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  • Rural News; April 23: ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will have a mother-daughter-friend banquet at the church Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a program afterward.

    Sunday school is held at the church each Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., followed by church services at 9:30. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • New Lego club to begin at Cannelton library

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton branch of the Perry County Public Library will begin a year-round children’s Lego-building club in May.

    Each month, participants will be given a theme. They will then read a book to inspire ideas and begin building.

    Each meeting will end with a sharing of creations. Meetings will be held during the last week of each month. For more information or to register, call the Cannelton library at (812) 547-6038. There is no cost to participate and Legos will be provided.

  • Will Read and Sing for Food raises funds for Belize mission
  • DAR to hold veterans project meeting April 29

    TELL CITY – Members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather Wednesday, April 29 to discuss progress and plans for their Perry County veterans project.

    The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library’s main branch in Tell City in the genealogy room.

  • Cannelton School Board reviews busy March

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – At a regular April 16 meeting of the Cannelton School Board, Superintendent Alva Sibbit reported the school system ran a deficit of $9,000 during the month of March. He added, however, that this stemmed from a number of unexpected expenses and some quirks in billing dates from the calendar year, which shouldn’t portend any long-term issues.

  • As high water lingers, Troy stormwater project nears

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

  • Driver killed in Thursday crash

    Troy man, 86, dies after collision  at Lincoln Ferry Park

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TROY – A Troy man died from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Indiana 66 near the Perry County-Spencer County line.

    According to Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Vince Brown, the accident was reported at 2:22 p.m. just across the Anderson River, near Lincoln Ferry Park and County Road 1250 E.

  • Mock crash sends message to prom goers
  • Counselor wants position to have full benefits

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Exactly how much weight should a master’s-level degree carry as it pertains to certified staff? That was a question posed to the Tell City-Troy Township School Board, during their meeting Tuesday.

    The discussion stemmed from a proposed employee-policy change that would reclassify school counselors as support staff introduced by the board during a previous meeting and slated for a vote later in the current session.

  • Crash on Indiana 66 outside Troy claims life of area man

     

    TROY – Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Vince Brown investigated a fatal accident at 2:22 p.m. Thursday on Indiana 66 at an intersection with County Road 1250 E. near the Anderson River. 

    Police said Charles Kuntz of Troy was pulling out from Lincoln Ferry Park and was crossing Indiana 66 onto County Road 1250 E. Police said Kuntz failed to notice a westbound semi driven by Raymond Daugherty. Kuntz’s vehicle was struck in the passenger side. The impact of the collision forced Kuntz’s car off the highway and down an embankment.