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  • Court and Police Records; May 14

    Arrests

     

    • Vincent L. Voyles, 26, of 424 15th St., Tell City, May 7, on warrants for battery and trespassing.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $605 bail.

    • William T. Masterson, 55, of 101 S. First St., Cannelton, May 8, on preliminary charges of driving with a suspended license and resisting law enforcement by using a vehicle to flee.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $2,105.

  • Century Aluminum locks out 560 workers

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Hancock County Clarion

     

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – Approximately 560 Century Aluminum workers have been barred from entering their workplace after the company initiated a lockout Tuesday morning.

    The workers of United Steelworkers Local 9423, who are now picketing outside the company’s gates, say they want to continue negotiations while working under their old contract, but the company is trying to force their hand with the lockout.

  • Kids free fishing derby Saturday at German Ridge

    GERMAN RIDGE – The Hoosier National Forest invites everyone to take a child fishing Saturday and is offering a free fishing derby to kids ages 15 and younger.

    The 20th annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held at German Ridge Pond and will begin with registration at 8 a.m. The fishing contest will begin at 9 and will last until 11. During the two-hour time period, there will be a talk by a fisheries biologist.

  • 10-acre solar generating station taking shape
  • Owner of dog that bit 4-year-old cited

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    TELL CITY – A 4-year-old Tell City boy suffered a severe dog bite to the face Friday and underwent surgery at a Louisville, Ky., hospital. 


    According to Tell City Police Department Lt. Alan Malone, Ayden Niblett was with his father, Richard Niblett, at the home of Joseph E. Troutman at 1833 Ninth St. 


    While there, Troutman’s Alaskan malamute allegedly bit the boy in the face. Due to the extent of injuries, Ayden was flown to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

  • Naked man gives drivers eyeful

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    BANDON – A man darting in and out of traffic in nothing but his birthday suit Monday afternoon is  not expected to face criminal charges, despite physically resisting sheriff’s deputies.

    Police have released little information on the man, including his name. The 21-year-old man, believed to be from Owensboro, Ky., was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital and Sheriff Lee Chestnut said the incident is being treated as a “medical issue.”

  • SIRS announces postponement of Reed Building dedication

     

  • 4-year-old bitten by dog, flown to Louisville hospital

    TELL CITY – A 4-year-old Tell City boy suffered a severe dog bite to the face Friday and underwent surgery at a Louisville, Ky., hospital.

    According to Tell City Police Department Lt. Alan Malone, Ayden Niblett was with his father, Richard Niblett, at the home of Joseph E. Troutman at 1833 Ninth St.

  • Beekeeping workshop set for Tuesday, May 26

    BRANCHVILLE – Purdue Extension, Perry County and the Perry County Bee Keepers are holding a beekeeping workshop May 26. 

    The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a hive opening demonstration.

    Bill Gibson will do a hive opening demonstration at the Robert Gibson place located at 19680 Old St. Road 37, Branchville, one mile north of Perry Central High School.

    Those attending are welcome to take bee coats and gloves and wear long pants for the hive demonstration.

  • Relay For Life of Perry County taking Luminaria donations

    TELL CITY – The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County is offering an opportunity for businesses, local community organizations and residents to show their support in the fight against cancer with a Luminaria donation. A lighting ceremony will take place at the Relay For Life of Perry County, June 5, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

    To help finish the fight, community members can donate and decorate a Luminaria in “Honor Of” or in “Memory Of” a loved one, family member, friend, co-worker or for anyone who has fought cancer.