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  • Job fair postponed until Feb. 1 due to weather

    TELL CITY – A job fair slated for today at the Schergens Center has been postponed due to the recent snowstorms and rescheduled for Feb. 1. The times will remain the same. Students will meet with businesses from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is then invited to attend from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • New owners cooking up success on Tell Street

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    Like most couples, Shawn and Kelly Perryman are used to hard work. Shawn worked 20 years at Masterbrand Cabinets in Ferdinand and successfully rose through the ranks at the largest cabinet manufacturer in North America.

  • Port authority hoping for big year

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A strong Perry County Port Authority fiscal report for 2017 presents a litany of opportunities for growth in the upcoming year.

  • Aided by rate increase, TC water utility had busy 2017

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – It was  a busy year for the Tell City Water Department, which saw implementation of a rate increase that helped the utility make needed upgrades and repairs during 2017, Superintendent Dale Poole said Tuesday.

    The first water board meeting of the year was held Tuesday, a one-day delay due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

    Major milestones he outlined included:

  • LEAD conference set in Jasper

    JASPER – The sixth annual Young Women LEAD Conference is scheduled for March 7 at Vincennes University Jasper Campus and the Jasper Arts Center.

    Young Women LEAD is a free all-day conference for local high school girls in ninth through12th grade living in Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike and Spencer counties. Focused on girls’ Leadership, Education and Development, the conference empowers young women to embrace their strengths and reach their full potential.

  • Public hearing to outline Troy water projects

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TROY – A public hearing early next month will give customers of Troy’s water utility an opportunity to hear an outline of planned improvements to the town’s water system – and efforts to remove manganese from drinking water.

    The hearing will also present information on anticipated rate increases that will cover 40 years of bond payments for the work.

  • A full bounty with Table of Blessings

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – “I just appreciate everything they do for us,” Robert Edwards said Thursday as pulled up to the table with a heaping plate, as did several others in his group.

  • Match your skills to the right employer (POSTPONED)

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The job fair has been postponed due to the recent snowstorms and rescheduled for Feb. 1. The times will remain the same.

     

     

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Major employers in the area will come together this week for a regional job and career fair. The event Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Schergens Center is open to all in public.

  • Three charged with drug offenses

    CANNELTON – Three people were arrested by police Monday on drug charges. Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department executed a search warrant at 3610 Cannelton Heights, police officers said.

    The warrant was obtained after officers developed sufficient probable cause as a result of a lengthy drug investigation. During the search, officers allegedly located numerous drugs, including methamphetamine and heroin. They also located several items of paraphernalia including syringes and needles, they said.

  • Rogier announces candidacy for Perry County treasurer

     

    TELL CITY – Charlotte Rogier, currently first deputy treasurer for Perry County, has announced her candidacy for the office of Perry County Treasurer for the Democratic nomination.

    Rogier resides in Perry County. She has a son, Zach, who farms with Tim Denu Farms, and a daughter, Abby, who is a senior at Perry Central High School and will be attending the University of Southern Indiana.