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  • Who will stand up for the children?

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – “I just got a call as I was walking in about a child in need of service,” Spencer Circuit Court Judge Jon Dartt said as he explained the overwhelming need for foster parents and court appointed special advocates. “There is a removal (of a child from their home) almost every day.”

  • Rail group plans additional excursion rides

     

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – On the heels … the tracks, rather … of successful excursion train rides in recent weeks, Lincoln Scenic Way will host a fall scenery ride this Sunday, Sept. 25.

    It will be the first of several autumn excursion trains with various themes.

    “It’s been a great success thus far and we want the interest and the number of travelers to keep growing,” said Betty Cash, who directs the county’s visitors bureau.

  • Catholic Charities makes a difference everyday

    Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Catholic Charities of the Tell City Deanery as a way to explain their ministries.

     

     

    Catholic Charities has a huge impact on many families in our community. Some of the ways families are helped include Table of Blessings, Martin’s Cloak Food Pantry, Lifeline For Families, Budget Basics, and Specific Assistance. Catholic Charities’ motto is “Providing help. Creating hope. Serving all.”

  • SR 66 east of Cannelton to close for pipe replacement

    PERRY COUNTY  – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a complete road closure on State Road 66 about 13 miles east of Cannelton.

    On or around Sept. 27, INDOT Crews will replace a culvert pipe at mile marker 93. This will require excavation at the site spanning all lanes of traffic.

    The closure is expected to last for about a day, depending upon weather conditions. The closure is not expected to affect school bus traffic.

  • Troy fall clean-up beginning Oct. 6

    TROY – Fall Clean-up for residents of the town of Troy will take place Thursday and Friday, Oct. 6-7.

    All items need to be curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. There will be no backtracking to pick up items.

    Carpet rolls, air conditioners, refrigerators, items containing Freon or computer components will not be collected. There will be no pickup from vacant lots. Residents should not put more than a small pickup load out for clean-up. Paint cans should be drained.

  • Select Troy households asked to participate in income survey

    TROY – The Town of Troy is conducting an income survey to help establish their status of eligibility as leaders apply for grants through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.  This survey is needed in order to allow the Town of Troy to apply for grant funds to repair water issues.

  • TC boys win, girls 2nd in Lincoln Trail junior high races

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed all five of its scorers in the top 10 and seven runners in the top 16 as it won the 13-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country race Saturday.

  • Bulldogs fall to Hornets, Braves

    MEDORA—No Cannelton player made more than two kills in a 25-17, 25-13, 25-14 loss to Medora Friday.
    Nicole Harris had two kills, two digs and two assists for the Bulldogs.
    Caressa Sloss made two blocks and two digs and served six points, including two aces.
    April Terry added five points and Chloe Davis had four points, three assists and three digs.
    Tecumseh, ranked No. 4 in the state in Class A, beat Cannelton 25-8, 25-16, 25-5 in a home match Tuesday.

  • Commodores outhit Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Abby Reed made 15 kills and Addy Davis had 25 assists as Perry Central beat Mitchell 20-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-11 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Terissa Roark added six kills, Latisha James five, and Payton Emmons four.
    Roark made four blocks and James added two.
    Courtney Berger made 14 digs, Ryann Lynch 11, Brooke Mullis nine, Davis eight, and Emmons and Reed four apiece.
    The Commodores made 21 ace serves, with Lynch getting eight, James five, Roark four, and Davis three.
    Perry Central improved to 1-3 in the PLAC and 5-19 overall.

  • Kohnert, Marksmen spike Chargers

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 31 kills as Tell City beat Pike Central 27-25, 25-21, 25-22 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Though this match lasted only the minimum three games, Kohnert’s kill total was just five short of the school record set by current University of Memphis star McKenzie Hayes.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 11 kills Tuesday. Emily Hagedorn had 25 assists and Rachel Malone added 22.
    Hayes made 17 digs and MaKaylee Buntin added 11. Kohnert made two solo blocks.