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  • 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.

  • Tell City native leading top NJROTC program at Washington High School

    WASHINGTON - Retired Navy Capt. Neil May, a Tell City native who retired in 2009 year after a 27-year career, currently works as a Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps senior instructor at Washington High School.

  • Local women compete in Owensboro horse show

    OWENSBORO, Ky. - The Daviess County (Ky.) Gaited Horse Show was held July 17 at the Bittle Center in Owensboro. Two local women took home ribbons, trophies and checks from the competition.

  • Tenn. benefit concert to feature local singer

    PULASKI, Tenn. - The Deanna Glossup Foundation will host a benefit concert Sept. 4 at the Giles County Agri-Park, 2014 Elkton Pike, Pulaski, Tenn. The show will feature recording artists Show Dog and Trailer Choir.

  • Community foundation accepting grant proposals

    PERRY COUNTY - Community-based nonprofit groups at work in Perry County are invited to submit applications to the Perry County Community Foundation.

    Interested organizations can attend a meeting Friday.

    Kelly Cash, chair of the foundation's grants committee, has announced that the foundation is accepting applications for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the county in the areas of health and human services, arts and culture, education, community development and other fields that would improve Perry County.

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  • Zoning group can't agree on self-storage

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Advisory Plan Commission agreed Tuesday to advance one of two requests made by a local developer to the city council but a petition to rezone land along Tell Street will return to the commission next month.

  • Slate of school board contenders lengthens

    TELL CITY - "I feel that for Perry County to grow and prosper," said Jim Adkins, "we have to have a competitive school system compared with the surrounding counties. As a school board member I will strive to do everything in my power to build a school system of which we can all be proud."

    Adkins has launched a bid to fill one of the three seats on the Tell City-Troy Township School Board up for grabs in the upcoming general election.

  • School chief questions state handling of federal funds

    CANNELTON - "The state is taking the position on federal funding and grants that they're going to reimburse us after we've spent the money that we don't have," Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman said at a special school-board meeting July 29.

  • Zoning group to hear plans for Tell St.

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Advisory Plan Commission will listen to a local company's request Tuesday to rezone land along Tell Street for a proposed storage project.

    The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to hear Focus Development Corp.'s request to rezone Blocks 371 and 391 from a residential to a commercial zoning designation. The company also wants the city to vacate portions of two unimproved streets.