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Today's News

  • Hoosier Hills Credit Union coming to county

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – The number of financial institutions serving the needs of Perry Countians is about to grow by one as Hoosier Hills Credit Union moves forward with plans to open a branch on Tell City’s north side.

    The credit union’s president and chief executive officer, George McNichols, spoke to Tell City Kiwanis July 16 and said design work is underway for the structure, which will be located on Payne Street across from Family Dollar. A sign is located where the structure will be built.

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  • Babysitter charged with battery on child

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A Tell City woman charged with battering a child she was caring for remained in jail Friday under a $1,500 bond.

    According to Tell City Police Department Lt. Alan Malone, the Perry County Department of Child Services contacted police about a possible case of child abuse. Malone said a medical exam of the child turned up suspicious marks which, in turn, were reported to DCS.

  • City to undergo combined-sewer audit

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Jerry Ball, Cannelton’s sewer-department supervisor, said at a regular meeting of the city’s board of public works and safety July 14 the city will undergo an audit of its combined-sewer-overflow remediation efforts Aug. 19.

  • County museum in Cannelton labeled as ‘blighted’

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s Common Council members declared the Perry County Museum “blighted” July 14, but they meant it in the nicest way.

    Nathan Held said during the regular common-council meeting the museum’s board of directors is applying for a grant from Indiana’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs through the county commissioners to conduct a historic-preservation study of the building.

  • Works board approves wheelchair accessible parking at Pour Haus

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – In a brief presentation from Pour Haus co-owner Derek Cronin July 21, he asked the Tell City Board of Public Works to add wheelchair-accessible parking along Humboldt Street in front of the restaurant. He told the board such parking is available in side and rear lots according to their city-approved development plan, but he has noticed the location distances may be too far for some.

    “I feel having it right there in the front would be a great spot,” Cronin said.

  • Tractor club annual ride set for Aug. 2

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Club will have its fourth annual Tractor Ride Saturday, Aug. 2.

    Sign up for the ride will begin at 8 a.m. and the ride will begin at 9 a.m. at the Branchville Conservation Club and then travel to Oriole, then south on Indiana 66 to the Alton-Buzzard Roost Road and then travel to Magnet.

    After a break, the tractor ride will return to the Branchville Clubhouse. The round trip will be approximately 30 miles. The cost is $5 per tractor for members and $15 for nonmembers, which includes membership to the club.

  • William Tell Elementary’s back-to-school cookout planned for Aug. 4

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School will host a back-to-school cookout from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4.

    There will be free food, games, school supplies, drawings for prizes and information about new programs.

    Many teachers will be available to meet families at 6 p.m. This year, parents and guardians may pay book fees online beginning Monday, Aug. 4.

    For more information, contact Wendi Rich at 547-0506 or by email at wendi.rich@tellcity.k12.in.us.

  • Lilly Dale Church of Christ to host revival

    GATCHEL – Lilly Dale Church of Christ will host a revival meeting beginning Sunday, Aug. 3 through Wednesday, Aug. 6.

    The Sunday morning service will start at 10 a.m. and each evening service will begin at 7 pm.

  • Young to attend Kennedy Center theater program

    TELL CITY – Wesley Young was chosen to attend the annual Kennedy Center Directing Intensive in Washington, D.C.

    He is the son of Brenda G. Lee of Bowling Green and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Young of Tell City.

    Young was chosen from among applicants nationwide for one of 16 available slots for participants.