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Today's News

  • Works board OKs CVB lease proposal

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety voted last Monday to accept an offer by the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau to lease the city’s new visitors and event center.

  • Roads identified for $500,000 improvements

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Council members approved a half-million dollars’ worth of road improvements in a regular meeting Feb. 28. In a reversal of the normal order, the county commissioners approved March 4 an update to the county’s economic-development income-tax plan that specifies which roads will undergo work.

  • Roberts completes Army basic

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Army Pvt. Zachary W. Roberts has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, Roberts studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Public invited to DAR program, meeting

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announced Kandie Atkinson, administrative specialist with the Kentucky Land Office Branch, will speak at the group’s monthly meeting Wednesday.
    This meeting will be open to the public and begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    This program will be beneficial to anyone doing family research using land records. It is important to note that many first families in Perry County made their way here by route of Kentucky.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house Thursday

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church preschool will open registration for the 2013-14 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff, and take advantage of this early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.

  • Clean teeth at Head Start

    During February, the children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry County Head Start Center enjoyed activities that dealt with dental health. Rachel Metzger, a dental associate with Butler Family Dentistry, visited with information about the importance of caring for teeth.

  • Student accomplishments at Cannelton Elementary

    This article is another in a series provided to the News by Cannelton schools recognizing the accomplishments of students.
    CANNELTON – Below are some of the recent accomplishments of students at Cannelton elementary schools. The staff of the schools congratulate the students on their work and believe they deserve this recognition.
    Makayla Hulse is a kindergartner who does an outstanding job of getting along with her friends. She helps them and always tries to do the right thing.

  • Miners edge PC for regional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Taking advantage of its superior height, Linton-Stockton worked the ball inside consistently to beat Perry Central 68-63 for the Class 2A boys basketball regional title Saturday night.
    Dess Fougerousse, a 6-foot-5 forward, and Austin Karazsia, a 6-8 center, combined for 48 of the Miners’ points on 19 of 25 field-goal shooting and 9 of 10 free-throw shooting.

  • Perry Central blitzes Switzerland County

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central forced 17 turnovers, including 10 on steals, to beat Switzerland County 60-46 in the first round of the Class 2A boys basketball regional Saturday.
    The Commodores improved to 22-3, setting a school record for victories in a season, as they won a regional game for the first time ever.
    They forced three turnovers as they went on an 8-2 lead to start the third quarter, building their lead to 19 points, 41-22.

  • Commodore Power!