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Local News

  • Spring hydrant flushing begins Monday in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Employees of Cannelton Utilities will begin flushing fire hydrants in the city Monday, April 27.

    Residents may notice low water pressure and discolored water when work is under way in their area. Work will begin next to the floodwall and should take about two days to complete.

  • Spring installment of property tax bills due May 11

    PERRY COUNTY – Property-tax bills payable in 2015 have been arriving in Perry County property owners’ mailboxes, Perry County Treasurer Judy Pund said.

    The first installment will be due May 11 and the second installment will be due Nov. 10. Also included in billings is the Form TS-1A. All tax bills will have the spring and fall coupons.

  • Local man hurt in weekend ATV crash

    BRISTOW – Indiana Conservation Officers investigated an ATV accident that occurred in rural Perry County just before 4 a.m. April 19.

    Chester Mullins Jr., 21, of Tell City, sustained serious head trauma and multiple broken bones when he flipped an ATV on Cardinal Road near Bristow.

    Mullins was operating with a female passenger, Morgan Downs, 23, of Tell City, riding on the rear, when he lost control of the ATV and flipped, ejecting both occupants. The pair went to a nearby residence where they summoned help and called 911.

  • Knights of Columbus Soup in High Demand
  • Rural News; April 23: DOOLITTLE MILLS

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — A wedding reception was held this past Saturday at the Lynch Ole Homeplace near Doolittle Mills for Harold “Joe” and Norma Jean (Smith) Reimann, who exchanged wedding vows Friday, March 20. 

    Several friends and family members joined in the celebration with lots of food, music and visiting.

    Wedding blessings are wished for Norma Jean and Joe.

  • Tell City’s spring cleanup set for June 1-4

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety agreed Monday to designate June 1-4  as Tell City’s spring cleanup week.

    The event is held each year and allows residents to dispose of large, bulky items that cannot be discarded in weekly trash pickups.

    Rules are expected to be similar to past year’s cleanups. Postcards will be mailed with rules sometime in May.

  • Holocaust survivor Eva Kor shares history with students

    TELL CITY – On April 6, Tell City Junior Senior High School students and staff, along with some guests, had the unique experience of listening to Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor, speak. Kor, who now resides in Terre Haute, was taken to Auschwitz at the age of 10. As her family stepped off the cattle car and into the concentration camp, the Nazi soldiers recognized that Eva and her sister Miriam were twins.

  • Rural News; April 23: GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Jo Ella Evrard, who passed away Friday, April 10, 2015, at Oakwood Health Campus.

    Also, our condolences to the family of Al Bruggeman, who passed from this life Saturday, April 1; Stella Scales, who passed away Sunday, April 12; James “Jim” Basham, who passed away April 15, and Charlie Kuntz, who passed from this life April 16 after an automobile accident.

  • Tell City Post Office asks residents to help stamp out hunger

    TELL CITY – On Saturday, May 9, the National Association of Letter Carriers, United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking the people of Tell City to help stamp out hunger.

    The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.

  • St. Mary’s Center for Children announces autism-services scholarships

    EVANSVILLE – St. Mary’s Center for Children is offering four $1,000 scholarships for the upcoming year for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. All families in the region are encouraged to apply and selections will be based on financial need. Scholarships will be used to offset costs for speech-language, occupational, physical and developmental therapy not covered by insurance. To be eligible, services must be provided through Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center. Applications must be turned in by April 30.