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  • Tell City Ducks Unlimited will host Hunter Night Out

    TELL CITY - Tell City's Ducks Unlimited chapter will host a Hunters Night Out event Sept. 11 at the Tell City American Legion.


    Doors will open at 4:30 and dinner will be served at 6. This year's event will feature games, raffles and auctions to raise money for wetlands conservation. The event will offer turkey, duck and deer hunters guns, gear and other hunting items, as well as wildlife art and home décor. Green wing items will also be available. A separate cornhole tournament will precede the banquet.

  • Tell City's Maurices chosen for holiday promotion

    SANTA CLAUS - Shoppers around the nation will experience the town of Santa Claus this holiday season, thanks to a national clothing retailer who chose the community for a marketing campaign featuring small communities.

  • Hearing officer named in misconduct complaint

    TELL CITY - Vanderburgh County Judge Wayne Trockman has been named the hearing officer in an Indiana Supreme Court complaint filed against Perry County Prosecutor Robert Collins.


    Trockman will hear evidence in the case and will make a report to the Supreme Court.


    In an Aug. 2 complaint, the Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court presented allegations that Collins committed professional misconduct. The complaint alleges he made improper sexual advances toward former deputy prosecutor Lyn Hayse.

  • State election group to hear arguments Sept. 2

    PERRY COUNTY - The Indiana Election Commission will gather next week to hear a Perry County man's argument that the Republican candidate for county prosecutor should be removed from November's ballot.


    A 1 p.m. EDT hearing has been set in Indianapolis to hear Chris Coyle's complaint against S. Rod Acchiardio. Coyle alleges the Tell City attorney, who filed for prosecutor, is a resident of Warrick County, not Perry. Acchiardo is running against Democrat incumbent Robert Collins.

  • For young cancer patient, wishes come true, but fight continues

    TELL CITY - Tyler Zoglman had the time of his life this month on a Make-A-Wish Foundation-sponsored trip to Walt Disney World. The 12-year-old now resumes the fight for his life, battling cancer that continues to get more aggressive.


    "We're all scared," his mother Tiffany Gilmore said Tuesday. "They found another tumor, this one in a bad spot. Surgery's not an option right now."

  • More candidates file for school board

    TELL CITY - Thirteen people filed school-board candidacies before a noon Friday deadline and will be on the November general-election ballot for residents of the Tell City-Troy Township school district.


    Sherri Flynn called her bid to secure a board seat an effort "to represent the common person in our community."

  • Schweizer Fest Amateur Photo Contest

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Regional Arts Association has announced winners of its amateur photo contest. Entries were exhibited the Friday and Saturday of Schweizer Fest. Winners and titles of photographs are:
    Best of Show: Mary Schoeppel,
    "Awakening"
    People's Choice Award, Kelly Hess,
    "Mysterious Waters"
    First place, 17 years and older,
    Angela Rust, "The Pose"
    11 to 17 years old, Jenny Hess, "Green"
    10 years old and younger, Steven Longest, "Sugar Gang"

  • Band coupons go on sale

    TELL CITY - Hundreds of dollars of savings at local businesses are available for $10 in coupon books Tell City band students are selling for the next four weeks.

    Several new coupons have been added this year to those buyers have enjoyed in previous years, according to Velma Mann chairwoman for the committee overseeing sales.

    The books are available from any band student or by calling Mann at 719-6337.

  • Child-safety-seat clinic Friday

    TELL CITY - A child-safety car-seat clinic will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday in the Noble's IGA parking lot. Children must be present for fitting.


    The event is sponsored by Safe Kids Perry County and Healthy Families Perry County, programs of Lincoln Hills Development Corp.


    Certified child-passenger safety technicians will be on hand to check for proper fit and outdated seats.


    They will provide education on installation and answer questions. Safety information on car-seat usage is available for children of all ages.

  • PCMH to host CPR class

    TELL CITY - Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer "Heartsaver," a CPR with AED class from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 2.

    The American Heart Association class teaches the adult, child and pediatric CPR and choking rescue skills, and use of an AED. This class is recommended for teachers, student teachers, security guards and others who have a duty to respond because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. A skills test will be given with no written exam.