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Today's News

  • Special Olympians to compete in 50th local games

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY  – Hundreds of area athletes with big dreams of gold, silver and bronze medals have May 2 circled on their calendars.  

     Special Olympics Perry County and St. Meinrad Archabbey’s Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host their 50th annual track and field and bocce meet Saturday, May 2, at Legion Field in Tell City.

    Activities will begin at 9 a.m.

  • Town of Troy cleanup set for April 23-24

    TROY – A spring clean up for residents of the town of Troy will take place Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24.

    All items must be at curbside by 7 a.m. on Thursday, as the town will not back track.

    Tires, items containing Freon and computer components will not be accepted. Paint cans must be empty. There will be no pick up at vacant lots.

    There will be a $10 charge for each large item, to be paid at the utility office prior to pick up and the receipt must be attached to the item.

    For more information, call (812) 547-7501.

  • Perry County grief group to meet Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Grief Group meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    This group is open to anyone who has experienced loss, whether it is a family member or friend.

    The group meets on the first floor and participants are asked to use the back door and parking lot. People from surrounding areas are also welcome to attend.

  • LHDC program taking applications for aid

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. has funds available for the Individual Development Account Program.

    Under this program, income eligible individuals can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

  • Perry County rabies clinics planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Two local veterinarians will offer rabies clinics at several locations in the county this month and in early May. Dr. Bill Schoene from County-Wide Animal Clinic in Cannelton and Dr. Alan Decker of Greenwood Animal Hospital in Tell City will host the clinics. Any dog or cat may be vaccinated if at least 3 months old. Fee is $9 per animal and pet owners are encouraged to attend the clinic nearest them.

    • Monday, April 13, Bristow Milling Co. lot  in Bristow, Dr. Alan Decker, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Education Pays to award interest-free loans to area students, deadline June 1

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Education Pays student loan fund of Tell City-Perry County, is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high-school education for the fall 2015 semester. 

    Applications are available in the guidance counselors offices at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1. 

  • Paisley Faith Tudor

    Rachel and Luke Tudor announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Faith.

    She was delivered March 30, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Paisley weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21½ inches long.


    Mrs. Tudor is the former Rachel Thorn.

    
Maternal grandparents are Denny and Suzie Thorn of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Chris Tudor of Tell City.

    
Great-grandparents are Yvetta Capps of Custar, Ky., and Nella Tudor of Tell City.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming May 2-3
  • Looking Back; April 23

    70 Years Ago

    April 20, 1945

     

    • Perry Countians of all walks of life and political parties paused this week to mourn the loss of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He died April 12 in Warm Springs, Ga. He was succeeded by Harry S. Truman. At the request of Tell City Mayor Wendell Werner, businesses closed their doors for an hour Friday afternoon.

    Several local churches held special services. 

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey honors co-workers for service

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 78 active co-workers and 62 retirees who have 25 years or more of service during the annual Service Recognition Banquet held April 15.

    “Our coworkers are a treasured resource of Saint Meinrad,” said Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB. “Some families have been associated with the work of the abbey across several generations, and as Benedictines we certainly value that kind of stability.