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Today's News

  • Festival will rock St. Meinrad Friday, Saturday

    ST. MEINRAD – With ear-perking guitar riffs and wailing odes to rock divinities, St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest will feature Friday and Saturday a pantheon of area musical talent. Held on the grounds of the St. Meinrad community center, the annual event, now in its fourth year to help raise money for community preservation, will showcase some of the best rock, country and soul music the region – and beyond – has to offer. With 20 bands, singers and other performers slated to be on two stages, event organizers say there is no shortage of fun to be had.

  • Groups support limits on power-plants carbon pollution

    By HAROLD P. WIMMER & THOMAS FERKOL M.D.
    Guest Columnists

    Few things are more frightening for a parent than racing to the hospital with a child who can’t breathe. Few things are more difficult for a physician than telling a family that a loved one will not recover from an asthma attack. We work with people who know those experiences far too well and – because of those experiences – support reducing carbon pollution.

  • America must recapture its technological edge

    By ELIJAH BRYANT
    Guest Columnist

    The day was July 20, 1969. Arguably this day would forever go down in history as the single greatest accomplishment for any species on planet Earth; for it is the day that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to step foot on the moon. It truly was one giant leap for mankind.

  • Never heard of ‘Snowpiercer?’ Don’t let that stop you

    By ERIC HARRIS
    Film Reviewer

  • Wheelin’ IN the Fish for special-needs anglers scheduled Sept. 20

    PATOKA – The 13th annual “Wheelin’ IN the Fish” will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake 10a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20.

  • Festival will rock St. Meinrad Friday, Saturday

    ST. MEINRAD – With ear-perking guitar riffs and wailing odes to rock divinities, St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest will feature Friday and Saturday a pantheon of area musical talent. Held on the grounds of the St. Meinrad community center, the annual event, now in its fourth year to help raise money for community preservation, will showcase some of the best rock, country and soul music the region – and beyond – has to offer. With 20 bands, singers and other performers slated to be on two stages, event organizers say there is no shortage of fun to be had.

  • Sibbitt says News wrong about mileage payments

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt Jr. said the News was wrong to report July 14 that a discrepancy existed between information in an audit report and a practice the city’s school board approved early this year.

  • New commissioners furniture

    County Commissioners Bill Amos, left, and Tom Hauser, County Auditor Connie Berger and County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg listen to a speaker during a regular meeting Tuesday. The tabletop before them was installed during recent renovations higher than is comfortable for them to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.

    Berger said a search is on for equipment that will raise the seats of their chairs to correct the oversight.
     

  • Special judge to preside over annexation case

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Documents filed Aug. 1-6 make official an assignment of William E. Weikert as a special judge in the lawsuit filed in Perry Circuit Court by people opposed to an annexation by Tell City.

  • Troy officials take next steps in stormwater-sewer project

    By TRINA SEVERSON
    Feature Writer