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Today's Features

  • William Tell Elementary students ran, biked and swam Saturday in a minitriathlon promoting wellness. A total of 125 students in first through fifth grades ran from the elementary school to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. For there, they hopped on bicycles and pedaled their way west on Tell Street to Tell City High School for a lap in the pool.

  • CANNELTON – Students at Cannelton’s Myers Grade School have been conversing with, helping and following the exploits of Iditarod sled-dog-race participants since early 2009. They got to meet one last week when veteran musher Hugh Neff visited them.

    He and his team, named Annie’s Army after his lead dog, Annie, finished in ninth place this year, teacher Joan Goble said. “He and his dog team have been in several Iditarods in the past several years, among other long-distance races.”

  • TELL CITY - Third-grade students from Joyce Stath's class were given the task of creating different ads for eight local businesses for Newspapers in Education week. Ads chosen by the businesses are featured in today's print edition.

    According to Stath, the students were given a business and then had to research products that would be old at their business to include in their pictures. The class has spent a few weeks discussing what the businesses sell, looking up pictures on the Internet and drawing their ads. 

  • PERRY COUNTY - Team Extreme Dream, Brad Koiman and Kacey Struckman, won $3,750 in cash and prizes in the Campbell's Outdoor Challenge turkey hunt held April 21-23 in Perry County. Eleven teams using only bows and arrows took part in the challenge of filming hunts.

  • Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series on the Tell City Historical Society Museum. Future installments will profile some of the museum's offerings and projects.

    Through the years, Perry Country has been blessed with good doctors. These were dedicated people who went beyond the call of duty and made house visits or delivered babies at home. At the Historical Society Museum in Tell City, there is a collection of pictures and artifacts from these great people.