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  • TCHS Class of 2015
  • Tobinsport woman earns Golden Hoosier Award

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    INDIANAPOLIS – A Tobinsport woman who chose public service as a career and who continues to impact the lives of others, was presented a 2015 Golden Hoosier Award last week. It is one of the highest honors the state bestows on its senior citizens.

  • PCMH patients make early-morning move

    New hospital opens; former facility closed

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Unless you’re a member of a royal family set to deliver a  baby, hospital stays don’t often warrant standing ovations. But first patients admitted to the new Perry County Memorial Hospital were treated to VIP treatment Thursday.

    In what appeared to be a seamless transition, about a dozen patients made the move by ambulance from the 65-year-old hospital off Indiana 66 to its new counterpart a few miles away on Indiana 37.

  • It’s officially open!
  • Cannelton Schools hoping to weather expensive spring

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – At a regular meeting of the Cannelton School Board Thursday, members reviewed a fund report dotted with several unforeseen expenses. While the balance of the general fund is still comfortably in the black, a series of extensive plumbing issues, renovation to the gymnasium’s heating and cooling system and a spate of vandalism that struck several school vehicles has stymied efforts to build those reserves.

  • American Cancer Society to Paint Perry County Purple for Relay For Life

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations from Saturday, May 30, through Saturday, June 6. Participants who make a $10 donation through the “Paint Perry County Purple” campaign will receive purple decorative luminaria to display. 

    Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • News in Brief; May 25

    Town of Troy to flush hydrants Thursday, Friday

     

    TROY – Troy Water Utility will flush hydrants Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29. Customers may notice low water-pressure and discolored water on these days.

     

    Tell City hydrant flushing will begin Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, May 26. Flushing will begin on Fourth Street near the floodwall and work eastward.

  • Poppy Days give back to veterans
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  • Auditor releases details on property tax deductions

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Auditor Pamela L. Goffinet would like to remind taxpayers to file for property tax deductions.  The one-time filing of deductions is still in effect unless your status has changed.

    Any deductions filed by December 31 of this year will be applied to taxes payable in 2016.

    REAL  ESTATE  DEDUCTIONS-CREDITS

     

    Homestead Deductions Homestead Standard Deduction