Local News

  • Breaking News Three jailed on meth charges

    MILLSTONE - A search for a Perry County man wanted on several warrants led to his arrest and those of two others Sunday after police uncovered what they said was evidence of a methamphetamine lab in and around a home near Millstone.

    One of the men may have been involved in a vehicle fire Friday night.

  • Prosecutor accused of misconduct

    INDIANAPOLIS - Perry County Prosecutor Robert Collins faces disciplinary action for sexually charged comments he allegedly made to a former deputy in his office. She was later fired, triggering a disciplinary investigation that remained behind closed doors until this week.

  • Mayor: Seventh Street eyesore has to go

    TELL CITY - Mayor Barbara Ewing said it's high time for a Kentucky salvage company to clean up a former furniture-manufacturing building it owns on Seventh Street.

    "I'm tired of looking at it and I know everyone else who sees it feels the same way," Ewing said at Monday's meetings of the board of public works and city council.

  • Councilman suggests bridge money be returned

    TELL CITY - They took no official action, but county-council members heard a suggestion July 22 that $991,000 be given back to the federal Department of Transportation because to use it would cost the county $145,000 for "a bridge to nowhere."

    Councilman Ron Crawford said at a regular meeting he and Stan Goffinet attended a Spencer County Council meeting "just to see how they hold their meetings and et cetera, and they brought up this Huffman Mill thing."

    Goffinet is the Democrat nominee for the council's District 2 seat in the upcoming election.

  • Memorial marks designer's contributions to TCHS band

    TELL CITY - David Hebeisen challenged band and color-guard members always to remember and celebrate the traditions of Tell City High School, the Rev. Paul Alvey said Friday as he launched a memorial service for a man who designed and helped refined marching-band shows for many years.

    Hebeisen died suddenly and unexpectedly last year after returning to his California home from the Marching Marksmen's kickoff party. The memorial service Friday marked the end of the second of three weeks of band camps, and preceded by two hours the launch of this year's kickoff party.

  • Marching into history
  • County farmers eligible for disaster recovery loans

    CORYDON - Effective May 24 and 28, the president issued several amendments to Major Disaster Declaration M1912 in Kentucky due to severe storms, flooding, mudslides and tornados that occurred May 1 through June 1, making some counties in Indiana eligible because they are contiguous to the state of Kentucky.

  • Talk with an attorney for free today

    EVANSVILLE - The next regularly scheduled Talk To A Lawyer phone-in clinic is scheduled for 4:30 to 7 p.m. today (Thursday). Volunteers will be available to answer general legal questions posed by the public. To access this clinic, call (800) 994-2169.

    This service has been provided by local volunteer attorneys since January 2002 and is sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana and the Evansville Bar Foundation.

  • Appliance recycling program helps residents, environment

    TELL CITY - Southern Indiana Power is offering an appliance recycling program to consumers who are ready to ditch their unnecessary and inefficient refrigerators and freezers and seize the opportunity to save some money, make a few dollars and help the environment at the same time.

    Southern Indiana Power is offering a $30 incentive to homeowners who have their refrigerators or freezers recycled in their program. Qualifying refrigerators and freezers must be in working condition with an inside measurement of 10 to 30 cubic feet.

  • Student council hosts freshman orientation

    TELL CITY - The freshman orientation for the class of 2014 will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium.

    After students obtain their schedule packets, parents can pay student and textbook-rental fees. During the program, students will participate in an escorted tour of the school.

    The evening's agenda will include a slide show with music, pep-band and cheerleader participation, a scavenger hunt and free popcorn and soft drinks.