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  • PCJW membership drive dinner Thursday

    ROCKY POINT - The Perry County Junior Women will host a membership drive dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Rocky Point Waterfront Grille.  

    Potential members will be guests of the organization and will be eligible for a door prize.

    The Perry County Junior Women's mission is to promote the welfare of the community and its citizens through active, constructive projects.

    Membership is open to all ages. Reservations for the dinner, which are due Tuesday, can be made by calling Stephanie Epple at 547-4999.

  • Reception to honor Whitcomb

    TELL CITY - A reception May 26 at the Schergens Center in Tell City will mark the showing of "The Life and Times of Edgar Whitcomb," a television documentary on the former governor's life.

    Whitcomb, who served from 1969 through January 1973, has lived in the Rome area for several years.

    The ceremony Wednesday begins with a social hour at 6:30 p.m. with a viewing of the program at 7, followed by a discussion.

  • HNF fishing derby June 26

    TELL CITY - The Hoosier National Forest will sponsor the 15th annual Kid's Fishing Derby at the Rainbow Pay Lake near Derby Saturday, June 26.  The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

    Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sign-in and registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Fishing and casting contests will begin at 8:15 a.m. and there will be two fishing heats, from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

  • The Reserves Network opens in Tell City

    TELL CITY - The Reserves Network announces the opening of its newest office location in Tell City.

    Located at 809 Mozart St., the new office will serve as a Recruit Center for TRN's Elizabethtown, Ky., office, providing a recruitment and business development base in the southern Indiana and northern Kentucky marketplace.

    The Recruit Center will be overseen by Elizabethtown Branch Manager Angie Covin, with staffing supervisor John Midkiff providing daily office support.

  • Breaking NewsSheriff hospitalized but in good condition after apparent heart attack

    TELL CITY – Perry County Sheriff Bob Glenn remained in an Owensboro, Ky., hospital Monday after suffering an apparent heart attack Saturday.

    Glenn, 58, was in good condition in the cardiac step-down unit at Owensboro Medical Health System, a hospital spokesman said Monday afternoon. He was transferred there Saturday night after complaining of chest pains. He was first taken by family members to Perry County Memorial Hospital and transferred to Owensboro by ambulance a short time later.

  • Four vie for commencement honors

    Tell City High School graduates will don their mortarboards and gowns Friday for a 7 p.m. ceremony in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. TELL CITY - Four students were in the running for Tell City High School salutatorian and valedictorian as of press time, with the honors to be decided by final results of advanced-placement classes they're taking. Hunter L. Dauby, Alex J. Flynn, Travis A. Jones and Mariah C. Nix were preparing addresses, just in case, to be given at a commencement ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m.

  • Class of 2010

    The 2010 Graduation Section is included in today's print edition and on this site. It has photos of high-school seniors from Tell City, Cannelton and Perry Central. 

    To see it here, simply click on "Special Sections in the blue bar near the top of the page, then on "Graduation Keepsake Edition."

  • Sheriff recovering from heart attack

    TELL CITY - Perry County Sheriff Bob Glenn was in good spirits at home Wednesday after suffering an apparent mild heart attack.  Glenn was discharged Tuesday from Owensboro Medical Health System. He was transferred there Saturday night after complaining of chest pains. He was first taken by family members to Perry County Memorial Hospital and transferred to Owensboro by ambulance a short time later. Surgeons placed a stent in one area of cardiac blockage, police officers told The News Monday.

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  • Cannelton sewer plan changes

    CANNELTON - Doug Ralston of the Bernardin-Lochmueller engineering firm of Evansville provided May 10 a legally mandated summary of a proposed long-term control plan for separating sanitary from storm sewers in Cannelton. City leaders found in 2007 both types of sewer lines converge, which could have sanitary lines flushed out into public waterways during heavy rains. It could also allow rain water to be sent to Tell City for costly but unnecessary treatment.