Today's News

  • ‘Machete’ started as fake preview

    “Machete” started as a joke, in a way. It was one of the fake movie previews from Quentin Tarintino and Robert Rodriguez’s “Grindhouse” double feature. Rodriguez claims he always thought of it as a feature, but the fact is the preview was made before the feature film, which is definitely odd. Either way, I am very glad that they ended up making a full movie out of the idea.

  • Free on the inside

    A tent revival behind the razor wires of Branchville Correctional Facility stirred the spirits of hundreds of men incarcerated there. The facility was the first correctional facility in the state to sponsor a tent revival last year and another complex has adopted the idea.

    Staff and more than 50 volunteers helped organize and facilitate the series of sermons, music, personal testimonials and inspirational speakers. Each of the 13 sessions promoted a positive message, the facility’s chaplains said.

  • Legion to conduct memorial service for Sept. 11 victims

    TELL CITY – In memory of the 2,921 civilians and 55 military personnel who perished in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, American Legion Post 213 in Tell City will host a memorial at 9:28 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the post.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Hunters Night Out will offer raffles, auctions, dinner

    TELL CITY – Tell City Ducks Unlimited will host a Hunters Night Out Saturday.

    The Hunters Night Out will feature a live and silent auction, several raffles and dinner. Both auctions will have something for all hunters such as fishing, duck, deer and turkey hunting equipment.

    A cornhole tournament will be held before the event. Registration will start at noon, with the tournament starting at 1 p.m. Cost of the tournament is $20. Bring your own partner.

  • Vendors sought for Cannelton Heritage Festival

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival committee is accepting vendor applications for its Saturday, October 9, 2010 art festival.

    The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade items.

  • Bryant wins 2010 Shoot for the Stars
  • Streakers run wild, at least for a while

    TELL CITY – A Tell City police officer asking for a description of four teens seen fleeing down Main Street Friday night heard two words in reply.
    “All skin.”

    The four males were running in the nude after apparently parking their car in the 1000 block of Main Street and shedding their clothes.

    Tell City police officers found the four, who were spotted by a Cannelton police officer who was having his car examined at Shur-Way Pro Towing.

  • Taking aim at bullying
  • TC band students selling coupons

    TELL CITY – Hundreds of dollars of savings at local businesses are available for $10 in coupon books Tell City band students are selling.

    Several new coupons have been added this year to those buyers have enjoyed in previous years, according to Velma Mann, chairwoman for the committee overseeing sales.

    The books are available through next week from any band student or by calling Mann at 719-6337.

  • 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.