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Today's News

  • Paoli outshoots Perry Central girls

    LEOPOLD—Paoli used three-point shooting and offensive rebounding to build a 39-25 halftime lead and beat Perry Central 72-52 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    “They hit 4 of 13 three-point shots in the first half, and of the nine they missed I think they got the offensive rebound on every single one,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We didn’t block out very well in our zone (which the Com-modores played most of the first half).”

  • Aces’ inside game subdues Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—“A lot of offensive rebounds and too many points in the paint.”
    That was the way Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder summed up Cloverport’s method of beating his team 71-57 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cloverport outrebounded Cannelton 53-30 and hit 23 shots from within 6 feet of the basket.
    “They run their stuff well offensively and defensively,” said Snyder. “They’re coached well and they listen well.

  • Oaths of Office
  • New webmaster on the job at the Hoosier National Forest

    BEDFORD – Chase Martin is the new webmaster for the Hoosier National Forest and several other national forests in the Forest Service’s Eastern Region. His office is located in Bedford, but he will manage external and internal websites for national forests in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois as well as the National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois.

  • Tell City police cap busy December

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department has announced the completion of increased enforcement during the 2016 Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel periods. During this 31-day period, the following citations and warnings were written, along with criminal and felony arrests.

  • Calling all future engineers

    BOONVILLE – Calling all future engineers. Purdue Extension invites youth in grades 6-8 to join us at the Warrick County 4-H Center in Boonville for the Boilermaker Blast. It will be a day of tinkering, building, and designing.

    Participants will experiment with different gadgets, robots, and kits to build and design new things. Boilermaker Blast will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Winter gardening restores in many ways

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    There is something about working in the garden on a sunny winter day:  it clears debris from both the perennial bed and the gardener’s head. There is clarity to the winter landscape that is quite different than any other season. 

    On a clear day, the sky is a true blue, you can see all the birds flitting about the leafless trees. 

  • Addressing challenges facing southern Indiana this session

    Lloyd Arnold

    Indiana House District 74

     

    As the General Assembly convenes at the Statehouse to begin the 2017 legislative session, the House of Representatives will be focused on policies to continue moving Indiana forward. In addition to the big-ticket items such as road funding and education, I am authoring a set of bills that aim to address some of the challenges facing southern Indiana.

  • New Year’s discovery
  • Relay for Life 2017 season beginning for Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Perry County, on June 17, at City Hall Park, Tell City. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, the event celebrates people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change.