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Today's News

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  • TC School Board approves policies

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Troy Township School Board members approved a number of policies or policy changes at a regular meeting March 8 and conducted a first reading on one they’d held out at their previous meeting.

  • FOP bringing circus to Tell City April 28

    TELL CITY – Everyone loves the circus. Mark your calendars for April 28 because Perry County Fraternal Order of Police has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for two shows.

    The traditional “old style” circus will present performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. under the big top along city-owned land on Seventh Street.

  • Bench dedication Friday at City Hall Park

    TELL CITY – The public is invited to Friday’s dedication of a bench at City Hall Park that will honor the memory of a city native killed late last year in Afghanistan.

    The noon program will dedicate a bench in memory of Sgt. 1st Class Barry Jarvis. Friday’s ceremony will be held in City Hall Park at the corner of Main and Mozart streets. In the event of rain, the program will be held under the park gazebo. A short program is planned and members of Jarvis’ family are expected to be present.

  • Clean-up Crew

    Michael Poehlein of Tell City Boy Scout Troop 192 had floor-sweeping detail Friday evening in St. Paul Catholic Church’s parish hall.

  • Officers won’t see comp pay just yet

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Police Chief Eric Dickenson and Patrolman David Biever were to split $12,463.91 to close out a compensatory-time issue that city officials have been struggling with for some time, after a board of public works and safety meeting March 14. In a common-council meeting that followed, however, the issue was tabled to provide time to examine related city rules and how the money should be paid.

  • Owner of rescued dogs faces 30-plus charges

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – More than 60 dogs were evaluated and 30 rescued from a rural Tell City residence Saturday as part of an investigation into alleged animal cruelty and neglect.
    Perry County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Myers said Pat Lutgring, 53, of 18643 Apricot Road, faces 30 Class B misdemeanor counts of animal neglect, as well 62 counts of harboring a nonimmunized animal, a Class C infraction.

  • Carter, ISU compete well in NCAA game

    There were several upsets in the first round of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tourney, but No. 14 seed Indiana State was unable to pull off one against No. 3 Syracuse.
    Still Perry Central graduate Aaron Carter and the other Sycamores put up a strong battle against the favored Orangemen most of the game.
    The Sycamores pulled within four points of the taller Orangemen, 42-38, with 15 minutes left.

  • Bulldogs inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—With little experienced pitching, Cannelton’s baseball team seems headed for a rebuilding season.
    “We’re going to be a young team and take some lumps, but hopefully we can build something for the next couple of years,” Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett said Tuesday.
    There are only 12 boys on the roster, and Garrett said one or two may be academically ineligible for the next nine weeks when report cards come out Thursday.

  • PC coach counting on strong defense

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—New Perry Central baseball coach Phil Zellers is hoping strong defense will help carry his team to a PLAC title.