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Today's News

  • River Sweep poster deadline Dec. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – There is still time for students in primary and secondary schools, both public and private in grades kindergarten through 12, to design a poster for the 24th annual River Sweep 2013.
    Fifteen prizes will be awarded.  The grand prize is $500, and the school representing the grand prize winner will also receive an award.  A prize of $500 will be presented to the student with the winning design for the official River Sweep T-shirt.  Thirteen $50 prizes will be awarded to one winner at each grade level.

  • International award winners
  • Perry Central students see K9 units at work

    The sixth grade students at Perry Central Elementary School got the privilege to see a K9 demonstration by Officer Michael Jackson and his dog, Eric, officer Derek Lawalin and his dog, Jago, and Officer Jason Shadwick. 

  • Cannelton needs new Christmas decorations

    CANNELTON – Cannelton utility workers were preparing to hang Christmas decorations along city streets, the chief of that department reported at a common-council meeting Nov. 12, but the ornaments “are kind of on their last legs.”

  • Memorial staff offers Bethany Volz Scholarship to area students

    JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s medical staff will award a $500 scholarship to an area high-school senior entering a two- to four-year educational program in a health-related field.  
    To qualify, the applicant must maintain at least a “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale) grade point average. Other criteria for consideration include SAT scores, financial need and community involvement. A brief essay is required along with letters of reference.  

  • Board OKs substance-abuse policy

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • TCJHS September students

    The Student of the Month program is one which recognizes students for going above and beyond what is required of them. One student from each grade is elected by the teachers.

    Students of the month for September are, from the left, Jessica Braun, Gant Miller, Kelsey Gowers and Logan Labhart. Each student will receive a gift card, a T-shirt and a breakfast from Julie’s Café.

  • Pannett completes Army basic training in Georgia

    FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pfc. Robby Pannett completed Army basic training Oct. 19 at Fort Benning. He also graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne Nov. 8 at Fort Benning.
    He is currently stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., and enrolled in the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
    Pannett is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Tell City Walking Club Challenge winners

    Tell City junior-high school students participated in a Walking Club Challenge towards the end of October and the homeroom with the most participants had the opportunity to help plan a five-day menu with Sheila James, the cafeteria manager, which would be served the first week of December.

  • Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends at Lake Rudolph

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort has launched Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends Friday and Saturday nights from Nov. 23 through Dec. 15. These new Christmas packages, which include a two-night stay in Rudolph’s Christmas Cabins, are a $400 value for only $250.