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Today's News

  • Wayne and Donna Kleaving

    Wayne and Donna Kleaving of Tell City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary April 16, 2013. The couple will be honored with an open house from noon to 4 p.m. April 14 at the St. Mark Church Parish Center, Highway 145.

    Mr. Kleaving married the former Donna Leistner April 16, 1988, at St. Theresa Church in Evansville. The couple have one son, Travis, at home.
    Mr. Kleaving is a self-employed farmer and works part time at Best Home Furnishings in Cannelton. Mrs. Kleaving is an administrative assistant at Lincoln Hills Development Corp.

  • Volunteers sought for Main St. cleanup

    TELL CITY – With warmer weather surely just around the corner, the Tell City Development and Action Committee is inviting volunteers to take part in a Tuesday-afternoon cleanup of several blocks of Main Street. 

  • Property-tax bills arriving this week

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: To what degree are you following the Jodi Arias trial?

    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.

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    Don't hold back; express yourself!

  • COLUMN: Editorial presents falsehoods

    By MARK NEWLIN
    Guest Columnist

    I read the Our View editorial on the Iraq war and how it didn’t reflect our values. What disturbs me so much is the use of lies, misinformation and distortion to make our country look bad despite our efforts to do the right thing. I should put my point of view first so people know what perspective I take. I think we should bring our troops home and make our allies develop their militaries so they are capable of defending themselves. Now to look at the falsehoods presented in the editorial.

  • COLUMN: In defense of state role

    By GREG ZOELLER
    Indiana Attorney General

    The majority of states, including Indiana, provide a marriage license only to a man and woman, while nine states also allow same-sex couples to receive licenses to marry.

    Congress passed the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, in 1996 that defines marriage as the legal union of one man and one woman for purposes of federal benefits. Under DOMA, states with the traditional definition of marriage need not recognize same-sex marriages from other states.

  • EDITORIAL: Don’t dump your junk

    Stop littering!

    It’s a message often repeated but one that has apparently yet to sink in the minds of the litterbugs of Perry County whose ugly handiwork can be seen alongside highways and county roads.

  • Correction

    Information provided in the March 21 edition of the News about Veterans of Foreign Wars essay-contest winners was incorrect. Will Roberts won the contest at Tell City High School and the local VFW and advanced to district competition, where he was named a state finalist.

    Jessica Theis was the winner for Perry Central High School and Jillian Theis won at that school’s junior-high level.

    David Teague was the winner at the junior-high level for Tell City schools.

  • City sets cleanup dates

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh announced his department will conduct a city-wide cleanup the week of April 8.

    For the city-wide cleanup, during which items too big for regular curbside pickup will be collected, items must be at trash-collection locations on normal trash days, he said. No construction waste or materials, refrigerators, tanks, paint, chemicals or tires will be picked up. A limit of one truckload per stop will be enforced, he said.

  • Annual River Sweep will send volunteers to 3,000 miles of shoreline June 15

    River Sweep 2013 has been scheduled for June 15, along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. Volunteers are needed for this massive event.

    River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.