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Local News

  • Local teen severely injured in boat-ramp fight

    TROY – A Perry County teen was severely beaten with a bat Sunday afternoon during a fight police suspect of being gang related.
    According to police, Steven C. Gardner, 19, was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to an Evansville hospital with head injuries.

  • SWCDs receive $570,000 in water grants

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil Conservation and the State Soil Conservation Board have selected the 2011 recipients of the Clean Water Indiana Grants.
    A total of $573,408 was awarded to all 88 Soil and Water Conservation Districts that submitted a grant application to carry out conservation initiatives.

  • Social Security and New Year’s resolutions

    NEW ALBANY – It’s that time of year: out with the old and in with the new. You may be thinking about your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2011. There are many important things to consider. Each of these will take only a matter of minutes.

  • Holidays closing offices, will shift TC trash pickup

    PERRY COUNTY – Observances for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays will close some governmental offices this week.
    County offices at the courthouse and annex building in Cannelton will be closed today and again Friday.
    City Hall in Tell City will be closed today and Monday. City Hall will be open Friday.
    There will be a one-day delay in trash pickup this week and next in Tell City. There will be recycling pickup this week.

  • Two charged in traffic stop, pursuit

  • Callers’ tips leads police to suspected thieves

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor
    TELL CITY – Two brothers shared space in the county jail last week for their alleged involvement in a string of vehicle break-ins in Tell City. As of Thursday, the investigating police officer said he was continuing to match evidence seized from the pair with its rightful owners.

  • Cannelton schools support funding-disparity petition

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman asked that city’s board of school trustees Dec. 16 to join another Indiana small-school district in petitioning the state legislature to “resolve school-funding inequities.”

    The superintendent and school-board president for the John Glenn School Corp., of Walkerton sought in a Nov. 19 letter to other superintendents their support and participation in drafting a resolution to be sent to state leaders.

  • Cops, Kids & Christmas

    Sheriff Bob Glenn helps Jeremiah Phillips prepare to slip on a pair of shoes while accompanying him through Tell City’s Wal-Mart during Sunday’s Shop with a Cop.

  • Fish need your live Christmas tree

    TELL CITY – Though many people are waiting for presents to go under their Christmas trees, the Hoosier National Forest invites residents to think ahead about turning those Christmas trees into fish habitat in area lakes and ponds.

  • DVD premier party set for Jan. 6

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers on Jan. 6, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”

    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Channel 9 Evansville at 8 p.m. and committee member would like to invite the public to join them at Caper’s to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.

    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.