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  • Tell City man turns self in, jailed for child molesting

    King, 30, suspended from job at Branchville Correctional Facility

    TELL CITY - A Tell City man charged Thursday with child molesting remained lodged in the Perry County Jail Friday and if convicted, could spend much of the rest of his life in prison.

  • Pioneer Days meeting Tuesday

    TROY - The planning committee for this year's Pioneer Days celebration in Troy will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the town meeting room next to the utility office.

    Anyone who wants to assist with the celebration is invited.

    The committee will discuss dates for the 2008 event at this meeting. For more information call 547-7501.

  • WKU to visit PCHS Wednesday

    LEOPOLD - Brice Boyer, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will visit Perry Central High School at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. For more information e-mail admissions@wku.edu or call (270) 745-2551.

  • Perry Central Book Night Tuesday

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Family Outreach will have a Family Book Night Tuesday for families with children, birth through kindergarten, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Perry Central Elementary School cafeteria and library.

  • Learn about FASFA Tuesday at CHS

    CANNELTON - Cannelton High School will have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the high-school cafeteria for all high-school seniors and their parents.

  • Teen substance-abuse workshops scheduled

    TELL CITY - Dr. George R. Ross will present several free workshops about teenage substance abuse in February for the public and specialized groups.

    Beginning Feb. 10, Ross will hold a workshop for recovering addicts called "Tips on Recovery: Understanding the Change Process" from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St., Cannelton.

    From 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 and 12, he will talk to the public about teenage substance abuse at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • Meetings slated for school candidates

    INDIANAPOLIS - Forums intended to help school-board candidates learn how to be informed, effective public-school leaders will be conducted at 10 Indiana sites Feb. 4-13.

    Led by Indiana School Boards Association staff members, each meeting will start with registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and adjourn at 9 p.m. Topics will include roles and responsibilities, open meetings and executive sessions, and other issues school-board members are likely to encounter.

  • Troy's marshal defends record

    Council backs away from eliminating position

    TROY - A verbal fence-mending session of Troy's town council Wednesday will apparently keep the community's part-time marshal in his job.

  • Tennessee man runs after crashing car

    TELL CITY - A man on the run from authorities in Tennessee and driving a car carrying drug-making ingredients and a fictitious license plate ran from Tell City police after crashing his car Wednesday night.

  • 'Compassionate Friends' ease loss of loved ones

    Tell City woman benefits from group's meetings

    TELL CITY - Tell City resident Dorothy Reynolds wants to share with others help she received from a grief-counseling organization called Compassionate Friends, which has chapters in several Indiana cities, including Evansville, and Owensboro, Ky.

    She completed a third 12-hour shift at Corydon's Harrison County Hospital Intensive Care Unit Sept. 9, 2005, the registered nurse explained, and on arriving home, found her husband standing in the driveway.