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Today's News

  • Cannelton 175th Planning Committee organizing May 17

    CANNELTON – 2012 will mark the 175th year of Cannelton’s incorporation as a city. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cannelton Foundation is planning an organizational meeting for anyone interested in serving on the planning committee at 6 p.m. May 17, in the Cannelton City Council chambers.
    Volunteers will help plan activities and special events for the 175th birthday of Cannelton.
    The celebration will be centered around the annual Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

  • Richard and Marietta Peter

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peter of Aloe Road, Tell City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with a reception hosted by their children at the Perry County Fairgrounds.

    Mr. Peter and the former Marietta N. “Nellie” McCallister were wed April 29, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

  • William Tell students mark Career Week

    William Tell Elementary hosted a career week beginning April 18. The first grade classes were fortunate to have five presenters during the week. Presenters were Trooper Mark Lemkuhler with his dog Brody, Sheriff Deputy Damion Marsh, Tell City Officers Bryce Hammack and Greg Linne, Tell City Junior-Senior High School science teacher Jay Johnson, former Tell City Mayor Walter Hagedorn, Registered Nurse Angela Malone and lawyer Walter Hagedorn Jr. The presenters discussed with the students the education required for their career along with other aspects of their jobs’ duties.

  • Painting Day

    The children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start had a fun time painting corn hole boxes to use. Each box was unique in design. Pictured painting legs for the boxes are, from left, Lanie Mullis, and Dusty Roberts. Painting on the right side of the picture is Curry Parker and Skyler Wilkerson.
     

  • COLUMN: Crazy action (and The Rock) keeps ‘Fast Five’ running

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

  • Dauby to receive Ph.D May 7

    PERRY COUNTY – Jason Paul Dauby, son of Paul and Janet Dauby, will receive his doctorate in systems engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology Saturday.

    He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Evansville in May 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and then his master’s degree in engineering management at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in May 2005.

  • Reward offered in Easter vandalism in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Police Department is looking for the person responsible for vandalizing several vehicles and a home Easter night.

    Sgt. Lee Hall said more than 20 vehicles suffered damage in one form or another, mainly from paint. Vandalism took place on St. Louis Avenue and Poke Street in the Green Meadows area, along with S. Fourth Street.

    A city resident who is among the victims is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people responsible.

  • Learning about St. Patty’s Day

    The Explorer group of the Tell City Leprechauns 4-H club recently learned about St. Patrick’s Day and some interesting facts about space in recent meetings. They made Leprechauns crowns and comets.
     

  • Farmers market opens Saturday

    TELL CITY – The annual farmers market hosted by the city of Tell City and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce kicks off the season Saturday.

    This year’s market will be held along Ninth Street on the east side of City Hall Park. Sales will be conducted from the sidewalk. There will be no venders on the loop drive around City Hall.

    Saturday’s market begins at 7 a.m. and Wednesday’s starts at 1 p.m. There will be no early sales this year. For more information, contact City Hall at 547-5511.

  • One-pot meth lab

    Two people were arrested early Tuesday after Tell City police officers and a sheriff’s deputy discovered an alleged “one-pot” meth lab under the seat of a scooter.

    Arrested were Miller Nix and Rocky Arthur. A landowner near Academy Road called about two people trespassing who left on scooters.