Today's News

  • Democracy’s Primer: Our two-party system

    Editor’s note: A Democracy’s Primer is a collaboration between the journalism and legal communities to aid the public’s understanding of how government works with citizen engagement. Volunteers for the Indiana Bar Foundation (Bar Foundation) will write the articles for distribution by the Hoosier State Press Association Foundation. More about the both organizations may be found at www.inbf.org/ and www.hspafoundation.org/.This article was written by Scott L. Barnhart.



    How did we end up with a Two-Party System?

  • Trunk Flare Should be Evident at Planting

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Hands down, this is the best time of the year for me. The weather has a subtlety about it, with extremes thrown in here and there as a reminder that Mother Nature will do as she pleases.  I am tired from the summer but reinvigorated when the light changes and the blue sky becomes clearer. I can think about gardening again with a smile on my face. 

  • Kaytlynn Lily Isabel Rogan

    Christopher James Rogan and Wendy Mariah Rogan of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Kaytlynn Lily Isabel Rogan. She was born Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Paternal grandfather is Dr. James Rogan of Tell City and maternal grandmother is Becki Galaviz of Texas.

    Kaytlynn’s great-grandmother is Lila Rogan of Maine.

  • Chamber of Commerce announces 26th annual Witches Walk Oct. 27

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will be “treating” local residents to a safe Halloween during this year’s Witches Walk scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

    Children will go store-to-store dressed in costumes seeking “goodies” from local merchants who are participating in the Witches Walk. 

  • A walk to remember
  • Cannelton Junior-Senior High School honor rolls

    Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the first grading period of the first term of the 2016-17 school year.


    Grade 6 high honor roll: Gavin Melton.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Kendall Hale, Logan Larsen and Haylee Sturgeon.

    Grad 6 honorable mention: Elayna Blair and Cody Kempf.

    Grade 7 high honor roll: Janessa Sturgeon.

    Grade 7 honor roll: Jhett Garrett, Kyra Hemmings, Dylan Persohn, Devyn Powers and Austin Wiseman.

    Grade 7 honorable mention: Logan Bishop and Maggie Dawson.

  • Church News; Oct. 20

    Chili Supper at Troy UMC


    TROY – Troy United Methodist Church will hold a chili supper, complete with desserts and beverages Saturday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church.

    The church is located on the corner of Walnut and Spring streets in Troy.

    Join church members for a fun evening of fellowship and a free meal, free-will donations will be gratefully accepted.


    New Hope Baptist Church homecoming Oct. 23


  • PCMH wins Etienne Memorial

    TELL CITY—Perry County Memorial Hospital’s team won the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 11th annual Don Etienne Memorial Golf Classic last Monday.

  • Jarboe resigns as coach of Tell City’s boys soccer team

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Pat Jarboe has resigned as Tell City’s boys soccer coach after two years on the job.
    The Marksmen went 0-12 this season, including a 6-0 loss to Northeast Dubois in the sectional. They scored four goals for the season.
    They also went 0-12 last year with four goals in Jarboe’s first season. That was an improvement from the previous season when they also went 0-12 but scored only one goal under Jarboe’s predecessor.

  • Commodores spike Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Abby Reed made 15 kills as Perry Central overcame a first-set loss to beat West Washington 20-25, 25-12, 25-15, 25-23 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Payton Emmons and Terissa Roark each added eight kills and Ryann Lynch made seven.
    Roark made two blocks and Latisha James added one.
    Addy Davis had a season-high 35 assists.
    Lynch made 27 digs, Courtney Berger 17, Davis 14, Brooke Mullis 13, and Brooke Lasher 12 as the Commodores had one of their best defensive matches of the season.