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  • Cannelton connects to national alert system

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Police Department is now connected with the national A Child is Missing Alert Program that can launch potentially thousands of calls when children or others are reported missing.

  • Tell City parade on tap for Saturday

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Postponed by rain last weekend, Tell City’s annual Christmas parade is rescheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday. Santa is returning for the event and the jolly old elf will be in City Hall Park from 2 to 4 p.m. to meet with children under the gazebo.

    “We’re hoping Saturday is a better day,” Mayor Barbara Ewing said when announcing the postponement. Rain fell nearly all day Sunday, making not only the parade unfeasible, but a chili cook-off along Main Street.

  • On the Parade Route
  • Koch faces battery charge

    By STUART CASSIDY, Spencer County Journal-Democrat Staff Writer

    BOONVILLE – Prominent Spencer County businessman Philip J. Koch, 46, was arrested on a charge of domestic battery last week in Warrick County after sheriff’s deputies responded to an alleged altercation between him and a longtime girlfriend.

    Koch faces a misdemeanor domestic battery charge, although the responding deputy initially jailed him on several additional counts, including misdemeanor and felony confinement, felony strangulation and resisting law enforcement.

  • Council OKs purchase of animal-control vehicle

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Council members approved at a regular meeting Nov. 22 a $21,000 reduction in funding earmarked for an animal-control officer for this year to pay for an animal-control vehicle for the sheriff’s department.

  • UPDATE: Koch's attorney says he denies allegations

    UPDATE, Nov. 29: Koch’s attorney, John Wetherill of Rockport, offered a statement Tuesday morning. He said Koch denies the allegations of wrongdoing.

  • County to take on added insurance cost

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners voted in a special meeting Wednesday to take on additional costs of county employees’ insurance to avoid increasing the workers’ expenses.

    The cost to employees has been hiked $75 over the last several years, Commissioner Bill Amos said.

  • Book shares message of hope amid loss

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A local educator’s childhood experience of losing a parent provided inspiration for a new book she hopes will offer hope and encouragement for young people facing similar grief.
    Joyce Stath’s first children’s book, “Dear Daddy, When a Parent Dies,” was published this fall.

  • ‘Messiah’ coming to Tell City

    EVANSVILLE – As part of its outreach programs, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will present George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Here comes Santa Claus