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  • Democrats appointed to serve on Senate standing committees

     

    INDIANAPOLIS — Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus have been appointed to Senate standing committees for the 118th session of the Indiana General Assembly. Standing committees are referred bills for review by topic and cast the first vote on a proposal during the legislative process. Members are appointed by the president pro tempore upon recommendation by the Senate Democratic Leader, Tim Lanane (D-Anderson).

     Appointments include:

  • Ellspermann sworn in as Indiana’s lieutenant governor
  • Redevelopment authority reorganizes for 2013

     

    TELL CITY – Louie Heitkemper retained the presidency of the Perry County Redevelopment Authority in a reorganization conducted Jan. 9.

    Pam Krygielka will continue in her role as vice president of the three-member board and Margaret Evrard will continue to serve as secretary-treasurer. The county commissioners reappointed all three of them to new three-year terms, County Auditor Connie Ber ger noted.

  • Returning to the board
  • Rail, barge deliveries increase port traffic

     

    TELL CITY – Rail-car visits to the Port of Tell City were up by 44 over projections for 2012 and “a big improvement over 2011” according to the operations manager and trainmaster for the Perry County Port Authority and Hoosier Southern Railroad.

    Kevin Teague was reviewing performance numbers during a regular meeting of the port-rail agency’s board of directors Jan. 8. As of the preceding month, 2,104 carloads of materials had transited the port, 210 cars more than in 2011, he reported.

  • TC School Board gears up for 2013

     

    TELL CITY – In its reorganizational meeting Jan. 8 the Tell City-Troy Township School Board accepted nominations for president, vice president and secretary. Their first action, which came in a motion to accept Sheri Flynn as president, offered a lesson learned on procedural guidelines for Robert’s Rules of Order.

  • Perry Central eyes energy savings upgrade

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central School Board members gave their support to a plan Monday that could modernize the heating and cooling of the oldest sections of the school and save money on its monthly utility bills.

  • Warrant issued for Chapman’s arrest

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman could be behind bars soon and on his way back to Perry County.

  • TC beats Bears, Braves

    TELL CITY—Seniors Hunter Sandage and Will Roberts each won an individual event and two relays as Tell City defeated Tecumseh 73-55 in boys swimming Thursday.

    Roberts won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.13 seconds and Sandage took the 100 free in 55.54.

    They teamed with Collin Malone and Aaron Vincent to win the 200 free relay in 1:47.79.

    Sandage, Roberts, Luke Thomas and Vincent won the 400 free relay in 4:01.56.

    David Meyer earned the Marksmen’s other victory by scoring 150.05 points in diving.

  • Tell City defeats Evansville Central, Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Loren Braunecker, Charissa Lahee and Bailey Powell each won two individual events as Tell City trounced Tecumseh 132-38 in girls swimming Thursday.

    Braunecker won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:15.13 and the 100 free in 1:01.19.

    Lahee won the 50 free in 28.58 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:26.77.

    Powell took the 200 individual medley in 3:07.03 and the 500 free in 6:27.58.

    Powell, Samantha Allen, Sydney Goffinet and Derrian Zabel won the 400 free relay in 4:49.83.