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Today's News

  • Options bound when it comes to French green beans

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    I have loved green beans ever since I grew Tenderette in the fifth grade for my 4-H project at Simpsonville Elementary. 

    Now, I primarily grow the filet types of green beans, or what many call French beans or haricots verts (green bean in French). Why the European designation? Benjamin Watson explains, “Americans prefer those varieties of snap beans that remain stringless for a long time on the bush or remain fresh in the refrigerator for a long time after picking.

  • K of C kicks off Tootsie Roll Drive Friday
  • Menus Week of April 27 – May 1

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

     

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country-fried steak sandwich, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and pears.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Corn dog, baked beans and peaches.

  • Local sightseer invites fellow travelers to join in summer South Dakota trip

    TELL CITY – Area resident Pam Bolen loves taking vacations and taking friends to new places.

    “I have taken people to new destinations for many years and I love it,” she said. This summer, Bolen plans to visit by bus with Diamond Tours, Mount Rushmore, the Badlands and the Black Hills of South Dakota.

    Bolen invites others in the community to join her on these upcoming adventures, believing “the more, the merrier” is indeed true, especially where travel is concerned.

  • Cannelton American Legion selects two for Hoosier Boys State

    CANNELTON – Damon Powers and Adam Terry, both juniors at Cannelton High School, were selected by Cannelton American Legion Post 142 to attend Hoosier Boys State.

    Powers is the son of Lisa and Tally Havener and Brett Powers.

    Terry is the son Anita June Terry and Dennis Scott Terry.

    The event will be held June 14-20 on the campus of Trine University in Angola. Each year more than 500 of the finest young men in the State of Indiana attend Hoosier Boys’ State.

  • Spring hydrant flushing begins Monday in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Employees of Cannelton Utilities will begin flushing fire hydrants in the city Monday, April 27.

    Residents may notice low water pressure and discolored water when work is under way in their area. Work will begin next to the floodwall and should take about two days to complete.

  • Local man hurt in weekend ATV crash

    BRISTOW – Indiana Conservation Officers investigated an ATV accident that occurred in rural Perry County just before 4 a.m. April 19.

    Chester Mullins Jr., 21, of Tell City, sustained serious head trauma and multiple broken bones when he flipped an ATV on Cardinal Road near Bristow.

    Mullins was operating with a female passenger, Morgan Downs, 23, of Tell City, riding on the rear, when he lost control of the ATV and flipped, ejecting both occupants. The pair went to a nearby residence where they summoned help and called 911.

  • PC Lego robotics teams compete at USI
  • Knights of Columbus Soup in High Demand
  • Rural News; April 23: DOOLITTLE MILLS

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — A wedding reception was held this past Saturday at the Lynch Ole Homeplace near Doolittle Mills for Harold “Joe” and Norma Jean (Smith) Reimann, who exchanged wedding vows Friday, March 20. 

    Several friends and family members joined in the celebration with lots of food, music and visiting.

    Wedding blessings are wished for Norma Jean and Joe.