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  • Trail Fees 101: Where does the money go?

    Editor's Note: Information for this article on trail fees in the Hoosier National Forest was provided by Les Wadzinski, the forest's recreation-program manager.

    Why is there a fee for the use of trails in the Hoosier National Forest?

  • Lincoln Hills offers help with energy bills

    TELL CITY - Hoosiers may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, announced Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp.

    Appointments must be made and are now being accepted. The Low Income Home Energy Assitance Program is federal block grant funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and administered by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.

  • Crisis Connection gives Girl Scouts safety tips

    PERRY COUNTY - Crisis Connection Inc. hosted a "Staying Safe" workshop Sept. 24 for more than 100 Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts and their leaders from Raintree Council.

    The '"Staying Safe" curriculum used was designed to help girls and the people who care for them learn ways to better ensure their personal security. Created with input from girls ages 4 to 17 years, the series is a component of Project Anti-Violence Education, the Way, a national Girl Scout violence intervention initiative funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  • Registration deadline nears for special election

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry County Clerk Jean Schulthise reminds voters of the Tell City-Troy Township School District, including Tell City, the town of Troy and Troy Township, that Oct. 5 is the last day to register to vote in the special election to be held Nov. 3.

    The election is being held to decide proposed improvements to Tell City High School.

  • Despite flaws, 'Surrogates' still entertains

    "Surrogates," Bruce Willis' latest, is an entertaining, yet unoriginal and problematic, sci-fi film. It takes place about fifteen years in the future, where robotic surrogates handle the day to day life for 99 percent of the world's population, while their owners control them from their homes.

    Think of the world like a live action chat room, where everyone can choose what they look like.

  • McKinney takes top Shoot for the Stars prize

    TELL CITY - The summer of 2009 will always hold special memories for David McKinney. His soul-filled sounds filled City Hall Park monthly since May and won him the top prize Sunday as a Shoot for the Stars singing contest wrapped up.

    McKinney sang Travis Tritt's "Anymore" and "Walking in Memphis" by Marc Cohn to earn a prize package valued at $1,000.

  • Regional arts association hosting amateur photography contest

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host an amateur photo contest at City Hall from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. This is the day of Tell City's Christmas Parade. Submissions for the contest are now being accepted.

    Cash prizes will be awarded, including $150 for best of show. Visitors will be allowed to vote for a Peoples Choice Award.

    Entries will be limited to three per person with two age groups and five categories, people, animals, landscape and plants, architectural and other.

  • PC crushes Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central took control of the line of scrimmage and game early in a 49-2 football victory over Wood Memorial Friday.

    Andrew Harpenau took the opening kickoff 61 yards down the sideline to Wood Memorial’s 6-yard line.

    On the first play from scrimmage Mikey Wilkerson dashed in for his first of four touchdowns on the night.

    Backfield teammate T.J. Hall kicked the extra point to give the Commodores a 7-0 lead with just 18 seconds off the clock.

  • Raiders run past TC early in game

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge rode a strong first-half running game to a 31-14 PAC football victory over Tell City Friday.

    The Raiders rushed for 154 yards on 23 carries in the first half and scored four touchdowns—all on the ground—in the first 161⁄2 minutes.

    Tell City’s defense stiffened in the second half, holding the Raiders to only a safety.