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Today's News

  • For eligible Americans, voting should be easy

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist

     

    The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different. Republican Donald Trump labeled the GOP primary process “crooked.” Democrat Bernie Sanders suggested his party’s use of super-delegates made its nominating process a “rigged system.” For many voters, the intricacies of voting rules quickly became a topic of overriding interest.

  • Schweizer Fest Pageant now accepting entries

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Schweizer Fest Pageant will be held July 31, at 6 p.m., at Community Christian Church, located at 821 10th Street, Tell City.

  • New book offers reflections of Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – A new book, “Conversations in the Abbey, Volume 2: The Next Generation of Senior Monks of Saint Meinrad Reflect on Their Lives,” features in-depth interviews with 11 monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad.

  • Chamber of Commerce announces business award winners

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held its 15th Annual Business Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

     Businesses, nonprofits and individuals from across the community gathered for the celebratory event.

  • The adventures of a deer named Jon

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    One day in early June, back in 2015, Leonna and I were mowing a lawn up in Burglan Hills. It was a yard that we had mowed oh, I’d say a hundred times before. I wasn’t paying strict attention to what was going on around me. When you have mowed lawns for a living for more than twenty years it all seems to blend together.

  • Derby River Fest
  • Summer equals bluegill time

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Summer has officially arrived, according to the calendar. The thermometer also agrees.

    Daylight is shrinking a bit each day, however temperatures will continue to warm, maybe heat, for the next two months.

    To catch fish midsummer requires a different mindset than one employs during spring, fall, or winter. Like people, most fish slow down and head for a cool, shady spot on hot sunny days;.

  • Cannelton man booked for sexual misconduct

    TELL CITY – A Tell City business owner was arrested last week on suspicion of sexual misconduct with a minor.

    On June 17, patrol officers with the Tell City Police Department arrested 39-year- old William J. Lillpop of 527 Saint Louis Ave., Cannelton.  Lillpop was charged with two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor, both level 5 felonies. 

  • Crossroad of Caution
  • Moose picnic opens today

    TELL CITY – Moose Lodge 1424’s annual summer picnic kicks off today (Thursday) with three days of rides, games, food and a big fireworks show set for  Saturday night.

    Lodge members will serve barbecued-chicken and pork-chop dinners Thursday, Friday and Saturday with help from Ladies of the Moose. Serving will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Meals will be ready Saturday around 11 a.m. and serving will continue until supplies are exhausted that evening.