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  • Beef producers to discuss marketing at Tuesday meeting

    CANNELTON - Purdue Extension will host a program on marketing options for the small beef producer Tuesday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 8.

    There are many different options for marketing beef cattle in this area. These include feeder cattle sales, retained ownership and selling freezer beef. Margie Zoglmann, Perry County agriculture extension educator, will cover these topics.

    This program is the third in a 2010 series on beef management. The last program for the winter series will be held March 18.

  • Second News box added on Main Street

    TELL CITY - The Perry County News has added a second news box in front of its Main Street office.

    Beginning today, one box will hold Monday papers, with Thursday editions in the other. The second box will allow issues to remain in boxes for a full week and serve readers who miss buying a paper before the next issue is published. Those readers have had to enter the office to purchase those issues. The boxes will be labeled.

  • Snow blankets county; driver hurt near Oriole

    PERRY COUNTY - Weary residents reached for their snow shovels once again this week as a midwinter storm dumped from 5 to more than 8 inches of snow on most areas of the county Monday night and Tuesday, canceling classes at schools and triggering a handful of accidents.

    A Leopold woman suffered head and internal injuries in a one-vehicle crash near Oriole on a snow-covered Indiana 66.

  • State shifting correctional ed programs to Ivy Tech

    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana Department of Correction decision to restructure basic-education services for adult offenders will affect the jobs of about 115 educators employed at state facilities, including Branchville Correctional Facility in Perry County.

    The Department of Correction recently announced it had completed a review of how it provides basic education programs to incarcerated adults and decided to partner with Ivy Tech Community College as its educational provider.

  • Tell City students earn medals at solo, ensemble contests

    TELL CITY - The percentages of gold and silver ratings students earned at solo-and-ensemble contests Saturday at Southridge High School made this "one of our better years," Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. Music Director Barry Reasoner said Monday.

    Additionally, 10 of the students who competed in solo categories and three ensembles earned the right to advance to state-level competition Feb. 27 in Indianapolis.

  • TC drum line eyes first contest

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School drum-line members will "storm" Decatur Central High School Saturday for their first competition of the season.

  • Candidates have another week to file for primary

    TELL CITY - Political hopefuls who have yet to file for this year's races have another week to throw their hats into the ring. The deadline for candidates to file for races in the primary is noon Feb. 19.

    County voters will decide races this year for sheriff, county clerk, auditor, treasurer, coroner, assessor and District 2 county commissioner. The four district seats on the county council are also on the ballot. Voters will also elect township trustees.

  • Perry Central student continues to battle cancer

    ST. MARKS - A Perry Central elementary student is finding support among classmates and the community in his fight against liver cancer.

    Tyler Zoglman, a fifth-grader, was diagnosed recently  with  carcinoma fibrolameller liver cancer and underwent a nearly 10-hour surgery to remove a tumor. He was scheduled to begin his third round of chemotherapy this week.

  • House fire

    CANNELTON - Cannelton firefighters battled cold as well as flames Sunday night. The department was called to 514 Knight St. at 11:19 p.m. after someone saw smoke and flames. Firemen were on the scene until shortly after 2 a.m. According to police records, the home is owned by Roxanne Suters.

  • Indiana Predator Challenge visits county