Today's News

  • Community Events; May 2

    Beard Cemetery accepting trustee applications


    BRISTOW – Anyone wanting to serve as a trustee for the Beard Cemetery, contact Jerry Beard at 22998 Blue Ridge Road in Bristow by May 15.

    Applicants must be 25 years of age or older and have relatives buried in the Beard Cemetery.

    An election will be held May 29 at the cemetery.


    Maxon Luncheon set for May 10


  • Child abuse prevention an endless effort

    Child abuse, because of its broad societal impacts, should be at the forefront of our awareness all year.

    Child abuse and neglect, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls “significant public health problems” in the United States, are being called to the spotlight during April, Child Abuse Awareness Month.

  • Negotiations continue over Derby trash site

    DERBY – A county-sponsored trash drop-off site may have to be moved if a deal can’t be reached with the property owner. Members of the Perry County Recycling Management District said Thursday negotiations may have yielded fees steeper than they had initially hoped.

  • Waupaca CEO retires, replacement announced

    WAUPACA, WISC. – Waupaca Foundry chief operating officer and president Mike Nikolai will be appointed to chief executive officer effective July 1. Longtime CEO Gary Gigante, announced his retirement effective at the end of the company’s first quarter in 2016. Also announcing his retirement was executive vice president of sales and marketing, Kris Pfaehler, who will be succeeded by executive vice president John Wiesbrock.

  • Indiana’s VP legacy




    For nearly a century, Indiana has been known as the “Mother of Vice Presidents.” From 1868 to 1916, 10 vice presidential nominees hailed from Indiana.

  • Perfect planting with “Tomato 101”

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Tomato 101 is for beginners and advanced gardeners alike. There are many assumptions about the tomato that get passed on by the most well-meaning aficionado.  I take my tomatoes seriously and have developed a routine to hedge my bets for a healthy summer harvest.

  • Treasured relic; Courthouse Museum

    CANNELTON – On a small hill overlooking most of the town of Cannelton stoically rests the Perry County Museum. Like many of the buildings in the business district surrounding it, the sure steady brick construction calls back to the city’s era of economic affluence.

  • Council advances ATTC tax-deferral


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – ATTC Manufacturing will add production lines that are expected help Toyota’s global automotive demand for years to come. While the addition of the differential-case line won’t add any jobs to the facility, assistant general manager Jeff Jones said it will help ensure no one loses a job.

  • An uprooting experience
  • Southridge tops Marksmen 4-1

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s Mary Steen and Kaydi Backer won their second consecutive No. 2 doubles match but Southridge won the other matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    Steen and Backer beat Olivia Mundy and Nicole Eckert 6-4, 6-1.
    Southridge’s Leah Diekhoff and Kenzie Lubbehusen defeated Amy Hackbarth and Kyra Gentry 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles.
    The Raiders won all three matches in straight sets, though Louisa Nino had to go to a tiebreaker in the first set to beat Alex Lawalin 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 in No. 3.