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Today's Opinions

  • Community foundation thanks trivia night supporters

    On behalf of the Perry County Community Foundation Advisory Board, I want to say thank you to all the participants and businesses that made the 2016 Perry County Community Foundation’s Trivia Night a success. Proceeds from the night go into a fund that grants to community nonprofit groups.

    Hats off to area companies that sponsored the event. Titanium sponsors were C&S Inc. and Waupaca Foundry. Gold sponsor was Perry County Memorial Hospital and Silver sponsors included Domtar, Mulzer Crushed Stone and WAMCO LLC.

  • Tell City Police thank all for backing canine program

    This letter is in response to the generous outpour of community support for the Tell City Police Department K9 Program. This past September, we endured the retirement of our companion and K9 partner, Jago. While we felt the importance of continuing this great service to our community, we understood that a circumscribed budget would make this a challenging task. After a few months of accepting donations, it was clear· to us that we work for a wonderful community who share our passion for public safety.

  • Formulating better farmland tax assessments

    LARRY DEBOER GUEST COLUMNIST

    How should Indiana assess farmland for property taxes? Good question. There’s the way we used to do it, the way we do it now and, if new legislation passes, the way we’ll do it in the future.

  • Pseudoephedrine abuse gets the cold shoulder

    State Rep. Ron Bacon

    District 75

     

    Session is halfway complete, and legislators have been pulling some long nights in order to consider all of the possible ways to improve our Hoosier state. In order to stay alive and advance to the Senate, every one of our bills had to pass the House by the end of the day on Feb. 2. The House moved 116 pieces of legislation to the Senate for consideration.

  • Thanks for making dinner, auction big hits

    The Tell City Renaissance Class and student steering committee would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their support and help in making our recent spaghetti dinner and silent auction a huge success.

  • Judge’s ruling robs residents of day in court

    Almost three years ago the Tell City Common Council voted to annex 1,776 acres of Perry County, which is an acreage increase of 40 percent when compared to the current size of Tell City.

  • Judge’s ruling robs residents of day in court

    Almost three years ago the Tell City Common Council voted to annex 1,776 acres of Perry County, which is an acreage increase of 40 percent when compared to the current size of Tell City.

  • Judge’s ruling robs residents of day in court

    Almost three years ago the Tell City Common Council voted to annex 1,776 acres of Perry County, which is an acreage increase of 40 percent when compared to the current size of Tell City.