Today's News

  • Philosophy professor to speak on prayer

    ST. MEINRAD – Caitlin Smith Gilson will present the annual Thomas Lecture on Philosophy and Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad.

    The lecture will be held on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. Central Time in St. Bede Theater.

    This year’s lecture is titled “Prayer, Suffering and Self-Presence.”

  • Advocating access to dental care in rural America


    Access to dental care is a serious and worsening health problem in rural America. But now many states are beginning to enact legislation that could ease the pain.

  • Citizens voice concerns over impact of coal-to-diesel plant




    DALE – There was standing room only at the Dale Town Council meeting Tuesday, March 13 as concerned citizens, who have formed the Spencer County Citizens for Quality of Life, members of Valley Watch and citizens around the Dale area came to discuss their concerns on the proposed coal-to-diesel plant. The Spencer County Citizens for Quality of Life’s website can be found at www.noc2d.com.

  • Creative women’s retreat coming April 20-22

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a Creative Women’s Retreat from April 20-22 at Kordes Hall, 841 E. 14th St., on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.


    The retreat will be an opportunity for women to experience images, colors, and symbols relating to their life journey. Utilizing various creative prayer expressions, participants will discover more of who they are and the woman God created them to be.

  • Tell City wastewater superintendent honored with Manager of the Year award

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s longtime wastewater superintendent has been honored with a Manager of the Year award from a statewide association last week.

    Badger, who has worked for more than 40 years in the department, was honored by the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water during the group’s spring Conference held in French Lick on March 14. 

    Badger was nominated by department employee Chris Toothman. 

  • Applicants sought for youth turkey hunts


    INDIANA -- Youth hunters can apply for reserved turkey hunts during the special youth wild turkey hunting season, April 21 and 22, on selected DNR properties.

    Youth hunters must be younger than age 18 on the day of the hunt.

  • DNR eyes limited season on bobcats

    INDIANAPOLIS – Perry County hunters and trappers might get their chance to match their wits with a once endangered animal whose numbers continue to grow.

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on a proposal to create a hunting and trapping season for bobcats.

    The bobcat population has been expanding for several years and more of the animals are being captured on trail cameras, seen by residents and even hit and killed on roadways.

  • Terry state champion

    INDIANAPOLIS—Landon Terry won the novice 100-pound title to lead Tell City Wrestling Club members in the ISWA folkstyle state tourney March 9-11.

  • TC boys 5th in jr. high PAC

    HUNTINGBURG—Evan Noble won one individual event and one relay to lead Tell City to fifth place in the seven-team PAC junior high boys swim meet Thursday.
    Tell City scored 134 points. Pike Central won with 214.
    Noble won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.38 seconds and teamed with Will Hammond, Jack Goffinet and Nicholas McDowell to win the 200 free relay in 2:12.58.
    Those same four boys placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:09.75.
    Noble placed third in the 50 butterfly in 34.58.

  • Complete Perry Central spring sports schedules

    Boys Baseball
    30    South Spencer (V)    H    5:00
    31    Orleans    A    10:00
    2    Forest Park (JV)    A    5:00
    3    Corydon Central (V)    H    5:30
    4    North Harrison    H    4:30
    7    North Posey    A    11:00