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Today's News

  • Federal law enforcement officer involved in crash

    TELL CITY – A federal law-enforcement officer escaped injury Sunday when he lost control of his patrol vehicle near the intersection of Indiana 37 and Indiana 70.

    Donald Kidd, who is assigned to the Hoosier National Forest, was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital after complaining of chest pain. Kidd lost control of his vehicle and struck a gate at the Indiana Department of Transportation garage at the intersection and then traveled down an embankment.

    The Perry County Sheriff’s Department investigated the accident.

  • Reunions, July 21

    TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th class reunion, Friday, Aug. 12 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit in Tell City.
    Cost is $20 per person, checks payable to Tell City Class of 1971, and mailed to Janet Damin, 1402 11th St., Tell City, IN 47586.
    Social hour begins at 6 p.m., class pictures taken at 6:30 p.m. with dinner buffet beginning at 7 p.m.
    All classmates are encouraged to attend. Former teachers and coaches of this class are welcome to come.

  • Alvey promoted to assistant superintendent at BCF

    TELL CITY – Branchville Correctional Facility and the Indiana Department of Correction have named Kathy Alvey as the new assistant superintendent of re-entry. She will oversee most aspects of offender re-entry, including recreation, classification, post-release housing, program placement and community services.

  • Troy High School Class of 1948

  • Back-to-school consignment sale planned

    LEWISPORT, Ky. – In hard economic times, a little help in any form or fashion is a positive. With school set to start just around the corner, buying school supplies and clothing is just an added expense to tight pocketbooks.
    Two moms from Hancock County, Ky., wanted to make the clothing buying not so cringing for parents as well.

  • Patriotic display

    Branchville Correctional Facility offender Nicholas Sengthong adjusts a flag on an Independence Day display of the Avenue of Flags placed in front of the county courthouse. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Church News, July 21

    St. John Chrysostom picnic Sunday
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host its annual summer picnic Sunday.
    Serving of fried chicken and roast beef dinners will begin at 10 .a.m. The parish’s “famous soup” will be sold by the bowl and gallon, with burgers, funnel cakes and other food items.
    There will be kids games, a bouncy house, bingo, country store, quilts, raffle and more. The public is invited to spend the day in fun and fellowship.

  • Perry Central school board reorganizes for year

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Community School Corp. Board of Trustees reorganized July 11 during their regular meeting.

    Larry James will remain president of the board with Earla Williams serving as vice president. Kevin Etienne was selected as secretary and assistant secretary will be Tim Edwards.

    Board members also voted to keep the regular monthly meetings on the third Monday of the month, with the executive board meeting beginning at 7 p.m. and the regular session at 7:30 p.m.

  • Movies at Sunset series continues

    TELL CITY – The weather may be blistering hot but once the sun goes down, things will cook in Sunset Park Thursday for the third installment of a free film series.

    Movies at Sunset, sponsored by the Tell City Regional Arts Association, is taking place each Thursday in July in the park. Licensing rules prevent the association from publicly announcing the name of the film through the media but the group’s president, Cheri Taylor, said the flick stars Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith “dressed in a certain color to protect the Earth from aliens.”

  • Church of Nazarene to welcome new pastor

    TELL CITY – Church of Nazarene will be having an installation service to welcome their new pastor, Marlin Betts and his wife, Debbie, Sunday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m.
    There will be a reception following the service. The public is invited to attend this event.