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Today's News

  • Moose Lodge scholarship winner announced

    TELL CITY – The winner of the 2016 Moose Lodge Scholarship is Tell City Junior-Senior High School senior Austin Groves.

    There is still an R. Robert Dale scholarship available to high school juniors. Applications for that scholarship are available at the Moose Lodge and are due by June 30.

  • Champions’ will, Olympic hearts

    TELL CITY – Shouts of encouragement and smiles of enjoyment were plentiful during the 2016 Perry County Special Olympics, held Saturday, May 7, at Legion Field in Tell City.

  • Those who know Congress are shaking their heads

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist

     

    I had the good fortune last week to spend some time in Washington, D.C. with about a dozen former members of Congress. As you’d expect, we got to talking about the current Congress. Very quickly, it turned out that the same question was troubling all of us: Why is it held in such low public esteem?

  • Community Events; May 12 Twilight

    Towers yard sale May 21

     

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. The event will take place in the dining room, located at 1648 10th St. in Tell City.

    There will also be a biscuits and gravy breakfast. The cost for breakfast is $2 for a full order and $1 for a half order. Coffee, milk and orange juice will cost 50 cents. There will also be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.

     

  • Former Perry Central teacher translates Whitman tribute

    TELL CITY – Fans of the 19th-century poet Walt Whitman may be interested in a newly published bilingual edition of Hispanic-American poet Luis Alberto Ambroggio’s recent tribute to Whitman.

    “Todos somos Whitman,” or We Are All Whitman, is Ambroggio’s literary response, primarily, to Whitman’s “Song of Myself.”

  • Street repairs eyed in Cannelton

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Streets in Cannelton could soon see some unanticipated upgrades thanks to few extra dollars earmarked for the city coffers.

    City officials announced Monday during a board of public works session they will receive $68,478 that can be specifically used for infrastructure improvements.

  • Stormwater fees adopted by city

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON -– New stormwater collection fees will go into effect for Cannelton residents beginning with the June billing cycle.

  • Kimbril to perform with Colts Drum & Bugle Corps

    PERRY COUNTY –Joshua Kimbril of Tell City has been selected to perform as a member of the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps of Dubuque, Iowa.

    Approximately 350 young people audition for one of the 150 positions in the corps. This is Josh’s first year with the Colts.  He has attended weekend practice and conditioning camps in Dubuque, each month since November and is looking forward to officially moving in and beginning the tour over Memorial Day weekend.

  • New fall deadline for Lilly Community Scholarship

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2017 Perry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will be named in early December. Previous scholarship recipients were identified in March of the year they graduated from high school. The change affects the program for all Indiana community foundations.

  • TC Post Office asks residents to ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

    TELL CITY – Want to deliver a little help Saturday in the battle against hunger in Perry County? Look no further than your mailbox. It won’t even cost you a stamp.

    The National Association of Letter Carriers, United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking Tell City residents to help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday. The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.