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  • Cannelton High School seniors to receive diplomas Saturday

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – This Saturday, seniors of Cannelton High School’s Class of 2015 will reach one of life’s big milestones: they’ll walk across a stage, shake hands with administrators and teachers and accept their hard-earned high-school diplomas.

    At the helm of this group of graduates are Valedictorian Jayden Thomas Morris and Salutatorian Nakisha Lillpop. The two will address their classmates during commencement speeches at this weekend’s ceremony.

  • TCHS Class of 2015 graduating Friday

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s graduating class of 2015 will be greeted Friday with commencement addresses from Valedictorian Warren G. Jarboe and Salutatorian James. M. Waninger.

    The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    Warren Garrett Jarboe

    Jarboe, the son of Gregory and Ronica Jarboe, will speak about the process of finding one’s self and showcasing who you are as an individual.

  • News in Brief; May 21

    Crawford County hosting District 9 Farm Bureau summer picnic

     

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Indiana Farm Bureau will host the annual District 9 summer picnic from 3 to 7 p.m. EDT Saturday, June 13, at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, located at 1095 State Road 66 in Marengo.

  • Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer nominations sought

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is now accepting torchbearer nominations from the public. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state.

  • JFK Pool to open June 3

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open at noon Wednesday, June 3, for the summer season.

    Hours for opening day only will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 and older. Children 4 and younger are admitted for free.

    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $50 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars post plan holiday-weekend tributes

    PERRY COUNTY – Monday we will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased area veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Scouts remember veterans
  • Derby association will have to pay to move swing set

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – If users of Mulzer Park in Derby want to keep a swing set there, the Derby Community Association will have to pay to move it.

    The swing set is currently located in the lower part of the park, close to the Ohio River. The river rises above the bottom of the swing set nearly every year, washing away the sand and other fill materials beneath the swings, and such cushioning is required beneath public swing sets under state law.

  • Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military heroes

    PERRY COUNTY – Next week is Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Memorial Day weekend, Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Tell City files nuisance suit over cats

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City has filed a civil complaint against a Main Street resident accused of hoarding large numbers of cats.

    The city filed suit May 7 against Sandra Hieronymus, of 733 Main St., claiming she ignored requests by the city to remove cats from her home. City and county officials said they have tried working with the woman to address chronic odor complaints caused by her cats.