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Today's News

  • Toys for Tots scramble Sept. 14

    LAFAYETTE, Ky.—The annual Toys for Tots golf scramble will be held at noon Sept. 14 at Rough River’s Lafayette Golf Course.

    Entry fee is $60 and includes greens fees, cart rental, beverages, skins game, a gift bag, and a grilled pork chop dinner donated by New Boston Tavern at Mulzer Camp afterwards.

    Optional free bus transportation to and from Mulzer Camp will depart at 10 a.m. Bus registrations should be made when registering for the tourney.

    The first 120 paid entries will be accepted. Players may sign up with their own four-person teams.

  • PC moms selling shirts, hats

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central football moms are again selling Perry Central T-shirts, sleeveless V-necks, sweatshirts, hats and visors.

    Items should be ordered by Aug. 21 by calling Cher Reed at 836-4523 or 719-2971, Donielle James at 843-5760 or 719-1425, or Michelle Huff at 836-4342.

     

  • Cannelton alumni game Oct. 10

    CANNELTON—A men’s basketball alumni game will be held 4 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Cannelton Community Center as part of the activities at the Cannelton High School all-school reunion, in conjunction with the Cannelton Heritage Festival.

    Registration is free. Players may register online at www.cannelton.org/alumnigame or by calling Brandi Hess at 836-4329 or e-mailing her at brandihess@gmail.com.

     

  • Winter bowling leagues organizing

    TELL CITY—Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.

    Organizational meetings will be held 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 for the Sunday couples league, 7 p.m. Aug. 17 for the Monday three-person league, 7 p.m. Aug. 18 for the Tuesday three-person league, 9 a.m. Aug. 19 for the Wednesday four-person league, 1 p.m. Aug. 19 for the senior citizens league, 7 p.m. Aug. 19 for the Wednesday three-woman league, 7 p.m. Aug. 20 for the Thursday three-man league, and 7 p.m. Aug. 21 for the Friday four-person mixed league.

  • Breaking News Teen hospitalized Monday after bicycle collides with truck

    A Tell City teenager was hospitalized with serious injuries Monday morning after his bicycle collided with a truck on Franklin Street, city police said.

    According to Sgt. Lynn Wooldridge, Tyler J. Fuentes, 14, of 740 33rd St., suffered injuries to his head and legs and was flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

  • Hydro-plant construction will employ hundreds

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - A hydroelectric project talked about for decades is under construction and could provide between 200 and 400 jobs as it takes shape on the Kentucky side of the Cannelton Locks and Dam.

    American Municipal Power Inc. broke ground Friday on its Cannelton Hydroelectric facility. The 84-megawatt hydroelectric plant is the first of five such plants under development by the organization at existing dams on the Ohio River.

  • First case of H1N1 flu confirmed in county

    PERRY COUNTY - Local health officials have confirmed the first, and thus-far only, case of the H1N1 flu in Perry County. Donille James, public health emergency preparedness specialist in the Perry County Health Department, said the person who tested positive for the flu strain last month has since fully recovered.

    Privacy regulations prevent officials from revealing other details about the person, including age, gender and address, she said.

  • Tell City's 51st Schweizer Fest

    Musik Halle at the 2009 Schweizer Fest will again be filled with a wide variety of entertainment and much of it will be featured on the gazebo in City Hall Park.

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    On Thursday night at 6 p.m., the always-popular Schweizer Fest Talent Show, sponsored the Cromwell Radio Group, will fill the stage with local and regional acts trying to sing and dance their way into the hearts of the overflow audience - and the judges.

  • Indiana soldier testifies before Senate group

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - He and his soldiers were responsible for protecting KBR employees while in Iraq, but the company failed in its responsibility to protect him and the men under his command, a former Indiana Army National Guard company commander testified Monday.

    The former Capt. Russell Kimberling was among alleged victims of sodium-dichromate exposure testifying before a Senate panel examining whether the U.S. Army and the contractor responded properly to the presence of the carcinogen at a site in Iraq.

  • Schweizer Fest Scavenger Hunt

    Tokens in the second and third rounds of a Schweizer Fest scavenger hunt were found last week.

    The token hidden for the second week of the hunt was located in Sunset Park and was discovered by Steve Weedman. The local buildings and landmarks listed as clues are all painted on a mural in the park.

    The third week's token was discovered by Ryan Simpson and was located in front of Towne & Country Realty. The business operates from the oldest building of those listed.

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