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Today's News

  • Community Events; June 22

    Ohio Valley Tractor Club today

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will hold their next meeting this Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at the Branchville Clubhouse.

     

    Leopold 175th planning session Wednesday

     

    LEOPOLD – The group planning the Leopold 175th celebration will hold an organizational meeting Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Leopold Park. The public is welcome.

     

  • Buying up the bounty
  • Scales to attend journalism conference in nation’s capital

    FAIRFAX, Va. – Kacie Scales, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, has been selected to represent Tell City as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. The conference will be held July 9-14.

    Scales joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Scales was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

  • Cannelton prepares for a summer sprucing

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton is hopeful to soon conduct a repaving project. But that is contingent on acquiring funds via the state’s Community Crossings grant program.

    The street department has been revamping its road inventory to highlight priority areas for resurfacing. In all, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder said she hopes to conduct about $100,000 in repairs. That would likely include St. Louis and Lincoln Avenues and portions of Fourth Street.

  • Center Floor Spotlight

    Story and Photos by Stuart Cassidy

     

    It’s as much fun as work, for not only the students at Dance Haven studios, but the instructors as well.

  • Elder retiring from PCMH after 43 years

    TELL CITY – Becky Elder, RN, vice president of clinical services, retired from Perry County Memorial Hospital on June 15 after 43 years of service. While at PCMH, Elder achieved many accomplishments and wore multiple hats. She started her healthcare career right out of school as a staff nurse.

  • County eligible for disaster loans due to flooding

    PERRY COUNTY – Heavy springtime rains that caused flooding in a number of low-lying areas has prompted the availability of low-interest disaster loans for residents and businesses in Perry and surrounding counties. 

    Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the availability of low-interest disaster loans this week. The designations follow spring flooding in southern Indiana.

  • Arts event July 8 at City Hall

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host its second annual evening of art at City Hall in Tell City on Saturday, July 8, from 5 to 9 p.m.

    Features of the evening include wine and beer tasting from Blue Heron, Winzerwald wineries and craft beer from St. Benedict’s Brew Work. Light snacks and many displays of local artists work will be available for view. There is no charge for the event but donations will be accepted to help with future events.

  • Perry County native Jack Boyce honored with Shelby Chamber award

    SHELBYVILLE – Jack Boyce, a Perry County native, who has worked in radio, emergency management and insurance, was honored this spring with the John A. Hartnett Sr. Business Person of the Year Award. The honor was presented at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Awards Gala held March 2 at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino.

    Boyce has worked with Allstate Insurance for more than 20 years and distinguished himself as a prominent businessman in the Shelby County community for five decades.

  • Footing a path to a cancer-free tomorrow

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Dozens of walkers took to the blacktop at City Hall Park Saturday in a united front to bolster cancer research, to support those fighting the disease and to remember loved ones who lost their battles as advocates heralded in the 2017 Relay for Life.