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Today's News

  • Perry Central to face Rangers for first time

    LEOPOLD—Forest Park Coach Terry Wagner will face the only other football team he has coached when his Rangers visit Perry Central Friday at 7 p.m.
    Wagner served two stints as the Commodores’ coach, 1986-88 and 1992-99, and has the second most coaching victories in school history to current Commodore coach Mike Spencer.

  • Renewable energy needs boost

    By BRAD MORTON, Guest Columnist

    At a time when other states and countries are taking bold steps toward the use and manufacturing of renewable energy, Indiana seems to be back-pedaling into the Dark Ages. Instead of promoting renewable energy like other states, Indiana restricts renewable energy by not allowing most customer classes to "net-meter" their energy.

  • Shooting stars and coyotes

    I've never had the lucky knack of being able to catch Z's on the run. Sleeping on a plane is difficult for me and afternoon power naps that perk up some people leave me feeling drowsy.


    Well, I must have been tired Thursday of Schweizer Fest Week because I fell asleep on a concrete patio watching for meteors.

  • State library should keep local decisions in local hands

    When we were younger, most if not all of our parents told us to play nice and share. As we grew older, we would hear about striving to be good neighbors and community members.

  • Band coupons go on sale

    TELL CITY - Hundreds of dollars of savings at local businesses are available for $10 in coupon books Tell City band students are selling for the next four weeks.

    Several new coupons have been added this year to those buyers have enjoyed in previous years, according to Velma Mann chairwoman for the committee overseeing sales.

    The books are available from any band student or by calling Mann at 719-6337.

  • Child-safety-seat clinic Friday

    TELL CITY - A child-safety car-seat clinic will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday in the Noble's IGA parking lot. Children must be present for fitting.


    The event is sponsored by Safe Kids Perry County and Healthy Families Perry County, programs of Lincoln Hills Development Corp.


    Certified child-passenger safety technicians will be on hand to check for proper fit and outdated seats.


    They will provide education on installation and answer questions. Safety information on car-seat usage is available for children of all ages.

  • PCMH to host CPR class

    TELL CITY - Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer "Heartsaver," a CPR with AED class from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 2.

    The American Heart Association class teaches the adult, child and pediatric CPR and choking rescue skills, and use of an AED. This class is recommended for teachers, student teachers, security guards and others who have a duty to respond because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. A skills test will be given with no written exam.

  • Tell City native leading top NJROTC program at Washington High School

    WASHINGTON - Retired Navy Capt. Neil May, a Tell City native who retired in 2009 year after a 27-year career, currently works as a Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps senior instructor at Washington High School.

  • Local women compete in Owensboro horse show

    OWENSBORO, Ky. - The Daviess County (Ky.) Gaited Horse Show was held July 17 at the Bittle Center in Owensboro. Two local women took home ribbons, trophies and checks from the competition.

  • Tenn. benefit concert to feature local singer

    PULASKI, Tenn. - The Deanna Glossup Foundation will host a benefit concert Sept. 4 at the Giles County Agri-Park, 2014 Elkton Pike, Pulaski, Tenn. The show will feature recording artists Show Dog and Trailer Choir.