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Today's News

  • Hayes resigns as Tell City’s softball coach

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—John Hayes decided being head coach of teams in two consecutive seasons would be too much, so he has resigned as Tell City’s girls softball coach.
    Hayes was named Tell City’s girls basketball coach this summer after two years as John Lyons’ assistant.

  • Keeping Main Street in bloom

    Brad Belcher waters hanging baskets along Main Street last week. He has volunteered his efforts this summer to keep the flowers green, using a pressurized tank on wheels, and his efforts have been aided by regular rainfall. “They still get dry so they need water during the summer,” he said. Bev Minto, director of the county’s convention and visitors bureau and a member of the city beautification committee, said Belcher has done a top-notch job. A local company, VIP Foliage, worked with the committee to prepare the baskets.

  • Youth Refuge summer bash fun

    The Youth Refuge group held a summer bash July 13 in Cannelton. Area businesses donated items for the event and Cannelton Fire Department fireman Ryan Powers and Cannelton Police Department Sgt. David Biever and Patrolman Micah Jackson, along with police canine Erik, were present to meet and hold demonstrations for children.

  • St. Boniface Catholic Church picnic Aug. 4

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda, a member of the National Registry of Historical Churches, is hosting its annual summer picnic Aug. 4.
    Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with fried chicken and roast-beef dinners with all the trimmings and dessert served in the air-conditioned dining rooms until 2 p.m. Carry-outs will also be available. Fulda’s “famous” soup will be sold by the bowl or bulk, as well as hamburgers, cheeseburgers, fried-chicken and tenderloin sandwiches, ice cream and drinks.

  • PCMH awards scholarships to local students

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital, the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc. and the Perry County Mem-orial Hospital Auxiliary are pleased to announce the following scholarship recipients:

    Deni Taylor of Branchville, daughter of Dennis and Edna Taylor, earned the $500 Lewis C. Lohoff Memorial Scholarship Award. She is a graduate of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, where she participated in FFA, German and art clubs, Students Taking Action Not Drugs and National Honor Society.

  • Church News, July 18

    Guest speaker at Freewill Baptist
    CANNELTON – Brother Samuel Epley, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Bedford, Ky., will be guest speaker at Cannelton Free-will Baptist Church Sunday during morning and evening worship services.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation welcome everyone to attend.

    Annual summer picnic at St. John’s UCC
    LAMAR – St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold its annual summer picnic at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.

  • Cannelton High School registration Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold registration for the 2013-14 school year Aug. 5 and 6.
    Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first day of school for the district will be Aug. 12.
    Book-rental prices for the school year are $43 for sixth-graders; seventh-grade books are $50 and books for eighth-graders are $50.
    Book prices for students in ninth through 12th graders will vary according to their individual schedules.

  • Cannelton cafeteria information for 2013-14 school year

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton elementary school breakfast and lunch programs will begin Aug. 12. The breakfast-lunch program is available to all children in the school and provides nutritionally balanced meals.
    Following is a price list of the various types of meals and prices available.
    Children from households that meet the Federal Income guidelines are eligible for free meals or reduced price meals for breakfast and lunch.
    To apply for free or reduced price meals, complete an application as soon as possible. Sign it and return it to the school office.

  • Cannelton Elementary class supplies list for 2013-14

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Elementary school has released its school supply list for children in grades preschool through fifth grade for the 2013-14 school year. Class for students begins Aug. 12.
    Preschool: One backpack; one box of Crayola brand markers, washable; one tub of disinfecting wipes; one folder; one supply box or bag; one box of Kleenex; one three-ring binder; one set of washable paints; construction paper; one box of quart or gallon baggies; crayons; glue sticks; one pair of Fiskars scissors for kids; one pack of Expo markers.

  • Registration for Cannelton elementary students begins Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Registration will be held at the Myers Building Cafeteria for preschool through fifth graders. The back-to-school kids’ fest for students in preschool through fifth grade will be held in the Covered Wagon in Cannelton across the street from the Myers building from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5.
    The first full student day of school is Aug. 12. Preschool will begin the same date.