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  • Trick-or-treating hours in place

    PERRY COUNTY – Official trick-or-treating times have been set in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy.

    In Tell City, ghouls and goblins, superheroes and villains can go door-to-door from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

    Cannelton’s hours Halloween night are 5 to 7 p.m. while Troy’s haunting hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31. See other stories in this edition for more Halloween events.

  • Utility to trap saboteur squirrels

    TELL CITY – A few of Tell City’s squirrels have been hungry lately. Unfortunately for the Tell City Electric Department, the furry mammals have a taste for more than nuts.

    Reporting at last Monday’s meeting of the city’s board of public works and safety, Tell City Electric Department Superintendent Marlow Smethurst said squirrels have been gnawing at a fiber-optic cable along Schiller Street between Main and 12th streets.

  • Brittany, Grab Your Gun!

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  • Drugs, syringes to be collected Saturday

    TELL CITY – Local organizations will again partner from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday to help county residents clean out their medicine cabinets.

    People can take outdated or unneeded prescription or nonprescription drugs and used syringes to the fire station in Tell City or the family practice clinic off of Indiana 37 near Leopold.

    A flyer provided by Ken Smith, director of the Perry County Recycling Management District, lists reasons people should take advantage of the collection:

  • Hotel owner agrees to drop appeal

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – An agreement between Tell City and the owner of the former William Tell Hotel should mean a faster cleanup of the site next year. That was the hope Mayor Barbara Ewing expressed Oct. 17 during a discussion of the ongoing lawsuit between the city and Rebarr Restoration LLC.

  • Program on Tell City to air Sunday

    TELL CITY – Evansville TV station WTVW (Channel 7) will air a program Sunday profiling Tell City.

    The program titled My Town will air at 7 p.m. and will be approximately 30 minutes long.

    A television crew interviewed several people, including Mayor Barbara Ewing, and will explore the community’s history, heritage and businesses.

  • Frymire back with annual winter forecast

    IRVINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky weather prognosticator Dick Frymire has issued his 46th forecast for the upcoming winter. Frymire has gained acclaim for using a Japanese maple tree to predict the severity of winter and his forecast includes guesses about specific winter events: first frost, the coldest day of the winter and even the arrival of the first robin of spring.

  • Visiting with History

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  • Tell City attorney pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    TELL CITY – A Tell City attorney arrested last year pleaded guilty to an amended charge Friday under terms of a plea agreement.

    Michael H. Hagedorn pleaded to a Class B misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $500 fine and $165 in court costs. Hagedorn represented himself at the afternoon hearing, presided over by Senior Judge Edward Campbell.

    Hagedorn was charged with domestic battery after his arrest Oct. 22, 2010.

  • Bristow man hurt in crash

    ST. MEINRAD – A two-vehicle crash the afternoon of Oct. 12 on Indiana 62 left one person injured.