Today's News

  • An alley by any other name is a street


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – When driving in Cannelton, it can be difficult to know if you are actually on a street or an alley. That’s because some of the older passes are very narrow, with a few just wide enough for a single lane of traffic, making them to seem more of  a cut-through.

    According to Police chief Lee Hall, the limits in residential areas – which needn’t be posted – are 30 MPH, while alleys are 15 MPH.

  • DNR plans to save some ash trees for future generations

    At least some ash trees in Indiana will survive the invasive emerald ash borer invasion if a DNR initiative is successful.

    The agency is using chemical treatments to protect large specimens of ash trees in areas unaffected so far by EAB. The project includes trees in Turkey Run State Park and in several nature preserves.

    “We are hoping to save these awe inspiring monarchs of the forest for everyone to continue to enjoy,” said John Bacone, director of DNR Division of Nature Preserves.

  • Cannelton City Schools to offer summer free lunch program

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to those over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved education program for the mentally or physically disabled.

    Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children. There will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

  • TCPD wraps up March enforcement campaign

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department announced the completion of the March 2017 dangerous and impaired driving enforcement campaign. During the 24-day enforcement period, 118 citations and warnings were written, and five arrests were made.

  • Student art show showcases Tell City talent

    TELL CITY – The annual Tell City Art Show will be open today and Friday for viewing. The art show will also be highlighted by the second annual Fine Arts Night and Empty Bowls Event Friday.

    The art show will open their doors in the library/media center at 3 p.m. Empty Bowls will be open in the Red Apple Inn at 4 p.m.

    Displays include paintings, clay and ceramic sculptures, paper mache, digital photography, graphic design, wood burning and charcoal.

  • TC Museum plans Dogwood display

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will open a special exhibit at its museum during the Dogwood Festival weekend, April 22-23. The exhibit, “Faces of The Civil War,” brings to life the stories of many Hoosiers whose lives were touched, and in some cases taken, by the Civil War.

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  • Songwriter’s fond memories land ‘Grandview’ in the spotlight


    Feature Writer


    GRANDVIEW – Pulling from his experiences playing to rowdy crowds in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Bobby Clark’s “Grandview” provides a glimpse of the town through the eyes of an ambitious musician.

    His cousin, John Mellencamp, has recorded his own version of the tune Clark penned, with Martina McBride lending her vocal talents to the song’s refrain. The song is an ode to Grandview, eliciting a hometown feeling of fondness for the historied community on Indiana 66.

  • Perry Central releases honor roll for third grading period

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.