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Today's News

  • Noted bowhunter, author to speak at library Saturday

    TELL CITY – Award-winning outdoor writer M.R. James, a member of the national Archery Hall of Fame and editor and founder of BowHunter Magazine, will be at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
    He will share personal hunting and writing stories, as well as offer advice, answer questions and sign copies of his latest book, “Hunting the Dream,” a memoir which takes readers on what he says is an unforgettable storybook journey from his small-town roots to his current role as national spokesman for archers.

  • Horseman’s club fun horse show Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show and benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Bethel Christian Church revival starts today

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will host its annual reunion today through Friday.
    Guest speakers will present each night beginning at 6 p.m. Those wishing to share songs or music are invited to attend.
    The evanglists for the week are Brother Milton Pledger today, Brother Jackie Wright Tuesday, Brother Greg Gordon Wednesday, Brother Claude Lagenour Thursday and Brother Albert Madden Friday.
    The homecoming event will be held Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Cannelton eyes $1 million budget for 2014

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – She had received information from the state Department of Local Government Finance that money can now be transferred from the city’s economic-development income-tax fund, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder said at a budget meeting July 29.

    Based on that news, she changed the city’s EDIT plan at the county courthouse, she continued before council members adopted an ordinance transferring $50,000 to the city’s general fund.

  • Michael and Katherine Paulin

    Michael and Katherine Paulin of Bristow will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the St. Meinrad Community Center.

    All family and friends are welcome to attend from 1 to 5 p.m.
    Mr. and Mrs. Paulin were married July 28, 1988. They have three children, Beth Ann of Bristow, Kyle of Bristow and Brittney of Dale.

  • Water service to be cut in some areas Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department has announced planned outages for Tuesday in the following blocks:

    • 900, 1000 and 1100 blocks of Fifth Street
    • 800, 900, 1000 and 1100 blocks of Sixth Street
    • 800 and 900 blocks of Seventh Street
    • 800 block of Main Street
    • 600 and 700 blocks of Ninth Street
    • 600 and 700 blocks of Fulton Street

    The purpose of the outage is to replace two faulty valves with more efficient ones at Main and Jefferson streets and at Sixth and Fulton streets.

  • Rogier – Perryman

    Erica Rogier of Branch-ville and Andrew Perryman of Palmyra announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Linus and Michelle Rogier of Branchville. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Indiana University-Southeast in New Albany with a degree in criminal justice.

  • Bristow earns place on list of state’s most romantic sites

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    BRISTOW – Mary Moseby told the News Thursday she saw a television news report on “most-romantic sites,” and that New Harmony and Bristow made the list. She could understand New Harmony’s place there, she said, “but Bristow? I live there. Am I missing something?”

  • Mobile home fire claims life

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man who shared a mobile home with two others lost his life Friday afternoon when fire swept through their residence in a matter of minutes, trapping the 63-year-old inside.

    Perry County Coroner Charlie Baumeister said Charles Huff died of smoke inhalation. His body was found on the floor inside a bedroom.

    Tell City firefighters were summoned just after 3:30 p.m. after callers reported flames coming from the mobile home, located at 32 Ninth St. on the city’s south side.

  • Utility board dissolved in Troy

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TROY – Troy’s utility service board, whose roots go back more than six decades, was dissolved with a few signatures Wednesday in a split vote by the community’s town council.

    The decision to scrap the board and place control of town utilities in the council’s hands ended months of debate about whether the small community needs a separate board to manage its water, wastewater and electric services.