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  • Athletes ready for Saturday’s Special Olympics

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  • Cassidy to leave county council - CORRECTED

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    TELL CITY – Alan Cassidy announced Thursday he will resign from the Perry County Council at the end of the month.

    Citing personal reasons, he said “I think it’s best for me and best for the county, and hopefully, we’ll get somebody in here who’ll be an asset to the county.”

  • City takes aim at eyesore properties


    TELL CITY – Tell City’s mayor, building inspector and its five-person city council are pledging to take concrete action this year against properties they consider to be eyesores.

  • Brides Out of Poverty workshop hosts nearly 100 volunteers

    SPENCER COUNTY – Nearly 100 Lincoln Hills Development Corp. employees and volunteers participated in a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop last month. The workshop is based on a book by DeVol, Payne and Smith, which discusses challenges faced by low income Americans and the hidden rules of economic class.

  • Easter egg decorators

    Children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center enjoyed learning about Easter in March.

  • Kiwanis Club barbecue fundraiser under way

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club is selling discounted Coke products and barbecue for a fundraiser, just in time for Memorial Day and graduation celebrations.
    Orders are being taken for Boston butts prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit at the cost of $30. It feeds between 20 and 25 people. Half orders are also available at $15; these orders feed 10 to 12 people.

  • Birthday event for Opal Foertsch Saturday

    SALEM – Friends and family are invited to help Opal Foertsch celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 11 at the Salem-Washington County Senior Center, 1705 North Shelby St., Salem.
    Opal’s daughters, Jackie and Suzanne, will host the open house birthday party and invite everyone to stop by and wish Opal a happy birthday. She has requested no gifts.

  • Perry County CVB grand opening scheduled

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host grand-opening and open house for its new office and gift shop May 11. Activities will take place at the CVB offices, located in the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.
    The grant opening will include food, artist’s demonstrations, face painting, live music and photo opportunities with a local train. The evening will close with a large fireworks show. “Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music and all of the other activities,” CVB Director Bev Minto said.

  • Young – Hanks

    Rebecca Young and Brandon Hanks of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Glen and Lori Young. Mr. Hanks is the son of Kenny and Anissa Hanks.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Patesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.

  • Hoesli wins crown at Supreme Queen pageant

    Katelyn Hoesli, daughter of Steven and Casey Hoesli of Tell City, won the title first runner up in the Indiana 2013 Supreme Queen baby division. Hoesli’s picture, seen in the first picture below and taken by Debra’s Studio in Tell City, was also the winner of Indiana’s 2013 Supreme Queen most photogenic.