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Today's News

  • Young graduates
  • Cannelton sewer plan changes

    CANNELTON - Doug Ralston of the Bernardin-Lochmueller engineering firm of Evansville provided May 10 a legally mandated summary of a proposed long-term control plan for separating sanitary from storm sewers in Cannelton. City leaders found in 2007 both types of sewer lines converge, which could have sanitary lines flushed out into public waterways during heavy rains. It could also allow rain water to be sent to Tell City for costly but unnecessary treatment.

  • Bike to Work Day Friday in TC; lunch in City Hall Park

    TELL CITY - Perry County Wellness 2010 will celebrate National Bike to Work Day Friday. Plans are set for area students to gather at City Hall Park for lunch. There will be a discussion about upcoming bike and walk-run activities. Lunch will be provided at no cost. The public is invited to the event and encouraged to ride bikes to the park.  

     

  • Students to offer free concert 2 p.m. Sunday

    TELL CITY - Tell City Junior High School choral and band students will take the stage for a free public concert at 2 p.m.

  • Church officials settle with first of Monroe's victims

    INDIANAPOLIS - The first of numerous civil lawsuits accusing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis of helping former priest Harry Monroe continue molesting children was settled for $199,000 early this month. "This is the first time the archdiocese has ever settled, (a priest sex-abuse case)" attorney Patrick Noaker said Monday. "That may carry some significance ...

  • Aster Road man faces sex charge

    TELL CITY - A rural Tell City man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. Matt Finley, 36, of 10074 Aster Road, was freed after posting $10,000 bail.  Formal charges and a probable cause affidavit were not filed as of Wednesday morning.  Sheriff's Deputy Richard Kratzer is investigating allegations made against Finley. That inquiry is continuing, he said Wednesday. 

    Finley will be in court June 9 for an initial hearing. He could face either Class B or Class C felony charges, or both.  

  • Groups offer low-cost spay-neuter opportunity in June

    PERRY COUNTY - Pets will be spayed or neutered at reduced prices June 1 through a special clinic offered by the Perry County Animal Shelter Inc. and the Humane Society of Perry County. "We're constantly full during this time of year," Shelter Director Tiffany Reed said Wednesday.

  • Purdue Extension offers job-hunting advice

    PERRY COUNTY - The hunt for a job can be frustrating and discouraging. Purdue Extension Perry County office and Perry County Learning Partnership would like to help the community in their job search to make it easier and satisfying. A workshop called Job Hunting 101 will be held June 14 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Schergens Center. The workshop is free but preregistration is requested.

  • IRON KIDS

    William Tell Elementary students ran, biked and swam Saturday in a minitriathlon promoting wellness. A total of 125 students in first through fifth grades ran from the elementary school to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. For there, they hopped on bicycles and pedaled their way west on Tell Street to Tell City High School for a lap in the pool.

  • Huber wins hurdles races, Goffinet 1600 champ at sectional

    LEOPOLD—Jessica Huber won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to fifth place in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.

    Sarah Goffinet won the 1600-meter run and Elizabeth Kohnert won both jumps as Tell City finished seventh.

    Cannelton, on the strength of Sammie James placing in both throws, finished 10th.

    Northeast Dubois won with 117 points, 20 ahead of runner-up Forest Park.

    Huber set personal records in both hurdles races as she won the 100 intermediates in 16.21 seconds and the 300 lows in 48.77.