Local News

  • LHDC South Perry Head Start open house planned for Thursday, March 12

    TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start Center is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. On Thursday, March 12, Head Start organizers encourage any interested family or community member to attend an open house from 1 to 6 p.m.

    Parents may complete enrollment information for their children at this time and visit the classrooms and talk with teachers to learn more about Head Start. The South Perry Head Start Center is located at the corner of 19th and Tell streets in Tell City.

  • School Menus

    Week of Feb. 23 – 27

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

  • Beard Cemetery releases 2014 report

    BRISTOW – PERRY COUNTY - Beard Cemetery has released its 2014 report.

  • Winter guided hike along Mogan Ridge trail planned for Saturday, Feb. 28

    PERRY COUNTY – The next Perry County Parks and Recreation Department hike is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, at Mogan Ridge Trail. Additional hikes are scheduled for March 14 and 28

    Saturday, Feb. 28
    8:30 a.m.
    Mogan Ridge Trail W (6 miles)
    Meet at highway garage
    Indiana 37 and Indiana 70

    Saturday, March 14
    8:30 a.m.
    Oriole Trail W. (8 miles)
    Meet at Oriole Lake
    4 miles south of Sulphur on
    Indiana 66

  • Rural News

    St. Croix
    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Hopefully everyone had a nice Valentine’s Day weekend.

    Several factories and schools closed early in the week due to the big snow we received.

    Harold and I went to Tell City Saturday and did some shopping. Then we enjoyed a meal at River View Restaurant in Hawesville, Ky., for Valentine’s Day.

  • LaGrange joins Century 21 Arnold and Associates full time

    TELL CITY – Phyllis LaGrange recently joined the realty team of Century 21 Arnold and Associates full time, after several years of part time service with the firm.

    LaGrange first came on board in 2007 after earning a Realtor Sales Associate License. Last year, she received a Brokers Associate License.

    LaGrange Joined Arnold and Associates full-time Jan. 5. “I’m looking forward to a new career and helping clients move through the process of home buying or selling,” LaGrange wrote in an email.

  • Social Security: Batting a thousand during tax season

    Spring training for major league baseball teams begins in March. As you prepare to meet the April 15 deadline to file your taxes, here are some Social Security tax tips to help you knock the ball out of the park. Batter up!

    If you changed your name due to marriage or divorce, or made another legal name change, make sure you change your name on your Social Security records and with your employer.

  • 2014 Fish of the Year not a tall tale, but a long one

    INDIANAPOLIS – As stories go, the DNR’s Fish of the Year contest is always a long one. Not in words, but in inches. That’s because annual winners are selected on the length of fish they catch and submit to the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife.

    It was no different in 2014, when 78 entries resulted in 33 winners for 31 species. There were ties in two categories – bluegill and crappie.

  • Perry Central meeting offers peek into the teen brain

    LEOPOLD – Growing brains experience age-related changes in learning, memory and functions, which can make it challenging to understand why teens behave the way they do.

    Teens’ brains are mysterious, fascinating and, at times, unpredictable. Understanding the basics of how teen brains are wired broadens insights into how to relate to and support young adults. It also allows adults to have appropriate expectations for teens based on their ages and intellectual abilities.

  • Weather forces rescheduling of bridge meeting

    CANNELTON – The Indiana Department of Transportation has postponed until next week a scheduled public meeting on its plans to repair and repaint the Bob Cummings Lincoln Trail Bridge.

    An open house and informational meeting were set for Feb. 17 but this week’s snowstorm prompted officials to reschedule the meeting for Thursday, Feb. 26. The meeting will begin with an open house at 6 p.m. at the Cannelton Community Center. A formal presentation will follow at 6:30 p.m.