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Today's News

  • Annual Run for Your Mother 5K planned for May 10

    TROY – The annual Run for Your Mother is only a few weeks away and registrations are now being accepted for runners and walkers planning to participate.

    This fun run-walk 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day morning, Sunday, May 10, in front of the Tell City Depot. 

  • Jarboe earns Indiana Career and Technical Education award

    INDIANAPOLIS – Ian Jarboe, a student at Vincennes University, is one of nine recipients to receive an award from the Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards of Excellence.

    The awards were presented Feb. 26, at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis. 

    The Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards was initiated in 1984 to recognize exemplary program, students and partnerships that benefit the state.

  • The Fuse is Already Lit in concert April 25 at Cannelton Community Center

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton continues to draw well-known entertainers for concerts that are normally held in much larger communities.

    The Fuse is Already Lit, with Ricky Gunn, will be in concert Saturday, April 25, at the Cannelton Community Center. Activities are planned from 4 to 11 p.m. and the event is open to all ages.

    Born and raised outside of Columbus, Ga., Ricky Gunn grew up like many southern boys, spending his time fishing, hunting, chasing girls and speeding down dirt roads.

  • Community Events; April 13

    Derby Community Association to meet Wednesday

     

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Derby Firehouse.

    For more information, call Mary Holland at (812) 836-4403.

     

    VFW breakfast set for April 25

     

  • Family Nature Fest scheduled for April 18 at Ferdinand State Forest

    FERDINAND – Celebrate the arrival of spring by attending the third annual Family Nature Fest Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ferdinand State Forest. Several events are scheduled throughout the morning. Professional foresters will be present to answer forestry questions.

  • Perry Central’s after-school program earns nomination

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary’s Lights-On program was recently nominated as one of six finalists in the 2015 Out-of-School Champions Showcase, sponsored by the Indiana Afterschool Network. The winner will be announced April 14 during a two-day out-of-school learning summit in Indianapolis.

    Staff of Perry Central’s Lights On program will be in attendance for the event, which also includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions and networking with other out-of-school programs. 

  • County parks board to get snowplow for new truck

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Parks & Recreation Department’s new truck finally came in two weeks ago. Now the department will get a snowplow to use with it.

    The department was looking for a plow to clear the parking lot and entryway at Eagles Bluff and some of its other parks.

  • Small towns still matter

    CHRIS FLOOK

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    In slightly over a year, Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial with fireworks, parades and plenty of speeches in small towns across the state that are quickly emptying and nearly forgotten as a generation or two rushes to fill up larger cities and their adjacent suburbs.

  • Cannelton city-wide spring cleanup starts today

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s city-wide “spring clean-up,” the week when the street department collects items not allowed in regular weekly trash pickups, is under way now.

    The rules regarding what can be left out for collection remain the same as last year, David Marsh said.

    For the cleanup, during which items too big for regular curbside pickup will be collected, items must be at trash-collection locations on normal trash days, Marsh said.

  • Tell City’s Eddie Duke to compete in Wide World of Sports Martial Arts Championship

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Eddie Duke will vie for gold later this year at a world martial arts championship in Orlando, Fla.