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Local News

  • St. Augustine’s raffle winners released
  • Students run at Schweizer Fest

    The William Tell Elementary students and staff members pictured supported Perry County Wellness and the Tell City Cross Country Booster Club by participating in the 2- or 6-mile run or kids run Schweizer Fest road races Aug. 9. They participated in the 2-mile or 6-mile run or some of the eight and under students the Kids Fun Run. Over 850 people overall participated in the races.

     

  • Local Alpha Phi members attend Delta Kappa Gamma convention

    TELL CITY – Susie Knox, Joan Melsheimer, and Stephanie Walsh, members of Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, joined with women educators from around the world in Indianapolis July 28 through Aug. 1.

  • Rural News

    Gerald
    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 —There is a line in a song that reads, “Gee Ain’t it Funny How Time Slips Away.” These days of August have slipped by so fast, I suppose it is because it is a very busy month with all the activities in the area and school beginnings.

    Congratulations to our daughter, Lori Stowe, who is now a full time teacher at the Cannelton School System, with a teachers pay, which she has been trying to get for years at Perry Central.

  • Festival will rock St. Meinrad Friday, Saturday

    ST. MEINRAD – With ear-perking guitar riffs and wailing odes to rock divinities, St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest will feature Friday and Saturday a pantheon of area musical talent. Held on the grounds of the St. Meinrad community center, the annual event, now in its fourth year to help raise money for community preservation, will showcase some of the best rock, country and soul music the region – and beyond – has to offer. With 20 bands, singers and other performers slated to be on two stages, event organizers say there is no shortage of fun to be had.

  • Wheelin’ IN the Fish for special-needs anglers scheduled Sept. 20

    PATOKA – The 13th annual “Wheelin’ IN the Fish” will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake 10a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20.

  • Festival will rock St. Meinrad Friday, Saturday

    ST. MEINRAD – With ear-perking guitar riffs and wailing odes to rock divinities, St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest will feature Friday and Saturday a pantheon of area musical talent. Held on the grounds of the St. Meinrad community center, the annual event, now in its fourth year to help raise money for community preservation, will showcase some of the best rock, country and soul music the region – and beyond – has to offer. With 20 bands, singers and other performers slated to be on two stages, event organizers say there is no shortage of fun to be had.

  • Sibbitt says News wrong about mileage payments

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt Jr. said the News was wrong to report July 14 that a discrepancy existed between information in an audit report and a practice the city’s school board approved early this year.

  • New commissioners furniture

    County Commissioners Bill Amos, left, and Tom Hauser, County Auditor Connie Berger and County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg listen to a speaker during a regular meeting Tuesday. The tabletop before them was installed during recent renovations higher than is comfortable for them to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.

    Berger said a search is on for equipment that will raise the seats of their chairs to correct the oversight.
     

  • Special judge to preside over annexation case

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Documents filed Aug. 1-6 make official an assignment of William E. Weikert as a special judge in the lawsuit filed in Perry Circuit Court by people opposed to an annexation by Tell City.