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  • Charges filed in string of break-ins

    SPENCER COUNTY - Two men charged in a string of Spencer County burglaries will likely face charges here, Spencer County's prosecutor said this month.

    Kelvin Brown Jr., 18, of Troy and William Cody Hoosier, 19, of Lamar were lodged in the Spencer County Jail after their arrest. Brown faces five counts each of residential burglary and theft, two counts each of nonresidential burglary and theft and three additional counts of theft and one count of receiving stolen property.

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  • Partnerships allow transportation providers to serve more people

    PERRY COUNTY - A public need long talked about is being filled by three groups providing daily transportation to Perry Countians in need of safe, affordable rides.

    Link-N-Go, the Perry County Council on Aging and Ride Solution are working together to offer transportation services. A recent meeting of the three groups, members of a transportation advisory committee, focused on how the nonprofit groups are collaborating as partners instead of competitors.

  • Lt. governor speaks at Lincoln Day

    Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman was the main speaker at Tuesday evening's Lincoln Day Dinner, held at Bill and Dave's Smokin' Pit in Tell City. Skillman drew cheers when she pointed out that Indiana's finances are far healthier than many other states, with strong spending on highway construction and the ability to pass stimulus funds to local communities. Skillman met with Tell City officials earlier in the day to learn about grant-funded projects.

  • Cannelton plans city-wide cleanup

    CANNELTON - Cannelton's city-wide cleanup for this year has been set for the week of April 19-23, ahead of the Dogwood Festival, which will be April 24-25.

    The annual cleanups offer residents opportunities to have city workers collect refuse not normally accepted in trash pickups, such as large items.

  • Full text of Tell City Guardsmen complaint as refiled in Houston court

    Case 4:10-cv-01044 Document 1 Filed in TXSD on 03/31/10

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS HOUSTON DIVISION

  • Good Friday crash claims life on IN-37

    ST. CROIX - A Birdseye man was killed Friday morning after apparently falling asleep behind the wheel, triggering a collision with an oncoming truck and trailer on Indiana 37 north of Interstate 64.

    According to Indiana State Police, Leslie Deel, 30, was traveling north on Indiana 37 and was nearing the Perry County-Crawford County line around 5:40 a.m. when his red 1992 Isuzu pickup crossed into the oncoming lane of travel.

  • Soldiers' sodium-dichromate lawsuit refiled

    TELL CITY - A battle that was to have occurred next month in an Evansville courtroom over whether a military contractor was responsible for local soldiers' exposure to a deadly chemical will take place in Houston, Texas approximately a year from now.

  • Saturday's census festival includes parade

    TELL CITY — Just about everyone loves a parade and the one scheduled for Saturday in downtown Tell City will not only offer a fun time, but share an important message. Turning in those yet-to-be-mailed census forms is very important to the entire community.

  • New company announces growth plans

    TELL CITY - A company whose opening in Tell City was reported by The News March 8 announced in a news release Wednesday it will add up to 70 new jobs by 2013.