Today's News

  • Safeguarding first responders a statewide priority

    Lloyd Arnold

    State Rep. District 74


    Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and firefighters are a vital part of every Hoosier community. Currently, there are benefit plans for the families of these first responders killed in the line of duty. There is not, however, a plan set up for these brave public servants who are permanently disabled in the line of duty. I co-authored a bill this session that would address this issue.

  • Phone snub, an offence made by all ages


    Feature Writer


    The hackneyed idea that younger people are always on their phones and don’t engage in as much in-person communication as previous generations is not accurate and the blame within the complaints is foolishly misrepresentative of the population as a whole.

  • Look to self to spark a change for kids

    Sadly, you don’t have to look very far to find instances of child abuse. It might be happening in your own neighborhood, with few none-the-wiser. It might come from outright neglect, parents putting kids in undesirable situations through their drug use, or even sexual abuse.

    Social media has been abuzz in recent weeks surrounding the arrest of the Tell City Cinema owner jailed on several felony charges for alleged sexual misconduct with minors. Some have even taken to actively picket and boycott the business, and demanded it be sold.

  • Trump’s order may fall short on EPA rollback

    Kelly Hawes

    Guest Columnist


    With the stroke of a pen last week, President Donald J. Trump undid all of the progress his predecessor had made in fighting climate change.

    Or did he?

    Rolling back the clock on environmental regulations was certainly the president’s intent.

    “I am taking historic steps to lift restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations,” Trump said during a signing ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • A grand opening for Bargains Grocery
  • TC tech firm a network for industry growth


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – In a sea of high-tech solutions for businesses, owners can search the globe for just the right software. But for merchants and manufacturers in the Tell City area looking to streamline information processes and broaden customer reach, Balaji Kashyab says they need look no further than right down the street.

    Kashyab is the founder and chief executive officer for An Island LLC, an enterprise-consulting firm focused on information systems, service and support technologies.

  • PC students show off career-minded coursework


    Feature Writer


    LEOPOLD – Donning matching shirts, generally worn during their frequent field trips to local manufacturing sites, four students from the Commodores Manufacturing program at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School presented their course-work Monday evening to the school board.

  • Most games rained out Wednesday, Thursday

    PERRY COUNTY—Most Wednesday and Thursday events involving Perry County sports teams were rained out.
    Tell City’s baseball game at South Central, postponed Thursday, was rescheduled for Monday, May 8, at 5:30 p.m.
    Other events postponed Thursday were Perry Central’s boys and girls track meets at Heritage Hills and Perry Central’s boys golf match at Tecumseh.

  • New team: Perry Central will feature unified track

    A new unified track team has been started at Perry Central this spring.
    This is the fourth year the IHSAA has sponsored unified track, which puts students with disabilities and students without them on the same team.
    Kris Walsh said Perry Central Athletic Director Bob Ransome came to him and asked him to start a unified team.

  • Tell City falls to North Posey in Friday game

    TELL CITY—Evelyn Maurer pitched a three-hitter as North Posey shut out Tell City 9-0 in PAC softball Friday.
    Maurer, who has played on travel teams with Tell City pitcher Morgan Schuetter, struck out seven, walked two, and hit one batter in the seven-inning game.
    “She wasn’t that quick but she does have a curveball and screwball,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “We put the ball in play, but we hit it right to people.”
    The Vikings backed Maurer with errorless defense.