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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.

  • Bike to Work Day Friday in TC; lunch in City Hall Park

    TELL CITY - Perry County Wellness 2010 will celebrate National Bike to Work Day Friday. Plans are set for area students to gather at City Hall Park for lunch. There will be a discussion about upcoming bike and walk-run activities. Lunch will be provided at no cost. The public is invited to the event and encouraged to ride bikes to the park.  

     

  • Students to offer free concert 2 p.m. Sunday

    TELL CITY - Tell City Junior High School choral and band students will take the stage for a free public concert at 2 p.m.

  • Church officials settle with first of Monroe's victims

    INDIANAPOLIS - The first of numerous civil lawsuits accusing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis of helping former priest Harry Monroe continue molesting children was settled for $199,000 early this month. "This is the first time the archdiocese has ever settled, (a priest sex-abuse case)" attorney Patrick Noaker said Monday. "That may carry some significance ...

  • Aster Road man faces sex charge

    TELL CITY - A rural Tell City man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. Matt Finley, 36, of 10074 Aster Road, was freed after posting $10,000 bail.  Formal charges and a probable cause affidavit were not filed as of Wednesday morning.  Sheriff's Deputy Richard Kratzer is investigating allegations made against Finley. That inquiry is continuing, he said Wednesday. 

    Finley will be in court June 9 for an initial hearing. He could face either Class B or Class C felony charges, or both.  

  • Groups offer low-cost spay-neuter opportunity in June

    PERRY COUNTY - Pets will be spayed or neutered at reduced prices June 1 through a special clinic offered by the Perry County Animal Shelter Inc. and the Humane Society of Perry County. "We're constantly full during this time of year," Shelter Director Tiffany Reed said Wednesday.

  • Purdue Extension offers job-hunting advice

    PERRY COUNTY - The hunt for a job can be frustrating and discouraging. Purdue Extension Perry County office and Perry County Learning Partnership would like to help the community in their job search to make it easier and satisfying. A workshop called Job Hunting 101 will be held June 14 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Schergens Center. The workshop is free but preregistration is requested.

  • Breaking News '88 Tell City grad named elementary principal

    TELL CITY - A 1988 graduate of Tell City High School was selected Thursday to replace Laura Noble as principal at William Tell Elementary School.

    Sara A. Maas is serving as acting principal at Princeton Community Middle School and Lowell Elementary School in Princeton. She has also served as principal at Holy Spirit and Christ the King schools in Evansville, adjunct professor at the University of Southern Indiana and elementary teacher at South Vermillion Community Schools in Clinton. She has also served as a substitute here and in Evansville schools.

  • Breaking News Two women jailed on Class A felony meth charges

    TELL CITY - Two people were arrested Tuesday night on Class A felony drug charges after a 12th Street traffic stop netted more than 3 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

    Joyce E. Wetzel, 39, of 623 12th St., Tell City and Shannon Cronin, 42, of 9747 Highwater Road, Tobinsport, face Class A felonies of conspiracy to deal in methamphetamine as well as separate felonies of possessing meth, paraphernalia, marijuana and hypodermic needles.