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Today's News

  • New chapter in local history will open Wednesday

    Wednesday marks the opening day for eligible residents to file for the three seats on the Tell City-Troy Township School Board that will become vacant Jan. 1. Candidates will appear on the November ballot and citizens will vote on whom they would like to see on the board. This will mark a change approved by voters from an appointed board to one they select.

  • On Iran, action, not words

    Three American presidents - including Barack Obama - have declared that a nuclear weapons-capable Iran is "unacceptable." But in order to give real meaning to that declaration we must do whatever is necessary to prevent Iran from gaining this unacceptably dangerous capability.

    Make no mistake; this has reached crisis levels and is now the most urgent national security issue America confronts today.

  • Orange County to Perry County

    Editor's Note: A Quality of Life Committee working under the auspices of the Perry County Development Corp. is partnering with The News to present stories of people who have moved to Perry County or who have returned here after several years away. Patricia Newton Cooper penned this month's view.

    We moved back to Perry County after retiring in the summer of 2008. Since then, we have been asked, "Why did you move back to Perry County when there is so much more to do in Orange County, California?"

  • Judge removes prosecutor from murder case

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry Circuit Judge Lucy Goffinet dismissed County Prosecutor Robert Collins from a murder case June 29 "to ensure the defendant and the state of Indiana the right of a fair trial."

  • Fairest of the fair

     

  • Former mayors support TC High School project

    TELL CITY - "We are losing population to our surrounding counties," former Tell City Mayor Gayle Strassell said Tuesday in urging voters to approve a school-construction referendum in November.

  • Rockport Mayor Nedra Groves dies

    ROCKPORT - It was a tearful day at Rockport City Hall Tuesday for employees who learned Rockport Mayor Nedra Groves died Monday after she was taken to Owensboro Medical Health System by ambulance.

    She became ill during a council budget hearing being conducted in City Hall and collapsed shortly before the meeting ended. The cause of death was listed as an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

    She was 72 years old.

  • A bluegrass celebration in Derby
  • Angel Food menus for July available at News

    TELL CITY - July menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries' discount-food program are available at The News. The program offers $30 boxes of food, valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28 and an allergen-free box of food for $23. There are also meat and fruit and vegetable specials for the month.

    July orders are due by noon Tuesday and will be distributed from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 31. Orders can be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card.

  • 2010 general election candidates

    Democrat

    Prosecutor-Robert L. Collins

    County Clerk-Jean Schulthise

    County Auditor-Connie Berger

    County Treasurer-Judy Pund

    County Sheriff-Lee Chestnut

    County Coroner-Charles Baumeister

    County Assessor-Mendy Ward

    County Commissioner District 2-Gary Dauby

    County Council District 1-Bob Glenn

    County Council District 2-Stanley Goffinet

    County Council District 3-Chester Mathena

    County Council District 4-Alan Cassidy

    Anderson Township Trustee-Becky Hagedorn