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Today's News

  • Kast named to dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Jeffrey Andrew “Andy” Kast of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list in the Indiana State University’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2010 semester.

    Currently a sophomore in the ISU-Indiana University School of Medicine’s B-MD Rural Health Program, he has maintained a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Local students awarded Alliance of Indiana Rural Water scholarships

    CANNELTON – Spencer Herzog and Cody Lawalin from Cannelton High School were awarded $750 scholarships from the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water. The alliance awards scholarships yearly to a child of an employee of a member system. Both are sons of employees of Cannelton Municipal Utilities.

  • Bills need Hoosiers’ input

    The state Senate continues to move forward with legislative business while the House of Representatives is still at an impasse.
    As the House Democrats’ protest over anti-worker and anti-public-school legislation continues to stall House legislative action due to their absence, rallies at the Statehouse draw hundreds of workers and teachers to voice their opposition to those measures.

  • It’s been a fun ride, but so long, soda

    VINCE LUECKE, Editor

  • Library merger committee on right track

    Earlier this month, Tell City-Perry County Library Board members heard about continuing efforts of a committee to see if a merger of the two county libraries in Tell City and Cannelton would be possible and beneficial. It’s been a few months since the two libraries decided to pursue this challenge and it seems committee members are starting to get into the different aspects of the merger that will determine if the two libraries will be able to become one.

  • St. Meinrad cookbook available at The News

    ST. MEINRAD – Copies of the St. Meinrad 150th anniversary cookbook remain available at The Perry County News.
    The book is a collection of 700 recipes from throughout the community placed in a hard-cover, three-ring binder. Cost of the book is $18.
    The cookbooks are also available at the Spencer County Journal-Democrat in Rockport and the following St. Meinrad businesses: Archabbey Gift Shop, Spencer County Bank’s St. Meinrad Branch, Superior Ag Resources in St. Meinrad, Ruxer Furniture and Appliances and Vaal’s Furniture and Appliances.

  • German Ridge trails reopened after timber sales

    Tell City –  Hoosier National Forest officials have announced the reopening of the southern loops of the German Ridge Trail. The trails had been closed at the campground and the two southern trailheads for timber sale operations.

  • TC man arrested on forgery charge

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man who allegedly gave school officials a bogus name faces a felony charge of forgery.
    According to Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone, Michael B. Haughee, 59, walked into the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. office at 837 17th St. and told school employees there he wanted to promote a local chess club and hoped to distribute a flyer to schools.

  • Deadline to register for primary election is April 4

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters that April 4 is the last day to register to vote for the May 3 municipal primary election. Registration applications must be received in the office, by mail or in person, by the close of business that day.
    Voter registration forms and instructions for submitting them are available at the Clerk’s Office or on the Secretary of State’s Web site at www.sos.lN.gov. Voters may also register at any office of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles and online at www.indianavoters.com.

  • Voters reminded of photo requirements

    PERRY COUNTY – County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters in all Perry County Precincts that several changes to the election process in 2006 as a result of both federal and state election reform legislation are still applicable in 2011.
    Voters are required to present photo ID at the polls in May’s primary, before casting a ballot. The ID must meet the following criteria:
    1. Display the voter’s name, and the name must conform to the name on the voter registration record.
    2. Display the voter’s photo.