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Today's News

  • K of C auxiliary meeting Feb. 14

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Council 1172 Auxiliary will meet Monday, Feb. 14 at the KC Club.

    The regular meeting with a new format will begin at 6 p.m. Raffle tickets for a handmade and handquilted quilt donated by club member Becky Riley will be available. Monthly meeting programs will also be handed out.

    All members have been scheduled for a monthly committee. Several important issues will be discussed.

    For more information, contact president Brenda Gramelspacher at 547-0821 or secretary Martha Wooldridge at 719-9382.

  • Stroke detection testing to be conducted in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Through a special arrangement between German American and Stroke Detection Plus, a mobile health screening company, area residents will have the opportunity to participate in four medical tests at a local facility.

    Being proactive in your health care is very important when working to prevent future problems.

    The series of tests provided by Stroke Detection Plus will include a stroke screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, peripheral arterial disease screening and osteoporosis test.

  • PCMH to offer free CPR sessions to public

    TELL CITY – To celebrate American Heart Month in February, Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer an American Heart Association CPR class, “Family and Friends,” that will be free to the community.

    Adult, child and infant CPR and choking-rescue skills will be demonstrated and practiced during these sessions. No testing will be required.

    This class is for anyone 10 years and older who desires to learn CPR skills and does not need a certification card.

  • TC man faces charge after standoff

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital after giving himself up to police after a brief standoff Thursday night. Though not yet charged, he faces a charge of intimidation after officers were requested to check on him after a possible disturbance in a 16th Street home.

    He allegedly locked himself in his room. He emerged after talking with Tell City Police Department negotiator Alan Malone and was taken into custody without incident. Cannelton officers and state police also responded to the scene.

  • City departments provide annual, monthly updates

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The city’s volunteer fire department responded to 79 calls for service during 2010, Fire Chief Greg Linne reported at a regular Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety meeting Jan. 18.

    His year-end report was one of several summaries of annual or monthly activities provided by city-department heads.

  • Franzman reflects on 28 years of service to county

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A man who gave his time and talents to county government for nearly three decades says capable men and women in office today will be able to face important issues in 2011 and beyond.

    District 1 Councilman Pete Franzman left the fiscal body at the end of 2010. He had been a member since January 1983 and was its president for many of those years. Franzman also served as a leader for the Association of Indiana Counties, held several leadership posts and was the group’s president in the 1990s.

  • Richter files for second term as clerk-treasurer

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – In the final year of her first term in office, Jenny Richter filed earlier this month for re-election as Tell City’s clerk-treasurer. The Democrat was elected in 2007.
    Richter said the experience she has gained in her first term, added to her experience in banking before seeking office, has helped her succeed in the role as the city’s financial officer.

  • Group forms to fight animal abuse in county

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s chief deputy prosecutor, Mark Ramsey, said he was representing the county prosecutor’s office when he addressed the county commissioners at a regular meeting Jan. 19.

    “I’m also here on behalf of various groups that are concerned about animal rights, and we would like to discuss the possibility of forming a committee approved by the commissioners to review the animal ordinances and procedures involved with animal control,” he said.

  • Squirrel Club to host shooting match

    ROME – The Southern Indiana Squirrel Club of Bristow will hold a shooting match Sunday, Jan. 30 at the club.
    An open match will start at 11 a.m. with the closed match set for 2 p.m. This will be a money match shoot.
    Proceeds will be donated to the old Perry County Courthouse in Rome for cost of repairs to the building.
    Concessions will also be available.
     

  • Tell City eighth in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Ryan Henrickson placed second to lead Tell City to eighth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.