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Today's News

  • Siblings win road race

    Jessica Theis, 14, was the overall female winner in the Ferdinand Heimatfest five-kilometer run June 18, finishing 15th overall. Her brother, Jonathan, 9, won the 9-and-under division, finishing 32nd overall, and their sister, Jillian 12, won the 10-14 division and finished 31st overall.

  • Cash Waggner reaches girls SB finals

    TELL CITY – Taylor Lawalin hit two doubles and drove in two runs as Cash Waggner & Associates beat Carriage Inn 14-4 Tuesday to reach the finals of Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.

    The championship game will begin at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

    Hair Razors was scheduled to play Ohio Valley Gas in the other semifinal game Wednesday and the winner of that game will meet Cash Waggner for the title in the single-elimination tourney.

  • Ump says safe

    Ryan Dooley tried his best but an umpire ruled as safe the Forest Park runner he was trying to tag at third base Tuesday. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • COLUMN: ‘Green Lantern’ goofy, childish but still entertaining

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    The comic-book-movie train speeds on with by far the strangest comic creation to hit the screen this summer, “Green Lantern.”

    Weird isn’t always good, but the odd elements of “Green Lantern” make the film stand out a bit, even if the film does get too goofy at times because of it. Overall, despite its flaws, “Green Lantern” still ends up being an entertaining movie.

  • Preserving the spiritual heart of Oriole

    Editor’s Note: This article was prepared by Danny Bolin, who is working on efforts to preserve Oriole Methodist Church.

    If you drive too fast over the little hill, you’ll most likely miss it. Standing there all alone without a sign to acknowledge that it once was a prominent place for the faithful to gather, it awaits its ultimate purpose. Or its triumphant finale.

  • Why ATVs aren’t allowed in the Hoosier National Forest

    Editor’s Note: The following column was provided by Chalonda Jasper, a soil scientist for the Hoosier National Forest.

     

    The Hoosier National Forest is an exceptional place that offers many recreation opportunities from camping to fishing or wildlife viewing. However, the use of all-terrain vehicles in the Hoosier is prohibited. This means no four-wheelers, motorcycles, dirt bikes, mopeds, dune buggies, scooters, Segways, golf carts, six-wheelers or any other motorized vehicles are allowed off roads.

  • Anderson Woods offers memories

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of occasional articles about Anderson Woods.

    Deep in the woods of northern Perry County resides a special place for special people. Anderson Woods is an eight-week summer camp for kids and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. We have a staff of eight counselors, a full-time cook and nurse, a camp director, two caretakers, a scribe, the founders and numerous volunteers who make this experience possible.

  • Still shooting for the stars

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  • Texting-and-driving ban takes effect Friday

    INDIANAPOLIS – Beginning Friday, it will be illegal for any Hoosier driver to text while behind the wheel.

    Gov. Mitch Daniels signed legislation that prohibits the use of any telecommunications device to type, transmit or read text messages or e-mail while operating a moving motor vehicle. Drivers are, however, permitted to use hands-free or voice-operated technology to perform these functions.

    Indiana will become the 32nd state to ban texting while driving for all drivers.

  • Bench project

    Tony Hollinden and Kip Krizman place the first of several greenway benches that already or will soon grace Main Street in Tell City. (Click photo to enlarge.)