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Today's News

  • PC’s Douglas qualifies for boys golf regional

    JASPER—Perry Central junior Brad Douglas shot an 11-over-par 83 in the IHSAA boys golf sectional at Sultan’s Run Friday to qualify for the regional.

  • COLUMN: Hoosier graduations

    By BILL STANCZYKIEWICZ, Guest Columnist

    Indiana’s rising high-school graduation rate, which increased from 76 percent in 2006 to 85 percent in 2010, is tempered by the fact that some students are not making the grade.

    Two communities with the best improvement are Richmond and Mishawaka. In both school districts, the high-school graduation rate increased from 52 percent to 78 percent during that five-year period.

  • EDITORIAL: Indiana immigration law provides tools

    Some parts of Indiana’s new immigration law are just plain silly, but some correctly go to the source of the problem of illegal immigration.

    A couple of the silly aspects, such as permitting someone to be targeted for deportation simply because a “notice of action” has been issued to them, are properly being challenged in court.

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  • And-Tro to begin flushing water mains Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY – And-Tro Water Authority will begin flushing water mains Tuesday. Work will continue until all mains are flushed, a process that will take several weeks.

    Due to the possibility of discolored water, customers are should use caution when doing laundry when crews are working in their area.

  • Substance abuse committee accepting grant applications

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee is accepting grant requests during June.

    Applications are available online at www.perrycountysubstanceabuse.org.

    The deadline for submitting applications is 3 p.m. June 24. Applications can be mailed to PCSAC, P.O. Box 442, Tell City, or delivered to Diane Conner, coordinator, at First United Methodist Church, in Tell City.

    Call Christal Moskos, the committee’s president, at 547-4669 with any questions.

  • Catholic Charities seeks maternity clothing

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities is seeking gently used maternity clothing to expand its Matrix Lifeline service benefiting expectant and new mothers.

    Matrix Lifeline assists pregnant women and women with babies. The program offers assistance with diapers, formula, baby beds and maternity and baby clothes for children up to 2 years old.

    Donations of formula, diapers and baby wipes are appreciated and are accepted year-round

    Maternity clothing and other items can be dropped off at Catholic Charities at 802 Ninth St. in Tell City.

  • Schweizer Fest food booth meeting today

    TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest Committee will convene a meeting for food-booth vendors at 5:15 p.m. today at the Perry County Chamber office at 601 Main St., Tell City.

    This meeting is for nonprofit organizations that had food booths at Schweizer Fest last year and plan to have them again this year.

    Anyone representing a Perry County nonprofit organization that would like to have a food booth at Schweizer Fest can ask to be placed on a waiting list to be called as tent space becomes available.

  • TCHS Class of 2011 claims scholarships, academic honors

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Class of 2011 was recognized for academic excellence May 22 during the school’s annual Senior Awards Program. Scholarships, other academic honors and athletic awards were announced. The following students were recognized:

  • Event excites parents about kids’ success

    PERRY COUNTY – The LHDC Youth Service Bureau’s Early Risers Skills for Success program recently held PEAK Nights (Parents Excited About Kids) at William Tell and Cannelton elementary schools.