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  • Rome bicentennial planning meeting Dec. 7

    ROME – The next meeting of the Rome bicentennial planning group is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Rome Courthouse. The group is working on plans for activities in 2018 to mark the 200th anniversary of the courthouse. Events and dates are expected to be finalized at the meeting. Everyone is welcome.

  • Public hearing to outline Troy water projects

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TROY – A public hearing early next month will give customers of Troy’s water utility an opportunity to hear an outline of planned improvements to the town’s water system – and efforts to remove manganese from drinking water.

    The hearing will also present information on anticipated rate increases that will cover 40 years of bond payments for the work.

  • A full bounty with Table of Blessings

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – “I just appreciate everything they do for us,” Robert Edwards said Thursday as pulled up to the table with a heaping plate, as did several others in his group.

  • Match your skills to the right employer (POSTPONED)

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The job fair has been postponed due to the recent snowstorms and rescheduled for Feb. 1. The times will remain the same.

     

     

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Major employers in the area will come together this week for a regional job and career fair. The event Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Schergens Center is open to all in public.

  • Three charged with drug offenses

    CANNELTON – Three people were arrested by police Monday on drug charges. Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department executed a search warrant at 3610 Cannelton Heights, police officers said.

    The warrant was obtained after officers developed sufficient probable cause as a result of a lengthy drug investigation. During the search, officers allegedly located numerous drugs, including methamphetamine and heroin. They also located several items of paraphernalia including syringes and needles, they said.

  • Rogier announces candidacy for Perry County treasurer

     

    TELL CITY – Charlotte Rogier, currently first deputy treasurer for Perry County, has announced her candidacy for the office of Perry County Treasurer for the Democratic nomination.

    Rogier resides in Perry County. She has a son, Zach, who farms with Tim Denu Farms, and a daughter, Abby, who is a senior at Perry Central High School and will be attending the University of Southern Indiana.

  • City eyes continued improvements in year to come

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – The start to 2018 for the city of Cannelton was met with a year in review by Mayor Mary Snyder. During a meeting Monday, she presented the county council a list of achievements and other acknowledgments.

  • Tell City schools earn top bond rating

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Given the budget constraints many schools across the state see, the most recent credit report from Standard and Poor’s on status of financials at Tell City schools has top level administrators smiling ear to ear.

  • Myers files for sheriff on Republican ticket

    TELL CITY – A retired county sheriff’s deputy who now works for the city of Cannelton filed Wednesday for county sheriff on the Republican ticket.

    Richard Myers’ filing assures a November challenge to incumbent Sheriff Alan Malone.

    Myers worked  as a deputy under seven sheriffs for more than 30 years, he said. He also has experience working as a jailer and dispatcher.

  • Goffinet, Malone announce campaign bids

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – In back-to-back announcements before the same supportive crowd Friday, Judge Lucy Goffinet and Sheriff Alan Malone announced their intentions to seek new terms in office this year. Goffinet will seek her third, six-year term while Malone, chosen to become sheriff in 2015, is seeking his first full four-year term. Both are Democrats.