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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY - When most people think of a library's bookmobile, they don't see anything glamorous. But Tell City-Perry County bookmobile librarians Brandi Sanders and Debbie Feix love their bookmobile and they love their jobs.

    "It's an awesome job," Sanders said. "I'm not giving it up. It's not an easy job, but it's an easy-going job."

  • 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.

    The building located on the corner of Franklin and Ninth streets was the original site of the Tell City Public Library. This lot was donated to the city in 1916. With the aid of a $10,000 Carnegie Corp. grant, the library was built - the last such Carnegie library built in Indiana.

  • South Perry Head Start students Heaven Wright, above, and Gavin Kendall, next photo, joined more than a dozen other classmates in Sunset Park Thursday for an Easter-egg hunt and meet-and-greet with none other than the Easter bunny.

  • TELL CITY - The Tell City Regional Arts Association has released a list of winners honored at last weekend's fourth annual art show at the Schergens Center.

    "This year's show had the best work and largest number of entries since it was started," said Cheri Taylor, the group's president. "We received 335 entries - Perry Central with 101, Hancock County with 144, Cannelton with 10 and Tell City with 80."

    Winning entries are listed by category, with award, name of artist, abbreviated name of school and title of work.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Crossroad Community Church, between Magnet and Dexter, will host Easter services and an egg-hunt Saturday at the church. Thursday's issue had incorrectly published services for Sunday.

    Brother Voyles, minister, invites the public to attend the neighborhood Easter egg-hunt, meal and service. Activities will begin at noon.The events will held inside if it rains.

  • Editor's note: This story was provided to The News by Teena Ligman of the Hoosier National Forest and was taken from the Historical Snapshots Installments.

    The Forest Service was established in Indiana in February 1935 after the 73rd Indiana Congress passed an Enabling Act. Four ranger districts, each managing a purchase unit, were established and land purchases began.

    By mid-1936 the Forest Service had about 35,000 acres in Indiana approved for purchase. The four districts were Pleasant Run, Lost River, Patoka and Lafayette ranger districts.

  • MILLSTONE - Relatives of victims of the Electra crash lined the circular sidewalk in front of the crash-site memorial Saturday afternoon to take advantage of an opportunity they never knew would come their way.