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  • BREAKING NEWS:State police investigate 28-year-old's death

    DOOLITTLE MILLS - State police have not released results of a weekend autopsy conducted on a man found dead Saturday in northern Perry County.

    Jonathan M. Neighbors, 28, was found alongside Okalona Road shortly before 11 a.m. Troopers and paramedics arrived in the area of 28511 Okalona Road a short time later and Neighbors' body was located on the south side of the roadway.

    Police said Neighbors lived at 28539 Okalona Road.

    An autopsy was conducted Sunday afternoon at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City, state police said.

  • Sheriff: Inspection didn't identify real jail issues

    PERRY COUNTY - County Sheriff Bob Glenn knows more problems exist at the county jail than were identified in a recent inspection report, and said Wednesday a committee is being formed to look at all of them.

    "They didn't even look at the issues that are issues," he said.

  • TC Council adds voice to climate discussion

    TELL CITY - Our nation's leaders should set goals of slowing global warming in ways that won't unfairly burden Midwest ratepayers, Tell City's common council concluded last Monday.

    Members signed a resolution endorsing a least-cost cap-and-trade approach to limiting carbon dioxide emissions. Such a plan would allow utilities to reduce emissions without having to pass on huge increases in costs.

  • Dogwood plans ready to bloom

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry County's Dogwood Tour returns April 25-26, extending a spring tradition into a 47th year.

    The Dogwood Tour originated in 1962 as a way to invite residents to visit other areas of the county, and to view white dogwoods so noticeable in the greening landscape of early spring.

    This year's festival returns to many of the towns on the 1962 tour as well as attractions in other communities.

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  • Hospital grant will aid victims of sexual assault

    PERRY COUNTY - Thanks to a $3,000 grant, Perry County Memorial Hospital will soon have two nurse examiners trained to care for victims of sexual assault.

    The Perry County prosecutor's office received the grant from the Perry County Community Foundation to fund the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program at the hospital.

  • Roads named in highway plan

    TELL CITY – Perry County commissioners amended in their regular meeting April 6 a three-year economic-development income-tax plan, which includes highway-construction and -re-construction projects.

    County attorney Chris Goffinet said the EDIT plan was left vague at first until county officials could figure out what was going to happen with incoming stimulus dollars.

  • Students miss gold by half point

    TELL CITY – “I’m very proud of the 28 individuals who represented Tell City Junior High School in ISSMA choir competition at Tecumseh Junior-Senior High School,” teacher Randy Roccia said Wednesday.

    They came within half a point of the Indiana State School Music Association’s top gold rating, he said.

  • Container garden workshop Saturday at fairgrounds

    TELL CITY – Would you like to have fresh vegetables but don’t have a location or equipment needed to break ground? Then a container garden may be for you. Containers allow gardeners to grow vegetables in pots that can be kept on patios.

    The advantages of this type of garden are that gardeners don’t have to have a tiller or even a hoe, there is less weeding required and fewer disease issues. There are some guidelines, though, to finding success.

  • PC health fair Thursday

    LEOPOLD – Perry County residents interested in improving their health and wellness can find lots of help at the annual Perry Central Health Fair from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. This fair is co-sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital and includes booths and activities like health screenings, information booths, immunizations, healthy snacks, safety demonstrations and fire trucks and rescue vehicles to tour.  A free soup-and-salad supper will be offered until 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Mogan Ridge burn under way

    TELL CITY - Hoosier National Forest officials began burning approximately 750 acres in the Mogan Ridge area Wednesday. The prescribed burn was announced to local fire departments, Perry Central Community School and residents who asked to be notified.

    This week’s burn is concentrated on the south side of Mogan Ridge Road. The north side was burned last fall. For more information call the Tell City Ranger Station at 547-7051.