Today's News

  • Local basketball radio broadcasts scheduled

    PERRY COUNTY—WTCJ 105.7 FM will broadcast 18 regular-season boys basketball games involving Perry County teams this winter, as well as one evening of PSC Holiday Classic games.

  • Cross country fans root for area runners

    Perry Central sophomore Cathryn Peter had an outstanding cross country season this year, winning the Jasper girls sectional and Crawford County regional en route to advancing to the state meet.

  • PC edges North Daviess to advance to championship game

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used strong defense and a balanced offense and did the little things well to nip North Daviess 14-13 in the Class A football sectional semifinals Friday.

  • What insurance exchanges offer

    By PETER PITTS, Guest Columnist

    In October, the Department of Health and Human Services closed its comment period for the new regional health insurance exchanges - a major component of the Obama health reforms.

    As state officials implement their plans, they should strive to ensure that these exchanges don't crowd out free-market insurance mechanisms. While the options available on these exchanges will work well for many people, a substantial slice of the patient population will find them unsuitable.

  • Chinese inflation and us

    LARRY DeBOER, Guest Columnist

    Economics is called the “dismal science.” I’m not sure it’s really a science, but lately it sure has been dismal. Most of the economic news over the past three years has been bad. Even a dismal economist gets worn out, so sometimes I go looking for good news. This week I found some, in a headline that said “In China, Inflation Raises Concern.”

  • Paranormal a surprising, chilling sequel

    ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

  • EDITORIAL: November is time to honor American Indian heritage

    With the turning of the calendar to November comes a time to celebrate, give thanks and pay homage to those who helped in the foundation of our nation. November may be the one month of the year when Native Americans play a prominent role in our thinking due to the history of the Thanksgiving holiday, but American Indian heritage goes well beyond the role of European helper.

    This month is Native American Heritage Month. It’s a time to recognize the various nations that called the lands of America home long before European settlers arrived on the shores.

  • TCHS performers selling fruit

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School band members are taking orders for their annual fruit-sales fundraiser.

    Orders can be taken by any band member until Nov.18. Available are navel and juice oranges, tangerines, tangelos, grapefruit, apples and mixed-fruit boxes.

    The fruit will be delivered in early December. Contact Kathy Birchler at 547-3202 for more information. Proceeds will benefit the school’s band program.

  • TC Marksmen ‘battle’ for $1,000

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Marching Marksmen are in the running for a $1,000 prize in WFIE-TV’s Ultimate Battle of the Bands.

    Supporters can help them win it by going to 14WFIE.com, clicking on “Sports,” then scroll down to click on “Touchdown Live 2010” and “Battle of the Bands.”

    Sign in or register and vote once daily from each e-mail address you have until Friday.

  • Hydrant flushing continues in TC

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will continue to flush fire hydrants this week. Work started Oct. 25 but due to unforeseen problems, was delayed. Residents should still be aware of low water pressure when flushing is under way in their area.