Today's News

  • Superintendent: Bad times result in negative audit

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The latest audit to describe conditions at Cannelton City Schools isn’t a complimentary one, but Schools Superintendent Al Chapman said Tuesday it covers “one of the worst times the schools could go through, and (was conducted) largely when we were making more than a million dollars in cuts.”

  • Raiders, Huskies beat Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—C.J. Fentress led Tell City both days but the Marksmen lost to two of Southwestern Indiana’s top girls golf teams Thursday and Friday.

    Fentress shot 54 in a 211-247 loss to Southridge Thursday.
    She shot 51, including birdieing the par-4 sixth hole, in a 172-237 loss to Evansville North at Evansville Friday.

    Tell City’s scores Thursday: C.J. Fentress 54, Amber Fentress 61, Jessica Ballman 63, Jenny Hess 69
    Medalist: Allison Bounds, Southridge, 47

  • Singles sweep leads TC past Rebs

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches to beat South Spencer 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday.

  • Commodores edge Marksmen in five games

    TELL CITY—Both teams spiked well but strong serving helped Perry Central beat Tell City 22-25, 25-16, 25-22, 26-28, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.

  • Senators' long passes beat PC

    CAMPBELLSBURG—West Washington passed for 386 yards and four touchdowns to beat Perry Central 28-14 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Tell City whips Chargers

    TELL CITY—Tell City amassed 518 total yards to blow out Pike Central 61-7 in PAC football Friday.

  • Perry County is at a crossroads

    By JONATHAN SANDERS, Guest Columnist

    As we near the start of absentee voting for the November elections, we must evaluate where our local government has taken us and where we’d like to be. This is perhaps more critical to consider at the local level than at the national level because the effectiveness of local government impacts almost every aspect of our lives.

  • War on the waistline begins today

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    You won’t find me eating unhealthy foods any more … at least not until Christmas Eve. I’m on the diet wagon and I’m committed to ending the year in better shape than I’ve spent the past few years.  

  • It’s time to ban herbal products abused as pot

    Herbal products that have become a dangerous but legal substitute for marijuana need to be banned. Spencer County commissioners did that last week and at least one state legislator is looking to do the same statewide. We support them and encourage county leaders here to consider a similar ban – soon.

    “K2” is a brand name for a legal product consisting of a blend of dried herbs that has been sprayed with a chemical and that when smoked, produces a euphoria similar to that of marijuana.   

  • Meet the candidates Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host an after-hours candidate reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14.

    The event will be held at the Schergens Center in Tell City and will allow candidates to meet with voters on a casual basis. Light refreshments will be provided and the public is invited.