Today's News

  • Peter-McCallister

    Tashia Peter and Zach McCallister were united in marriage Sept. 21, 2013, during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius officiated at the double-ring ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Mark and Janet Peter of Tell City.

    Mr. McCallister is the son of Jerry and Melissa Craig of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Alisa Peter of Evansville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Matron of honor was Katie Gelarden of Tell City, a friend of the couple.

  • Page returns with inexperienced team

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Page now has something in common with Brett Favre, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali.
    All were highly successful in their athletic endeavors, and now all have unretired more than once.
    Page coached Tell City’s girls swim team its first 30 years—winning six sectionals and five conference titles—before retiring in 2010.
    He came back for the 2011-12 season after his successor, Lewis Anderson, was called back to active duty in the U.S. Navy.

  • Tell City girls team sports tall frontline

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls basketball team has plenty of height but little experience, so how the guard play comes along will be a key for the Marksmen.
    Forward Logan Flannagan is the only senior on the 15-girl roster and the only returning starter.
    Kassie Hayes, a 6-foot junior center-forward who was the first player off the bench last year, is the only other one with much varsity experience.

  • COLUMN: Here’s why EPA’s proposal will raise your electric bill

    Vince Griffin
    Guest Columnist

    The strict carbon emission limits recently proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency will mean higher electric bills for business and residential consumers. The warranted outrage over this latest maneuver, which comes with no evidence of improving overall air quality, was plentiful and came from various corners. A few examples:

  • Perry Central girls team will be strong in backcourt

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team graduated probably its best center ever last spring and didn’t have a lot of height even with her in the lineup. But strong guard play could help the Commodores be successful this year.
    They return all of their guards from last year’s 13-11 sectional runner-up team, including third-year starters Morgan Richardson and Brittany Parker.

  • Pioneer Village gearing up for candlelight tour Dec. 14

    Volunteers and staff oft he Shubael Little Pioneer Village gathered for a group photo after the annual Heritage Tour Oct. 19-20.

    The village is now preparing for a candlelight tour to be held Dec. 14, rain or shine. Old-time foods, music and beverages will be available and a limited number of candle and kerosene lanterns will be provided.

    Visitors may bring their own old-fashioned kerosene or candle lanterns. LED lanterns, flashlights or gas-powered lanterns are not permitted on the tour.

  • Inspired students

    Perry Central Community School students welcomed Rachel’s Challenge speaker Meg Murray Oct. 31 into their school to make a presentation and connect the final link of a “Kindness Chain,” Students pledged to treat others with kindness and to stand up to bullies.

  • Rebels’ rebounding repulses Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    REO—South Spencer used some pressure early and strong offensive rebounding to beat Cannelton 74-45 in a girls basketball season opener Tuesday.
    The Rebels got five shots at the basket on one possession and four on some others as they outrebounded the shorter Bulldogs 44-20 overall.
    “We could not rebound at all,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We just dug ourselves too big a hole early.”

  • Cannelton High School Class of 1951

    Cannelton High School’s Class of 1951 held its 62nd class reunion Oct. 12 in conjunction with Cannelton’s Heritage Festival.

    The event was held at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Seven of the 21 living classmates were able to attend. For more information about classmates and their previous reunion, visit www. chsclassof1951.weebly.com.

  • Students contribute to Jasper's Food Pantry

    Fifth-grade students from Mrs. Plassmeyer's High Ability class have collected canned food items to contribute to Jasper's Food Pantry in Cannelton.

    Students created signs and brochures to raise awareness and seek donations. Evelyn Adams came to Perry Central to pick up the donations.

    There were several boxes collected by the students and a monetary donation was given by Kappa Delta Gamma. Jasper's Food pantry serves 80-100 individuals each month.