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Today's News

  • Opening day
  • PC teacher named Peabody Energy Leader in Education

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School teacher Mary Jo Hagedorn didn’t know what was happening Monday when administrators wheeled a cake into her Spanish I class. She soon found the good news. She had been named a Peabody Energy Leader in Education for the 2014-15 school year. Along with the thrill, she was awarded $1,000 for her dedication and commitment to students.

  • Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars post plan holiday-weekend tributes

    PERRY COUNTY – Monday we will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased area veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Scouts remember veterans
  • Auditor releases details on property tax deductions

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Auditor Pamela L. Goffinet would like to remind taxpayers to file for property tax deductions.  The one-time filing of deductions is still in effect unless your status has changed.

    Any deductions filed by December 31 of this year will be applied to taxes payable in 2016.

    REAL  ESTATE  DEDUCTIONS-CREDITS

     

    Homestead Deductions Homestead Standard Deduction

  • News in Brief; May 21

    Crawford County hosting District 9 Farm Bureau summer picnic

     

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Indiana Farm Bureau will host the annual District 9 summer picnic from 3 to 7 p.m. EDT Saturday, June 13, at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, located at 1095 State Road 66 in Marengo.

  • Lincoln drama a priority for 2016 bicentennial

    LINCOLN CITY – State officials announced the Lincoln State Park Amphitheatre will not host the drama, “A. Lincoln: Pioneer Tale,” this year as the state will contract a new management company to take over the production.

  • Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer nominations sought

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is now accepting torchbearer nominations from the public. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state.

  • JFK Pool to open June 3

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open at noon Wednesday, June 3, for the summer season.

    Hours for opening day only will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 and older. Children 4 and younger are admitted for free.

    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $50 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Indiana 66 bridge work underway near Derby

    DERBY – Indiana 66 is being reduced to one lane to rebuild a bridge over Oil Creek, about one mile northeast of Indiana 70.

    A temporary traffic signal will alternate each direction of traffic through the work zone until early November.

    Drivers should expect short delays when passing through the construction area.