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  • Holiday Helpers United partners ready to help others

    TELL CITY – Is your youth group, organization, business or family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, you aren’t alone. The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and needs the community’s help, too.
    There are many ways to help, by conducting food drives for the Perry County Food Coalition, which will help fill the shelves of Widow’s Barrel, Jasper’s Pantry, Council of Agencies, Martin’s Cloak and Community Adventist food pantries.

  • Cobb delivers OB-GYN care with familiar name, same level of patient care

    TELL CITY – A new face is helping serve the medical needs of area women. But Dr. Ashley Cobb’s last name is already familiar to many in the community.

  • District works to increase recycling of office paper

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The volume of white office paper recycled by the Perry County Recycling Management District will increase soon if efforts by its advisory board and director bear fruit.

    Ken Smith reported at the district board of directors’ Oct. 27 meeting that he’s looking into options for offering a shredding service for office paper, whose collection is being urged in conjunction with Tell City’s clean-city campaign, he said.

  • Port traffic down in some areas, up in others

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Sand and scrap-metal movements through the Port of Tell City were higher than projected in October, offsetting those of pig iron and coke, according to a report presented to the Perry County Port Authority Board of directors Nov. 9.

  • Neighborhood Watch program under way

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A new Tell City Neighborhood Watch will offer extra sets of eyes to local police in combating vandalism, break-ins and other crimes.

    Organizers Jesse Boarman and Joe Bailey received permission from the city council and Police Chief Greg Hendershot to begin organizing the effort, which includes public education, community meetings and keeping an eye out for activity the police should be concerned with.

  • Tell City claims grant for long-term planning

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

  • Special Delivery

    William Tell Elementary School fourth-graders Victoria Thomas and Ethan Scifres carry a basket of items donated by students in Mark Wahl’s class to patients at the Dialysis Center of Tell City.

    The delivery Tuesday marked National Philanthropy Day and Do Something Good for Someone in Perry County Day. William Tell art instructor Susan Godthaab helped package the items and the two students visited with staff and patients before returning to class.
     

  • $29 million loan to deliver broadband boost

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    ST. MEINRAD – A U.S. Department of Agriculture representative announced Monday Perry-Spencer Rural Telephone Cooperative Inc., has been awarded $29,139,000 in loan funds “to start the process of designing and building FTTP broadband services across its service area.”

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  • Hydrant flushing planned in Cannelton, Troy

    PERRY COUNTY – Cannelton Utilities will begin flushing hydrants today, starting on First Street and moving to others of the city.

    Troy’s water utility will flush hydrants Thursday and Friday.

    Residents of both communities may notice discolored water and should be cautious when doing laundry during times crews are in their areas.