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Today's News

  • Oakwood Health Campus hosts dog show
  • Offices closed for holiday

    PERRY COUNTY – Governmental offices will be closed next Monday in observance of Independence Day.

    City, county and federal offices will be closed for the day. There will be a one-day delay in trash pickup in Tell City and Cannelton during the week.

    Meetings of the Tell City Common Council and Board of Public Works and Safety, normally held on the first Monday of the month, will be pushed back until Tuesday.

  • Fireworks laws Hoosiers need to know

    INDIANAPOLIS – Fireworks season has arrived, and the State Fire Marshal is reminding all Hoosiers to be mindful of fireworks laws when celebrating this summer.

    “Fireworks can be very entertaining to watch, but there are laws in place that are often overlooked when it comes to their usage,” said State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson. “We want for everyone to enjoy their summer, but we also want them to do so responsibly.”

    Hoosiers should remember the following laws when setting off fireworks:

  • White cushaw squash goes from ‘few to brew’

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

     

    The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial has undertaken a unique, botanical project aimed at resurrecting the white cushaw cultivated by the Lincoln family upon their arrival in Indiana 200 years ago.

  • Chinn to receive ISU fellowship

    TELL CITY – Indiana State University’s inaugural cohort has accepted Andy Chinn, a Dubois Middle School science teacher, for the Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership.

    Focusing on a combination of business and education skills is the aim of the MBA in Education Leadership. These skills are to prepare a new generation of leaders to improve Indiana’s education system. Leadership, finance, human resources and organizational change are all education-focused topics within the curriculum.

  • Student with Perry County ties graduates medical school

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Dr. Kathryn Elizabeth Howa graduated, with honor, from the Des Moines, Iowa Medical School Saturday, May 21, 2016.

    She will intern at the National Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, beginning June 24. Dr. Howa is the daughter of Adib and Randa Wahl Howa of Newburgh and the granddaughter of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton.

  • Ministry in Belize builds up houses and spirits
  • Community Events; June 23

    Lunch and Learn event today

     

    TELL CITY – The Villas will host a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, June 23, at noon at the Villa Club House. Adaptive Healthcare representatives will discuss services Adaptive delivers in comprehensive home care solutions for the community.

    Adaptive will also hold a free blood-pressure clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the Lunch and Learn.

  • Perry Central Elementary releases final 2015-16 honor rolls

    Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks and the second semester of the 2015-16 school year.

     

    Fourth grading period

     

    Grade 3 distinguished honor roll: Thomas Edwards, Autumn Frye, Molly Goffinet, Aubreigh Gogel, Rylie Horrom, Landen Hubert, Trista Jones, Hunter Kellems, Allison Meyer, Teyah Mullis, Atticus Park, Celena Peter, Beau Schaad, Savannah Schaad, Naomie Schultz, Hunter Smith, Caleb VanWinkle, Gavin Wallace, Julia Walsh, Savannah Whistle and Cole Yeager.

  • Leopold First Communion