Today's News

  • Century 21 Arnold & Associates welcomes new broker associate

    TELL CITY – Amanda Lasher has joined the broker associate team of Century 21 Arnold & Associates in Tell City.

  • Receptacle Rx
  • Fighting Indiana’s drug epidemic

    Erin Houchin

    State Sen. District 47


    Combating Indiana’s drug-abuse epidemic is a top priority for the Indiana General Assembly. Our state has led the nation in the number of meth-lab incidents three years in a row, with 1,530 meth labs seized by law enforcement last year alone. Meth, heroin and prescription drug abuse are destroying lives and damaging entire communities.

    This year, I supported several pieces of legislation to help curb this rapidly increasing problem. Three of these bills were recently signed by the governor.

  • What’s in your backyard stream?

    Len Kring

    Fisheries Biologist


    Most people who fish and enjoy our local aquatic resources are familiar with fish species such as bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass and black crappie.  Now, what if I said we have fantail darters, southern redbelly dace, pirate perch or creek chubsuckers? 

  • Advancement in local medical, educational opportunities

    State Rep. Ron Bacon

    Guest Columnist


    Working in the medical industry since 1967 and living in the southwest region of Indiana all my life, I’ve witnessed firsthand the advancements in health-care services and improvements to medical facilities in our area.

  • Plant propagation: It’s not as hard as you think

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    The most common form of plant propagation is digging and dividing, which is best done in early spring before new growth or in the fall before plants go dormant. Digging and dividing is great for herbaceous plants, but those plants that are considered woody ornamentals do not divide as easily with a spade. In this case, we can look to the technique of rooting out softwood cuttings from the mother plant. 

  • County prepares for bridge maintenance


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – An inspection report on all of the county’s 98 bridges conducted by the Lochmueller Group shows more than a few that may need immediate attention. According to county highway superintendent Steve Howell, the report, which adheres to federal guidelines, indicates nine spans received a rating of 4, on a 1-10 scale.

  • County backs Trump, Clinton




    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County voters swung their support to Donald Trump Tuesday, helping the New York presidential candidate win not only the state’s primary but effectively end any doubt about who the party’s nominee will be in November.

  • Court of appeals orders bond returned




    TELL CITY – The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed a special judge’s decision requiring annexation opponents seeking to overturn his ruling to post a bond.

    In an April 15 ruling, the appeals court ordered the local court to return the $170,000 bond remonstrators were told they had to post to stay an order preventing the city from annexing 1,776 acres of land.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes

    Marilyn and Melvin Rhodes of Cannelton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 14. They were married May 14, 1966 at St. Pius Church in Troy. Mrs. Rhodes is the former Marilyn Rudolph.

    The couple has three children, Molly Hall of Tell City, Mari (James) Hinton of Tell City and Lucy (Adam) Goffinet of Cannelton; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

    Melvin retired from Aleris, then Commonwealth, and works part time as a barber.

    Marilyn retired from Parker Hannifin.