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Today's News

  • Crossroads church to hold Easter events

    PERRY COUNTY – Crossroad Community Church, between Magnet and Dexter, will host Easter services and an egg-hunt Saturday at the church. Thursday's issue had incorrectly published services for Sunday.

    Brother Voyles, minister, invites the public to attend the neighborhood Easter egg-hunt, meal and service. Activities will begin at noon.The events will held inside if it rains.

  • Cannelton to keep some traffic fines

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members were split in approving at a special meeting Wednesday ordinances that would allow the city to collect revenues from violators of certain traffic and other regulations, and the deciding votes came from a member who didn't appear to understand what was going on.

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  • County seeks courthouse energy audit

    TELL CITY – Perry County's commissioners voted in a March 17 meeting to pursue a federal Department of Energy grant that could lead to energy-efficiency improvements at the county courthouse.

  • Recycling district bids Alvey adieu, welcomes Smith

    TELL CITY – The board of directors for the Perry County Recycling Management District, members of its advisory board and one of its employees said farewell Thursday to the executive director who has been serving since October 2003.

    Paul Alvey has followed a religious calling that has him now serving as an associate pastor and staff counselor with Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper. His resignation from the district was effective in July, but he has continued to serve on a reduced-time basis while the boards located and hired, in January, a replacement.

  • Board approves hirings

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Troy Township School Board members learned about or approved a number of personnel actions at their regular meeting March 9.

    They were informed of the resignations of high-school staffers Mark Rothgerber as assistant softball coach, Lisa Noble as Key Club sponsor and student-publications co-adviser and Rebecca Shinault as special-needs assistant. Stacy Hosler also resigned her position as junior-high secretary-treasurer.

  • Work closes roads

    PERRY COUNTY – Work continues on Buzzard Roost Road and Tipsaw Lake Access Road is closed from Indiana 37. according to Nancy Myers, outdoor recreation specialist for the Hoosier National Forest.

    The lake access will be closed until Memorial Day, she said, and is getting "a complete overhaul, not just repairs."

    Culverts are being replaced on Buzzard Roost Road, and that work is expected to continue into early May, Myers said.

  • Voters have one week to register

    PERRY COUNTY – County Clerk Jean Schulthise reminds voters that the deadline to register in time for the May primary is 4 p.m. April 5. Absentee voting begins the same day.

  • Junior Women bunny breakfast Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women will host its annual bunny breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. April 3.

    The event will be held at the Perry County Community Outreach Building, at the corner of 12th and Rueben streets in Tell City.

    Breakfast will consist of doughnuts, milk and juice. There will be games, activities and crafts with prizes and pictures with the Easter bunny.

  • All-Sports Extravaganza set for Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The first spring All-Sports Extravaganza will be held Wednesday.

    The event is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride.

    The evening will begin with a parade at 6:30 p.m., which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets. It will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.

    A pep rally will follow at Legion Field following the parade.

    The Pep Club, which is sponsoring the event, encourages the community to show their support.