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Today's News

  • PCMH patients make early-morning move

    New hospital opens; former facility closed

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Unless you’re a member of a royal family set to deliver a  baby, hospital stays don’t often warrant standing ovations. But first patients admitted to the new Perry County Memorial Hospital were treated to VIP treatment Thursday.

    In what appeared to be a seamless transition, about a dozen patients made the move by ambulance from the 65-year-old hospital off Indiana 66 to its new counterpart a few miles away on Indiana 37.

  • Tobinsport woman earns Golden Hoosier Award

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    INDIANAPOLIS – A Tobinsport woman who chose public service as a career and who continues to impact the lives of others, was presented a 2015 Golden Hoosier Award last week. It is one of the highest honors the state bestows on its senior citizens.

  • Cannelton Schools hoping to weather expensive spring

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – At a regular meeting of the Cannelton School Board Thursday, members reviewed a fund report dotted with several unforeseen expenses. While the balance of the general fund is still comfortably in the black, a series of extensive plumbing issues, renovation to the gymnasium’s heating and cooling system and a spate of vandalism that struck several school vehicles has stymied efforts to build those reserves.

  • American Cancer Society to Paint Perry County Purple for Relay For Life

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations from Saturday, May 30, through Saturday, June 6. Participants who make a $10 donation through the “Paint Perry County Purple” campaign will receive purple decorative luminaria to display. 

    Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • It’s officially open!
  • Poppy Days give back to veterans
  • News in Brief; May 25

    Town of Troy to flush hydrants Thursday, Friday

     

    TROY – Troy Water Utility will flush hydrants Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29. Customers may notice low water-pressure and discolored water on these days.

     

    Tell City hydrant flushing will begin Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, May 26. Flushing will begin on Fourth Street near the floodwall and work eastward.

  • TCHS Class of 2015 graduating Friday

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s graduating class of 2015 will be greeted Friday with commencement addresses from Valedictorian Warren G. Jarboe and Salutatorian James. M. Waninger.

    The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    Warren Garrett Jarboe

    Jarboe, the son of Gregory and Ronica Jarboe, will speak about the process of finding one’s self and showcasing who you are as an individual.

  • Cannelton High School seniors to receive diplomas Saturday

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – This Saturday, seniors of Cannelton High School’s Class of 2015 will reach one of life’s big milestones: they’ll walk across a stage, shake hands with administrators and teachers and accept their hard-earned high-school diplomas.

    At the helm of this group of graduates are Valedictorian Jayden Thomas Morris and Salutatorian Nakisha Lillpop. The two will address their classmates during commencement speeches at this weekend’s ceremony.

  • Diplomas ready for 83 Perry Central High School seniors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    LEOPOLD – The stirring strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” will echo inside the gymnasium walls at Perry Central High School Sunday, where 83 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas during a 2 p.m. commencement ceremony.

    After the processional and national anthem, Class of 2015 President Euriah Bryant will issue a hearty welcome to classmates, family members and friends.