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Today's News

  • Saving energy pays dividends
  • Thanksgiving will affect trash pickup

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Trash Collection Department will operate on a three-day schedule next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Trash and recycling will be picked up following the regular schedule Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24 and 25.

    Wednesday and Thursday trash and recycling will be picked up Wednesday, Nov. 26. The department and offices at City Hall will be closed Friday, Nov. 28.

    Residents and department workers have found that tags affixed to bags may not stick during cold weather.

  • Fire erupts at hog farm
  • Officials seek letters of interest

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The county commissioners are seeking applicants for a number of positions to which they’ll make appointments after the first of the year. Letters of interest for all positions should be submitted to County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg by Dec. 30, she announced at a commissioners meeting Tuesday.

     Positions, term lengths and current appointees with expiring terms are:

    • Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, one year, Tom Hauser

  • Parks board set to purchase truck

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – Pending final approval by the county council this week, the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department will purchase a new four-wheel-drive pickup truck.

    Last month the department’s board of directors gave Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel permission to seek bids for a new truck to replace the department’s current one that has 272,000 miles on it and needs some major repairs.

  • Annexation opponents meet

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A hearing concerning Tell City’s attempt to annex 1,776 acres of land along its boundary was scheduled for 10 a.m. Eastern time today in Dubois Circuit Court in Jasper.

    “The more the merrier,” Joe Meyer told people who expressed interest in attending. He and Randy Cole, who have been spearheading efforts to block the annexation, conducted a meeting Oct. 9 to bring others up to date on their efforts.

  • Wintry scenery

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  • Vegetarian cuisine workshop Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church will offer a culinary experience in vegetarianism from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the church. The event is free and open to the public. The church is at 434 13th Street in Tell City.

  • Gospel Thanksgiving concert planned for Saturday

    TROY – Troy First Christian Church will present its annual Gospel Thanksgiving in Song. The public and all churches and denominations are most welcome.

    The program will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium.

    Doors will open at 4 p.m. Special guests include Jeremy Calloway, Hoosier Harmony, Ryan Seaton and Conquerors Quartet.

    For more information, call Ray Howard at Troy First Christian Church at (812) 482-2262.

  • United Pentecostal now taking candy orders

    BRISTOW – Bristow United Pentecostal is taking candy orders for Thanksgiving. Candy includes fudge, fudge with walnuts, peanut butter fudge, peanut butter balls (buckeyes) and peanut brittle.

    All fudge varieties and buckeyes are $3.50 per half pound. Peanut brittle is $2.50 per patty. Call 843-4747 to place an order. Friday, Nov. 21, is the last day to order. Delivery will be Monday, Nov. 24.