Today's News

  • 4 stars for Tell City Jr.-Sr. H.S.




    TELL CITY  – Currently ranked an “A” school by the Indiana Department of Education, Tell City Junior-Senior High School joined the ranks of Indiana’s 4-Star schools this week.

    On Tuesday, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced the list of Indiana’s Four Star Schools for the 2013-2014 school year.

  • Money and politics: we need change now!

    Lee Hamilton

    Center on Congress


    I’ve seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me. But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning our political system.

  • Menus Week of May 4-8

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.



    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Chicken nuggets, bread, green beans and apple crisp.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Taco salad, corn and peaches.

  • Bowhunter education class set for May 30

    BIRDSEYE – A bowhunter education course is slated for Saturday, May 30, at the Patoka Lake Nature Center. Class will run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT. All instruction will be by certified Indiana volunteer hunter education instructors. The course will cover ecological considerations, preparation for the hunt, shot placement, effective and safe hunting, field experience, tree stand safety, blood trail tracking and much more.

  • Community Events; April 30

    Yard sale to benefit diabetes research May 1-2


    SIBERIA – Eugene and Delores Welp of Siberia will have a yard sale to benefit juvenile-diabetes research from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 3½ miles east of St. Meinrad on State Road 62.

    Items available include a 40-inch box fan with wheels, wood stove, 16-foot utility trailer.


    Twilight Towers yard sale May 16


  • Tell City Jr-Sr High School names honor students

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School has announced the names of students in grades seven through 12 who have earned honor roll recognition.

  • Kiwanis learn about Lego robotics, museum updates

    TELL CITY –Tell City Kiwanis members welcomed Lena Joyal, curator of the Perry County Museum and William Tell Elementary technology instructor Pat Jarboe to speak during their April 15 and 22 meetings.

    Joyal discussed recent improvements at the Perry County Museum, care of the building and treasures, the hard work of the museum’s volunteers, and the most recent endeavor, the Daughters of the American Revolution veterans project.

  • Honoring a Gold Star veteran

    You probably have heard his name before. His name emerges annually during Cannelton’s Christmas parade and again in the spring for the town’s Easter egg hunt. 

    In fact, his name can be found each time Cannelton American Legion Post 142 sponsors or participates in any event.

    The post has honorably carried his name since his death in World War 1.

    His name is Harry G. Myers and he is one of Perry County’s Gold Star Veterans.

  • Rural News; April 30; DOOLITTLE MILLS

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — Congratulations to Jacob and Martha (Schwartz) Mitchell of nearby Eckerty on the birth of a son named Tatum Asher. Tatum was born at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper Wednesday evening, April 15. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. 

  • Rural News; April 30; ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Henrietta Lasher would like to thank everyone who remembered her with gifts, beautiful cards and phone calls on her 99th birthday Saturday, April 18.

    Henrietta celebrated her birthday at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Tom LeClere, with more than 50 family members present for a carry-in meal, birthday cake and ice cream.