Today's News

  • Commodores extend winning streak to 7

    FRENCH LICK—Some teams would just go through the motions the rest of the season after losing their first eight games.
    But Perry Central’s softball team has reeled off seven straight wins since that start thanks to strong hitting and improved defense.
    The Commodores improved to 3-1 in the PLAC by using a 12-hit attack to pound Springs Valley 15-1 Monday.
    Maddie Labhart hit a home run and a single and drove in four runs to lead the Commodore attack.

  • Commodores slug Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Gavin Poole drove in four runs with a homer and a single as Perry Central outslugged Paoli 13-8 in baseball Monday.
    Poole, who can switch-hit but usually bats right-handed, hit a two-run homer over the right-field fence in the first inning while batting left-handed.
    Reece Davis went 3 for 5 with a double for Perry Central.
    Wyatt Edwards, Kage Kiplinger and Levi Hubert each contributed two of the Commodores’ 15 hits.
    Edwards, John Bashor and Colten Bland each hit a double.
    Edwards and Kiplinger each drove in two runs.

  • Marksmen pounce on Cannelton early

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs in the first inning and beat Cannelton 16-6 in baseball Tuesday.
    Nick Smith hit a triple and a double and drove in three runs that inning.
    The Marksmen’s seven hits that inning also included a triple by Bryson Naviaux and a double by Bryon Reid.
    They also took advantage of two errors, two walks, a passed ball on a dropped third strike, and two wild pitches that inning.

  • Taxes and tariffs

    Larry DeBoer

    Guest Columnist


    The Congressional Budget Office came out with their 10-year economic and budget projections earlier this month. The CBO is nonpartisan, which means they don’t have a political axe to grind. They’re just trying to get the right answer.

    The report is usually issued in January, but it was delayed this year because of the big tax cut in December. It took a while to figure out the effects of this big policy change. Let’s look at the CBO’s projections, and what they might mean.

  • County aims to upgrade recycling capabilities


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Recycling upgrades could be coming to the county’s waste management district. The agency is seeking a $16,672 grant from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s marketing development program.

  • Indiana 15 looks to bolster grant initiatives


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – County and Indiana 15 Planning Commission leaders hope to not only continue its longstanding partnership but expand on it. Involved with helping coordinate numerous community and economic development projects resulting in millions of dollars funneling into the area over the last four-plus decades, the agency is partially grant funded, with local communities contributing matching funds for proposal writing and administrative services.

  • Retirement week
  • Academic achievers to be honored Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School will host its annual honor program for students in grades seven through 12 on Monday, May 7, starting at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

  • Japanese businesses driver of Midwest economies


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – “We see a very positive future in the United States,” said Ralph Inforzato, Chief Executive Director of the Chicago district Japan External Trade Organization. “They expect that most companies will expand their facilities in the next two years.”

  • Legislative luncheon Monday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative luncheon starting at 11 a.m. Monday, May, 7, in the education room at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Featured guests will be state Sen. Erin Houchin and Rep. Steve Bartels, who will provide updates of efforts underway at the Statehouse. Also on hand to answer residents’ concerns will be representatives for U.S. Senators Todd Young’s and Joe Donnely’s offices, along with a representative from Congressman Larry Bucshon’s office.

    Lunch will be provided.