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Today's News

  • 2010 General Election Results

    Candidates

    United States Senator

    Brad Ellsworth (D) - 58.51%

    Dan Coats (R) - 36.90%

    Rebecca Sink-Burris (L) - 4.55%

    Secretary of State

    Vop Osili (D) - 52.07%

    Charlie White (R) - 42.37%

    Mike Wherry (L) - 5.56%

    State Auditor

    Sam Locke (D) - 56.17%

    Tim Berry (R) - 39.89%

    Eric Knipe (L) - 3.94%

  • Elementary principal may resign

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELLCITY – William Tell Elementary School Principal Sara Maas is tentatively resigning, according to Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne.

    As The News reported Oct. 7, Maas had been placed on administrative leave for an undisclosed reason and period of time.  

  • Local basketball radio broadcasts scheduled

    PERRY COUNTY—WTCJ 105.7 FM will broadcast 18 regular-season boys basketball games involving Perry County teams this winter, as well as one evening of PSC Holiday Classic games.

  • Cross country fans root for area runners

    Perry Central sophomore Cathryn Peter had an outstanding cross country season this year, winning the Jasper girls sectional and Crawford County regional en route to advancing to the state meet.

  • PC edges North Daviess to advance to championship game

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used strong defense and a balanced offense and did the little things well to nip North Daviess 14-13 in the Class A football sectional semifinals Friday.

  • What insurance exchanges offer

    By PETER PITTS, Guest Columnist

    In October, the Department of Health and Human Services closed its comment period for the new regional health insurance exchanges - a major component of the Obama health reforms.

    As state officials implement their plans, they should strive to ensure that these exchanges don't crowd out free-market insurance mechanisms. While the options available on these exchanges will work well for many people, a substantial slice of the patient population will find them unsuitable.

  • Chinese inflation and us

    LARRY DeBOER, Guest Columnist

    Economics is called the “dismal science.” I’m not sure it’s really a science, but lately it sure has been dismal. Most of the economic news over the past three years has been bad. Even a dismal economist gets worn out, so sometimes I go looking for good news. This week I found some, in a headline that said “In China, Inflation Raises Concern.”

  • Paranormal a surprising, chilling sequel

    ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

  • EDITORIAL: November is time to honor American Indian heritage

    With the turning of the calendar to November comes a time to celebrate, give thanks and pay homage to those who helped in the foundation of our nation. November may be the one month of the year when Native Americans play a prominent role in our thinking due to the history of the Thanksgiving holiday, but American Indian heritage goes well beyond the role of European helper.

    This month is Native American Heritage Month. It’s a time to recognize the various nations that called the lands of America home long before European settlers arrived on the shores.

  • TCHS performers selling fruit

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School band members are taking orders for their annual fruit-sales fundraiser.

    Orders can be taken by any band member until Nov.18. Available are navel and juice oranges, tangerines, tangelos, grapefruit, apples and mixed-fruit boxes.

    The fruit will be delivered in early December. Contact Kathy Birchler at 547-3202 for more information. Proceeds will benefit the school’s band program.