Today's News

  • The joys and nostalgia of Indian summer

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I heard the weather forecaster recently mention the chance of an Indian summer and it got me thinking about this old print my father had hanging in his office.

  • River Pointe Rising
  • Tell City 23rd in state cross country meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Tell City finished 23rd in the 24-team boys state cross country meet Saturday with 595 points.

  • Kohnert on All-PAC team for second time

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior middle hitter Emma Kohnert was named to the All-PAC volleyball team for the second time Monday.
    Kohnert was one of three repeat selections on the 12-girl team elected by league coaches.
    She was the fourth leading vote-getter among the eight all-around players on the team.
    The 5-foot-11 Kohnert led the Marksmen in kills and blocks for the second year in a row, increasing her totals this year to 374 kills and 97 blocks, including 71 total blocks.

  • Perry Central is next to challenge Linton

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Linton-Stockton disposed of one Perry County foe in football sectional action last week. Now Perry Central will be the next to face the formidable foe in the sectional semifinals Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “It’ll be a challenge,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of playing the 9-1 Miners, who are averaging 53.6 points per game and are ranked No. 3 in the state in Class A.
    Their only loss was a game they won 45-0 on the field but had to forfeit for using an ineligible player.

  • County taxpayers reminded of deduction information

    TELL CITY – County Auditor Pamela L. Goffinet would like to remind taxpayers to file for property tax deductions. The one-time filing of deductions is still in effect unless your status has changed.

    Any deductions filed by Dec. 31 of this year will be applied to taxes payable in 2016.


    Real Estate Deductions and Credits


    Homestead Deductions:

    Homestead Standard Deduction

  • Second installment of property taxes due Nov. 10




    PERRY COUNTY – The approach of Election Day and Veterans Day also means another pending deadline for Perry Countians: paying fall installments of property taxes.

    County Treasurer Judy Pund reminds taxpayers the deadline for fall payments is Tuesday, Nov. 10.  Payments received after that date will be subject to a penalty.

    Fall installments were included with tax notices that were mailed in the spring.

  • Marksmen headed to band semistate

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Marching Marksmen will travel to Franklin Community High School this weekend for the Indiana State School Music Association semistate competition. The Marksmen, competing in Class D, will be one of the last bands to take the field Saturday, performing their show “MasterMinder” at 5:33 p.m.

  • Ensuring the Hoosier National Forest stays on track

    Editor’s Note: This article was penned by Judi Perez, forest planning and public affairs officer for the Hoosier National Forest.


    When the Hoosier National Forest implements resource management projects, the staff establishes objectives and constraints. But once we complete the project, how do we know if what we intended to happen really worked or if you got some unintended or perhaps undesirable outcomes? Monitoring.

  • Members join Saint Meinrad board of overseers

    ST. MEINRAD – One new, one emeritus and two returning members have joined the Board of Overseers, the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The board advises President-Rector Rev. Denis Robinson OSB on matters related to the school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school. Each member serves a three-year term.

    The new member is the Rev. Brent Lingle. Returning members are Linda Budney and Deacon Frank Olmsted and the emeritus member is Barbara Mitchel.