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Today's News

  • Local cops to take on former Cats May 6

    TELL CITY - A group of former University of Kentucky players will take on Perry County's law-enforcement officers in a May 6 Cops vs. Cats basketball game in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    The event is expected to draw Patrick Patterson, Ramon Harris, Perry Stevenson and Mark Krebs from this year's UK team. John Wall may attend but his presence depends on NBA camps. Tell City native Steven Goodson, an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota who spent time at UK with Coach Tubby Smith, will also play.

  • Turkey hunters encounter challenging conditions

    PERRY COUNTY - Team Extreme Dream, Brad Koiman and Kacey Struckman, won $3,750 in cash and prizes in the Campbell's Outdoor Challenge turkey hunt held April 21-23 in Perry County. Eleven teams using only bows and arrows took part in the challenge of filming hunts.

  • Eleven polling sites in place for primary

    Precinct                       Location

    Anderson Township...............St. Marks School

    Cannelton 1 and 2...............Cannelton Library

    Clark 1 and 2...................Bristow Community Center

    Derby, Leopold, Oil and Rono....County Garage        

    Tell City 1, 2 and 3............VFW Post, Main Street

    Tell City 4 and 8...............Schergens Center

    Tell City 5, 6 and 7............Twilight Towers,

  • May 4 Primary Ballots

    DEMOCRATS

    United States Senator

    No Candidate

    United States Representative

    District 9

    John R. Bottorff

    Baron P. Hill

    Carol Johnson-Smith

    James R. Mcclure Jr.

    Lendall B. Terry

    State Senator

    Richard D. Young Jr.

    State Representative

    District 74

    Russ Stilwell

    State Representative

    District 73

    Douglas Leatherbury

    Ryan Bower

    Prosecutor

    Robert L. (Bob) Collins

    Sheriff

  • Don't forget to take ID when voting

    INDIANAPOLIS - Each voter is required to present an identification card with a photo, on which their name conforms to the one on the voter-registration record.

    The Indiana secretary of state's Web site, www.in.gov/sos/elections/2401.htm, notes that "conform does not mean identical" and provides examples of names that would conform to the name Robert John Crew. They include Robert J. Crew, Robert Crew, R. John Crew, R. J. Crew, Bob John Crew, Bob J. Crew, Bob Crew, John Crew and J. Crew.

  • BMV expands hours for voter-ID needs

    INDIANAPOLIS - Andy Miller, commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, has announced that BMV license branches will extend hours of operation Monday and Tuesday to issue state ID cards and driver's licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place.

    Full service license branches, normally closed on Mondays and Election Days, will be open Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Branches will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Offices closed for Election Day

    PERRY COUNTY - Election Day will prompt the closing of some offices Tuesday. The county courthouse will be closed, though the clerk's office staff will field election-related calls at 547-3741.

    City Hall in Tell City will be closed Tuesday and there will be a one-day delay in trash pickup after Monday.

    Cannelton and Troy offices will be open Tuesday.

  • Tell City Post Office to participate in annual food drive Saturday

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Letter Carriers annual food drive to combat hunger will be conducted Saturday.

    Letter carriers will collect nonperishable donations from homes as they deliver mail along their postal routes. Tell City Post Office will participate in the drive.

    The 18th annual NALC National Food Drive to "Stamp Out Hunger" is the largest one-day food drive in the nation.

    Donations from this year's drive are expected to push the overall total since the annual drive began 18 years ago to over 1 billion pounds.

  • TC man charged in break-ins

    TELL CITY - A Tell City man faces charges of theft and burglary for allegedly breaking into a home April 20. Police are also working to determine if he is responsible for other area thefts.

  • Works board OKs dispatchers

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety approved last month the hiring of one full-time and two part-time dispatchers.

    Joanna Gallantin, who had worked for the Indiana State Police in Jasper as a dispatcher, has accepted the full-time post

    She replaces Michelle Huffines, who accepted a job in Florida this spring. Megan Frizzell and Jaime Glenn were named part-time dispatchers.