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  • Community Events; April 25

    VFW yard sale set to begin April 29


    TELL CITY – The VFW Auxiliary will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 301 Main St.

    Anyone wanting to donate items for the yard sale is asked to drop them off at the VFW during business hours. For questions, call (812) 719-8255. 


    Hawesville Methodist spring craft fair


  • Anna and Danny Wardrip

    Mr. and Mrs. Danny Wardrip will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on April 26, 2016. They were married April 26, 1986, at First Baptist Church in Tell City. Mrs. Wardrip is the former Alma Shellenberger.

    Their son is Jeremy Wardrip of Tell City and their daughter is Samantha Wardrip, of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Burden-Romo

    Tarah Burden and Jose Romo announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The ceremony will take place Tuesday, May 10, at 5 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hawesville, Ky.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are Yvonne and Terry Burden. The future groom’s parents Maria Mata and Victor Sorres.

    Friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony. Reception to follow.

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  • Why Trump is bad for workers in America

    Two Indianapolis-based heating and air conditioning plants, Carrier and United Technologies, announced in February they will move operations to Mexico starting in 2017, taking with them 2,100 Hoosier jobs, not to mention hope for their future.

  • Shoe Sensation plans May 5 opening; names James manager

    TELL CITY – Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name-brand family shoes stores, is excited to launch its grand opening and ribbon cutting in Tell City at 9 a.m. May 5. The first 100 customers will receive a free gift courtesy of Shoe Sensation. Customers will also be able to register to win a free pair of shoes for their entire immediate family during the first four days the store is open.

    Shoe Sensation is located in the Lincoln Park Plaza at 37 E. Highway 66.

  • Kid’s Free Fishing Derby May 21 at German Ridge Pond

    PERRY COUNTY – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 21st annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome Saturday, May 21.  The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

    The event is located within the German Ridge Recreation Area off State Road 66. Parking will be within the campground or day use area. Employees will be onsite to assist with the parking. Participants can walk or be shuttled from the parking areas to the fishing pond.

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  • Renovations coming to JFK Pool


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – A major step toward renovating John F. Kennedy Pool in Tell City was taken last week, just weeks away from the start of the summer swimming season.

    Maurice Harpenau, director of the Tell City Parks and Recreation Department, said there are several problems with the 50-year-old pool, including faulty drains, sunken concrete and a baby pool that has “not been in use for many years.”

  • County’s north poised for growth


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Rich in wooded areas comprised by the Hoosier National Forest that run along Interstate 64, aside from the scenery, there isn’t much reason for motorist to stop in Perry County. And for those living in the rural seclusion, even simple needs like milk or gas may mean an intrepid journey for supplies.

    However, countywide efforts could soon change that.