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Today's News

  • TC junior high archery team takes 10th in state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Olivia Hale scored 287 of a possible 300 to lead Tell City’s junior high archery team to 10th place in the state tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City wins PAC wrestling tourney

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City had eight individual champions as it won the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Mayor wants rules for comments in public meetings

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Those wishing to voice opinions at public meetings in Cannelton can speak freely. A request by Mayor Mary Snyder to set protocols for comment periods didn’t gain support from the city council.

  • Mulzer Park ownership change imminent

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Derby Community Association will likely take ownership of Derby’s Mulzer Park soon.

    The board of the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department, which currently owns the approximately three-acre park, Tuesday voted unanimously to deed it to the DCA, with some stipulations.

  • Concerns aired, Cannelton PD to hire new officer

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Tensions between the Cannelton Police Department and elected leaders could be somewhat quieted moving into the second quarter of 2017. In a months-long dispute that resulted in the loss of several part-time officers, an understaffed department and swirling accusations of biased opinions, it seems the sides are prepared to begin moving forward, despite some acrimonious relationships.

  • Faith in the Future

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    There’s a place near to me,

    where I’m longing to be

    With my friends at the

    old country church

    There with mother we went

    and our Sundays we spent

    With our friends at the

    old country church

     

  • New group to head Cannelton’s Heritage Fest

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – The leadership in charge of organizing the Cannelton Heritage Fest has changed hands. Long overseen by the Cannelton Foundation, that group has given way to the upstart Renew Cannelton.

    Citing decreased participation from volunteers, the Cannelton Foundation announced last week that they would no longer head the festival.

  • Raised bed, container gardening workshop March 28

    TELL CITY – Purdue Extension Perry County has a few questions to ask.

    Don’t think you have a green thumb but want to try out gardening? Have limited space to garden? Love to garden but have difficulty kneeling and bending down? Purdue Extension has answers.

    A raised bed and container gardening workshop is planned for 6 p.m. March 28 at the Perry County Extension Office at 65 Park Ave. in Tell City.

  • Aspiring singer-songwriter ascends with upcoming debut release

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Little did Luke Hilgenhold know that an impromptu guitar lesson at a bonfire would ignite the creative country music force within him.

    As Hilgenhold tells it, a buddy handed him his guitar and showed him a couple of chords. The novice musician went out and bought himself a guitar shortly afterward. Hilgenhold already had the bug. “Right then, I was kind of hooked,” he said.

  • Sisters gospel reflection Saturday

    FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict will offer a program, “The Book of Glory: Reflections on John 13-21,” on Saturday, March 18, from 9:45 a.m. Eastern time until 3:30 p.m. at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The presenter will be Father Eugene Hensell OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.