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Letters

  • Acchiardo comments made at forum were offensive

     

    Jason Hoch is currently running for prosecutor against Rod Acchiardo. Jason is employed by Huber, Goffinet & Hagedorn law office and has been for several years.

    If you attended the recent candidate forum or read the Monday edition of the News, you undoubtedly saw that Mr. Acchiardo took it upon himself to state that Jason was running for prosecutor because he “works for Chris Goffinet, who is a cheapskate who apparently doesn’t pay him nearly enough money.”

  • Thank you, Doris Turner

     

    On behalf of the many veterans in our area and their families, we would like to recognize someone that has given 38 years of her life serving the members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and American Legion Post 213 of Tell City.

    She deserves high praise for the way she managed both organizations, 17 years with the American Legion and 21 years with the VFW.

    We appreciate the endless hours of excellent service, her dedication to veterans and always being there, her valuable expertise and remarkable selflessness.

  • Deer, not cats, the bigger problem in TC

     

    I have no way of judging how big a problem feral cats are for this community, but I feel certain a poll of citizens, especially on the south and east side of town, would find that the deer population causes far more problem to flowers, shrubs, gardens and trees than any cat invasion.

     

    LARRY BEATTY

    Tell City

  • Animal shelter fundraiser a big success

     

    The Perry County Animal Shelter held a chicken-dinner fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 4, at Zoercher-Bettinger Park, and it was a great success.

    The shelter board of directors and staff would like to thank everyone who helped in any way. First of all, a huge thank-you to Moose Lodge 1424 for all of their help and support, and especially for their expertise in cooking up the dinners. They were delicious.

  • Heritage Fest pageant organizers say thanks

     

    The Cannelton Heritage Fest Pageant was a great success. We would like to thank the following people for their donations: Kristi Brown from Granma’s Little Treasures for the beautiful flowers; The Greenhouse for the beautiful azaleas displayed; Brian Garrett for setting up and tearing down the stage; Mayor Snyder for allowing us the use of the community center; LuLu’s Prom and Bridal staff and to all of the contestants that participated in the pageant.

  • Vote for Democrats is vote for Obama record

     

    Barack Obama stated that his record would be on the ballot this year, “every one of them.”

    Therefore, before voters decide to vote Democrat, they may wish to consider that record.

    Obamacare

    War on coal

    Keystone pipeline delays

    Billions of dollars wasted on unproven “green” energy

    Solyndra bankruptcy

    VA hospital system breakdown

    Phony Republican war on women

    IRS targeting scandal

    IRS head lying to Congress

  • LETTER: United Way makes adult education possible

    Perry Central shares the vision of United Way of Perry County to build a stronger community.

    At the heart of building a strong community is improving levels of educational attainment of our community members. Perry Central is proud to partner with United Way of Perry County to help meet this need by offering adult education.

  • LETTER: Community supported school health fair

    Tell City High School thanks the following businesses and individuals for making the staff and community health fair a success.

  • LETTER: Cal Ripkin League honors true sports fan

    We would like to thank the Tell City Cal Ripken Youth Baseball League for honoring the late Rob Henning by placing a memorial bench at their ballpark.

    Rob had many fond memories of his playing days at that park, watching his son, Tyler, play and later coaching alongside Tyler at Dennis Kress park.

    He loved making apparel for the teams and trophies for their tourneys. It made him feel as though he was still a part of the league.

    The bench was placed in the last place he sat to watch his nephews play baseball this past summer.

  • LETTER: Donations sought for VFW’s Avenue of Flags

    The Avenue of Flags is a project that Perry County has more than welcomed and supported over the past eight years.

    The names of fallen heroes who are our love ones are displayed three times a year for all to see and to share their remembrance. The freedom of our nation is a price paid for by their deaths as they were killed in action defending the gates of freedom.