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Today's News

  • Indiana State Police stepping up Thanksgiving holiday patrols

    JASPER - In an effort to prevent injuries and fatalities on Indiana's roadways this week, the Indiana State Police and more than 250 other law enforcement agencies throughout the state are participating in a Safe Family Travel enforcement blitz.

    The effort continues through Sunday and troopers will have the opportunity to work overtime to ensure safe travel during this dangerous holiday travel time.

  • Juveniles detained in theft at business, vandalism

    TELL CITY - Six juveniles face possible charges for allegedly breaking into Tell City Chair Co.'s building along Seventh Street, where they allegedly stole items and vandalized the building's interior.

  • The Springs ribbon-cutting set

    TELL CITY — The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting for The Springs at 5 p.m. Dec. 4 to celebrate the opening of a new housing complex. The open house will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

    The Springs is located at 72 Park Ave. in Tell City.  Sam Bick is the president of Grandview Care Inc. which provides housing, senior housing and health care in multiple locations, including The Springs, throughout Indiana and Kentucky. Business office hours are weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Tipsaw Lake Road closing Monday

    TIPSAW — Beginning Monday, Tipsaw Lake Road in the Hoosier National Forest will be closed for approximately 45 days for resurfacing. The road will be closed to all traffic from milepost 2 to the lake. The Tipsaw trailhead and campground access road will remain open. The road will reopen around Jan. 15. Call 547-7051 for information.

     

  • Cannelton city meetings moved to Dec. 7

    CANNELTON - Cannelton city officials rescheduled their December meetings to Dec. 7.

    Normally conducted the second Monday of each month, the city's public-works and council meetings will begin at 5:30 and 6 p.m. Dec. 7, respectively.

    They will be followed at 7 p.m. by a special meeting of the common council to discuss the city's long-term control plan for sanitary and storm sewers.

  • Offices closed for holiday

    PERRY COUNTY - Governmental offices will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday and the doors to many will remain shut Friday.

    Local, city and state offices will be closed both days, including the county courthouse and City Hall in Tell City.

    Trash pickup in Tell City Wednesday will include that day's route as well as Thursday's, giving city workers the final two days of the week off.

    The Perry County News will be closed Thursday but will open at 8 a.m. Friday.

  • Readers asks others to ponder 'What they don't tell us'

    The American people have been under attack since the end of World War II when Franklin Roosevelt was lifted from his deathbed to attend the Yalta Conference with Stalin and Churchill where he, with strong objections from Churchill, gave Stalin everything he wanted.

    Except for West Berlin, Stalin was given control of eastern Europe. FDR's action set into motion the creation of the Cold War, which has cost the American people many trillions of dollars.

  • TC boys team has more size, quickness

    TELL CITY—More size, quickness and versatility could help Tell City’s boys basketball team improve on last year’s 8-14 record.

    The Marksmen return only one starter, Trent Gunn, from last year. And only three others, senior Mike Maddle and juniors Sean Flannagan and Shane Weedman, lettered last year, so Coach John Hayes said the team’s lack of experience is his biggest concern.

  • PC girls hot early in win over Cannelton

    LEOPOLD—In a game featuring poor shooting on both sides Perry Central used a hot streak early to beat Cannelton 52-26 in girls basketball Monday.

    Perry Central led only 7-4 after Nakaa Myers hit a 17-foot shot from the wing for Cannelton with 3:21 left in the first quarter.

    But the Commodores went on a 16-2 run in the next 5:41 to build a 23-6 lead.

    The Commodores’ last three baskets in that streak were three-pointers. Hilarie Hahus made one of them to open the second-quarter scoring.

  • Chargers run past Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central scored 41 points off layups and free throws from being fouled on layups to beat Tell City 60-30 in PAC girls basketball Saturday.

    The Chargers used their quickness with a full-court press that forced 32 Tell City turnovers, many of them leading to layups at the other end.

    “They were really quick and we just didn’t handle the ball very well at all,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons.

    The Chargers also outrebounded Tell City 62-33. They got several layups off their 35 offensive rebounds.