Today's News

  • Rebounds help Perry Central hold off Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Perry Central used strong rebounding to overcome a hot shooting game by Nicole Harris and beat Cannelton 50-45 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Commodores outrebounded Cannelton 37-22 and scored six of their 22 field goals directly off offensive rebounds.
    That was the only statistic in which the Commodores had a clear advantage.

  • Racial graffiti leads to teen arrests

    TELL CITY – On Nov. 6, the Tell City Police Department received calls from citizens in reference to graffiti that had been spray painted at various locations in the city.  Some of the graffiti was considered offensive and depicted racial bias.

    On Nov. 17, city police obtained sufficient evidence to develop probable cause in the case, charging two individuals for the crime. 

  • Indian Summer, once again!

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    It feels like we are solidly in another Indian Summer, which always reminds me of an old print my father had hanging in his office: two juxtaposed images of a young man and his grandfather around a small bonfire. 

  • Thanksgiving meal at EUCC Thursday

    TELL CITY – Each Thanksgiving for the last 25 years or so, Evangelical United Church of Christ has served a traditional dinner at no cost to around 250 people, according to one of the organizers of the event, City Councilman Gary Morton.

    “The church’s goal is to make a difference,” Morton explained.

    Turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, a roll and a slice of pie are included in the meal, which is both served in the fellowship hall of the church and delivered to residents in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy.

  • Thanksgiving: A time for reflection, giving

    Lloyd Arnold

    State Rep. District 74


    For communities across Southern Indiana, Thanksgiving is a time to come together and acknowledge all the blessings we have in our lives. For many, it is a day of food, family and in my house, some football or deer hunting. We must also remember that there are those in our area who are less fortunate, and this time of year presents an opportunity to give thanks by giving back.

  • Thanksgiving food prices drop, Farm Bureau survey reports

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers will pay significantly less for their Thanksgiving meal this year, according to Indiana Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving market basket survey.

    The average cost for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner as recorded by INFB’s survey is at its lowest level since 2010.

  • Statewide $8.5 billion funding gap for water, sewer upgrades

    Editor’s note: The Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, as established in 1995 by the Indiana General Assembly to provide a forum for discussion and planning based on increasing demands being made on state and local governments. The Indiana University Public Policy Institute staffs and administers the commission.


  • Troy advances electric provider deal

    By Jake Bethel

    Feature Writer


    TROY – The Town of Troy has solidified its partnership with Indiana Municipal Power Agency, and will soon begin to reap the rewards of the new deal.

    As a result of the council approving and signing the new deal with IMPA, Troy will technically be a member of the power provider’s collective Dec. 1. The town’s current contract with Hoosier Energy will expire in March, a year from when the town officially canceled its contract with the company.

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  • Cannelton ISTEP scores improve

    By Jake Bethel

    Feature Writer


    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Dr. Alva Sibbitt said he was left “ecstatic” about Cannelton’s 2015-16 ISTEP scores.

    Cannelton’s scores improved from the previous year in English and language arts, science and math, the latter by 7.8 percent.