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Today's News

  • Perry Central Book Night Tuesday

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Family Outreach will have a Family Book Night Tuesday for families with children, birth through kindergarten, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Perry Central Elementary School cafeteria and library.

  • Learn about FASFA Tuesday at CHS

    CANNELTON - Cannelton High School will have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the high-school cafeteria for all high-school seniors and their parents.

  • Teen substance-abuse workshops scheduled

    TELL CITY - Dr. George R. Ross will present several free workshops about teenage substance abuse in February for the public and specialized groups.

    Beginning Feb. 10, Ross will hold a workshop for recovering addicts called "Tips on Recovery: Understanding the Change Process" from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St., Cannelton.

    From 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 and 12, he will talk to the public about teenage substance abuse at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • Meetings slated for school candidates

    INDIANAPOLIS - Forums intended to help school-board candidates learn how to be informed, effective public-school leaders will be conducted at 10 Indiana sites Feb. 4-13.

    Led by Indiana School Boards Association staff members, each meeting will start with registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and adjourn at 9 p.m. Topics will include roles and responsibilities, open meetings and executive sessions, and other issues school-board members are likely to encounter.

  • Troy's marshal defends record

    Council backs away from eliminating position

    TROY - A verbal fence-mending session of Troy's town council Wednesday will apparently keep the community's part-time marshal in his job.

  • Tennessee man runs after crashing car

    TELL CITY - A man on the run from authorities in Tennessee and driving a car carrying drug-making ingredients and a fictitious license plate ran from Tell City police after crashing his car Wednesday night.

  • 'Compassionate Friends' ease loss of loved ones

    Tell City woman benefits from group's meetings

    TELL CITY - Tell City resident Dorothy Reynolds wants to share with others help she received from a grief-counseling organization called Compassionate Friends, which has chapters in several Indiana cities, including Evansville, and Owensboro, Ky.

    She completed a third 12-hour shift at Corydon's Harrison County Hospital Intensive Care Unit Sept. 9, 2005, the registered nurse explained, and on arriving home, found her husband standing in the driveway.

  • Principal: Students raised in Cannelton system perform well

    Transience, small population skew ISTEP results; Parent Night set for Tuesday

    CANNELTON - Test results from the Indiana Statewide Test for Educational Progress and Graduation Qualifying Exam will be given out at an ISTEP-GQE Parent Night Tuesday in the Cannelton High School cafeteria, according to the city school system's principal.

  • Police crack $10,000 theft ring

    TELL CITY - Police recovered stolen merchandise valued at nearly $10,000 from two homes in Tell City Thursday, including home electronics, baby strollers and small appliances allegedly shoplifted by five adults and three juveniles from Tell City's Wal-Mart.

    Shopping carts holding flat-screen TVs, food processors, area rugs and even bedding were apparently pushed out of the store under the noses of employees, said Patrolman Roger Smith, who cracked the alleged theft ring with fellow Officer Bryce Hammack.

  • Benefit dance for Gene, Carol Risse March 1

    TELL CITY - A cancer and kidney benefit dance for Gene and Carol Risse will begin at 6 p.m. March 1 at Tell City American Legion Post 213. The benefit is to help with medical costs for the Risses.

    Cost is $15 for couples, $10 for singles and children 12 and younger are free. There will be door prizes, a raffle, auction and entertainment.