Today's News

  • Pack 191 rallies for Blue & Gold Banquet

    A cake marking his Pack’s Blue & Gold celebration drew Devin Moore and other Scouts to an after-lunch treat Sunday. 

  • COLUMN: ‘The King’s Speech’ is more than just Oscar bait

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    Every year a film is released that screams, “Oscar!” and this year that film is “The King’s Speech.” Unfortunately, some people are turned off by films that seem destined for awards because the very synopsis of such films come off as pretentious. It’s understandable why some would be put off by the story of a stuttering Duke of York (Colin Firth) in pre-WWII Britain.

    That’s right; “The King’s Speech” is all about a king with a speech impediment.

  • Glow Room upgrade (corrected)

    Jose Donjuan, in first photo, and Martine Guerrero of Keystone Restorations, New Albany, replace and tuck-point brick and secure the walls of what was once the Glow Room Tavern. 

  • Cannelton’s new ‘young pup’ increases drug busts

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – More drug-possession arrests are being made in Cannelton, but Police Chief Eric Dickenson said it’s because “our use of a canine is paying off.”

    The dog, also named Eric, “is doing a good job,” he said at a regular common-council meeting Feb. 14.

  • Bozarth enjoys being available for citizens, files to retain seat

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth likes her job well enough to make another bid for it in this year’s election and boasted that doing the part-time job nearly full time is helpful to city residents.

    “I’ve really enjoyed what I’ve done,” said Bozarth, a Democrat. She filed for re-election Wednesday.

    Bozarth earned the position by defeating incumbent Mary Snyder in the 2007 election. She left a job at Radio Shack to devote her time to the city position.

  • Incumbent Democrats file to retain top Cannelton slots

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – As cliché as it is, Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves said Monday, a need “to complete and follow up on projects we’ve already begun” in the city is his reason for seeking to retain his office.

  • Noble explains state, federal school ratings

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Laura Noble provided information about standardized testing during a school-board meeting Feb. 8.

    Public Law 221 outlines the state’s accountability requirements, she explained, and Adequate Yearly Progress is a federal measure with which schools have to comply.

    “I’m just going to give an overview,” the assistant to the superintendent said, “and talk about where we should be celebrating and where we should be focusing our attention.”

  • PC, TC to meet in sectional

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central and Tell City have played two close boys basketball games this year and will meet a third time in the sectional.
    Pairings drawn by the IHSAA Sunday have Perry Central facing Tell City in the first round of a Class 2A sectional at Boonville Tuesday  at approximately 7:10 p.m.
    That will be preceded by Mater Dei taking on South Spencer at 5:30 p.m.
    North Posey and Forest Park drew first-round byes in that six-team sectional.

  • Evrard, Page, Ress join Tell City Hall of Fame

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Michelle Evrard Marietta, Mike Page and the late Marion Ress were inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday.

  • Clayton, Peter lead Tell City to 6th in sectional

    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Greg Clayton placed in the top six in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to sixth place in the 11-team IHSAA boys swim sectional Saturday.