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Today's News

  • Special Olympics bowling tourney scheduled Oct. 18

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry Country will host its county bowling tourney at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Tell City Bowling Center.

    The public is invited to cheer athletes.

  • LHDC to administer food program

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals. Meals are available to all eligible, enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national, origin, sex, age or disability at North Perry Head Start and South Perry Head Start

    Children in households that receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or food stamp benefits, who are Head Start participants or are foster children, are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

  • Annexation opponents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9

    TELL CITY – A group fighting efforts by Tell City to annex their land will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 in Tell City.

    Organizers of Citizens Against Annexation will update affected landowners about current court proceedings. The meeting will be at 8735 Indiana 37, Tell City, next to the Indiana Farm Bureau Office.

  • Yard sales will span 200 miles along Highway 60 in Kentucky this weekend

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Over the weekend of Oct. 3-5, eight western Kentucky counties will team up to present the ninth annual Highway 60 Yard Sale.

    The sale will stretch for 200 miles along U.S. Highway 60 through Livingston, Crittenden, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Hancock, Breckinridge and Meade counties. 

  • Ladies Day Out Friday, Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual Ladies Day Out has been planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4.

    Participating businesses will run specials and giveaways for ladies and take donations for local cancer patients at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Items they need will be purchased and donated to local women seeking treatment for cancer through the hospital.

  • Spencer County Octoberfest set for Saturday at fairgrounds

    GRANDVIEW – Saturday’s Spencer County Octoberfest will ring in autumn with pageants, crafts, an auction and demolition derby.

    Activities will take place at the county fairgrounds, one mile north of Grandview. Gate admission is $5 per person and children under 6 will be admitted at no charge.

    Registration for the Octoberfest pageants is at noon. with the contest at 1.

    The Monster Smash Derby will begin at 4 p.m. in the derby arena. There will be events for riding mowers, trucks, big cars and minis.

  • October pilgrimages to begin Sunday at Monte Cassino

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the four Sundays in October.

    Each pilgrimage will begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service will end with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.

    Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    •  Oct. 5, the Rev. Noël Mueller OSB, “Mary, Virgin of Mercy”

  • Hagedorn promoted to vice president at PCDC

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Development Corp. has announced that Carol Hagedorn has been named vice president of community and economic development.

  • School board reduces 2015 budget

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Members of the Cannelton School Board approved at a regular meeting Aug. 21 a resolution reducing spending from the 2014 budget.

    Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt Jr. explained that if a school corporation will not spend all of the money budgeted for a fund, the budget has to be reduced.

  • Cannelton City Schools’ student count rises

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt Jr. said during an Aug. 21 school-board meeting it appeared the school corporation’s student population would be higher this year than last.

    It turned out better than he predicted.

    The superintendent told the board he had to estimate the corporation’s student population, including kindergarten and vocational students, in June in order to be paid for the second half of the year, and came up with 215.