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  • Jail meeting tonight at PC

    LEOPOLD – A public meeting on a proposed county jail project Thursday evening (today) will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Perry Central High School.

    The meeting will be held in the library instead of the cafetorium as was previously announced. Attendees are asked to park in the rear lot at the school. There will be signs posted.

  • Police on lookout for phony home inspectors

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly stole cash from a woman’s purse while posing as home inspectors. Officers are also warning residents to be alert to similar scams while sheriff’s department deputies are investigating separate reports of break-ins in northern Perry County.

  • TC band prepares for upcoming season

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Natasha Edmondson is still seeking participants as the latest performance season approaches for the Tell City Marching Marksmen.

    “We are recruiting,” the band director said after a band-boosters meeting Monday. “We really need pit members.”

  • Snakes alive!

    A variety of snakes that call Indiana home drew plenty of attention Saturday during the Lincoln Hills Resource Conservation and Development Area’s Adventures with Nature Field Day at Tipsaw Lake. (Click photo to enlarge. Click arrows to see more.)
     

  • Moose picnic leads July Fourth lineup

    TELL CITY – Moose Lodge 1424’s annual Independence Day picnic will mark the holiday in grand style this week with rides, games, food and a big fireworks show Sunday night. A community fireworks show in Derby is also planned for Sunday night, with viewing at Mulzer Park.

    Activities swing into gear Friday in Zoercher-Bettinger Park on Tell City’s north side, with meals, booths and entertainment.

    Lodge members will serve barbecued-chicken and pork-chop dinners Friday, Saturday and Sunday with help from Ladies of the Moose.

  • Group gives final OK in foundry-warehouse plan

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Redevelopment Commission reconfirmed at a meeting June 20 their intent to use tax-increment-financing revenue to improve property formerly owned by the Tell City Chair Co.

  • Gibson interning at Farm Credit Services

    HUNTINGBURG – How do you get a job without experience? And how do you get experience without a job? Sixteen interns who are working for Farm Credit Services of Mid-America this summer are solving this problem by taking advantage of the opportunity to work and learn in a real work environment with mentors and professionals who work in their respective fields of study.

    The opportunity is a major step in preparing college students to enter the world of life after college.

  • Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program sign-ups extended

    PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County has set three additional registration days to sign up for the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. Registration is available June 29, 30 and July 1 at the United Way office, located at 1012 31st St. in Tell City. Times are 8 a.m. to noon each day. Contact Rebecca Fenn at 547-2577 to set an appointment on one of these three days.

  • Batter up

    On the evening of June 9, residents and staff from Oakwood Health Campus made their way to the historic League Stadium in Huntingburg. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Band boosters to meet today

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters will hold their organizational meeting at 7 p.m. today at the William Tell Elementary School cafe.

    This is a mandatory meeting for all Tell City Junior-Senior High School band members and their parents.

    Band Director Natasha Edmondson will introduce the show for the upcoming marching season.