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Today's News

  • We need to safeguard the ‘public’ in public office

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist

     

    For the last few years, I’ve been keeping a file of clippings about the erosion of transparency and candor in government. I’m sorry to report that it’s getting rather full.

  • Tri-state physical therapist receives certification in dry-needling technique

    TELL CITY – Brandi Labhart, physical therapist and clinical director for advanced rehabilitation Inc. received her functional dry needling certification from KinetaCore Physical Therapy Education in September 2016.

    Functional dry needling is the insertion of fine filament needles into neuromuscular junctions, or trigger points, which stimulates the muscle  brings pain relief and significantly improved function to athletes and patients who have been suffering for years.

  • Big fish to fry
  • Safeguarding first responders a statewide priority

    Lloyd Arnold

    State Rep. District 74

     

    Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and firefighters are a vital part of every Hoosier community. Currently, there are benefit plans for the families of these first responders killed in the line of duty. There is not, however, a plan set up for these brave public servants who are permanently disabled in the line of duty. I co-authored a bill this session that would address this issue.

  • Phone snub, an offence made by all ages

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    The hackneyed idea that younger people are always on their phones and don’t engage in as much in-person communication as previous generations is not accurate and the blame within the complaints is foolishly misrepresentative of the population as a whole.

  • Look to self to spark a change for kids

    Sadly, you don’t have to look very far to find instances of child abuse. It might be happening in your own neighborhood, with few none-the-wiser. It might come from outright neglect, parents putting kids in undesirable situations through their drug use, or even sexual abuse.

    Social media has been abuzz in recent weeks surrounding the arrest of the Tell City Cinema owner jailed on several felony charges for alleged sexual misconduct with minors. Some have even taken to actively picket and boycott the business, and demanded it be sold.

  • Trump’s order may fall short on EPA rollback

    Kelly Hawes

    Guest Columnist

     

    With the stroke of a pen last week, President Donald J. Trump undid all of the progress his predecessor had made in fighting climate change.

    Or did he?

    Rolling back the clock on environmental regulations was certainly the president’s intent.

    “I am taking historic steps to lift restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations,” Trump said during a signing ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • A grand opening for Bargains Grocery
  • TC tech firm a network for industry growth

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In a sea of high-tech solutions for businesses, owners can search the globe for just the right software. But for merchants and manufacturers in the Tell City area looking to streamline information processes and broaden customer reach, Balaji Kashyab says they need look no further than right down the street.

    Kashyab is the founder and chief executive officer for An Island LLC, an enterprise-consulting firm focused on information systems, service and support technologies.

  • PC students show off career-minded coursework

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    LEOPOLD – Donning matching shirts, generally worn during their frequent field trips to local manufacturing sites, four students from the Commodores Manufacturing program at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School presented their course-work Monday evening to the school board.