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Today's News

  • Birth announcments, Jan. 19

    Garynn Heath King
    Josh King and Amanda Sutton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Garynn Heath King, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Garynn has one older sibling, Jada King, 3.
    Grandparents are Mark and Pam Morgan, Theresa King and the late Joseph “Denny” Coomes.
    Great-grandparents are Bob Sutton, Mary Sutton and the late William and Frances King.

  • Ralph and LaVerne Zuelly

    Ralph and LaVerne Zuelly celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 26 at the Patio Steakhouse in Cannelton. The event was hosted by their children.

    Mr. Zuelly married the former LaVerne Kleaving Jan. 14, 1947, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. Their attendants were Geraldine George, sister of the bride, and Charles “Chuck” Burst, a friend of the groom.

  • United Way of Perry County announces grant cycle for 2012

    PERRY COUNTY – Health and human-service organizations are invited to apply for funding from the United Way of Perry County now through March 2. Grant applications are available by contacting the United Way of Perry County at unitedwayperry@gmail.com.

    Last year, the United Way of Perry County distributed more than $50,000 in grants to area health and human service organizations.

  • Winter beef series kicks off today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Beef Production Educational Series will be offered tonight and three other evenings in February and March.

    The sessions at 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 9, Feb. 20 and March 8. All of the programs except the Feb. 20 session will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The Feb. 20 program is in conjunction with the Perry County Cattle Association annual meeting, which will be held in the Perry Central school cafeteria.

  • Sweater Day at courthouse

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  • Applications sought for education, literacy grants

    EVANSVILLE – The Marilyn J. Klenck Fund for Education and Literacy is designated to support programs and initiatives in the fields of education and literacy throughout southwestern Indiana.

    The alliance has focused the fund’s proceeds on the advancement of early childhood literacy and literacy intervention strategies for struggling readers.

    Grant applications are due Feb. 27. For more information about the fund, visit www.alliance9.org/edlit-fund or contact Melinda Waldroup, program director for the alliance, at (812) 434-4923.

  • Demolition resumes

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  • Recipes sought for 175-year cookbook

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton will celebrate its 175-year anniversary, known as a terquasquicentennial, in October. Mu Gamma Sorority will assemble a cookbook in honor of this celebration and its members would like to receive recipes in all categories from past and present residents.

    Recipes are needed from residents of Cannelton as well as anyone whose from the community who like to have their favorite recipes published in this memorable cookbook.

  • Working toward improvements
  • City council acts to save $3,000 annually

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members approved at a regular meeting Jan. 9 an ordinance Mayor Mary Snyder said will save the city $3,000 yearly.