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  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic Aug. 17

    TROY – The 2017 Perry-Spencer Republican Picnic is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 17, at Mulzer’s Camp near Troy.

    Confirmed guests include Congressman Larry Bucshon, Congressman Todd Rokita, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Attorney General Curtis Hill, State Sen. Mark Messmer, State Rep. Ron Bacon, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold and local officials.

    Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and children ages 6 and younger will be admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door or from precinct committee members.

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  • Jurors face conflicting evidence in death

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A jury listened to opening statements and the state’s first witnesses Monday in the murder trial of Randal Coalter.

    Coalter is accused of the March 1 death of David Weedman. The initial cause of death was said to be suicide. But continued investigation led police to focus on Coalter and he was arrested nearly three weeks after Weedman was found dead. 

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  • Salsa-making workshop Aug. 24

    It has been said that salsa is the new catsup. And at this time of year with an abundance of tomatoes, salsa is quick and easy to make.

    Purdue Extension is hosting a Food Preservation Workshop on Aug. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Perry County Office in Tell City. Join in for an informational and fun time, learning to make fresh salsa as well as preserve it for year-round enjoyment.

    Each participant will leave with a jar of freshly preserved salsa and all the knowledge needed to make more at home. The cost is only $10. Space is limited.

  • Novice joins Benedictine community at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony, Novice Noel Zamora was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on Aug. 5. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Novice Noel, 40, most recently served as a priest of the Diocese of Lexington, Ky.

  • Too soon to head back to school?

    State Rep. Ron Bacon

    District 75

     

    The new school year is upon us, although it seems like yesterday that my grandkids were just getting off of the bus for summer break. While some may feel ready to get their kids back to school, others may think the break was a bit short. The topic of school start dates is one that has and continues to be discussed by policymakers.

  • Hill announces partnership with Ten Point Coalition for statewide crime reduction initiative

    INDIANAPOLIS - Attorney General Curtis Hill on Wednesday announced a plan to replicate statewide a crime-reduction model developed by the Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition. Led by Rev. Charles Harrison, ITPC has made a dramatic impact toward reducing homicides and other violent crimes in several Indianapolis neighborhoods.

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