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Today's News

  • Harley likes his hat

    Tori Henderson and her Maltese pup, Harley Davidson, wait for their names to be called onto the stage at Saturday’s Schweizer Fest Pet Show.

    The event drew one of the larger crowds to City Hall Park during the 53rd annual celebration of the city’s Swiss and German heritage.

    In contrast to recent years’ heat and humidity, this year’s festival goers enjoyed mild conditions. A storm passed through Saturday night, but not until after the festival wrapped up.

  • District eyes hazardous-waste disposal program

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A one-day hazardous-household-waste collection event would cost $30,000, according to a report from the Perry County Recycling Management District Advisory Board. A year-round program would cost $10,000 to $15,000 annually after an initial investment.

  • Library-board members start to wrap up merger

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – While members of the Tell City-Perry County Public Library board members officially approved the merger with Cannelton Public Library, discussion about the process to integrate the libraries into one district is far from over.

    Library Director Larry Oathout opened the regular board meeting Aug. 3 by telling board members the merger was official, as the signed resolution papers had been filed with the state.

  • Idol-like survivors

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  • Day Appointed to Memorial medical staff

    JASPER – Cardiologist Geoffrey Day MD, was recently appointed to the medical staff at Mem-orial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

  • Youngsters recovering from ride accident

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “We’re lucky she isn’t dead,” photographer Danny Bolin said of his youngest stepdaughter, Mikayla. The 11-year-old was one of several children hurt when a light assembly fell on them as they rode the Scrambler ride at Schweizer Fest.

    Her father was photographing a wedding and said his wife, April Taylor-Bolin, heard about it first.

  • TC natives named to USI Varsity Club board

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana Varsity Club recently named its board of directors for the 2011-12 academic year.
    Of the 21-person board, three of the officers are Tell City natives. Donita (Cassidy) Wolf was named first vice chairwoman; Bob Werner took position as treasurer and Janet (Mills) Werner was named secretary.

  • Financial Peace classes start Sunday

     TELL CITY – Nearly one and a half million families have been able to change their financial situation through Financial Peace University, the 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD.
    FPU teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt and build lasting wealth. FPU is available for churches, military, nonprofit agencies and businesses.

  • Seitz honored by choir

    Chris and Mary Avis Seitz were honored during a reception following the Lincoln Hills Community Choir concert June 17. They have been involved with the choir for more than 40 years. For many years, Chris was the choir director and Mary Avis was the accompanist. Choir members presented them a plaque.

  • PCMH welcomes Field to Perry County Surgical Associates

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital announces Dr. Gilbert Field has joined the staff and began seeing patients July 18 at Perry County Surgical Associates in Tell City.

    Field is originally from Detroit, Mich. He earned a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Arizona State University graduating cum laude.