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Today's News

  • Cannelton trash department to pick up large items

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh has announced his department will conduct a city-wide cleanup the week of April 8.

    Items too big for regular curbside pickup will be collected. They must be at normal trash-collection locations on usual trash days, he said.

    No construction waste or materials, refrigerators, tanks, paint, chemicals or tires will be picked up. A limit of one truckload per stop will be enforced, he said.
     

  • Kindergarten enrollment at William Tell Thursday

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday for all children entering school for the first time.
    Parents and children should enter through the main door and follow signs. All children registering for kindergarten will be given a folder.
    To enter kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age 5. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter at age 6.

  • Free choral, organ music to be performed at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – A music ensemble from Indiana University will present a free program of choral and organ music beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday in the archabbey church.

    The musicians will present an hour of sacred polyphony and organ music, including compositions based on chant and other pieces dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

    The concert will feature works by composers Josquin Des Prez, G. P. Palestrina, Felice Anerio, Guillaume Dufay and Flor Peeters.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house March 14

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church preschool will open registration for the 2013-14 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. March 14.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff, and take advantage of this early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.

  • Art fair to feature student works

    This picture, drawn by William Tell Elementary third-grader Nicholas Deckers, will be one of many pieces of artwork on display at an art fair planned for 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school. The community is invited and encouraged to attend and see the students’ work.

  • Amphitheatre to fill eight seasonal jobs

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Amphitheatre is seeking to hire eight seasonal theatre staff members to complete its staffing needs for the 2013 season.
    Officials are seeking to hire eight seasonal front-of-the-house employees. These positions include a box-office manager, house manager, two box-office assistants and four food-service and merchandise employees.

    All applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply.

  • Bickwermert – Young

    Teresa Bickwermert and Drew Young were united in marriage during an evening ceremony Saturday, July 7, 2012, at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Whitesville, Ky.

  • Damage minimal in St. Croix chimney fire

    ST. CROIX – A chimney fire caused minimal damage to a home in St. Croix Feb. 25 after residents stopped its spread.

    Central Perry Fire Department Chief Brian Suhreinrich said the fire at 12099 South St. was caught early after heat found its way through a crack.

    Firefghters were called at 7:35 p.m. and all trucks were back in the station in less than an hour.

  • More advisers wanted for county recycling district

    PERRY COUNTY – A few good people are wanted to join a tiny group that has influence in Perry County. They’ll receive no pay for the time they’ll give. In fact, they have to pay a fee to be eligible.

    The Perry County Recycling Management District Advisory Board has five members, but can have up to nine, Marlow Smethurst said during a meeting of the district’s board of directors Thursday. Any county resident who pays the district’s annual fee is eligible for the advisory board, he said.

  • Group works toward success after high school (UPDATED: PowerPoint presentation inserted)

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Four people representing the Perry County College Success Coalition urged the community to help local students get the skills they need for both them and their community to thrive.