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Today's News

  • Officials adopt jail-bonds resolutions

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Redevelopment Commission adopted two resolutions at an Aug. 15 meeting that would allow a sale of bonds to proceed toward financing the construction of a new county jail.

    Their action followed a public hearing at which no one offered comments.

  • Cannelton adds students from other districts

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s unofficial student count stood at 212.5 as of a regular board meeting Aug. 16, Schools Superintendent Al Sibbitt reported. The total number of bodies occupying seats was 238, but each of the 19 kindergartners counts as only half a student for reporting purposes and the 16 preschoolers aren’t included at all.

    The official count for last year was 217.5, “so we’re getting close to getting back to what it was,” he said.

  • Hit-and-run crash kills Boonville man

    KITTERMAN CORNER – A hit-and-run crash on Interstate 64 Wednesday evening killed a Boonville man. According to state police, the Tell City Dispatch Center received a call at 7:51 p.m. reporting a crash at the 73.5-mile marker.

  • Accent announces raffle winner

    Accent Marketing in Tell City congratulates the winner of the drawing for the boys’ bicycle held at the company’s booth during Schweizer Fest.

    In photo above is people services recruiter Crystal Strobel, left, with winner Kassandra Bennett. Accent thanks everyone who stopped by and showed interest in working with the company.

  • Brian and Juanita Cooper

    Brian and Juanita Cooper celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2012.

    They were married Aug. 19, 1952, in Keywest, Fla.
    The couple also celebrated the 71st birthday of Mrs. Cooper’s sister, Alice Fowler.

  • Cafeteria staffers are big stars at William Tell

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School’s cafeteria staff will proudly don orange shirts proclaiming them members of Welborn Baptist Foundation’s Healthy Cafeteria Club. Presented Thursday by Rhonda Meade, program director for the foundation’s Healthy Schools Initiative, the shirts and traveling plaque recognize schools and cafeteria staffs dedicated to to providing healthy nutritious lunches.

    William Tell was chosen from more than 20 other schools.

  • Kleaving handed 30-year prison sentence

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    SPENCER COUNTY – Jane Kleaving was sentenced to 30 years in the Indiana Department of Correction Wednesday for her involvement in a plot to hire a hit man. She was convicted last month on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Under state law, she could have served up to 50 for years for the crime.

    Kleaving will be credited for nearly nine months served in the Spencer County jail and may also have time reduced from her sentence for good conduct.

  • Schwartz – Brown

    Kelli Danielle Schwartz and Jason Aaron Brown were united in marriage during an outdoor evening ceremony Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Huber Orchard and Winery in Starlight.

  • State takes legal aim at Chapman

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Former Cannelton City Schools Superintendent Marion “Al” Chapman could soon see his pension, bank accounts and even the car he drives seized after the state’s top attorney filed suit against him Friday seeking to recover more than $600,000 in school funds he allegedly misspent.

  • Gatwood – Brock

    Sarah Gatwood and Christopher Brock were united in marriage Saturday, June 23, 2012, during a ceremony officiated by the Revs. Brendan Moss OSB and Jeremy King OSB at St. Meinrad Catholic Church.