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Today's News

  • Heritage Hills gets by Tell City 29-23

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A deliberate offensive game gave Tell City a chance to win in the final minute, but a key free-throw rebound helped Heritage Hills hold on 29-23 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We wanted to lower the possessions because we felt they were better running up and down the floor and getting out in transition and we’re more comfortable in a half-court game,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch.

  • Love is in the air and skunks are on the move

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    It is that time of year again, and I am reminded because of the smell and road kill left behind. Plus, a strong scent of skunk has been lingering in the pasture this past week; and I got an Instagram video from my niece as she was clearly backing away from a lumbering black and white rodent down by the river!

  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial announces temporary change in operations for removal of asbestos

    LINCOLN CITY – Parts of the Memorial Visitor Center at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will be closed from mid-February through mid-March 2018 to allow for the removal of asbestos in the ceiling in preparation for a future installation of a fire suppression system.

    All of the building between the two memorial halls including the museum, auditorium, bookstore and visitor center, will be closed during the project to ensure visitor and staff safety. The two memorial halls will be open to the public 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Treating opioid addiction responsibly

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47

     

    As our state faces an increasing drug epidemic that is nearing crisis levels, we must take action. We must combat drug abuse on all fronts, including prevention, treatment, and enforcement. However, we must do so responsibly.

  • Joining veterans with employers

    State Rep. Stephen Bartels

    District 74

     

    Indiana recently created the Next Level Veterans initiative to pair veterans with Indiana’s more than 85,000 open jobs.

    More than half of the 200,000 service men and women who leave the military each year face a period of unemployment, making this initiative an important resource for our veterans and their families. Next Level Veterans is a one-stop shop focused on connecting our military personnel with these career opportunities.

  • Gun violence’s modern cause

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer

    news@perrycountynews.com

     

    Finding ways to combat youth gun violence needs a coming together of the minds, from politicians, the health sector and general public. It stems from a combination of problems: an anti-gun control preference in our nation that puts a high value on its Second Amendment rights, along with a mental-health issue that expounds from a cultural polarity that has put weapons in the mainstream and violence on a pedestal for impressionable youths.

  • Our View: Engaging young Hoosiers in civics

    Communities around Indiana are increasingly tapping into an effective way that allows for the people to whom the long-term future belongs to help plan for it.

  • Purdue Extension offering training on home-based vendor laws

    TELL CITY – Thinking of selling produce, honey, or home-baked goods at a farmer’s market or from your kitchen? Not sure what laws apply to you? Purdue Extension has answers.

    Amanda Mosiman, Purdue Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Warrick County will speak on Indiana Home-Based Vendor Laws at the Purdue Extension Office in Perry County, located at 65 Park Ave. IN Tell City on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. CST.

  • CVB, quilt guild to host winter quilt show

    TELL CITY  – The Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild to host its First Perry County Winter Quilt Show.

    This event will be held at the Tell City Depot located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City on Saturday, March 3  from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 4 from noon to 4 pm.

    Beautiful quilts from the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild members will be on display and members of the guild will he on hand for questions.

  • Flush in leadership