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Today's News

  • Community Events

    PCMH Aux. Board to meet Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Board will have its monthly meeting on Friday, Nov. 3. It will be at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room at the hospital.

     

    Winter straw for animals available

     

    TELL CITY – Free straw for dog houses will be given away by the Humane Society of Perry County Saturday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orscheln’s’ Farm Store. Fore more information, call (812) 836-4842.

  • Cannelton Fall Masquerade
  • Manufacturing Night: Building the future at home

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Students from across Perry County schools came together Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Ivy Tech Tell City Career and Technology Center for this year’s Manufacturing Night. The building was full to capacity as visitors of all ages streamed in to observe demonstrations by the students and enjoy free food. The evening was the culmination of a great deal of work on the part of students involved in high school technology programs and the Perry County College Success Coalition.

  • Witches Walk 2017
  • Apex hired to broker county’s insurance

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – The move to action was quick, and after three decades, Perry County will likely have a new health insurance broker. The county commissioners voted during a special session Friday morning to seek services from Indianapolis-based Apex Benefits Group.

    The company, the commissioners touted, came highly recommended from several other communities that have done business with Apex, including the state Association of Indiana Counties.

  • Roberson wants to fill District 74 vacancy

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Mary Roberson, who has led Perry Central Community School since 2003, has thrown her hat into the political ring, filing to fill the vacancy created by the resignation earlier this month of District 74 State Rep. Lloyd Arnold.

    Arnold, a Crawford County Republican who had served the district since late 2012, stepped down from office after being asked to serve as director of law enforcement for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. He began his new duties Oct. 23.

  • Marksmen place 8th in state meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Tell City placed two runners in the top 30 of the 208-runner field as it placed eighth in the 24-team boys cross country state meet Saturday.

  • McCabe family 13th in marathon

    BALTIMORE—Barbara Ludwig McCabe was a sprinter for Tell City’s track team, but now she and her family are excelling in distance running.

  • Dauby 90th in girls semistate

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central senior Elizabeth Dauby ran her fastest time of the season, 20:57.8, as she finished 90th among 176 runners in Brown County’s girls cross country semistate Saturday.
    “It was a PR for her for the season,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “She didn’t quite run as fast this year as she did last year.
    “The times ended up being a little faster than what we thought. It was a great day to run.”

  • Hayes makes All-PAC volleyball again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City junior Kammie Jo Hayes was a repeat selection to the All-PAC volleyball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, an outside hitter, was the third leading vote-getter among eight all-around players on the team.
    She led the Marksmen in kills with 398 and solo blocks with 33.
    She was second on the team in total blocks with 53, third in ace serves with 48, and third in digs with 284.