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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Advice for grandparents

    By DICK HEDRICK, By the Side of the Road

    Here’s the deal, grandparents. Your grandchildren are planning to spend a weekend with you.  This normally happens when their parents have been invited to do something with other grownups and having little kids around would be a liability.  

  • Boy Scouts visit post office, Tell City Pretzel


     

  • Sportsman to hold craft show May 21

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host its second annual craft show at the club Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
    New events this year will be a car show and cornhole tournament. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. until noon with prizes to be awarded in various classes. Other entertainment will be a Kiddie Tractor pull beginning at 11 a.m.
    Breakfast, barbecued chicken and pork-chop dinners, burgers and drinks will be available throughout the day.

  • Local meetings

    Cannelton Booster Club to meet today at Lawson’s
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Booster Club will hold an information meeting for all members at 3:30 p.m. today.
    The meeting will be at Lawson’s Bar & Grill in the family dining room.

  • EDITORIAL: Congress should have been consulted before military action in Libya

    The United States is the world’s greatest military power, but is it our job to be the world’s policeman and interfere in internal affairs of other sovereign nations?

    And by starting military action in Libya while we already have forces engaged in Iraq and Afghanistan, are we stretching the U.S. military, not to mention the federal government’s budget, too thin?

    Those are questions we think should have been thoroughly debated in Congress before President Obama made the decision to start military action in Libya without congressional approval.

  • Relay for Life Events

    Maurices to hold bake sale
    TELL CITY – The Maurices Relay for Life team will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the store in Tell City.

  • Children share their love of books

    TELL CITY – Catholic Charities recently organized a book drive to help the Reading With Dad and Me program at Branchville Correctional Facility.

    Children in religious education classes throughout the Tell City Deanery of Catholic churches participated in this book drive. Books were taken to the classes and collected by Catholic Charities. Other books were donated by interested persons in the community.

  • Medicine cabinet clean out April 30

    PERRY COUNTY – The annual medicine cabinet clean out day has been set for April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon throughout Perry County.
    The two locations for drop outs will be at the Tell City Fire Department in Tell City and the Perry County Family Practice in Leopold.

  • Ferdinand-Pike Forest open house April 30

    FERDINAND – The 10 annual Ferdinand-Pike State Forest open house will be held April 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Sycamore Shelters.

    A property-forest management tour will begin at 2 p.m. There will be displays about recreational activities, budget issues, staffing, major projects, invasive species control, and forest resource management. Property personnel will be available for questions and comments.

  • Bike riders will help hospital

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Teachers Association’s annual Wheels for Life Bike-athon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will begin at 9 a.m. April 30 at Myers Grade School in Cannelton.

    Cannelton police officers will escort the riders along a 10-mile route around town, according to Joan Goble, chairwoman for the fundraising event. A section of Myers playground will be designated for little riders to participate.