Today's News

  • Tell City routs Chargers

    By MIKE SPRAGUE Sports Correspondent

    PETERSBURG—Tell City ran all over Pike Central for a 48-7 win in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.

  • Commodores defeat Rams on LeClere's last-second FG

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor LEOPOLD—Austin LeClere kicked a 23-yard field goal as time expired to give Perry Central a 24-21 PLAC football win over Paoli Friday.

  • COLUMN: State advisory commission tackles intergovernmental issues

    District 47 State Senator

    The Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations is charged with enhancing coordination and cooperation between state and local governments.

    The commission conducts periodic reviews of the effects of any federal or state legislation or any court decisions on local government entities, provides a forum for consultation among state and local government officials, and conducts research on intergovernmental issues.

  • COLUMN: Interns sought for 2014

    District 74 State Representative

    Editor's note: A link within this column and published in our print edition failed to work and has been corrected here.

    In a highly competitive job market, relevant work experience can make all the difference between obtaining a job or having to continue searching. Not every high-school graduate pursues a college degree, which is fine.

  • EDITORIAL: Indiana Education Board seems more concerned about politics than education

    There’s been a lot of news lately about the state’s education board and past state schools chief Tony Bennett. We’ve addressed some of these issues in this section before and we imagine other Hoosiers are as frustrated as we are. It’s come to the point where it appears the state education board, department and state politicians are more concerned about political strategy than the education of our children.

  • Bicyclist charged with OWI

    CANNELTON – A man riding a bike was charged with drunk driving Sept. 8. At around 8:15 p.m., Cannelton Patrolman Ryan Smith initiated a traffic stop on a bicycle near the intersection of Indiana 66 and Indiana 237. Smith said the rider had fallen from the bike, nearly striking a vehicle on Indiana 237. He then continued on the bike, but swerved back into the lane of travel.

  • Grant applications due by Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – Organizations interested in applying for a Perry County Community Foundation grant have until Friday to do so, said foundation director Renate Warner.

    The application is available online at www.perrycommunityfoundation.org/disc-grants-program, and an account must be set up. Warner suggests completing the application before the day of the deadline.

    She also recommends reading directions completely before applying for the grant.

  • Chapman freed on reduced bond


    TELL CITY – Marion Chapman, the disgraced former Cannelton City Schools superintendent accused of helping himself to school funds, was freed from jail on a reduced bond last week and will be on electronic monitoring as he awaits an October hearing

  • Operation Round Up applications due Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Southern Indiana Power’s Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications until Tuesday.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • Perry County Museum open to visitors

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.
    The museum is located in the old Perry County Courthouse building located at Seventh and Taylor streets in Cannelton. To schedule an appointment, call 548-6781.