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Today's News

  • Council picks Collignon for zoning-appeals board

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Four people expressed interest in serving on the county’s board of zoning appeals, and one was selected Oct. 28 with two members of the county council opposed.

    Ottis Casper, Tony Collignon, Bud Colucci and Don Sherry submitted letters of interest in completing a term from which Darryl Irvin resigned. It will expire at the end of next year.

  • Wednesday is deadline for tax payments

    TELL CITY – Perry Countians’ fall property-tax bills are due Wednesday and several county offices will be open extended hours to accommodate owners.  

    County Treasurer Martha Wooldridge said her office, as well as the offices of auditor, recorder and assessor, will be open until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

    Those offices will also be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

    Payments can also be made at any Old National Bank branch.

  • Decision 2010

    One of three candidates who would claim victory at day’s end ...

  • Church News, Nov. 4

    Memorial Mass at St. Pius Nov. 9
    TROY – An annual memorial Mass will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.
    The Mass will be for all deceased members of the Knights of Columbus, especially those that died within the last year.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • Math, science teachers rewarded for summer work

    PERRY COUNTY – Several Perry County math and science teachers who attended the two-day Improving Teacher Quality Partnership Summer Institute this past summer at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana reaped rewards for their students Oct. 21.  

    Participating teachers from Cannelton City, Perry Central Community and Tell City-Troy Township schools assembled at Ivy Tech in Tell City to load up nearly $50,000 in technology equipment for use in their classrooms.  

  • Local teen to co-host new radio show

    SPENCER COUNTY – Heritage Hills High School freshman Brenna Arnold has been selected as the co-host of a new teen faith-based radio show called Got Gat Radio.
    According to a press release, Got Gat Radio will blend talk radio with social media, offering a wide variety of teen interviews with sports figures, best-selling authors and media personalities who are impacting today’s youth culture. Arnold and her co-host, Garrett Godsey, will talk current trends.

  • Cities sharpen plans for Christmas parades
    • Cannelton, 6 p.m. Nov. 26
    • Tell City, 4 p.m. Nov. 28
    • Leopold, 1 p.m. Dec. 5

    PERRY COUNTY – Cannelton and Tell City have set plans for their 2010 Christmas parades. Cannelton’s parade is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 26. Tell City’s parade is Nov. 28.

  • Community Calendar, Nov. 4 - Nov. 6

    Thursday November 4
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Schulthise wins full term as clerk

    PERRY COUNTY – Democrat Jean Schulthise won 56 percent of the vote Tuesday to win a full term as Perry County clerk. She faced Barbara Parker Steen, a Republican.

    Both women led active campaigns and had supporters at the polls Tuesday.

    Appointed to fill the term of the late Doris Davis, Schulthise said she was relieved to have won and said she will continue to do what she has done,“Run the office well and serve the public to the best of our ability,” she said.

    Unopposed Candidates

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School inducts new members into honor society

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announced 13 juniors and seniors were inducted into the Tell City High School chapter of National Honor Society in a ceremony held Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the school’s auditorium.
    The program was led by NHS officers Trent Gunn, president; Ariel Etienne, vice-president; Nick Kleaving, secretary; Erika Hauenstein, treasurer; Alexis Braun, historian and Sarah Drake, activities director, along with Brad Ramsey, TCJSHS assistant principal.