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Today's News

  • Bandon Tavern ribbon-cutting

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting for the new ownership of the Bandon Tavern. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • 4-H Royalty

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  • INDOT changes schedule for 237, 66 projects

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves announced at regular city meetings Monday that more work than expected must be done to repair Indiana 237 and that change will delay a project to improve the city’s Seventh Street.

  • Sunset Park film series continues tonight

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host another free movie tonight in a series of films titled “Movies at Sunset.”

    Showings are held each Thursday during July in Sunset Park and begin with pre-movie entertainment around 8 p.m. The park will be closed to traffic for these evenings. Parking will be available outside the floodwall.

  • Perry County 4-H Fair Schedule

    Thursday, July 14
    10:00 a.m. Poultry Showmanship
    Noon Food Skill-athon
    Noon Small Pets Show
    2 p.m. Dairy Cattle Show
    3:30 p.m. Dairy Goat Show
    5 p.m. Swine Show
    6 p.m. Horse & Pony Gaming
    7 p.m. Beef Cattle Show
    Friday, July 15
    9 am. Farm Safety Program
    1 to 3 p.m. 4-H Fun Day
    4 p.m. “Magic With Style” Show
    5:30 p.m. Livestock Auction
    6 p.m. Moto Cross
    7 p.m. Supreme Showmanship, Adult Showmanship

  • Ready for the fair

    Dalton Rennie presents his John Deere-themed project during Sunday’s community judging at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • SIRS to end child-care services

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A local provider of child-care services will close its doors in less than two months as part of a plan to cope with funding reductions and focus on its core mission.

    Bright Beginnings Child Care and Southern Indiana Resource Solutions announced this week that it will close its child-care center on 31st Street Sept. 2. The center near Ivy Tech Community College serves 40 to 50 children throughout the year.

  • Positive ISTEP scores outnumber negative

    PERRY COUNTY – In a chart of results from the latest Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress tests examined by The News, the good news about Perry County students far outweighs the bad.

    Released Tuesday by the Indiana Department of Education, the chart shows students in this county’s school systems scored higher than state averages far more often than they scored lower.

  • Cummings – Aders

    Rachel Lynn Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Kyle Lee Aders of Bristow were united in marriage during a private ceremony May 20, 2011.

    The bride is the daughter of Tim Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Tammy Jochem of Dale.
    Mr. Aders is the son of Tracy Aders of Bristow and Pheadra Fowler of Petersburg.
    The new Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Aders will reside in Eckerty.
    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School. She works at Indiana Furniture in Jasper.

  • Ball – Evans

    Amanda Ball and Mike Evans of Cannelton an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronnie and JoAnn Ball of Cannelton. She is a 2006 graduate of Cannelton High School and a 2011 graduate of Owensboro Community and Technical College with a degree in early childhood education.
    She is the lead caregiver at Bright Beginnings in Tell City.
    Mr. Evans is the son of Kenny and Mary Baur of Cannelton. He is a 2003 graduate of Cannelton High School. He is a robotic technician at Webb Wheel in Tell City.