Today's News

  • Teenagers help raise funds for Shop With a Cop

    TELL CITY – Alexis Lucas is a sophomore at Tell City Junior-Senior. High School. She is a student in the Criminal Justice class new to the high school this year. Officer Dickenson teaches the class and was going over the different aspects of the field. FOP was discussed in class and Alexis heard that they were low on funds for the Shop with a Cop program. This was something that Alexis felt compelled to help. She discussed it with her mother and they came up with an All Lives Matter or Blue Lives Matter shirt sale.

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  • Extension Color Me Green Dash coming Oct. 23

    PERRY COUNTY – The public is invited to a Color Me Green Dash Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Perry county.

    Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $10 and donation of non-perishable food items. All proceeds will be donated to combat local hunger issues. The course consists of hills and is approximately 1.8 miles long. The first 50 participants to enter will receive a free T-shirt. Non-toxic green powder will be thrown on participants. All ages are welcome. The event will not be timed.

  • Restored Millstone school to be dedicated Saturday

    ROCKY POINT – Prepare for a step back in time to the earliest days of Perry County settlement with a tour of the Shubael Little Pioneer Village. Part of the Perry County Fall Tour, Shubael Little will host its annual Heritage Fest and open house Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16.

    The event will be marked with a 2 p.m. dedication Saturday, Oct. 15, of the newly restored Millstone one-room schoolhouse. Originally opened in 1905, the school closed in 1948 and had been used as a farm tool shop until acquired by the Village in 2014.

  • James-Parker

    Elizabeth “Beth” Ann James and Joseph “Joe” Edwin Parker announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Penny and Bill James of rural Cannelton and the late Curt Aders.

    She is a 1996 graduate of Perry Central High School and is employed independently as a Thirty-One consultant.

    The future groom is the son of Jane Parker of rural Tell City and the late Charles Parker Sr. He is a 1990 graduate of Perry Central High School and is employed with the Can-Clay Corp.

  • Community Events; Oct. 10

    Twilight Towers fall fundraiser


    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold their Fall Fundraiser on Saturday Oct. 15, starting at 7 a.m. in the dining room, located at 1648 10th St., Tell City. There will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast.

    A full order is $2; a half order is $1. Also available is coffee, milk or orange juice for 50 cents each. There also will be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.


  • Retaining our best teachers

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74


    Working to keep high-quality teachers in Indiana is something folks on both sides of the aisle can agree on. Our schools depend on Indiana’s colleges and universities to maintain a pipeline of outstanding teachers.

    Earlier this year the Indiana House of Representatives passed legislation, which received nearly unanimous bipartisan support, that created a program to keep more teaching graduates right here in the Hoosier State.

  • Why the Electoral College?

    Randall T. Shepard

    Guest Columnist


    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/.


  • Presidential debates should stick to issues

    A record number of people watched the first debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, with most probably hoping to learn more about each candidate’s stand on the major issues facing our country.

    Instead viewers heard the type of name calling that one might expect to hear on a grade school playground, but little about the issues.

  • Hive winterization workshop Oct. 13

    PERRY COUNTY – Winter is a difficult time for bees due to a lack of natural food sources and cold weather. While bees that have adequate honey stores can survive the winter without human intervention, good winter management can reduce hive losses.

    While a mild last winter allowed bees to survive well, very cold winters the previous two seasons contributed to higher than average hive losses in southern Indiana.