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  • Drone views of Cannelton
  • Plans in place for TC spring cleanup

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has set June 13-16 as the dates for the 2016 spring cleanup.

    Rules are similar to past years’ events. Postcards are being mailed to city residents and they list the specific dos and don’ts.

    Large items will be picked up with residents’ normal trash on the standard collection days.

  • Partners in Pride Honorees
  • Saint Meinrad monks elect new archabbot

    ST. MEINRAD ­– The Right Rev. Kurt Stasiak OSB was elected archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey by the Benedictine monks of the community on June 2.

    He becomes the 10th abbot and seventh archabbot in the community’s 162-year history, succeeding Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB, who announced in January that he would resign the position upon the new abbot’s election. He had served as abbot since Dec. 31, 2004.

  • Memorial Day 2016
  • Branch of knowledge

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Students and staff at Cannelton High School said goodbyes this week to one of their most tenured instructors. After 30 years teaching just about every form of science offered at Cannelton, Jerry Smith, with the end of the school year last Tuesday, set forth into retirement.

  • Tell City farmers market opening Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Farmers Market will kick off a new season Saturday and County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Betty Cash expects a good turnout of vendors and customers. The twice weekly markets, held Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, will be held at the Tell City Depot.

    “I’ve had people stopping me and asking when the markets were going to start up,” Cash said Wednesday. “I think we’ll have a good variety of spring vegetables …. radishes, lettuce and onions.”

  • Picture perfect seating arrangement
  • Farewell to those who made a difference at TC Schools

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – As teachers and students at Tell City High School prepared to send off into the world the Class of 2016, they were also saying farewell to a few familiar faces that have played a role in the education of so many. The importance teachers play in the development of our children can’t be overstated. As the saying goes “what a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased.”

  • Council weighs pros, cons of TIF districts

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The value of Perry County’s tax-increment finance districts is an ongoing discussion for the county council. An economic-development tool used largely to improve infrastructure for existing and potential business, the benefit has come under scrutiny as of late.