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Today's News

  • Cannelton CSO plans on revamp

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Changes in the fees on Tell City invoices for wastewater treatment has Cannelton officials eying construction of its own facility. Such talks are in the infancy stages, but according to project manager Eric Parsley of Commonwealth Engineers, its an endeavor that needs to be investigated.

  • Draggin’ Main to hit Cannelton Streets Saturday

    CANNELTON – The weather is heating up, and so are the engines. In a seasonal rite of automotive heritage, Draggin’ Main will hit the streets Saturday. 

  • Armory Annex project nearing completion

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Renovations of the former National Guard Armory, transforming the building into offices for a county courthouse, are nearing completion. If all goes as scheduled, the annex could be open in early June.

  • Man dies from injuries sustained in April 1 crash near Tobinsport

    TOBINSPORT – A Perry County man has died from injuries he sustained in an April 1 crash on Indiana 166 north of Tobinsport. Zachary E. Taylor, 37, died Friday, April 7, at University Hospital in Louisville, Ky. According to authorities, Taylor’s car flipped over shortly before 11 a.m. April 1. He had to be freed from the vehicle. Perry County EMS, Rescue Squad and Cannelton Fire Department assisted at the scene.

  • 4-year-old hurt when ATV overturns Sunday

    LEOPOLD – A 4-year-old boy was flown to Norton’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky., Sunday after an ATV crash near Old State Road 37 near Leopold.

    Police received the first call at 2:40 p.m. Sheriff Alan Malone said the boy was a passenger on an ATV operated by a family member. The ATV overturned onto the child. The child was not wearing a helmet and complained of pain to his chest. Malone said Wednesday he did not have an update on the child’s condition.

  • An alley by any other name is a street

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – When driving in Cannelton, it can be difficult to know if you are actually on a street or an alley. That’s because some of the older passes are very narrow, with a few just wide enough for a single lane of traffic, making them to seem more of  a cut-through.

    According to Police chief Lee Hall, the limits in residential areas – which needn’t be posted – are 30 MPH, while alleys are 15 MPH.

  • DNR plans to save some ash trees for future generations

    At least some ash trees in Indiana will survive the invasive emerald ash borer invasion if a DNR initiative is successful.

    The agency is using chemical treatments to protect large specimens of ash trees in areas unaffected so far by EAB. The project includes trees in Turkey Run State Park and in several nature preserves.

    “We are hoping to save these awe inspiring monarchs of the forest for everyone to continue to enjoy,” said John Bacone, director of DNR Division of Nature Preserves.

  • Cannelton City Schools to offer summer free lunch program

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to those over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved education program for the mentally or physically disabled.

    Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children. There will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

  • TCPD wraps up March enforcement campaign

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department announced the completion of the March 2017 dangerous and impaired driving enforcement campaign. During the 24-day enforcement period, 118 citations and warnings were written, and five arrests were made.

  • Student art show showcases Tell City talent

    TELL CITY – The annual Tell City Art Show will be open today and Friday for viewing. The art show will also be highlighted by the second annual Fine Arts Night and Empty Bowls Event Friday.

    The art show will open their doors in the library/media center at 3 p.m. Empty Bowls will be open in the Red Apple Inn at 4 p.m.

    Displays include paintings, clay and ceramic sculptures, paper mache, digital photography, graphic design, wood burning and charcoal.