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Today's News

  • Volunteers sought to water Main Street hanging baskets

    The Tell City Beautification Committee is once again hanging flower baskets on Main Street in Tell City and its members are looking for help with the watering. Anyone who would like to sign up for a turn in watering the baskets is asked to call the mayor’s office at 547-5511. The watering unit is on a cart with a long wand and can be pulled along Main Street. It is housed at City Hall and can be picked up and returned there. 

  • Stunning lesson

    Candidates for reserve patrol officers in Tell City and Cannelton were certified in the use of electronic control devices Tuesday evening. Taught by Patrolman Roger Smith, the class covers the basics of devices commonly known as Tasers. The lesson included exposure to the devices, either through barbed projectiles fired from cartridges or through wires affixed to pads placed on students’ skin. Though the guns cause no lasting injury, they do deliver painful and incapacitating shocks. 

  • Kessler named principal at OCMS

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Tell City native David Kessler has been named the new principal at Owensboro Catholic Middle School. 

    Before joining the staff at OCMS, Kessler was assistant principal at Daviess County Middle School.

    Kessler, who is a 1994 graduate of Tell City High School, started teaching at Owensboro Catholic High School after he graduated college and was there for five years.

    He also taught at Marshall County High School and Central Hardin High School.

  • Leaders want residents involved in revitalization

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – City leaders adopted one resolution to seek a planning grant and another to designate the city’s center a “slum and blighted area” in support of that objective during meetings June 11 that included a public hearing.

    The city is pursuing a $30,000 planning grant from the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs that would begin a downtown-revitalization process. If approved, the city would provide $5,000 in matching funds.

  • Drug, alcohol awareness poster contest winners announced

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County prosecutor’s office has announced winners of its 2012 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. Open to all Perry County kindergarten through seventh-grade students, the contest ran from April 18 through May 18.

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  • Warner is new community foundation director

    PERRY COUNTY – Renate Warner is the new director of the Perry County Community Foundation and is looking forward to helping the community through her work there. 

    “There are many people who care about Perry County, and I’m excited to be in a role to connect citizens to the causes they are passionate about,” she said.

  • New signs coming to Tell City’s downtown

     

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    TELL CITY – New signs pointing the way to some of Tell City’s most popular attractions and many of its retail businesses could be in place by Schweizer Fest after a request by the city’s downtown committee was approved Monday by the board of public works and safety. 

  • Commodores split with Wolfpack

    LEOPOLD—Zach James drove in three runs to help Perry Central beat Crawford County 7-5 in the first game of a seventh grade baseball doubleheader Wednesday.
    James hit a bases-loaded double in the first inning to help the Commodores jump to a 7-0 lead.
    Luke Hubert also hit an RBI double.
    Adam Dauby pitched three shutout innings for the win. He gave up one hit and one walk and struck out two.
    Hubert pitched the last two innings, giving up three hits and three walks and striking out four.

  • Lassaline joins Roland to win 4th Glen Ress title

    TELL CITY—Erik Lassaline won the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble June 10 for the fourth time, with his third different partner.
    Lassaline and Ken Roland shot 126 for the 36-hole, two-day event to win by two strokes over Alan Malone and Barry Griffin.
    Dan and Brooke LaGrange were third at 129 and last year’s champions, Kevin Davis and Mike Wilson, were fourth at 130.
    Lassaline’s fourth title is one short of Mark Flannagan and Jeff Wrye’s record for the 23-year-old tourney.