Today's News

  • START ratification proves bipartisanship still alive

    Whether it was after Democrats’ winning heavily in 2008 or Republicans’ winning heavily this year, recent U.S. congressional elections have been followed by requests from media members, including this newspaper, for both sides to work together better and seek more bipartisan solutions to our country’s challenges.
    So far the politicians haven’t listened often enough to those requests. But will they heed such requests better when they come from one of their own and from someone they hired?

  • Social Security wraps up 75-year observance


    NEW ALBANY – Social Security is the nation’s most successful domestic program. It’s easy to look back at what a difference it has made over the past 75 years. And 2010, our diamond anniversary year, has been full of accomplishments.

  • SWCDs receive $570,000 in water grants

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil Conservation and the State Soil Conservation Board have selected the 2011 recipients of the Clean Water Indiana Grants.
    A total of $573,408 was awarded to all 88 Soil and Water Conservation Districts that submitted a grant application to carry out conservation initiatives.

  • Social Security and New Year’s resolutions

    NEW ALBANY – It’s that time of year: out with the old and in with the new. You may be thinking about your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2011. There are many important things to consider. Each of these will take only a matter of minutes.

  • Holidays closing offices, will shift TC trash pickup

    PERRY COUNTY – Observances for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays will close some governmental offices this week.
    County offices at the courthouse and annex building in Cannelton will be closed today and again Friday.
    City Hall in Tell City will be closed today and Monday. City Hall will be open Friday.
    There will be a one-day delay in trash pickup this week and next in Tell City. There will be recycling pickup this week.

  • Two charged in traffic stop, pursuit

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  • Callers’ tips leads police to suspected thieves

    TELL CITY – Two brothers shared space in the county jail last week for their alleged involvement in a string of vehicle break-ins in Tell City. As of Thursday, the investigating police officer said he was continuing to match evidence seized from the pair with its rightful owners.

  • Cannelton schools support funding-disparity petition

    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman asked that city’s board of school trustees Dec. 16 to join another Indiana small-school district in petitioning the state legislature to “resolve school-funding inequities.”

    The superintendent and school-board president for the John Glenn School Corp., of Walkerton sought in a Nov. 19 letter to other superintendents their support and participation in drafting a resolution to be sent to state leaders.

  • Jarboe – Gelarden

    Katie Jarboe and Ryan Gelarden were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.
    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Kathy Jarboe of Derby. Mr. Gelarden is the son of John Gelarden of Tell City and Patty Nantz of Evansville.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Father Aaron Pfaff.