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Today's News

  • Tell City serves its way past Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton had trouble breaking Tell City’s serves and lost to the Marksmen 25-10, 25-9, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Cannelton trailed only 8-6 in the second game before MaKaylee Buntin served 11 consecutive points to put Tell City in control.
    Emma Kohnert made a free-ball kill for one of those points and Buntin ended the streak with an ace before making a bad serve.

  • St. Marks marksmen take aim

    The St. Marks Catholic Church shooting match and picnic will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church. The ham shoot begins at 10:30 a.m. with a closed match at 2:30 p.m. First choice will be a $600 beef box. There will be chili, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bratwurst, homemade pies, games for children and adults, bingo, quilts and country-store items. A main raffle will offer more than $6,000 in prizes. The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and parishioners extend an invitation to everyone to attend.

  • Civil lawsuit targets Cannelton eyesore properties

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – It has taken several months, but the city of Cannelton is consolidating efforts in a fight against eyesore buildings under the auspices of one set of owners. In a civil suit filed Sept. 1 in the Perry Circuit Court against embattled property owner Carolyn Barr and her associate Father Benedict Brown, Cannelton’s counsel has asked to combine three previously filed small claims petitions into one tort complaint.

  • ISP promotes Gardner to 1st sergeant

    JASPER – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter announced on Monday the promotion of Sgt. Robert Gardner to the rank of first sergeant. Gardner will serve as the district investigative commander for the Jasper Post.

    Gardner is a native of Monroe County and a 1991 graduate of Edgewood High School.  After high school, he earned an associate’s degree in law enforcement from Vincennes University in 1993 and served his country for two years in the United States Army.

  • Marching Marksmen enchant audience, judges

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PAOLI – The Tell City Marching Marksmen had a very strong weekend, taking several top honors Saturday at the Pride of Paoli Invitational. Not only did the Marksmen win first in Class AA with their routine, “Enchanted,” they won awards for best music, visual effect, general effect and drum major.

    Building upon last year’s state finals run, the latest results show the young but experienced band is making strides to be even better this season.

  • Mermaid memories
  • City Hall Park concert Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Meal tickets for a farm-to-table dinner that will seat guests on the middle of Tell City’s Main Street are sold out but there will still be plenty to see and do on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 24, including a concert by a leading regional Christian musical group.

  • New hospital on cutting edge of energy savings

    TELL CITY – The new Perry County Memorial Hospital is the most energy efficient hospital in the United States. After many additions and renovations to the original facility constructed in 1950, administration decided to build a new state-of-the-art 117,000 square foot, full- service hospital.

  • Archbishop visits St. Augustine Church
  • Clean emissions