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  • County’s investment in Indiana 15 pays off big

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – If only every investment paid off as handsomely as the dividend Perry County earned last year from the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission.

    The county received grants totaling $1,541,777 during the year with money going to wastewater projects in Troy, brownfield assessment and floodwall projects in Tell City and Cannelton.  

  • Dauby files for at-large council seat in Tell City

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A Tell City native with three decades of accounting and business experiences filed last week for the at-large seat on the Tell City Common Council.

  • Women of the Heartland event Saturday, Jan. 24

    JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center announces its 2015 Women of the Heartland program.

    The event will teach attendees about important women’s health topics, such as the importance of a heart-healthy lifestyle; sleep and common sleep disorders and how to manage thyroid nodules.

    Drs. Adam Dawkins, Sohail Qadir and Jason Stubbs will share their knowledge during this morning devoted to women’s health.

  • Kentucky CPA Society seeks applicants for summer program

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants is taking applications now through Feb. 28 for its tuition-free summer business camp program for high school juniors and seniors.

    Held June 14-18 at Bellarmine University’s campus in Louisville, selected students will stay on campus and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.

    Tuition, room and board, materials, meals, books, tours and activities at the camp are all provided free to selected participants.

  • Author visits Oakwood

    Residents and visitors at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City enjoyed hearing Pastor Charles Areson share his story behind writing and publishing his first children’s book, “The Bee In The Blackberry Bush” dedicated to his daughter, Elizabeth.  Pictured is Areson with Oakwood resident Alice Kiesel.

  • Moose Lodge gives back

    On behalf of Tell City Moose Lodge 1424, Rick May, governor of the lodge, presents a check for $200 to Kiwanis members Rebecca Fenn, and Jan Sprinkle, for their annual Christmas basket project. The donation was made possible through a cooperative effort of the local Moose lodge and the Indiana 8th District Moose Association.

  • Silvesternacht activities provide fun, keep kids safe, active

    During the third-annual Silvesternacht Dec. 31, Tell City Junior-Senior High School once again hosted a variety of New Year’s Eve activities for youngsters, including supervised swimming, games and movies.

    Activities were offered for all age groups.

    Here, kids try their hands at mini-putt, hula-hoops and a game of basketball.

  • Next guided hike along Hemlock Cliffs trail planned for Jan. 17

    PERRY COUNTY – The next Perry County Parks and Recreation Department hike is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, at Hemlock Cliffs. Below is the schedule for the remainder of the winter hiking season.

    Saturday, Jan. 17

    8:30 a.m.

    Hemlock Cliffs

    2 miles or 5 miles

    Meet at Indiana 37 and

    Indiana 62 at St. Croix

    Saturday, Jan. 31

    8:30 a.m.

    Mogan Ridge M (7 miles)

    Meet at highway garage

    Indiana 37 and Indiana 70

  • Goal realized

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  • Commissioners hope to see large turnout at public visioning event

    PERRY COUNTY – The next phase of a Perry County Comprehensive Planning Project is a public visioning workshop scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Perry Central High School.