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  • Couple adds unique photo shoot to wedding experience

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Like most who grew up in small, rural areas, Whitney Carter and Jason Neu knew each other when they were younger. But as is the case with most, they lost touch once they grew up.

    Whitney, the daughter of Mary Jo and Randall Carter, was a graduate of Perry Central and Jason, the son of Patrick Neu and the late Patricia Neu, attended Heritage Hills High School.

  • United Way of Perry County announces grant cycle for 2012

    PERRY COUNTY – Health and human-service organizations are invited to apply for funding from the United Way of Perry County now through March 2. Grant applications are available by contacting the United Way of Perry County at unitedwayperry@gmail.com.

    Last year, the United Way of Perry County distributed more than $50,000 in grants to area health and human service organizations.

  • Winter beef series kicks off today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Beef Production Educational Series will be offered tonight and three other evenings in February and March.

    The sessions at 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 9, Feb. 20 and March 8. All of the programs except the Feb. 20 session will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The Feb. 20 program is in conjunction with the Perry County Cattle Association annual meeting, which will be held in the Perry Central school cafeteria.

  • Sweater Day at courthouse

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  • Applications sought for education, literacy grants

    EVANSVILLE – The Marilyn J. Klenck Fund for Education and Literacy is designated to support programs and initiatives in the fields of education and literacy throughout southwestern Indiana.

    The alliance has focused the fund’s proceeds on the advancement of early childhood literacy and literacy intervention strategies for struggling readers.

    Grant applications are due Feb. 27. For more information about the fund, visit www.alliance9.org/edlit-fund or contact Melinda Waldroup, program director for the alliance, at (812) 434-4923.

  • Demolition resumes

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  • Recipes sought for 175-year cookbook

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton will celebrate its 175-year anniversary, known as a terquasquicentennial, in October. Mu Gamma Sorority will assemble a cookbook in honor of this celebration and its members would like to receive recipes in all categories from past and present residents.

    Recipes are needed from residents of Cannelton as well as anyone whose from the community who like to have their favorite recipes published in this memorable cookbook.

  • Working toward improvements
  • City council acts to save $3,000 annually

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members approved at a regular meeting Jan. 9 an ordinance Mayor Mary Snyder said will save the city $3,000 yearly.

  • Tell City to post patrolman’s position

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City will soon accept applications for a patrolman after the retirement of a veteran officer this month.

    Sgt. Lynn Wooldridge’s official last day was Saturday, leaving an opening on the department’s roster. Chief Greg Hendershot said he will post the position. Likely candidates include current reserve officers and police who work for other agencies.