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  • Police jail two on methamphetamine charges

    TELL CITY - Perry County sheriff's deputies aided by Tell City and state police arrested two people on drug charges early Saturday.

    According to Deputy Jason Shadwick, officers received information that Everett Smith, 30, of Grandview was staying at 7006 Stem Road. Smith was wanted on a warrant for escape issued in Dubois County. Shadwick said he and other officers also received information that illegal drug activity may have been taking place in the house.

  • Sailing into summer
  • Spring cleanup coming to Tell City next week

    TELL CITY - Memorial Day may have marked the start of summer, but Tell City residents will be thinking spring cleaning next week as the community's yearly roundup of unwanted items begins.

    In fact, residents willing to haul their own unwanted items can get a head start Saturday.

    The week of June 7-11 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City.

  • Menus available for 'Angel' food program

    TELL CITY - June menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries' discount-food program are available at The News.

    The program offers $30 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28 and an allergen-free box of food for $23. There are also meat and fruit and vegetable specials for the month.

  • Blood drive will honor fallen officers

    TELL CITY - A June 10 blood drive in Tell City will honor fallen officers. The event will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 213.

    This is the fourth year the Red Cross will host blood drives across the state to honor fallen officers and raise awareness of the need for blood. In 2009 every county in the state held at least one Fallen Officer Blood Drive and a total of 4,980 units were collected.

    For more information on the event or donor requirements, call (800) 448-3543.

  • Colts to make stop in Tell City

    TELL CITY - The Indianapolis Colts 2010 Make It Personal Tour plans to visit Tell City from 4 to 6 p.m. June 15 at the Tell City High School.

    Fans will have a chance to meet Colts players and cheerleaders, receive free giveaways, register to win tickets to a pre-season game and more. Those attending will also have a chance to catch an NFL punt, try a rock-climbing wall and interact with Colts inflatables. Children can also sign up for the Colts Kids Club.

    For more information, visit www.colts.com/events.

  • Dumpsters will replace recycling trailers July 1

    TELL CITY - The launch of a plan to replace trailers with dumpsters for collecting cardboard will come July 1, the executive director for the Perry County Recycling Management District said Thursday.

    Ken Smith said dumpsters will be placed at the district's Cannelton site in advance for any customers who'd like to view them. McDonald's restaurant owner Ryan Kramer said for a previous story his trash bill is cut approximately $150 per month because cardboard goes into its own dumpster.

  • TC spring cleanup week June 7-11

    TELL CITY - Memorial Day may have marked the start of summer, but Tell City residents will be thinking spring cleaning next week as the community's yearly roundup of unwanted items begins.

    In fact, residents willing to haul their own unwanted items can get a head start Saturday.

    The week of June 7-11 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City.

    Residents will be able to clean out their basements, attics and garages during those days. Items will be collected on residents' normal trash collection day.

  • Student with TC ties helps win WorldQuest

    TELL CITY - A high-school student with Tell City ties helped his team achieve an unprecedented second win the Academic WorldQuest 2010 world-affairs competition in Washington D.C. April 24.

    In another first, Evan Hollander and his duPont Manual High School team earned the top spot for the second year in a row.

    Hollander is the grandson of Jim and Lucile Hollander, 733 11th St., Tell City. His father, Bill, is an attorney in Louisville, Ky.

  • Cannelton teacher injured in Hwy. 66 collision

    GRANDVIEW - The Spencer County Coroner's office has identified a man killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning on Indiana 66.

    Gary Bingle, 47, of Silverdale Road, Rockport, was the driver of a van that crashed head-on into a sport-utility vehicle around 6:20 a.m. The crash occurred east of Grandview.