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Letters

  • LETTER: Run for Your Mother drew 256 participants

    We want to thank everyone who helped make the Run for Your Mother 5K Fun Run-Walk on Mother’s Day such a huge success.

    We had 256 people registered. From individuals to entire families, people of all ages were running and walking in honor of their moms. It was a wonderful day.

  • LETTER: Renaissance sponsors successful pep rally
  • LETTER: It’s River Sweep time. Step up to help

    Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for the 2013 Ohio River Sweep. This event will be held Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. until noon at Sunset Park in Tell City and at Hafele Park in Cannelton.

    The Ohio River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.

  • LETTER: Chamber dinner honored business success

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the businesses nominated for the 12th Annual Chamber Award Dinner.

  • LETTER: Smoke Free Perry County Coalition asks pregnant smokers to quit on Mother’s Day

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things a pregnant woman can do to protect her own health and the health of her baby. On this Mother’s Day, members of the Smoke Free Perry County Coalition encourage smokers to call the Indiana Tobacco Quitline at (800) QUIT-NOW. The Indiana Tobacco Quitline has expanded its services to better reach pregnant women, increasing the number of calls to pregnant women from trained quit coaches from four to 10.

    Women who smoke can greatly benefit from the free counseling and support services provided by the Indiana Tobacco Quitline.

  • LETTER: Federal employees better our everyday lives

    Across the country and in communities like Perry County, government employees protect and serve our nation. To honor these workers and their service, May 5-11 has been designated as Public Service Recognition Week.

  • LETTER: Cannelton principal offers big thank you

    Cannelton elementary faculty, staff and students would like to publicly thank all of the dedicated volunteers who assist our school in many ways.

    Without them, we would not be able to provide the level of excellence we strive for at our school.

  • LETTER: Schools take active role in dating safety

    Thank you for publishing Bill Stanczykiewicz’s column regarding teen dating violence April 4.

    As a follow up, we wanted to ensure our local community is aware that all of the area schools have partnered with Crisis Connection Inc. on providing primary prevention education in support of Indiana’s Heather’s Law. This includes curriculum in the high-school classes called ‘Safe Dates’ and ‘Expect Respect’ at the junior-high level.

  • LETTER: Thanks for helping with Chase’s big day

    The family and friends of Chase Rodriguez extend very special thanks to everyone who helped make his day and his gift of a custom trike a memorable event.

    Thanks to Schaefer and Paulin, Alan Sweeney, Vince and Margie Peter, Billie Martin, Toys for Tots, Chip Schultise, all patrons, friends and extended family of the Alpine House, Ohio Valley Towing, Jason Linne, employees of PCMH, Clay and Mayor Barbara Ewing, James Wadell, Steve and Teresa Donn, Randy Marshall Entertainment and to anyone who donated or helped in any way.

  • LETTER: Keep hunting ethical

    Representatives of the undersigned sporting and conservation organizations thank Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long for his recent public stand decrying canned hunting.

    His comments on shooting domestic deer in enclosures expose the unethical practices that occur behind hunting-preserve fences. Long’s comments couldn’t have come at a better time.