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  • Fire erupts at hog farm
  • Officials seek letters of interest

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The county commissioners are seeking applicants for a number of positions to which they’ll make appointments after the first of the year. Letters of interest for all positions should be submitted to County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg by Dec. 30, she announced at a commissioners meeting Tuesday.

     Positions, term lengths and current appointees with expiring terms are:

    • Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, one year, Tom Hauser

  • Parks board set to purchase truck

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – Pending final approval by the county council this week, the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department will purchase a new four-wheel-drive pickup truck.

    Last month the department’s board of directors gave Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel permission to seek bids for a new truck to replace the department’s current one that has 272,000 miles on it and needs some major repairs.

  • Annexation opponents meet

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A hearing concerning Tell City’s attempt to annex 1,776 acres of land along its boundary was scheduled for 10 a.m. Eastern time today in Dubois Circuit Court in Jasper.

    “The more the merrier,” Joe Meyer told people who expressed interest in attending. He and Randy Cole, who have been spearheading efforts to block the annexation, conducted a meeting Oct. 9 to bring others up to date on their efforts.

  • Wintry scenery

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  • Mu Gamma holiday auction to take place Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will have its annual holiday auction Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    The doors will open at 6 p.m. with an auction beginning at 6:30. Scott Dixon will be the auctioneer for the event.

    Members will provide handmade gifts and decorations as well as homemade baked goods to be auctioned off at this event. There will also be a tasting of the Holiday and Old English cheeseballs to be made by the sorority in December.

  • Taste of the Holidays event canceled

    TELL CITY – Due to a lack of vendor participation, The Taste of the Holidays event scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21, has been canceled.

  • Buntin joins Deaconess VNA Plus staff

    TELL CITY – Tara Buntin, a registered nurse, has joined the Tell City office of Deaconess VNA Plus as a staff nurse.

    A resident of Santa Claus, Buntin earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Vincennes University.

    She was previously employed by Safe at Home in Bedford.

  • K of C Memorial Mass today

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will hold a Memorial Mass at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 (today), at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The Mass will be held in remembrance of all deceased Knights of Columbus members, especially those who have passed away since the last Memorial Mass.

    Everyone is welcome.

  • Learning about newspapers

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