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Today's News

  • Cannelton police chief’s badge pinned on Hall

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    CANNELTON – Lee Hall, who served as second-in-command to former Cannelton Police Chief Eric Dickenson, is the new head of the city’s police force.

    Mayor Mary Snyder announced Hall as her choice for police chief after she and other city officials were sworn in Jan. 1.

    Hall worked as a reserve officer in 2005 before attending the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in 2007 and was appointed a patrolman, first in a part-time capacity and then, in 2008, full time.

  • Council members object to new animal ordinance

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Objections to a new animal-control ordinance came out at a county council meeting Jan. 3.

  • Community Events, Jan. 9

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Parks and rec meeting Wednesday
    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

  • New Year baby!

    The first baby of 2012 born in Perry County has arrived. Brooklyn Sue Carlquist was born Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 at 3:40 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    She is the daughter of Bryanna Howell and Alex Carlquist, pictured here along with delivering doctor Juan Cornejo. “Some interesting information is that we had two babies born on the same day last year, Jan. 14. The first baby of 2010 was also born Jan. 4,” Director of marketing and customer relations Jennifer Scherzinger said. “Jan. 4 is a popular day at PCMH.”

  • Roberts takes 5th at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Zach Roberts placed fifth to lead Tell City in Mater Dei’s 14-team wrestling tourney last Thursday and Friday.
    The Marksmen scored 20 points to finish 14th in team standings. Mater Dei won with 269.5 points.
    Tell City were hurt by having to forfeit six weight classes. That is two more than usual, as stars Justin Alvarez and Blake Alvey were unable to wrestle due to medical reasons.
    Roberts went 3-2 with one pin in the 220-pound weight class.

  • Paoli trounces PC girls

    PAOLI—Perry Central committed 15 turnovers in the first half and lost to Paoli 59-25 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Paoli built a 28-10 halftime lead.
    “We had 13 shots and 15 turnovers in the first half,” noted Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Id say 13 of those turnovers were unforced.
    “We didn’t have any trouble with their press, but we’d throw it away once we got down(court).

  • Davis, Malone, Schank elected to TC Hall

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Wes Davis, Pat Malone and Dave Schank have been elected to Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

  • COLUMN: Ellspermann: Right-to-work views and facts

    By SUE ELLSPERMANN, District 74 State Representative

    Much attention is being focused on one key issue in the upcoming legislative session: Right to Work. We are now seeing the opposition groups speak out strongly as the governor and the Speaker have made this a top priority.

    Opponents have every right to share their concerns. My commitment is to share openly with you the information we have gathered in extensive hearings, meetings and research to lead us to take a position of support for RTW.

  • COLUMN: Right-to-work laws lead to lower wages for all

    BARBARA FICK & MARTY WOLFSON, Guest Columnists

  • Commissioners seek names for appointments

    TELL CITY – County commissioners need to make appointments to a zoning-appeals board, the Tell City Plan Commission and a new animal welfare, control and education board, and will accept letters of interest until their Feb. 15 meeting.