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Today's News

  • Input session for Tell City plan set for Friday

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – The public is invited to offer input on a variety of issues Friday during the first of two public sessions that will help craft Tell City’s new comprehensive plan.

  • Coming school year’s calendar in place at PC

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    LEOPOLD – Members of the Perry Central School Board have granted a retirement request of a longtime elementary school instructor and approved a 2012-13 school year calendar.

  • Council denies trash request

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members denied at a regular meeting Feb. 22 a request from city resident Karen Stonewall to have a trailer park she owns removed from the city’s trash-collection route.

    The park has six permanent and three camper trailers, Mayor Mary Snyder said. The park’s single water meter is the basis for the city’s trash-collection fee. Stonewall uses a contracted trash service, the mayor added.

  • High schools, Ivy Tech prepare local students for next steps

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Lynn Blinzinger, superintendent of the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp., touched on partnerships when he spoke as part of an educators panel Feb. 16.

    As the News reported March 1, the panel addressed community leaders gathered for the Perry County Development Corp. annual dinner meeting at the Hoosier Heights Country Club.

  • Jockeying for a takedown

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  • Cannelton 4th-grader hit by truck doing OK

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    CANNELTON – A 10-year-old girl struck by a vehicle on Taylor Street Friday night has made a steady recovery this week, a police officer who worked the accident said.

    According to Patrolman Micah Jackson, Ovie McMahan, 10, a fourth-grader at Myers Grade School, was making good progress in recovering from leg and head injuries.

    “She had a telephone conversation with teachers and her classmates at the school and could be coming home soon,” Jackson said Tuesday night.

  • Salvation Army accepts tornado aid

    PERRY COUNTY – “The emergency response for tornado disaster relief has been tremendous,” according to Rhonda Money, southern Indiana liaison for the Salvation Army. “People have been very generous with supplies and needs, so at this time The Salvation Army is only accepting monetary donations.”

  • Tell City falls to Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Forest Park’s three post players combined to hit 12 of 15 shots from the field in a 61-39 win over Tell City in the Class 2A boys basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Walsh’s inside game too powerful for PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Tyler Walsh had 23 points and 14 rebounds in the second half as Mater Dei overtook Perry Central for a 51-46 Class 2A boys basketball sectional semifinal victory Friday.

  • PC rebounds to repel Vikings 60-55 in OT

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Any time Perry Central needed a big play Tanner Cassidy seemed to produce one to help the Commodores beat North Posey 60-55 in overtime in the first round of the Class 2A boys basketball sectional Wednesday.