Today's News

  • Hot Wolfpack pulls away from Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County hit 76.2 percent from the field in the second half and 66.7 percent for the game to beat Perry Central 66-46 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Wolfpack, with a taller, stronger frontline, also enjoyed a 28-13 rebounding advantage.
    Despite the Wolfpack’s hitting 12 of 21 from the field in the first half, the Commodores, who hit five three-pointers in that span, trailed by only one point at halftime.

  • Paige Marie Wais

    Natalie and Brian Wais announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Marie Wais. She was born at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Oct. 27, 2016, at 11:41 a.m.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Rita and Francis Etienne of Magnet. Paternal grandparents are Karen and William Wais of Cincinnati. Great-grandparents are Eulalae and Hubert Hagedorn, Claire and the late William Seidenfaden, Margaret and the late David Wais and the late Helen and Justin Etienne.

  • Oakwood to participate in Hope for the Holidays fundraiser

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City invites community members to make a difference in the lives of others this holiday season by participating in their Hope for the Holidays fundraising campaign.

    Now through Dec. 15, community members can choose a stocking from one of Oakwood’s three Giving Trees, located at each of the campus’ entrances.

  • Free manufacturing classes at Ivy Tech

    TELL CITY – Free coursework in manufacturing leading to graduation as a certified production technician is now available at Ivy Tech Community College’s Tell City instructional site.

    Registration is now open for Spring Semester 2017 enrollment in the Southwest Indiana Manufacturing Program. The program is provided at no cost to qualified individuals in the counties of Perry, Spencer, Dubois, and Crawford, through an Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs grant for workforce development.

  • Houchin unveils draft of legislation to require DNA collection for felony arrests

    INDIANA – State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) on Tuesday unveiled a draft of legislation she plans to introduce in the 2017 legislative session that would  require DNA collection from individuals arrested for a felony.

  • Winter interest, plants with berries

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    December has ushered in some seasonal weather with daytime temperatures hovering in the forties. For us, this is perfect winter weather to work in. Brisk, but not too cold, it can be invigorating for animals and people alike.

    The sheep and the big dogs seem to prefer it, in fact. The playful frolicking is proof. The clear blue sky on a chilly winter day can be even more beautiful with a little winter plant interest.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    Dan Hopkins

    Guest Columnist


    As we enter into the holiday season, allow me to pose a question to ponder. What do you think is the greatest need we have as human beings? Is it our need for food or water, or maybe shelter or clothing? Is it our need for a job or perhaps physical intimacy?

  • Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana kicks off cookie program Dec. 16

    PERRY COUNTY – The Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana, including Perry County’s chapter, will take cookie orders from Dec. 16 through Jan. 15.

    In celebration of 100 years of Girl Scout cookies, the organization will introduce a commemorative Girl Scout S’mores cookie. Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana will add the newly introduced cookie to its 2017 lineup, where it will join classics like Thin Mints, Caramel deLites and Shortbread.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School honor rolls released

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School released its honor rolls for the first nine weeks.

  • Building the perfect word