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  • New hospital on schedule for spring opening

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Despite an occasionally wet fall, overall progress on completing the new Perry County Memorial Hospital remains on target for a spring 2015 opening. The project is also under budget, the hospital’s president and chief executive officer said last month.

    “Thus far we’re very happy with the progress. We have a few months left of construction so things could change, but it’s going well,” Joe Stuber said.

  • Dash up fopr adoption

    DASH is a 2-year-old male weighing less than 25 pounds. He is likely a Boston terrier and Jack Russell mix.

    Dash was brought to the shelter after being found roaming in the Millstone area. While at the shelter, Dash has shown he adores long walks and runs, other dogs, cats, toys and children.

    Dash’s adoption fee includes neuter, all vaccines, heartworm test and flea, tick and heartworm preventative.

  • Breakfast with Elsa and Anna Nov. 22 at Depot

    TELL CITY – Fans of Disney’s “Frozen” are invited to a breakfast with Elsa and Anna at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Tell City Depot.

    Cost is $10 per person. The event will include pictures, story time and autographs. Catering will be provided by New Boston Tavern.

    The event is sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital, New Boston Tavern and the Tell City Depot.

    Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

  • Semper Fi 5K, Marine Tough 10K races Saturday

    CANNELTON – On Nov. 8, in honor of Veterans Day, the Perry County Marines, along with the Perry County Museum, will host a Semper Fi 5K and a Marine Tough 10K. Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate.

    Registration for each race is $20 through race day. All runners and walkers will receive a T-shirt the day of the race. Marine Tough 10K participants will receive honorary dog tags.

  • Hospital auxiliary holiday bazaar, auction today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 (today). There will also be a silent auction.

  • Annual Twilight Towers Christmas open house Saturday

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host its eighth annual Christmas open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 in the dining room at 1648 10th St. in Tell City.

  • Decision Day 2014

    It was standing-room only Tuesday in the commissioners room as election results returned precinct by precinct.

    (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see more.)

  • Tell City trash collection delayed due to holiday

    TELL CITY – Trash will not be collected in Tell City on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Monday’s trash collection will take place at the normal time. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s trash collections will be delayed by one day.

  • Second installment of property tax due Nov. 10

    PERRY COUNTY – The deadline for payment of the second installment of property taxes is Nov. 10. Any payments received after that date will be subject to a penalty.

  • Waiting for the results