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Today's News

  • Working for semistate

    Tell City’s Marching Marksmen perform in a regional contest Saturday at Evansville Central High School

  • Baumeister describes reasons for running

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “I remember being at the hospital when Darrel Riley, the present coroner, came in to speak with us,” Charlie Baumeister said at a candidates forum Oct. 13 in Tell City’s Schergens Center. He’s running as a Democrat for the coroner’s office in the Nov. 2 election because, he said, “I realized how professional and courteous Darrel was.”

    Those qualities are important, he said, because “we are the final word for the deceased.”

  • Candidates discuss plans, goals for prosecutor’s job

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Incumbent County Prosecutor Bob Collins said at a candidates forum Oct. 13 he considers the job to be a serious responsibility he and his staff have performed well.

    The News reported Monday on claims his challenger, S. Rod Acchiardo,  made at the forum and Collins’ responses to questions they raised. This is a continuation of that report.

  • Year of the pitcher not quite as bad as 1968

    This has been dubbed the “Year of the Pitcher” in Major League Baseball, with many comparing it to 1968.

  • Commodores spike Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central used a balanced spiking attack to beat West Washington 25-18, 25-23, 25-14 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.

  • LaGrange makes All-PAC

    TELL CITY—Though Tell City did not win a game in its first varsity soccer season, PAC coaches recognized Taylor LaGrange’s talent.

  • Rangers turn to running game to overtake TC

    FERDINAND—Tell City kept Forest Park’s deep passing game in check, so the Rangers turned to their running game in the second half to beat the Marksmen 28-7 in PAC football Friday.

  • PC nips Paoli in triple overtime

    PAOLI—Perry Central claimed a share of the PLAC football title by defeating Paoli 36-29 in triple overtime Friday.

  • E-mail begs response

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    I recently received an e-mail message from several people I consider friends and whose opinions and intelligence I respect. I disagreed with its content, however, and had some responses I wanted to share. Their message is the bold text and my responses are in plain text.

    Thought you might like to read this letter to the editor of a British national newspaper. Ever notice how some people just seem to know how to write a letter?

  • EDITORIAL: Don't give candidates a free pass

    As Election Day draws near, candidates for local races will be stepping up their efforts to win your votes. We hope Perry County’s voters will take the time in the coming days to devote the time and attention voting demands before going to the polls Nov. 2 or taking part in early voting already under way.