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Today's News

  • Community Events; May 12

    Free health screenings by PCMH Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free blood-pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart.

    Fasting for two hours is recommended, eight hours is preferred. You may drink water, black coffee and take your medications.

    No reservations are required. For more information, contact Caryn Weiss RN at (812) 547-0125 or cweiss@pchospital.org.

     

  • American Legion treasure hunt drawing May 29

    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will have a weekly treasure-hunt drawing beginning Friday, May 29.

    The drawing will be held at 7 p.m. and will continue every Friday thereafter.

    Tickets are now on sale at the post home. The public is welcome to attend the drawing and purchase tickets.

  • Cook-York reunion set for Sunday, June 14

    TELL CITY – The Cook-York family reunion will be held Sunday, June 14, at The Depot located at 333 Seventh Street in Tell City.

    Dinner will begin at noon and each family is asked to take a covered dish.

    Dinnerware will be furnished. There will also be an auction, so take treasured items.

    Everyone is welcome to take a friend.

  • Social News; May 18

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the post home in Tell City.

    There will be an election of officers for the upcoming auxiliary year. President Charlotte Lindauer encourages all auxiliary and prospective members to attend.

     

     

    THE ST. MICHAEL CHURCH ST. ANN SOCIETY will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 18 (today), in Father Marendt Hall. There will be a business meeting, bingo and refreshments. Hostesses will be Lisa Poehlein, Debbie Peters, Jennifer Parker and Whitney Nugent.

     

  • Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military heroes

    PERRY COUNTY – Next week is Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Memorial Day weekend, Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Turkey Grand Slam
  • Protecting taxpayers with a balanced budget amendment

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47

     

    This year, the General Assembly continued its record of fiscal responsibility by passing another balanced budget that avoids tax increases and maintains Indiana’s hard-fought reserve funds. It ends the biennium with $1.84 billion in reserves, while funding important needs across the state.

  • Suggestions on the way forward for Congress

    Lee Hamilton

    Center on Congress

     

    There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress’s long slide into irrelevance may be slowing.

    Agreements on Medicare reimbursements in both houses, and on Iran, No Child Left Behind, Pacific trade and other issues in various committees led last month to a chorus of relieved approval both in Washington and in the press.

  • Tell City files nuisance suit over cats

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City has filed a civil complaint against a Main Street resident accused of hoarding large numbers of cats.

    The city filed suit May 7 against Sandra Hieronymus, of 733 Main St., claiming she ignored requests by the city to remove cats from her home. City and county officials said they have tried working with the woman to address chronic odor complaints caused by her cats.

  • Troy storm-water project to begin June 1

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Staff Writer

     

    TROY – A large-scale storm-water improvement project that has been in the planning stages for more than a year is now just days away from breaking ground.

    Set to commence June 1, the project, partly funded through an Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs grant, will install more than 2,000 feet of storm drainage and approximately 21 drainage structures to alleviate the town’s ongoing problems with flooding, ponding water and sinkholes.