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Today's News

  • Marksmen beat Paoli in five

    PAOLI—McKenzie Hayes made 29 kills and eight blocks (seven solo) as Tell City beat Paoli 25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 25-23, 15-11 in volleyball Thursday.

  • PC dominates line to beat Blackhawks


    LEOPOLD—Perry Central controlled the offensive and defensive line of scrimmage to defeat Springs Valley 42-7 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Late field goal lifts Tell City past Titans

    TELL CITY—Trent Benningfield kicked a 19-yard field goal with six seconds left to give Tell City a 16-13 PAC football victory over Gibson Southern Friday.

  • Etienne responds to rumors

    By RON ETIENNE, Guest Columnist

    During the recent past, I have learned that individuals in the community have taken it upon themselves to spread false and malicious rumors about me.

  • COLUMN: Giving thanks for blessings

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    I watched a woman last Monday night, who I guessed to be in her 70s, sit down before a meal of two small hamburgers and fries. Before she dug into her supper, she offered a silent prayer and made the sign of the cross.

    Her simple gesture reminded me that we all too often forget to give thanks for what we enjoy every day, whether it’s our health, family, friends or the food that sustains us.

  • EDITORIAL: Legislators should take time to know what they are voting for

    A recent Associated Press article about Indiana’s new law requiring everyone, regardless of age, to show a photo identification when buying carryout alcohol included good news and bad news.

    The good news is AP quoted several Indiana legislators who say they are ready to revamp the law, which took effect July 1.

    Legislators and liquor store workers told the AP they’ve heard many complaints.

  • Prep work begins today on Washington Street

    TELL CITY – Preparation for the paving of Washington Street will begin today with the digging out of rock in the trenched areas, followed by paving of those sections.

    Milling of asphalt and placing of asphalt from Seventh to 13th streets is scheduled for the week of Oct. 18.

    Residents are asked not to park on Washington Street today through Friday. There will be additional no-parking periods during paving.
     

  • Fire ban in place in HNF

    BEDFORD – Due to the extended drought and high fire danger, the Hoosier National Forest has issued a ban on campfires and instituted smoking restrictions within the National Forest.  Campfires are not allowed under any circumstances. This includes campfires built using wood or charcoal.

  • Nominations open for Philanthropist Award

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2010 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award.

    A committee formed from the Perry County Power of Youth Council will select choose the recipient from the nominations.

  • Cannelton Councilman 'Snooks' Scarboro resigns

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Councilman Louis “Snooks” Scarboro resigned from that position, submitting a letter Oct. 5 to County Clerk Jean Schulthise explaining the reason.

    “I have enjoyed my years of service on the City Council and have enjoyed serving the citizens of my district,” he wrote. “Unfortunately, due to my health, I will be unable to complete my term as city councilman. I am thankful to the citizens of Cannelton for giving me their trust over the years.”

    His council service spanned more than two decades.