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Today's News

  • A heroin addict’s last hurrah

    Editor’s Note: Scott Saalman of Jasper, a (Dubois County) Herald columnist, went to Tell City High School with Kelly Tucker Jarvis. Here, Kelly tells the story of her daughter’s opioid use and heroin addiction that led to her death two years ago in Evansville. This column was distributed by the Hoosier State Press Association’s Information Network.

     

  • Fenn-Greenberg

    Amanda Fenn and Nate Greenberg were married Oct. 22, 2016, in a sunny outdoor ceremony in Gull Lake Park in June Lake, Calif.

    The bride is the daughter of Mark and Rebecca Fenn of Tell City. The groom is the son of Phil and Jan Greenberg of San Clemente, Calif.

  • Leading the rhythm: Guitarist’s riffs a muse for the future

     

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TROY – After playing guitar for over 50 years, Perry Countian John Hall doesn’t play as many gigs as he used to, but music still holds a crucial place in his heart and mind.

    After performing for several years in bars and local shows in and around Perry County, Hall has cut out such gigs for the most part.

  • With their cacophony of sound, spring peepers return

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Absolutely nothing says spring more than the distant chorus of spring peepers. There is a wooded stream just off Conner Station that is home to a cacophonous band of peepers all competing for as many females as they can.

    On a warm March evening, especially after a shower, spring peepers remind me of how glorious rural life can be. Just by listening a whole other world can be imagined.

  • Hoosier legislation passes allowing CBD oil treatment for epilepsy

    INDIANAPOLIS – Representatives unanimously passed a bill Tuesday, which would allow Hoosiers to use cannibidiol oil to treat epilepsy, according to the bill’s co-author, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth).

    House Bill 1148 would allow a person to possess CBD oil if they or their child have been diagnosed with severe epilepsy, and they meet certain commonsense safety requirements. Arnold said CBD oil is a compound refined from cannabis that has a wide scope of medical applications, including the control of epilepsy and seizures.

  • Hoosier National Forest welcomes special new employee

    Following the recent retirement of two dedicated and hard-working Hoosier National Forest employees, mules Ruth and Jack, the Forest stock program was in need of new recruits.

    After a thorough search for the right candidate to join our mule team, Lollie (pictured below) was selected to carry on the Hoosier National Forest’s long tradition of stock support for wilderness and other trail work.

  • Three Tell City wrestlers take titles at Ford Center

    EVANSVILLE—Three Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles as the club hosted its 14th annual Tell City Folkstyle Open at the Ford Center Feb. 12.

  • PSC Holiday Classic will be 2-day event

    Each team will still be guaranteed three games, but the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney will be completed in two days next winter.
    North Harrison, an original member of the tourney that has been absent several years, will return to it next season, taking the spot that Indiana Math & Science Academy filled this year after Forest Park withdrew from the tourney last spring.

  • James selected PC’s new volleyball coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will have a new head volleyball coach next fall, but there will still be some continuity for the team.
    Melissa James, who was an assistant coach to retiring Becky Genet the last 19 years, was selected the new head coach by the school board last Monday.
    James said she sought the position because “I coached with Mrs. Genet a long time, I just love the sport of volleyball, and I didn’t feel ready to give it up.”

  • Paoli’s quickness rips Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Paoli’s quickness and offensive rebounding proved too much for Perry Central as the Rams won 74-42 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Rams grabbed 20 offensive rebounds and outrebounded Perry Central 44-29 overall.
    “We didn’t block out all night and they’re quick to the ball and they’re athletic,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “If we got in a jumping contest, they won most of them.”