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Today's News

  • Debbie Cronin cancer benefit set for Nov. 24 at Legion

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Debbie Cronin will be held Nov. 24 at the Tell City American Legion Post. The event will include a dinner, silent and live auctions, a dance and karaoke.

    Admission price is $10 per person and will include dinner, a door prize and entertainment. Doors will open at 4 p.m. The silent auction will run from 4 to 7 p.m. and those entering must be present to win.

  • William Tell Elementary students earn an ‘A’
  • Recyclers eye expansion; more drop-off sites sought

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The executive director of the Perry County Recycling Management District is looking into expanding the number of sites where people can drop off recyclable materials.

    Ken Smith said at an Oct. 25 meeting of the district’s board of directors he had received questions from people in outlying areas of the county such as Rome and Derby about adding to the existing sites at Cannelton and Branchville.

  • Perry County history book still available at various spots

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has autographed copies of “Perry County: Then and Now” by the late Michael Rutherford. The book is available at the chamber office, the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch, Gatherings and Celebrations.
    The Perry County history book is a standard, library-size, 288-page hardbound book with a full color cover. The book price is $50 including sales tax throughout the holiday season. For more information, contact the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.

  • Cannelton 175th souvenirs available at chamber offices

    CANNELTON – Cannelton 175th-anniversary souvenirs are still available and would make great gifts this holiday, according to members of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce.
    Souvenirs are available at Cannelton Utilities and the Perry County Chamber offices. Items for sale include a plate for $15; etched wine and beer glasses for $8 each or two for $15 (can mix and match); buttons for $1; “Cannelton Stories” DVD for $20 and a commemorative program book for $2.
    For more information, contact the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.

  • Land named to library-board seat

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners accepted at a regular meeting Nov. 5 the only applicant for an open library-board seat, but her term will go only to the end of the year.

    Jane Land was the only person to submit a letter of interest after County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg reported Oct. 1 board member David Carney had announced his resignation.

  • Biggest Loser contestants back in Tell City Nov. 28

    TELL CITY – Roy and Chris Pickler, who were contestants on the NBC hit TV show, “The Biggest Loser,” will be available to talk one-on-one at EverBody’s Fun & Fitness Center Nov. 28.
    Consultations will be $25 for 30-minute time slots. Get the chance to ask questions about what they learned firsthand on the ranch with their coaches and other diet and fitness professionals.
    Since the show, the couple have made a life of traveling and speaking to others who are wanting to start this weight-loss journey themselves.

  • Community Foundation’s annual trivia night now accepting reservations

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host its third annual Trivia Night Fundraiser this year, which offers light-hearted competition for know-it-all trivia junkies and some fun for those who simply enjoy supporting a good cause.
    The event will be held Jan. 19 at the Schergens Center in Tell City. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The trivia game will begin at 7 p.m. Reservations are required to attend the event.

  • Day of Caring
  • Friends invited to Whitcomb birthday open house

    TELL CITY – A birthday celebration for former Indiana Gov. Ed Whitcomb will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.