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  • Daughters of 1812 meeting

    CLARKSVILLE – Daughters of 1812, Johnathan Jennings Chapter of Harrison County met March 11, 2017, at the Golden Coral in Clarksville.

    There were 10 members, three prospective members and four guests present. Currently there are 32 members in the chapter.

    The meeting was opened by Carolyn Lynn, president of the chapter. She lead The Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Flag of 1812 and The American Creed.

  • Footing a stronghold on social markets

    With every rung of success that its clients achieve, so too rises the fortunes of the Two Ladders Consultant marketing company, say the young leaders of the company. That’s evidenced by a distinct venture intellect that finds common ground in two brothers, four friends in their 20s and a soon-to-graduate high schooler who pair conventional means of advertising with innovative tech channels to reach target audiences.

  • Farmers market changing days in 2017

    TELL CITY – Participants in the Perry County Farmers Market have voted to change the market days.

    Dates for 2017 will be 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays.

    Markets will continue to be held at the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.

    The first day for the 2017 market will be Saturday, June 3

    The market should remain open into October depending on the growing season.

  • TC to flush hydrants

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, May 23. Crews will begin work on Fourth Street by the floodwall and will work eastward. Residents should be alert for discolored water and low pressure when flushing is taking place in their areas.

  • Hospital to lay off employees

    TELL CITY – Declining reimbursements and a shift to outpatient care has prompted Perry County Memorial Hospital to lay off seven employees. The hospital said the reductions in force, announced Thursday, were in response to declining healthcare reimbursements, increasing operating costs and a shift in patient treatment from inpatient care to outpatient and ambulatory care.

  • Cannelton schools’ bond refunding advances

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools is two steps closer to refunding bonds, helping create a ready cash flow for the school system.

    The process of refunding these bonds began in 2015, but is just nearing closure as officials were awaiting lower interest rates, attorney Dave Umpleby told the members. “It’s a pretty reasonable time,” he said.

  • Farmers market changing days in 2017

    TELL CITY – Participants in the Perry County Farmers Market have voted to change the market days.

    Dates for 2017 will be 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays.

    Markets will continue to be held at the Tell  City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.

    The first day for the 2017  market will be Saturday, June 3

    The market should remain open into October depending on the growing season.

  • Bench to be dedicated in honor of Tyler Zoglman

    LEOPOLD – A bench will be dedicated Friday in memory of the late Tyler Zoglman. The bench’s components  were donated by Waupaca Foundry with Perry Central shop students helping to make the rest. Zoglman, who suffered from cancer and passed away in 2012, would have been a high-school senior this year.

    The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. outside the high school gym.

  • Perry County’s state reps to speak Saturday

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s two state legislators and staffers from some congressional and U.S. Senate representatives will be on hand Saturday morning at a chamber of commerce-sponsored legislative forum.

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce event, which is open to the public, will be held at 601 Main St. in Tell City, inside the Tell City Electric Building. 

    Doors will open to the public at 8:15 a.m. with the forum starting at 8:30. 

  • Diplomas ready for Cannelton H.S. graduates

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold the graduation ceremony for its Class of 2017 Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. in the Cannelton Community Center. The public is invited.

    Representing the top of the class of 10 students graduating are valedictorian Ashley Troutman and salutatorian Nicole Harris.