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Today's News

  • Judge removes prosecutor from murder case

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry Circuit Judge Lucy Goffinet dismissed County Prosecutor Robert Collins from a murder case June 29 "to ensure the defendant and the state of Indiana the right of a fair trial."

  • Fairest of the fair

     

  • Former mayors support TC High School project

    TELL CITY - "We are losing population to our surrounding counties," former Tell City Mayor Gayle Strassell said Tuesday in urging voters to approve a school-construction referendum in November.

  • Rockport Mayor Nedra Groves dies

    ROCKPORT - It was a tearful day at Rockport City Hall Tuesday for employees who learned Rockport Mayor Nedra Groves died Monday after she was taken to Owensboro Medical Health System by ambulance.

    She became ill during a council budget hearing being conducted in City Hall and collapsed shortly before the meeting ended. The cause of death was listed as an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

    She was 72 years old.

  • A bluegrass celebration in Derby
  • Angel Food menus for July available at News

    TELL CITY - July menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries' discount-food program are available at The News. The program offers $30 boxes of food, valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28 and an allergen-free box of food for $23. There are also meat and fruit and vegetable specials for the month.

    July orders are due by noon Tuesday and will be distributed from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 31. Orders can be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card.

  • 2010 general election candidates

    Democrat

    Prosecutor-Robert L. Collins

    County Clerk-Jean Schulthise

    County Auditor-Connie Berger

    County Treasurer-Judy Pund

    County Sheriff-Lee Chestnut

    County Coroner-Charles Baumeister

    County Assessor-Mendy Ward

    County Commissioner District 2-Gary Dauby

    County Council District 1-Bob Glenn

    County Council District 2-Stanley Goffinet

    County Council District 3-Chester Mathena

    County Council District 4-Alan Cassidy

    Anderson Township Trustee-Becky Hagedorn

  • City will clean cemeteries

    CANNELTON - Cannelton Cemetery Sexton Charlie Davis is asking anyone who has items in city cemeteries to remove them by Aug. 9 for an annual cleaning.

    Items adorning gravesites are supposed to be affixed to headstones, he noted.

    St. Michaels and Old and new Cliff cemeteries will be cleaned, Davis said.

  • PC band to hold annual yard sale

    LEOPOLD - The Perry Central band is asking for donations for the band's annual yard sale.

    The date for the sale has been set for July 24 at Perry Central High School. All money earned from the event will go to the 2010-11 Commodore Marching Band program.

    If you have items you would like to donate, contact Jackie Contreras at 719-5796 or Kathy Blair at 843-4174. Donations will be accepted at the Perry Central School in the basement of the dome from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

  • A lifetime of 4-H

    TELL CITY - For the past 60 years, Dorothy "Dot" Kessner has been apart of 4-H as a leader and guide for the youth of Perry County. But her love and involvement of the association stretches back further than just 60 years.