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Today's News

  • Reunions, May 20 issue

    Roy-Harper family
    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yellow Banks Center in Selvin.
    The children of Charles and Molly are Bessie Leigh (Harper) Wright, Clarence Edwin Harper, James Silas Harper and Charles Augustus “Gus” Harper.
    Children from Mattison Franklin Riddle and Molly Riddle are Olive M. Riddle and Howard F. Riddle.

  • Chapman claims he’s broke

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman, accused of stealing more than $200,000 from school coffers, said Friday he has no money to hire an attorney to represent him.

    In a video hearing before Judge Lucy Goffinet, Chapman was appointed a pauper attorney after saying he had less than $250 in his savings and checking accounts.

  • Herbal remedies program at library June 1

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch will host Cindy Jones, a representative of Herbs and Health Care Inc. at 1 p.m. June 1.
    Jones will give a presentation on using herbal remedies. She will focus on the various uses of single and herbal combinations as an alternative to traditional medicine. Developing healthy habits by using supplements will also be discussed. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the event to learn more.

  • Dale townwide yard sale June 7-8

    DALE – The Dale Women’s Organization invites the public to the 10th annual townwide yard sale in Dale June 7 and 8.
    The deadline to register as a vendor for the event will be Thursday. Vendor registration will benefit the group’s back to school supply program and the Toys for Kids program at Christmas.
    For more information, contact Donna Dickman at (812) 937-2629.
    A softball tournament will also be held that day.
    The Dale Women’s Organization is a nonprofit group for the betterment of the children in north Spencer County.

  • Free summer-food service at Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Cannelton city schools plan to sponsor a free summer food service program for individuals less than 18 years of age. It will be held at Cannelton High School cafeteria.
    The program will begin June 3 and end July 27. No meals will be served July 4 and 5. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be from 11 a.m. to noon.

  • Free summer-food service at Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Cannelton city schools plan to sponsor a free summer food service program for individuals less than 18 years of age. It will be held at Cannelton High School cafeteria.
    The program will begin June 3 and end July 27. No meals will be served July 4 and 5. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be from 11 a.m. to noon.

  • Jago visits William Tell

    Tell City Police Department Officer Derrick Lawalin and his dog Jago demonstrated their K9 skills recently for the sixth-grade students at William Tell Elementary.

  • JFK Pool to open to the public June 2

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open June 2 for the 2013 summer season. Hours for the pool will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 years of age. Children who are 4 years and younger are admitted for free.
    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $40 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Taylor – Hildenbrand

    Bob and Cindy Taylor of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Kay, to Adam Ryan Hildenbrand, son of Kenneth and Karen Hildenbrand of Mariah Hill.

    The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    She is employed at State Farm Insurance Agency in Tell City.
    Mr. Hildenbrand graduated from Heritage Hills High School in 2003. He is employed at Waupaca and is a member of the Carter Fire District.

  • TC Water Department sending out reports

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department is sending out its annual consumer-confidence reports this week, said Superintendent Dale Poole.
    The report is mandated by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and must be sent each year to water customers.
    It informs customers of the quality and status of the water.
    Customers who don’t receive a copy may pick one up at the water department office in City Hall.