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Today's News

  • Perry Central royalty

    Alex Newton and Taylor Elmer were crowned king and queen at homecoming ceremonies held at Perry Central Saturday.

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: What do you think of immigration-reform efforts being considered by U.S. senators?

    We invite readers to participate in our online poll by finding the question at the bottom of the page or clicking into the opinion section.

    Other features of the site that allow you to express your opinions include an "Add new comment" invitation at the end of most stories and a community forum, also found in the opinion section.

    Don't hold back; express yourself!

  • COLUMN: Psychological-physiological reactions to colors

    By FRANK SANDAGE
    Guest Columnist

    Editor Vince Luecke’s Jan. 14 column concerning the winter blahs didn’t give much importance to the power of colors, especially orange and the winter blahs. That is where I can add something from Dr. Marx Luscher, a Swiss research psychiatrists’ color test, which I have used in teaching counseling psychology classes and with prison inmates.

  • COLUMN: Our governor’s call to action

    By LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74 State Representative

    The third week of session was defined by Gov. Pence’s first State of the State address. He touched on many things that have and will impact Indiana, what we have achieved and what we still have to do.

    As I said last week, Indiana is entering a new era of leadership under Gov. Pence and Lt. Gov. Ellspermann, and Tuesday night we were given a clearer picture of their administration’s priorities.

  • COLUMN: Enjoyment factor most important in my list of top-10 movies of 2012

    By ERIC HARRIS
    Film Reviewer

  • COLUMN: Musings of a septuagenarian

    DICK HEDRICK
    By the Side of the Road

    Having newly joined the ranks of the septuagenarian crowd, I’m reminded of an oft-repeated phrase of a remarkable teacher from my long-ago days at Brescia College.

  • EDITORIAL: How well do you know your First Amendment?

    Much recent discussion has focused on the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    While we appreciate spirited debate on any public issue, we would like to see Americans go back to Square 1; our collective knowledge of the First Amendment leaves much to be desired.

  • Congressman Larry Bucshon in Tell City Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Congressman Larry Bucshon will visit Perry County Wednesday. He is bringing his “Meet Your Congressman” tour to the county as an opportunity to get acquainted with the community.

    He will be at the Perry County Chamber of Commerce office located at 601 Main St. in Tell City from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and will address participants and answer questions, Chamber Director Cheri Taylor said. The visit is open to the public and everyone is invited to visit with Bucshon and make him aware of issues of local importance.

  • Job fair scheduled

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus will host a job fair Feb. 9 at the Lake Rudolph office, located at 78 North Holiday Blvd. The job fair will take place between 9 a.m. and noon. Anyone interested in seasonal work this summer is invited to attend anytime during this three-hour period and fill out an application.

  • 2013 Trivia Night successful, ‘Big Kids’ win first prize

    Editor’s Note: This report on the Jan. 19 Trivia Night was provided by Renate Warner, director of the Perry County Community Foundation. Photos of winners were in last Thursday’s edition. Those images and others are posted in a slideshow at www.perrycountynews.com.

    You saw beads being thrown, a “kick me” sign placed on the emcee by a table of “Big Kids” and history come to life during Perry County Community Foundation’s third annual Trivia Night held Jan. 19.