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Today's News

  • German Ridge trails reopened after timber sales

    Tell City –  Hoosier National Forest officials have announced the reopening of the southern loops of the German Ridge Trail. The trails had been closed at the campground and the two southern trailheads for timber sale operations.

  • TC man arrested on forgery charge

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man who allegedly gave school officials a bogus name faces a felony charge of forgery.
    According to Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone, Michael B. Haughee, 59, walked into the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. office at 837 17th St. and told school employees there he wanted to promote a local chess club and hoped to distribute a flyer to schools.

  • Deadline to register for primary election is April 4

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters that April 4 is the last day to register to vote for the May 3 municipal primary election. Registration applications must be received in the office, by mail or in person, by the close of business that day.
    Voter registration forms and instructions for submitting them are available at the Clerk’s Office or on the Secretary of State’s Web site at www.sos.lN.gov. Voters may also register at any office of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles and online at www.indianavoters.com.

  • Voters reminded of photo requirements

    PERRY COUNTY – County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters in all Perry County Precincts that several changes to the election process in 2006 as a result of both federal and state election reform legislation are still applicable in 2011.
    Voters are required to present photo ID at the polls in May’s primary, before casting a ballot. The ID must meet the following criteria:
    1. Display the voter’s name, and the name must conform to the name on the voter registration record.
    2. Display the voter’s photo.

  • Community chorus extends invitation to new members

    Lincoln Hills Community Chorus is seeking new members to join its weekly rehearsals.

  • Library to host steamboat traveling exhibition

    TELL CITY – Tell City will welcome a traveling steamboat exhibit next month as part of a statewide celebration of the first successful steamboat passage on the Ohio River.
    “Steamboat a Comin’: The Legacy of the New Orleans” is sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society and will be at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library April 1-28.

  • Sign-ups being taken for summer classes

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Summer classes will be conducted June 6 through June 24 if state approval is received, Elementary Principal Ginger Conrad said at a regular school-board meeting March 17. Sign-ups were being taken, with approximately 30 students registered so far.
    In his role as high-school principal, Superintendent Al Chapman added that classes will be offered at that level if at least 15 students sign up for each of two classes offered.

  • Dogwood Tour plans in place

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor
    PERRY COUNTY – Dogwood blossoms are a harbinger of spring in Perry County and as April nears, plans are taking shape for the annual Perry County Dogwood Festival.

    This year’s celebration is scheduled for April 16-17, a week earlier than usual due to Easter falling on the fourth Sunday of the month.

  • In memory of sacrifice
  • CORRECTED - Cannelton officials OK Old Gym repairs

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    Editor's Note: The headline for this story originally stated incorrectly that school officials approved the repairs described below.