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Today's News

  • County’s jobless rate declines

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s jobless rate dropped during October and remained below the statewide average, the latest figures released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development show.
    An estimated 788 men and women, 8.2 percent of the county’s work force of 9,576 people, were looking for jobs in October, down from 830 people, or 8.8 percent of the work force, in September.

  • Superintendent thanks city for support

    CANNELTON – A lot of people worked hard to get Cannelton voters to approve a referendum that will cost them money, and the city’s schools superintendent appreciated everyone’s efforts.

    “We were asking something that we don’t like to ask,” Al Chapman said at a regular school-board meeting Nov. 18, “for people to give up their hard-earned money at a time when, let’s face it, every dollar is important.”

  • Update, Nov. 25: Tell City woman dies from injuries sustained in Friday crash

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    UPDATE, Thursday morning: TELL CITY – A Tell City woman critically injured Friday after apparently pulling into the path of a police car died the following day.

  • Perry Central girls 2nd in junior high tourneys

    LEOPOLD—Poor free-throw shooting caught up with Perry Central late as it lost to Crawford County 28-26 in the championship game of its own eighth grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.

  • PC frosh fall to Jeeps 33-23

    DUBOIS—Perry Central’s perimeter shooting cooled after a hot start and the Commodores lost to Northeast Dubois 33-23 in freshman basketball Monday.

  • Chargers overtake Tell City in 2nd half

    TELL CITY—Pike Central held Tell City without a field goal in the third quarter as it overtook the Marksmen for a 47-33 PAC girls basketball victory Saturday.

  • Defense main focus for Marksman boys

    TELL CITY—With more quickness than usual, Tell City’s boys basketball team hopes to be strong on defense this season.

  • PC girls take advantage of Bulldog turnovers

    CANNELTON—Perry Central forced 29 turnovers, including 11 steals by Lavina Schwartz, to beat Cannelton 49-36 in girls basketball Monday.

  • Community Calendar, Nov. 25

    Friday November 26
    Bingo at Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142, Cannelton, doors open 5 p.m., bingo begins 7 p.m.
    Weight Watchers meeting at First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, weigh-in 9:30 a.m., meeting 10 a.m., use Mozart Street entrance, information call (800) 651-6000.
    AA New Hope Group meeting, 702 10th St., Tell City, First United Methodist Church basement, 7 p.m., 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Saturday November 27

  • 4-H holds celebration; honors youth, Leaders

    TELL CITY – Perry County 4-H members and leaders were honored Sunday, Nov. 14 during the annual Perry County 4-H Celebration in which the group enjoyed two movies, popcorn and cola floats.
    Members applied for awards and were selected based on their applications. Leaders were honored according to their tenure, said Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator Renate Jobst.
    The following were honored for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: Community Service, Forestry, Healthy Lifestyles, Leadership
    Ryan Baumeister: Forestry