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  • Community Events; May 11

    Fulda Sportsman car show May 20


    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club in Fulda will host a Craft, Car and Tractor Show Saturday, May 20, at the Club. This will be held in conjunction with the town-wide yard sales. Craft show will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. to noon, with prizes awarded at 2 p.m. No registration required for the Tractor show.

  • Leadership Perry County graduates
  • Strengthening our commitment to fiscal integrity

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74


    When Indiana lawmakers meet during a budget session, it’s important that we invest in our priorities like education and public safety while ensuring we don’t spend more money than we take in. This session, we passed an honestly balanced budget, which funds state operations including education, public safety, veteran’s programs, substance abuse prevention and workforce development over the next two years.

  • Tell City Electric Department recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, assistant director of utility operations at Marquette Board of Light and Power, Michigan and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations on May 8 during the Association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Seattle Slew and Me

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist


    Years ago, when I was in my twenties, young and naïve, I was known to take a drink or two. I’m not saying that I was a drunk, but I sure seemed to know a lot of them.

    One Saturday afternoon, I was sitting at a table in an ancient bar that was full of character, you know, grimy windows set into an exposed red brick interior and creaky wooden floors that my grandfather might have walked across, when the bartender came by and said, “last chance.”

  • Stream of Revenue

    The Hoosier National Forest has more than 266 miles of trails. Of those, the majority of miles are shared or multiple use trails. Multiple use trails allow hikers, mountain bike riders, and horseback riders to all use the same trail system.

  • More rain, more postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Heavy rains in the last half of last week led to the postponement of all sports events involving Perry County teams Thursday and three of them Friday.
    Friday games postponed were Tell City’s home baseball with Washington, Perry Central softball at North Harrison, and Tell City junior high softball at Paoli.
    No new dates were announced for any of those events.
    Tell City’s boys golf match at Southridge, postponed Thursday, has been rescheduled for May 15.

  • Graves to cheer for Brescia

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Kendra Graves will be the first Perry Central graduate in 14 years to become a college cheerleader.
    Graves signed Thursday with Brescia University, an NAIA school in Owensboro, Ky., that is starting its first cheerleading squad for next winter’s basketball season.
    Kendal Connor, who coached Daviess County’s dance team to a Kentucky high school state championship, has been hired as the coach of Brescia’s cheerleading and dance teams and offered Graves the athletic scholarship.

  • Tell City, Perry Central draw long routes in 2A sectional

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central drew the long route in their baseball sectional while Cannelton drew a first-round bye in its sectional.
    Pairings for the sectionals, to be held May 24-29, were drawn by the IHSAA Friday.
    In the six-team Class 2A sectional at South Spencer, Perry Central will play Forest Park in the first game Wednesday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m.
    That will be followed by Tell City taking on South Spencer at approximately 8 p.m.
    The winners of those two games will meet in the first semifinal game Saturday, May 27, at 1 p.m.