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Today's News

  • What happened to St. Paul, Newman records?

    This spring Mariah Kessinger broke the 100-meter dash record for seventh grade girls at Tell City Junior High that had stood for 29 years.

    There’s a Kessinger family tradition for breaking 100 dash records, as Mariah’s brother, Kyle, broke Tell City’s varsity boys record in that event two years ago.

    Interestingly, there was also a tradition of strong 100 runners in the family of the girl whose record Mariah broke, Karen Ludwig.

  • Dumpsters will replace recycling trailers July 1

    TELL CITY - The launch of a plan to replace trailers with dumpsters for collecting cardboard will come July 1, the executive director for the Perry County Recycling Management District said Thursday.

    Ken Smith said dumpsters will be placed at the district's Cannelton site in advance for any customers who'd like to view them. McDonald's restaurant owner Ryan Kramer said for a previous story his trash bill is cut approximately $150 per month because cardboard goes into its own dumpster.

  • TC spring cleanup week June 7-11

    TELL CITY - Memorial Day may have marked the start of summer, but Tell City residents will be thinking spring cleaning next week as the community's yearly roundup of unwanted items begins.

    In fact, residents willing to haul their own unwanted items can get a head start Saturday.

    The week of June 7-11 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City.

    Residents will be able to clean out their basements, attics and garages during those days. Items will be collected on residents' normal trash collection day.

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  • Student with TC ties helps win WorldQuest

    TELL CITY - A high-school student with Tell City ties helped his team achieve an unprecedented second win the Academic WorldQuest 2010 world-affairs competition in Washington D.C. April 24.

    In another first, Evan Hollander and his duPont Manual High School team earned the top spot for the second year in a row.

    Hollander is the grandson of Jim and Lucile Hollander, 733 11th St., Tell City. His father, Bill, is an attorney in Louisville, Ky.

  • Cannelton teacher injured in Hwy. 66 collision

    GRANDVIEW - The Spencer County Coroner's office has identified a man killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning on Indiana 66.

    Gary Bingle, 47, of Silverdale Road, Rockport, was the driver of a van that crashed head-on into a sport-utility vehicle around 6:20 a.m. The crash occurred east of Grandview.

  • Women to be honored for giving

    TELL CITY - Friday will be Celebrating Women in Philanthropy Day, an event enshrined in a proclamation signed by the county commissioners at their May 19 meeting.

    The request was made by Emily Winter of the Perry County Community Foundation's Women for Women. The observance will include a luncheon "and they will be celebrating women in the community and awarding grants to the organizations to support women and girls," County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg said.

  • Survivors luncheon to kick off Relay

    LEOPOLD - The Perry County Relay For Life committee invites cancer survivors of all ages to the survivor luncheon June 12 to kick off the Perry County Relay For Life.

    The meal will be served at noon with photographs being taken afterward courtesy of Danny Bolin Photography.

    For more information regarding the luncheon or to RSVP, contact Jamie Smith at 836-4577, Pam Krygielka at 836-2712 or Gail Edwards at 843-5233.

    The luminaria committee members are looking for photographs of cancer survivors to display at this year's Relay For Life.

  • PCMH to offer various CPR classes

    TELL CITY - Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City will hold two different CPR classes in June.

  • River Sweep set for June 19

    PERRY COUNTY - Do you enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, or just sitting on the banks of the Ohio River, enjoying the beautiful scenery associated with the river?

    If so, you might like to contribute to the annual River Sweep, in which people join at various points along the river to scour its banks of the debris that has accumulated since last year's event.

    Kenneth Smith, director of the Perry County Recycling Management District, said this year's River Sweepers will work from 9 a.m. until noon June 19, when the district will treat the volunteers to lunch.