua, Kandace Little, Serenity Miles and Jeryn Powers


    Second Grade


    Honorable Mention – Arianna Hulse and Izabell Sturgeon

    Honor Roll – Parker Joyal and Jaicey Salmon

    Distinguished Honor Roll – Caitlyn Embry, Brooke Evans, EJ Holman and Kyla Little

  • Perry Central students of the month

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Kianna Wright and Cody Guillaume, were recognized as September Student of the Month winners for ‘Problem Solving.’  Prizes, for these students, are sponsored by Marcy’s Restaurant.

  • A walk to remember
  • Halloween Hill Challenge upcoming

    ROCKPORT – The Halloween Hill Challenge 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by St. Bernard Parish, will be held 9 a.m. Oct. 28. The event is a hilly 3.1-mile course that loops through the town of Rockport.

    The challenge will start and finish at the St. Bernard picnic grounds located near the corner of Sixth and Pearl Street. Runners will encounter Stocking’s Hill, the Ohio River, River Hill, Center Street, Sleepy Hollow and Walnut Street before returning to St. Bernard.

  • Tell City to face quick running back

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei’s football team has passed for over 1,100 yards this season. But that’s not what Tell City Coach Josh Teague listed as the Wildcats’ main strength.
    He said it’s “No. 9, Chase Rheinlander, a 5-foot-8, 170-pound (senior) running back. He’s very fast and very shifty. He had a 60-yard touchdown run against Reitz last week.”

  • Providence speedster to test Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Providence’s fast running back and physical offensive line could give Perry Central problems in their Class 2A football sectional matchup Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Kaden Williams, a 5-foot-7, 155-pound junior, is the 4-5 Pioneers’ top running back. He gained 1,500 yards as a sophomore.