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  • News in Brief

    Perry Central sports passes available


    LEOPOLD – All-sports passes are on sale at Perry Central in the athletic office. Tickets are available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Prices are $160 for family passes, $110 for a couple’s pass and $70 for a single pass.

    Ticket prices for varsity events are $5 per game and $3 per game for non-varsity events.

    For more information, contact Perry Central High School at (812) 843-5121.



  • Business as usual for many Tell City departments


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety made quick work of several issues during the July 20 regular session, conducting business in less than 30 minutes.

    The meeting opened with a “pictorial today,” wastewater superintendent Bruce Badger said, as he showed the board work of storm water-drain upgrades conducted along an alley outside of the Pour Haus, between Seventh and Main streets.

  • Two charged in break-ins at former school

    TELL CITY – Two people have been charged with burglary and theft for allegedly breaking into the former Tell City Junior High School.

    On July 6 and July 14, Tell City police officers responded to the former Tell City Junior High School after the property owner discovered the structure had been burglarized.

    Property valued in excess of $2,000 was reported stolen. Through an investigation, officers recovered a majority of the stolen property and on Friday they arrested Joshua N. Sipes, 36, and Robert A. Wheeler, 45, both of Cannelton.

  • Troy leaders grant tax abatement to warehouse


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – It was a brief but productive special meeting of the Troy Town Council July 22, at which board members, staff and several town citizens gathered to revisit issues tabled during the previous week’s regular meeting.

    On the agenda was a proposed tax abatement requested by the town’s newest industry, K&K Integrated Logistics. The proposal was submitted to the board at a June 10 meeting and requests a 10-year abatement in declining balance, from 10 to 100 percent.

  • Teen may face adult charges in Cannelton armed robbery




    CANNELTON – A teenager accused of robbing a Cannelton convenience store with a realistic-looking pellet gun Friday could face criminal charges as an adult.

    The Tell City teen, whose identify was not given in separate press releases issued by Cannelton police and the county sheriff’s department, was lodged in a youth detention facility after his arrest.

    However, online court records show that he has been charged with armed robbery and theft as an adult.

  • Lilly Dale Church of Christ marks 150 years
  • Local stars ready to shine as ‘Mary Poppins’ debuts on TCHS stage
  • TCJSHS seventh-, eighth-grade supply lists

    • Seventh grade

    100 3x5 index cards, 20 pre-sharpened pencils, black pens, 1 red pen, colored pencils or box of crayons, highlighter, 2 composition notebooks, basic calculator, 2 bottles Germ-X, 6 pocket folders, 1½-inch durable binder durable binder, 2 pkgs. page dividers (6/pkg.), 2 pkgs. loose-leaf paper, one college-ruled, 5 notebooks, one often small, 1 roll self-dispensing tape, 2 boxes of tissues.

  • WTE student supply list

    • Kindergarten: earbuds, 2 glue sticks, washable markers, bottle of white glue, 2 large pink pearl erasers, 4- pack dry-erase markers, 2 boxes 24 count Crayola crayons, 1-inch binder with clear plastic cover.

    • First grade: earbuds, bottle of white glue, composition notebook, 1-inch hard cover 3-ring binder, 4 glue sticks, 1 pair pointed Fiskar’s scissors, zipper bag – William Tell or bank type, 4 large Pink Pearl erasers, 4 boxes 24-count Crayola crayons and 4 black Expo dry- erase markers.

  • Community Events; July 30

    Maxon luncheon at 11:30 Tuesday


    TELL CITY – All former Maxon employees and their spouses are invited to attend a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.

    Call Allen Kast at (812) 719-9849 with any questions.


    Special Olympics car wash Aug. 8


    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will host its annual car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Evans Tire on Indiana 66 in Tell City.