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Today's News

  • Fully certified canine handler

  • Mayors’ Roundtable
  • Cannelton School board tightens dress code

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members adopted in a regular meeting May 24 changes to the school corporation’s student handbook regarding appearance and use of electronic devices. 

  • Memorial Day tribute

     Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 member Jim Underhill, above, takes part in a noon memorial service Sunday in City Hall Park in Tell City. VFW and local American Legion post members traveled the county conducting Memorial Day tributes at cemeteries Sunday before converging at City Hall for an annual service. Cannelton American Legion Post members held services Monday. At left, American Legion Post 213 members ended their day with a service at the Legion home, followed by lunch. More photos from Memorial Day tributes across the county can be found on this website.

  • TC cleanup week kicks off Monday

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City residents are being encouraged to take advantage of an upcoming spring cleanup, which kick off Monday and will continue through Thursday. City crews will be busy next week hauling away unwanted items pulled by residents from garages, basements and closets. 

    Residents who want the city to take away junk should place their items in the locations where they place regular trash. Crews will follow their regular routes next week and large items will be picked up with regular bagged trash. 

  • Board discusses drainage, firefighters

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Several items discussed at a regular meeting of the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety May 21 were deferred so the city officials could seek more information before making decisions.

    Among the issues were alley drainage in the 1200 block of 21st Street, service by firefighters living outside the city department’s service area and street closures for Schweizer Fest.

  • Board discusses drainage, firefighters

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Several items discussed at a regular meeting of the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety May 21 were deferred so the city officials could seek more information before making decisions.

    Among the issues were alley drainage in the 1200 block of 21st Street, service by firefighters living outside the city department’s service area and street closures for Schweizer Fest.

  • No Perry County boys qualify for state in track

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central sophomore Austin LeClere placed fourth in the long jump at the boys track regional Thursday, but no Perry County boy qualified for the state meet.
    The top eight finishers in each event scored, but only the top three qualified for state.
    LeClere went 20 feet, 5 1/4 inches in the long jump, just 2 3/4 inches short of third-place Julian Washington of Bosse.
    Perry Central junior Alex Newton was the county’s next highest finisher, taking fifth in the 1600-meter run in 4:35.66.

  • Kohnert to play for former Big Ten star

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City frontliner Chris Kohnert will start his college basketball career playing for one of the Big Ten Conference’s all-time great frontline players.

  • Rebels hold off Commodores in semifinals

    BRETZVILLE—Perry Central couldn’t generate any offense the first six innings and lost to South Spencer 4-2 in the Class A girls softball sectional semifinals Wednesday.