Today's Opinions

  • LETTER: TC Band Boosters appreciate donations

    We the Tell City Band Boosters would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for all their help and donations:

  • LETTER: Students gave it their all at lip-sync contest

    The Renaissance Class of Tell City Junior-Senior High School would like to thank the following people for helping to make the sixth annual lip-sync contest a success:

  • LETTER: Thanks for making film’s premiere a success

    The Tell City private screening of our documentary, “They Wore the Red Suit,” was an incredible success because of the efforts of so many local individuals, public entities and businesses.

    I would like to offer my thanks to the city of Tell City, the mayor’s office, the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, chamber of commerce, and the Tell City Regional Arts Association, whose partnership made it possible for us to host this event in Tell City’s beautiful new events and visitors center.

  • COLUMN: Can a person be ‘illegal?'

    Guest Columnist

    Editor Vince Luecke’s question, in his column in today’s paper (April 8), is why not call undocumented workers “illegal aliens.”

    He suggests that journalists, following the new Associated Press guidelines, are being drawn into taking partisan positions rather than just calling a spade a spade, as it were.

  • COLUMN: Promoting higher education

    District 74 State Representative

    Hoosier students are the future of our state. The next generation of leaders is in classrooms throughout the state, learning the skills necessary to keep Indiana moving forward. For each student to reach their potential, education equality is the first step.

  • EDITORIAL: Supreme Court should let states decide marriage laws

    Most think the U.S. Supreme Court will issue a ruling this spring on whether gay marriages are legal, but that may not occur. Instead the court may simply let each state decide that issue.

    Two related cases questioning the constitutionality of gay-marriage bans are currently before the Supreme Court. One involves California’s Proposition 8, in which that state’s voters banned gay marriages in November 2008.

  • LETTER: Legion Easter bunny had plenty of helpers

    Cannelton American Legion Post 142 and its auxiliary would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their recent donations to our Post Home and for the annual Easter-egg hunt:

    McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Dairy Queen, Charles Stillwell, Arby’s, Wall’s, Papa John’s, Keith and Joyce Hagan, Mulzer’s, Huber Funeral Home, Zeke Ransom and Dan and Jane Hayden.

  • LETTER: Orscheln Easter-egg hunt a success

    The Humane Society of Perry County would like to thank all the children who participated in Orscheln Farm and Home’s egg hunt.

    We also thank the parents for taking time from their busy schedules to provide patience and taxi service for their children.
    We hope everyone enjoyed themselves.

    Thanks to the Easter Bunny for taking time to have his picture taken with the children. Thanks to all the volunteers and Orscheln’s for making this hunt a success.