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Today's News

  • Roberson recognized in Tuesday State of the State address

    INDIANAPOLIS – Perry Central Community School Superintendent Mary Roberson was a guest of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb during Tuesday evening’s State of the State Address. Holcomb mentioned the work of Perry Central in preparing students for college and the workforce, including the school’s Commodore Manufacturing program.  She described Roberson as a “trailblazer” in education.

  • PCMH to form partnership with St. Vincent

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital announced its intent Tuesday to enter into a management services agreement with Evansville-based St. Vincent Hospital.

    Officials said the agreement, whose final terms are being ironed out, will expand and improve services to residents provided by the Tell City hospital, provide additional organizational support to medical staff and enhance clinical services.

  • Resource officer coming soon to PC

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    LEOPOLD – A plan to provide Perry Central with a full-time school resource officer is quickly taking shape and while funding issues have yet to be ironed out, Sheriff Alan Malone and school officials pledged Monday to move forward with creating the position and adding another important component to school-safety efforts that have already made major progress.

  • Video streaming with the WTE Broadcasting Team

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Operation and familiarity with audio-visual equipment, editing software and the many forms of content creation are the main focus of the broadcasting team at William Tell Elementary in Tell City.

    The team has over 30 participating students advised and mentored by teacher Pat Jarboe. The regular Tuesday team meetings open with a production meeting to discuss various projects.

  • Lamar author shares ordeal with scoliosis in new book

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

    reporter@spencercountyjournal.com

     

  • Riverport’s good year hinges on derailment costs

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In a banner year for Hoosier Southern Rail and Tell City River port, many operations far outpaced expectations in 2018. That includes rail freight which saw 182 more carloads than forecast; and 247 more truckloads.

    Compared to the prior year, train traffic increased by 128 shipments, and over-the-road hauling more than doubled from the 180 loads.

  • Cannelton’s busy year-in-review

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

               

    CANNELTON – Monday’s sessions accounted for a year-in-review for the Cannelton Board of Public Works and city council at each group’s first meeting of 2019.

  • County commissioners reorganize

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In its first meeting of 2019, the county commissioners convened Jan. 2, appointing Randy Kleaving president of the board and Bill Amos vice president. They also voted on contracts establishing blanket bonds covering employees who handle money. Terms were said to be similar to those from the previous year.

  • Total lunar eclipse Jan. 20-21

    BLOOMINGTON –  A total eclipse of the moon will be visible in its entirety the night of Jan. 20-21 for skywatchers in the Western Hemisphere. Totality will begin before midnight, and the beautiful spectacle will be unusually high in the sky.

    No equipment will be needed to observe it.

  • Ride with Pride partnership begins in TC

    A program promoting life skills and making positive choices is underway at Tell City-Troy Township Schools through a partnership with the Tell City Police Department and School Resource Officer Phillip Flamion.