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Today's News

  • Perry Central finishes season 14-0

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Hannah Harpenau made 11 kills as Perry Central beat West Washington 25-12, 16-25, 15-2 in eighth grade volleyball Thursday.

    That enabled the Commodores to finish the season with a 14-0 record.

    Sydney Goffinet added five kills, Eric Hill three, and Morgan Richardson two for the Commodores.

    Richardson also had 13 assists and Hillary Hubert added three.

    The Commodores also served 18 aces, with Goffinet getting five and Hubert, Hill and Harpenau each getting four.

  • Perry Central teams, Goffinet second in regional

    MARENGO--Perry Central's boys and girls cross country teams each placed second in the 10-team Crawford County regional Saturday, thus advancing to this week's Brown County semistate.

    The top five teams in each race qualified for the semistate. Tell City's girls team just missed qualifying, finishing one point behind fifth-place New Albany.

    But Tell City sophomore Sarah Goffinet placed second in the girls race in 20:50.7 to qualify as an individual. The top 15 individuals in each race advanced, regardless of whether their team did.

  • Sidewalk will connect Cannelton, Tell City

    CANNELTON - Cannelton city leaders learned recently improvements planned for Indiana 66 from there to Tell City will include a sidewalk, making life easier for the many people they say walk the route.

    "We got preliminary plans from the state for Highway 66 improvements," Jerry Ball reported at a regular meeting of the city's board of public works and safety Monday. The sewer-department superintendent said sidewalks on both sides of the highway, within city limits which is the city's Seventh Street, will also undergo work.

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  • Large-scale vaccinations planned to fight H1N1

    CANNELTON - While county health officials are still waiting for large-scale shipments of injectable H1N1 influenza vaccine, Sara Gehlhausen is working on plans to set up mass immunization clinics when supplies arrive.

    "Our plan is to have a large-scale clinic at a central location," said Gehlhausen, the county's public health nurse.

    Her office received some of the nasal-mist vaccine and has been offering it to people working in health-related fields as well as emergency workers. The injectable vaccine is expected soon at health departments around the state.

  • Parks board anticipates budget cuts in 2010

    CANNELTON - The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department faces some budget cuts for 2010.

    The county council appropriated $91,495 for the parks board's 2009 budget and the board had sought $89,225 for its 2010 budget, but the council approved $86,725 for it.

    That is a 5.7-percent decrease from last year's budget.

    One change is in eliminating the full-time second deputy position, for which $23,926 was appropriated in 2009, and replacing it with a part-time assistant, for which $11,492 has been budgeted for 2010.

  • Mayor pleased with Heritage Fest turnout

    CANNELTON - Mayor Smokey Graves told members of the city council Monday that he was happy with the turnout at the city's Heritage Festival, which he called "shoulder-to-shoulder all day."

    Those who arranged it "did an outstanding job," he said. "I don't know of a soul who didn't enjoy themselves," he added.

    2010 Budget

  • TCHS inducts new members into NHS

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School announced the names of 13 juniors and seniors inducted into the high school chapter of National Honor Society in a ceremony held Oct. 7 in the high-school auditorium.

    The program was led by NHS officers Nick Bower, president; Mariah Nix, vice president; Kyli Smithson, secretary; Hunter Dauby, treasurer; Gwen Holman, historian and Travis Jones, activities director, along with Dale Stewart, TCHS principal. Additional second-year members are Lauren Coyle and Craig Jarboe.

  • TCHS hosts conferences

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School parent-teacher conferences will be from 3:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Due to changes in state law, Thursday will be a full day of school for students, and there will be no conferences Thursday afternoon.

    School will not be in session Friday or Monday. Conferences will be held on a first-come basis, but, it is important that teachers know which parents plan to attend so they can be prepared for each conference. Parents may notify teachers by visiting www.tellcity.k12. in.us, calling 547-3131 or 547-3933 or sending a written note to the teacher.

  • Parent conferences Wednesday

    CANNELTON - Myers elementary teachers will hold parent-teacher conferences from 12:15 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Grade cards will be issued during the conferences. For more information, contact Jane Efinger-Hayden at 547-4126.