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Today's News

  • PCMH implements first Intranet portal

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Perry County Memorial Hospital has gone live with its Intranet portal designed and installed by Hospital Portal.NET. It is the hospital's first Intranet portal.

    HospitalPortal.NET is a provider of secure hospital-specific Intranet sites for electronic information sharing and information publishing. Perry County Memorial, a healthcare provider for 60 years, is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and 315 full- and part-time employees.

  • Fall property-tax bills due Nov. 10

    PERRY COUNTY - Property owners will need to pay the second installment of their property taxes by Tuesday. Property owners have several payment options. Old National and First State banks in Tell City and Rockport and Fifth Third Bank in Tell City will collect payments, as will the treasurer's office at the county courthouse.

    Property owners can mail payments to the Perry County Treasurer, P.O. Box 756, Tell City, IN 47586.

    Mailed payments must be postmarked by Nov. 10 to avoid penalties and should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope in order to return a receipt.

  • Kiwanis Club planning service to mark 50-year anniversary of Electra crash

    PERRY COUNTY — The Tell City Kiwanis Club is in the beginning stages of planning a memorial service to mark the 50th anniversary of the crash of Northwest Orient Airlines Electra Flight 710 in rural Cannelton March 17, 1960.

  • Voting ends Tuesday in $1,000 school-bands contest

    PERRY COUNTY - Only five days remain for people to help Perry Central or Tell City high school bands win $1,000 through WFIE-TV's Ultimate Battle of the Bands.  

    Anyone 13 years or older with an e-mail address, anywhere in the world, can vote daily for the Marching Marksmen or the Marching Commodores until 5 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Holiday to close offices, delay trash pickup

    PERRY COUNTY - Veterans Day will close some offices Wednesday and delay trash collection in Cannelton and Tell City.

    Cannelton and Tell City residents whose trash is normally picked up Wednesdays will have their refuse collected Thursday. Veterans Day is a holiday for all county workers and city employees in Cannelton, Tell City and Troy.

  • Run wild with Jonze film

    "Where the Wild Things Are," based on the children's book by Maurice Sendak, is a strange film.  The director, Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich," "Adaptation") has stated that the film is more of a movie about childhood than it is a children's movie.

  • Kramer inspired respect, admiration in classroom

    Allen Kramer was the consummate high-school teacher, the best educator I ever encountered. This comparison includes the collective company of all my college professors.

    I feared him, this dark-bearded man, mainly for the subjects he taught, his dreaded college-bound mathematics courses.

    I was, in no way, his best student. During his 37 years as a teacher, I'm certain I'm not even listed among his top 1,000 students.

    Still, I learned a great deal from this smart, focused man.

  • I'm just one of thousands impacted by Allen Kramer's teaching career

    A classic problem in trigonometry requests, "Given the length of the shadow that a flagpole casts and angle of inclination that the sun makes with the horizon, compute the height of the flagpole."  

    The late Mr. Allen Kramer taught me to solve that problem.  Given his slight build and average height, his physical shadow was never long.  His academic shadow, however, well beyond his horizon.  

  • St. Paul Church celebrates 150 years

    Two men, the archbishop of Indianapolis and the next bishop of Cheyenne, Wyo., joined former pastors and native sons serving as priests in a church packed with parishioners Sunday in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Paul Catholic Church.

    Archbishop Daniel Buechlein OSB presided  at the 10 a.m. Mass with the Rev. Paul Etienne, the church's pastor, giving the homily.

  • Commodores finish 22nd in state meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Eric Scheiber finished 52nd to lead Perry Central to 22nd place in the 24-team IHSAA boys cross country state meet Saturday.

    Scheiber, a junior, ran the muddy 3.1-mile course in 17:15.5 to finish in the top 27 percent of the 196-runner field.

    “Eric had a great race,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “He just keeps getting better. He ran what he was supposed to. He’s definitely going to be a legitimate top 25 contender next year.”