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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Walking into the new year

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  • TCHS grad helps benefit, donates signed memorabilia

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Perry Central student Tyler Cundiff at 1 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Realty and Auction Co. will feature many items, including Indianapolis football, hat and mini helmet memorabilia complete with signatures of some popular team members.

  • Students, volunteer leaders needed for JA project

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to the Perry County Women for Women Fund, Perry Central Community School and the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. are partnering with Junior Achievement of Perry County to offer the Empowering Girls to Be Entrepreneurial after-school program.   

    This program is designed to educate girls about entrepreneurship – starting your own business in hope of earning a profit – and the skills and characteristics needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

  • Council gives $3,500 back to parks board

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members voted unanimously in a regular meeting Tuesday to retain for 2012 their officers and the same meeting schedule they’ve been following, then split in a vote on an additional appropriation for the county parks department.

  • PCMH Cardiopulmonary Department to lead new COPD Support Group

    TELL CITY – Beginning Jan. 9, Perry County Memorial Hospital will host its first COPD Support Group Meeting at 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room C. The topic will be “What is COPD?”
    COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic means long-term; obstructive refers to blockage in the airways of the lung and pulmonary refers to the lungs.
    The most common obstructive lung diseases are chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis.

  • New year brings new, returning elected officials

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  • Church News, Jan. 5

    Gospel Tabernacle post winter schedule
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church announces their winter schedule. Starting immediately, the church will have one service at 1 p.m. Sundays. Wednesday night services will be discontinued throughout winter due to bad weather conditions.
    An announcement will be made around March when Wednesday services will be held again.