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Today's News

  • A heart for others

    Tony Pappano, whose heart was as big as his determination to make a difference in the lives of others, died Saturday after his own heart unexpectedly gave out. The 74-year-old suffered a heart attack last week. His sudden passing left friends and a community in sorrow but many recalled with a smile the man who took life by the horns and worked hard for others all of his life.

  • Marksmen to launch Orbis at semistate

    TELL CITY – Continuing a successful season, the Marching Marksmen have thrust themselves into contention for a berth at the state finals. The band will first have to prevail at next weekend’s semistate Class D contest at Franklin Community High School. And that comes with a new set of goals for the preparations.

  • Solar project near Troy gains momentum

    SPENCER COUNTY – While not set in stone, the odds of Spencer County becoming home to the state’s largest solar project are about as good as they can be following a productive meeting between the county council and representatives from Orion Renewable Energy Group held Monday evening.
    The project, operating under the name Troy Solar LLC, would see a massive investment in solar panels on 800 acres of leased farmland between the communities of Troy and New Boston along Indiana 545.

  • Toys for Tots campaign opens

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2017 Toys for Tots campaign has begun. New and unused Toy donations can be made to area drop off sites at local businesses.

    Monetary donations can be made by going to ToysforTots.org and selecting “Donate,” and follow the directions for donating to the local campaign.

  • Plein Air at the Archabbey Library
  • Aim Leaders
  • Cannelton Elementary first nine weeks Honor Rolls

    First Grade

     

    Honor Roll – Gavin Powers and Caiden Thompson

    Distinguished Honor Roll – McKenzie Bolin, Tyler Coon, Gavin Fuqua, Kandace Little, Serenity Miles and Jeryn Powers

     

    Second Grade

     

    Honorable Mention – Arianna Hulse and Izabell Sturgeon

    Honor Roll – Parker Joyal and Jaicey Salmon

    Distinguished Honor Roll – Caitlyn Embry, Brooke Evans, EJ Holman and Kyla Little

  • Perry Central students of the month

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Kianna Wright and Cody Guillaume, were recognized as September Student of the Month winners for ‘Problem Solving.’  Prizes, for these students, are sponsored by Marcy’s Restaurant.

  • A walk to remember
  • Halloween Hill Challenge upcoming

    ROCKPORT – The Halloween Hill Challenge 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by St. Bernard Parish, will be held 9 a.m. Oct. 28. The event is a hilly 3.1-mile course that loops through the town of Rockport.

    The challenge will start and finish at the St. Bernard picnic grounds located near the corner of Sixth and Pearl Street. Runners will encounter Stocking’s Hill, the Ohio River, River Hill, Center Street, Sleepy Hollow and Walnut Street before returning to St. Bernard.