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  • Church News; Feb. 8

    Central Baptist to host women’s ministry


    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Central Baptist Church in Hawesville will host a women’s ministry event on Saturday, Feb. 17. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a program including guest speaker, Brandy Hopkins from First Baptist Church in Tell City. 

    There is no charge for this event. RSVP are requested by Feb. 15. For more info or to make a reservation, email jds@psci.net or call (812) 548-8681.


  • Special Olympics earns Operation Round Up grant
  • Cannelton girls fall to Wood Memorial

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial outscored Cannelton 16-0 in the first quarter en route to a 68-26 win in the Wood Memorial girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • North Posey overtakes Marksmen late

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—North Posey hit two three-pointers late and Tell City missed five free throws in the last 1:45 as the Marksmen lost 39-35 in the Forest Park girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.
    Tell City built a 10-point lead twice in the fourth quarter, the second time when Elizabeth Thomas hit an 8-foot baseline shot to make it 37-27 with four minutes left.
    Kimberlyn Weaver replied with an inside basket for the Vikings. She was also fouled on the play but missed the free throw.

  • TC outshoots, outrebounds Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 12 three-pointers and outrebounded Cannelton 61-19 to beat the Bulldogs 74-17 in boys basketball Thursday.
    The Marksmen hit 44.4 percent from three-point range but only 29.8 percent from three-point range.
    However, they got more than one shot on several possessions thanks to their offensive rebounds.
    They made six rebound baskets in the first 13 1/2 minutes - four by Braeden Beard and two by Dustin Hunt.

  • Fulkerson to seek county clerk post




    PERRY COUNTY – The number of contested races for November’s general election continues to grow.

    Lynn Fulkerson filed last week for county clerk on the Republican ticket. She is in her third term on the Cannelton Common Council and also serves on the city’s board of public works and safety.

    Fulkerson is the store manager for Factory Connection in Tell City and is a precinct committee person.

  • County recycling bills sent for 2018

    PERRY COUNTY – Bills for 2018 Perry County Recycling Management District fees, assessed to all home and business owners in Perry County, are in the process of being mailed.

    The first rounds of bills are due March 15. The fee for 2018 is $45, up from $32 last year. The district board approved the increase last year.

    The district will mail the bills for real estate and mobile homes in the following manner:

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  • Heart Galleries to promote Hoosier adoptions

    TELL CITY – A traveling photo exhibit featuring compelling portraits of children in need of adoptive families is making stops at three Tell City locations through Feb. 19.

    The goal of the Heart Gallery is to increase awareness of the Department of Child Services foster youth available for adoption and encourage the community to learn more about the foster to adoption process. With the help of all of the Indiana adoption programs and partners, including the Heart Gallery, more than 1,000 Hoosier foster kids found permanent homes last year.

  • Siler announces run for State Senate District 47

    LEAVENWORTH – Nick Siler filed his candidacy Jan. 24 for the Democratic nomination for Indiana State Senate District 47, which includes all of Perry County, as well as Crawford, Harrison, Orange, and Washington counties, along with portions of Dubois County.

    An attorney from Leavenworth with a private practice in West Baden Springs, Siler graduated from the University of Dayton in 2002 and received his law degree from the University of Louisville in 2005.