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  • Scout leads pledge
  • Arts grant workshop set for Wednesday

    TELL CITY - The Jasper Community Arts Commission, in its role as regional partner to the Indiana arts commission, will offer applications for arts funding for the coming year.  

    The Regional Arts Partnership provides re-granting of public funds for the purpose of supporting arts organizations and the arts activities of other public and nonprofit organizations within Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Martin, Orange and Perry counties, known as Region 11.

  • Local students to participate in Jump Rope For Heart

    TELL CITY - Students at William Tell Elementary in second through fifth grades are jumping at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke, the nation's No.1 and No. 3 killers, respectively. Students will participate in Jump Rope For Heart Feb. 16 as a community-service project.

    Students will jump rope to raise funds for the American Heart Association, which funds cardiovascular disease research and public and professional education programs, while learning about building a heart-healthy lifestyle.

  • Mighty ice falls

    Bill and Glenda Gibson provided The News this photo of a massive ice fall near Branchville. Water flowing over stone cliffs in the area froze to create the wintry spectacle.

  • Soil-and-water district reorganizes

    CANNELTON - The board of supervisors of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District have elected officers for 2010. Randy Rennie was re-elected chairman, with Ronnie James vice chairman and Brad Harth, secretary. Darlene Fischer, the district's coordinator, will also serve as district treasurer.

  • INDOT provides funds for River Road turnoff

    TELL CITY - The Indiana Department of Transportation has authorized $405,600 in funding for the addition of turn lanes to Indiana 66 for access to River Road, according to local officials and Cher Goodwin, spokeswoman for INDOT.

  • Road work planned in rec areas

    TELL CITY - Roads serving several recreation areas in the Hoosier National Forest will be closed in coming weeks and months while culverts are replaced and repair work completed. Affected will be Buzzard Roost Road, German Ridge Campground Road and Tipsaw Lake Road.

    "Winter months, while recreation use is light, are a good time to maintain the roads in our recreation areas, but weather makes it hard to estimate how long a project will take," District Ranger Anne Carey said.

  • Reaching High

     

  • Bullying prevention training expands

    TELL CITY - Anti-bullying efforts already begun in other Tell City-Troy Township schools will take on an adult flavor when they get under way at Tell City High School as the next academic year unfolds.

    "We want to try to make students understand that it's workplace-behavior development," Counselor Lisa Noble explained last week. "These kids are going to graduate and go on to college (and) to find a job. There are more-severe consequences as you get older if you are a bully. We have students who are 18; they are not considered juveniles any more."

  • Cardinal recognized for 20 years of EDC service

    TELL CITY - Mary K. Cardinal, who served on Tell City's Economic Development Commission for 20 years, was honored Monday for her role in aiding city and county economic development.

    Cardinal declined reappointment to another four-year term on the commission, but said she enjoyed her time. When appointed in 1990, Cardinal was the first woman to serve on the group.

    The city council will fill the vacancy created by Cardinal's departure. A decision will be made March 1, and Ewing said it's important the board remain at full strength.