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  • Photographs can be picked up at The News

    TELL CITY – The Perry County News has many photographs on file that belong to readers and while we don’t want to throw them away, we cannot keep them forever.

    If you brought in a photo for an engagement, wedding, obituary, memorial, birthday, congratulations or club news, please come by and pick them up. 

    Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

    Ask the receptionist for your photo.

  • Roccia featured at ISU

    TERRE HAUTE – Tell City High School graduate Sarah Roccia is the featured student of the month for the Indiana State University School of Music.

    The daughter of Randy and Rachel Roccia of Cannelton is profiled on the school’s Web site at www.indstate.edu/music/featuredstudent-roccia.html. Her parents are among several family members who count themselves among ISU’s alumni.

  • Tell City police seek answers in string of fires



    TELL CITY – A state police ordnance team neutralized a suspicious device discovered by police last Thursday while investigating a truck fire. 

    No charges have been filed yet but the investigation into the blaze in the 1200 block of 10th Street remains open, Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone said. Officers responded just after 5 a.m. to the fire, which gutted the interior of the truck. While at the scene, officers found a suspicious device lying on the ground. 

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  • Animal- control efforts proceed slowly


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – An animal-control plan worked out among county officials isn’t working as well as hoped, according to the president of the Humane Society of Perry County.

  • School board will move slowly on energy upgrades



    LEOPOLD – Like many Hoosier school campuses, Perry Central’s is a combination of old and new. The heart of the school was constructed in the second half of the 1960s while other areas were built in the 1980s and 1990s. The buildings serve students well but some are in need of newer, more efficient heating and cooling systems that, if installed, could save the district sizable sums of money. 

  • Huntingburg firm to build county jail


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Craftsman Construction of Huntingburg was selected to build the county’s new jail during a commissioners meeting Wednesday morning.

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  • Cannelton volleyball schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    14    Perry Central    T    6:00
    16    Lanesville    H    5:30
    23    Orleans    H    5:30
    30    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
      1    Orleans Tourney    T    TBA
      4    Hancock County    H    5:30

  • Tell City 8-year-old all-stars cruise in Ferdinand tourney

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s 8-year-old all-stars won every game by run rule to romp to the championship in a five-team girls softball tourney July 28-29.
    In pool play Tell City beat Pine Ridge 19-7 and the Diamond Divas of Warrick County 17-9.
    Tell City then beat Ireland 15-3 and the Diamond Divas again 10-2 in the single-elimination bracket to win the tourney.
    Valerie Kehl, Kyndall Jordan and Justice Kuster each went 3 for 3 to lead Tell City hitters in the championship game.