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Today's News

  • May activities planned at Branchville Conservation Club

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club house will host several events in May.
    Go-cart racing is planned for May 14. Registration begins at 3 p.m. followed by qualifying. Racing starts at 5 in the club arena. Entry fee is $25. Refreshments will be available.
    For more information, call Jerry Guillaume at 843-5885 or Judd Brown at 719-9072
    The club will host trap shooting at 2 p.m. May 15. The event starts at 2 p.m. For more information, call Mike Hess at 843-4878

  • Catholic Charities of Tell City conducting Mother’s Day appeal

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities is conducting a Mother’s Day appeal to benefit its Matrix Lifeline Program.
    Matrix Lifeline assists pregnant women and women with babies. The program offers assistance with diapers, formula, baby beds and maternity and baby clothes for children up to the age of 2. Donations of formula, diapers and baby wipes will be appreciated. Items can be dropped off at Catholic Charities at 802 Ninth St. in Tell City. For more information, call JoAnn Smith at Catholic Charities at 547-0903.
     

  • Good to the last gallon

    Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 served its traditional soup Saturday, generating lines of fans in front of the council home on Tell Street. Just more than a kettle was left by early afternoon. Grilled-chicken dinners were also served as part of the yearly fundraiser.
     

  • Cannelton 175th Planning Committee organizing May 17

    CANNELTON – 2012 will mark the 175th year of Cannelton’s incorporation as a city. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cannelton Foundation is planning an organizational meeting for anyone interested in serving on the planning committee at 6 p.m. May 17, in the Cannelton City Council chambers.
    Volunteers will help plan activities and special events for the 175th birthday of Cannelton.
    The celebration will be centered around the annual Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

  • Richard and Marietta Peter

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peter of Aloe Road, Tell City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with a reception hosted by their children at the Perry County Fairgrounds.

    Mr. Peter and the former Marietta N. “Nellie” McCallister were wed April 29, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

  • William Tell students mark Career Week

    William Tell Elementary hosted a career week beginning April 18. The first grade classes were fortunate to have five presenters during the week. Presenters were Trooper Mark Lemkuhler with his dog Brody, Sheriff Deputy Damion Marsh, Tell City Officers Bryce Hammack and Greg Linne, Tell City Junior-Senior High School science teacher Jay Johnson, former Tell City Mayor Walter Hagedorn, Registered Nurse Angela Malone and lawyer Walter Hagedorn Jr. The presenters discussed with the students the education required for their career along with other aspects of their jobs’ duties.

  • Painting Day

    The children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start had a fun time painting corn hole boxes to use. Each box was unique in design. Pictured painting legs for the boxes are, from left, Lanie Mullis, and Dusty Roberts. Painting on the right side of the picture is Curry Parker and Skyler Wilkerson.
     

  • COLUMN: Crazy action (and The Rock) keeps ‘Fast Five’ running

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

  • Dauby to receive Ph.D May 7

    PERRY COUNTY – Jason Paul Dauby, son of Paul and Janet Dauby, will receive his doctorate in systems engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology Saturday.

    He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Evansville in May 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and then his master’s degree in engineering management at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in May 2005.

  • Reward offered in Easter vandalism in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Police Department is looking for the person responsible for vandalizing several vehicles and a home Easter night.

    Sgt. Lee Hall said more than 20 vehicles suffered damage in one form or another, mainly from paint. Vandalism took place on St. Louis Avenue and Poke Street in the Green Meadows area, along with S. Fourth Street.

    A city resident who is among the victims is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people responsible.