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Today's News

  • Man trades presidency for part-time temp work

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Edd Ransom stepped down Wednesday from his position as president of the Perry County Parks and Recreation Board, and reluctantly stepped up Monday to fill in as the county’s recreation director.

    The full-time director, Brad Smith, resigned Oct. 19 and Ransom suggested the board appoint him, he told the county council. Its members had convened a special meeting Monday to amend the county’s salary ordinance to allow him to work up to 24 hours weekly at $16.63 per hour until the end of the year.

  • Library board OK’s merger talks

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Perry County Library Director Larry Oathout announced to board members Nov. 3 that the Cannelton Library had signed a resolution to pursue a merger with their library.

  • Caring enough to help

    United Way of Perry County’s Youth Day of Caring drew dozens of energetic volunteers Sunday for an afternoon of community service.

  • Ramsey, Waninger to keep leadership roles for now

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “Due to some medical concerns, I regret that I will be on leave until Dec. 22, 2010, then with your blessing and permission I intend to ... resign from the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.,” High School Principal Dale Stewart said in a letter read to the school board Monday.

    The News reported Oct. 26 Stewart announced that day he would step down. He said then he wanted to spend more time with family and that he also had “minor health issues” to deal with.

  • School board finalizes principal’s resignation

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A resignation tendered by William Tell Elementary School Principal Sara Maas was made final by the adoption of a “separation agreement and release of claims” by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board Tuesday.

    Her resignation will be effective Dec. 22 and she will be paid until then, Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne said at a regular meeting.

  • Early-morning pursuit lands Spencer County man in jail

    TROY – An early morning pursuit that started in Perry County and ended in Spencer County has landed a Richland man in jail.

    According to state police, the pursuit began at 12:25 a.m. when Trooper Charlie Johnson attempted to stop a tan 1997 Ford F-150 pickup just east of Troy for speeding. The driver, identified as James E. Freeman, 39, of Richland, allegedly refused to stop. Johnson chased the vehicle around the Troy area and then into Spencer County.

  • Tell City High School's winter schedules

    Boys Varsity/JV Basketball

  • Minnesota Vikings need Bud Grant again

    David McCallum is currently co-starring in his second top-10-rated television series, NCIS, 42 years after his first top-10 series, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., ended its four-year run.

  • Hedinger, Lynch make All-PLAC in volleyball

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Megan Hedinger and Tessa Lynch were named to the All-PLAC volleyball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.

  • Eight Perry Central stars on All-PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central running back Mikey Wilkerson and defensive lineman Blaine Persinger were repeat selections to the All-PLAC football team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.