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Today's News

  • PCDC prepares for big summer of TIF-backed infrastructure projects

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Plans for continued land development surrounding Waupaca Foundry, including installation of a new water line, egress road and the Riverview West speculative site, are advancing as planned according to Perry County Development Corp. Director Alvin Evans.

  • Keeping children safe and families strong

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The staff of Perry County’s Department of Child Services are on-call all times of the year, and during April’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, they want to fully extend awareness to the entire community. The DCS is involved with a “national month-long campaign to let the community know that child abuse” and neglect are “100 percent preventable,” stated Erin Murphy, DCS’s regional communications director.

  • Parks board receives funding for new pump

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Parks & Recreation Department has ordered a new pump to replace the one that pushes water uphill to the Eagles Bluff Park restroom building.

    The old pump needs to be replaced due to extensive damage from flooding this spring.

    County Recreation Director Greg Hendershot told the parks board Thursday that he sought estimates from five companies, including the one that installed the original pump, but received only one estimate.

  • We the Youth accepting leadership applicants

    PERRY COUNTY – We The Youth of Perry County is accepting applications for the upcoming program year.  We the Youth of Perry County is a leadership program for students who will be freshmen for the 2018-19 school year. Students must attend Tell City Junior-Senior High School, Perry Central High School or Cannelton High School. 

    Applications are available in the school offices. For more information contact Beth Bruggeman, executive director, at (812) 547-5540. The deadline for applications is June 15.

  • Lincoln Amphitheatre seeking volunteers for 2018 performances

    LINCOLN CITY – The Lincoln Amphitheatre is seeking volunteers for its 2018 performance series. Roles and responsibilities could vary from show to show, but primary areas the venue needs assistance are as ticket scanners and ushers.  For their efforts, selected volunteers will receive a Lincoln Amphitheatre staff shirt, as well as free and discounted ticketing opportunities to all 2018 performances.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS, April 19

    Lincoln Day

    dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Lincoln Day dinner will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited and tickets are $20 per person. Guest speakers will include U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon, State Auditor Tera Klutz, State Sen. Erin Houchin and State Rep. Stephen Bartels.

    Leopold yard sales

    Friday, Saturday

  • SOCIAL NEWS, April 19

    THE NEXT WILLIAM TELL CENTER dance will take place Saturday, April 21, from 7 to 10 p.m., with Southern Edge performing. The cost is $5 for ages 12 and up. All ages are welcome to attend.

    The Center also hosts line dancing every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

    HARRY G. MYERS AMERICAN LEGION POST 142 in Cannelton hosts bingo each Friday. Doors open at 5 p.m., early bingo is held at 6 p.m. and regular bingo games begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited.

  • A heroes tribute: Honor Flight next month

    EVANSVILLE – Honor Flight will again debark May 5 and is looking for veterans who served during Dec. 7, 1941 through June 26, 1950. Any veteran, any branch, including those who didn’t serve overseas. If the members of the Tri-State of a deserving Veteran who hasn’t flown on an Honor Flight sign them up through the website at www.honorflightsi.org

  • EUCC family activities night to mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Department of Child Services will host a community event for Child Abuse Prevention Month April 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    There will be games, give aways, food and fun for everyone. The event is designed to have community partners available to hand out and discuss information with the community to prevent child abuse.

  • Masonic lodge car show May 6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Masonic Lodge #623’s 14th annual car show will be held on Sunday, May 6. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and ends at noon. Judging begins at 11 a.m.

    Awards will be presented approximately 2 p.m. Ten top awards will be awarded for 1990 and newer cars; 25 top awards will be awarded for 1989 and older cars. Best of show GM, best of show Ford and best of show Mopar and other special trophies awarded. Concessions will be available. Good food, fun and entertainment.