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Today's News

  • SWCDs receive $570,000 in water grants

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil Conservation and the State Soil Conservation Board have selected the 2011 recipients of the Clean Water Indiana Grants.
    A total of $573,408 was awarded to all 88 Soil and Water Conservation Districts that submitted a grant application to carry out conservation initiatives.

  • Social Security and New Year’s resolutions

    NEW ALBANY – It’s that time of year: out with the old and in with the new. You may be thinking about your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2011. There are many important things to consider. Each of these will take only a matter of minutes.

  • Holidays closing offices, will shift TC trash pickup

    PERRY COUNTY – Observances for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays will close some governmental offices this week.
    County offices at the courthouse and annex building in Cannelton will be closed today and again Friday.
    City Hall in Tell City will be closed today and Monday. City Hall will be open Friday.
    There will be a one-day delay in trash pickup this week and next in Tell City. There will be recycling pickup this week.

  • Two charged in traffic stop, pursuit

  • Holiday Help

  • Callers’ tips leads police to suspected thieves

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor
    TELL CITY – Two brothers shared space in the county jail last week for their alleged involvement in a string of vehicle break-ins in Tell City. As of Thursday, the investigating police officer said he was continuing to match evidence seized from the pair with its rightful owners.

  • Cannelton schools support funding-disparity petition

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman asked that city’s board of school trustees Dec. 16 to join another Indiana small-school district in petitioning the state legislature to “resolve school-funding inequities.”

    The superintendent and school-board president for the John Glenn School Corp., of Walkerton sought in a Nov. 19 letter to other superintendents their support and participation in drafting a resolution to be sent to state leaders.

  • Jarboe – Gelarden

    Katie Jarboe and Ryan Gelarden were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.
    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Kathy Jarboe of Derby. Mr. Gelarden is the son of John Gelarden of Tell City and Patty Nantz of Evansville.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Father Aaron Pfaff.

  • Ludwig – Williams

    Shana Ludwig and Matt Williams of Mount Pleasant announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Renita Ludwig of Orleans.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Orleans Junior-Senior High School and a 2007 graduate of Vincennes University with degrees in accounting and business administration.
    She works as a workforce analyst at Accent Marketing in Tell City.
    Mr. Williams is the son of Brian and Jeannie Williams of Mount Pleasant.

  • Birthdays, Dec. 24 - Dec. 30

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    December 24