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Today's News

  • Rollover crash on I-64 injures Charlestown man

    PERRY COUNTY – A single-vehicle rollover crash Tuesday morning on Interstate 64 in Perry County sent a Charlestown man to the hospital.

    At 9 a.m., 40-year-old Richard Limback of Charlestown was attempting to turn his 2013 Kenworth tractor-trailer onto the eastbound on-ramp to Interstate 64 from State Road 37.  As Limback attempted to apply the brakes, he realized the semi had brake failure, and began taking the on-ramp too fast. 

  • Sycamore Springs intertribal gathering June 17-18

    ENGLISH – From sea to shining sea, people are trekking across the nation as part of the Longest Walk 5.2. Locally, this group will converge in English at Sycamore Springs Park, June 12.

    “This walk is to bring awareness of the drug epidemic that has plagued the Native American Indian Reservations, as well as our great Nation, said regional coordinator Michael Bockting. “This walk is 3,946 miles starting from San Francisco, Calif. on Feb. 12 and ending in Washington D.C. on July 15.”

  • Owen proud of career in TC schools

    Spending the last three-plus decades in Tell City Schools’ classrooms, special education teacher April Owen has retired.

    Earning a degree from Indiana State University, she began teaching special education in 1984 at Springs Valley Jr.-Sr. High School, from where she herself graduated.  Own spent two years there before being hired on to teach at Tell City Junior High in 1986. From there, she transitioned  to the newly formed junior-senior high when the middle school closed.   

  • Spencer County Fair underway in Rockport featuring Cincinnati Circus

    ROCKPORT – The Rockport City Park is playing host to this year’s Spencer County Fair through Saturday evening, with many attractions for fairgoers throughout the week.

    Wednesday has already seen the opening of rides, food vendors, a series of pageants and pig corralling, all capped with the debut of the Cincinnati Circus that evening. Many more events are still to come at the city park, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (today).

  • Elderly may see drastic cuts in Medicaid, Medicare services

    Trudy Lieberman

    Guest Columnist

     

    Older Americans may be in for a rough ride if the changes Washington politicians are considering come to pass. Because good, explanatory journalism is in short supply and TV shouting matches don’t tell you much, I decided to use this space to discuss some of the possible changes that could soon affect millions of people in their 60s and older.

  • Community Events; June 8

    Euchre tourney June 24

     

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney at the club in Fulda, on Saturday, June 24.

    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at the end of play and refreshments will be available. The public is invited to attend.

     

    Sons of Legion to sell pork chop dinners

     

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases honor rolls

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

  • Troopers honored for work

    INDIANAPOLIS – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were honored recently at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis.

    Senior Trooper Jarrod Lents and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    JOSH HARRIS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Small churches have come under attack recently. The reasons for those attacks are many. Perhaps some are valid. It’s not my intention to promote or argue those points in this article. As the pastor of a small church, which averages 65 in weekly attendance, I see many benefits of a small congregation.

  • William Tell Elementary’s Mayden retiring

    After a 32-year career as a music teacher, Debra Mayden spent the last few months saying goodbyes to colleagues and students as she prepared for retirement from Tell City Schools. She began her tenure educating first through fifth-graders at Newman Elementary in 1985.

    It was while at that school that Mayden encountered a few of her most fond memories.