http://www.perrycountynews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Officials continue ambulance talks http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/officials-continue-ambulance-talks <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/comsnrs41514.jpg" alt="A small crowd that included three classes of students attended the county commissioners’ meeting in the Cannelton High School cafeteria Tuesday. The officials have been using alternate locations as their normal meeting place in the county courthouse is undergoing renovations. They plan to return there for their May 5 meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. (Click on photo to enlarge.)" title="A small crowd that included three classes of students attended the county commissioners’ meeting in the Cannelton High School cafeteria Tuesday. The officials have been using alternate locations as their normal meeting place in the county courthouse is undergoing renovations. They plan to return there for their May 5 meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. (Click on photo to enlarge.)" align="left" hspace="6" width="150" height="85" /><p> By KEVIN KOELLING<br /> Managing Editor<br /> <br /> Editor&rsquo;s note: The Perry County commissioners discussed at length April 8 a contract under which Perry County Memorial Hospital provides ambulance services to the county. Much of that discussion was reported in Monday&rsquo;s edition and is continued here. Also reported here is a continuation of those talks that occurred Tuesday at Cannelton High School. The hospital&rsquo;s board of trustees is scheduled to meet Wednesday and the participants hoped to have details worked out they could agree to.</p> Ivy Tech restructuring ‘should appear seamless’ http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/ivy-tech-restructuring-%E2%80%98should-appear-seamless%E2%80%99 <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Nothing should change locally as a result of what Ivy Tech Community College trustees called &ldquo;an additional regional structural change.&rdquo;</p> <p> That&rsquo;s according to a news release issued Friday that announced the college will now combine its southwest &ndash; Evansville and Tell City campuses &ndash; region with the Wabash Valley-Terre Haute region. The newly formed region will be overseen by a single chancellor to be named later.</p> Police chief: Don’t park on or block sidewalks http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/police-chief-don%E2%80%99t-park-or-block-sidewalks <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/erinswearing.jpg" alt="Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder swears in Erin Early as a reserve police officer at the end of a board of public works and safety meeting Monday. Early said she’s from Kentucky but has been working as a jailer at the Perry County jail for two years. (Click on photo to enlarge.)" title="Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder swears in Erin Early as a reserve police officer at the end of a board of public works and safety meeting Monday. Early said she’s from Kentucky but has been working as a jailer at the Perry County jail for two years. (Click on photo to enlarge.)" align="left" hspace="6" width="88" height="85" /><p> By KEVIN KOELLING<br /> Managing Editor<br /> <br /> CANNELTON &ndash; Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall said Monday he&rsquo;s going to step up enforcement &ldquo;real soon&rdquo; against people who park on or otherwise block city sidewalks.</p> <p> &ldquo;There&rsquo;s no parking, legally, on sidewalks or crosswalks, no blocking sidewalks at all, really,&rdquo; he said at a regular meeting of the city&rsquo;s board of public works and safety.</p> What to do if you find a baby or injured animal http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/what-do-if-you-find-baby-or-injured-animal <p> INDIANAPOLIS &ndash; Every spring, kind-hearted Hoosiers &ldquo;rescue&rdquo; an injured or seemingly abandoned baby wild animals and try to care for them.</p> <p> The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish &amp; Wildlife has one thing to say: Don&rsquo;t do it.</p> <p> In early April, cottontail rabbits and squirrels have young in their nests. If you come across a nest, leave it alone, even if you don&rsquo;t see an adult animal around. The best place for these animals is in the wild, learning to fend for themselves.</p> Tell City home intrusion leads to arrest http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-home-intrusion-leads-arrest <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lockraymond.jpg" alt="LOCK (Click on photo to enlarge.)" title="LOCK (Click on photo to enlarge.)" align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> TELL CITY &ndash; Tell City police officers arrested a 42-year-old man April 12 after a couple at 1111 Lafayette Street reported they returned to find an intruder in their home.</p> <p> A dispatcher received a 911 call from the homeowner stating the couple had been away from their residence for several hours while attending a sporting event. They returned home to find that someone had forced the garage door open, which also led into the residence.</p> <p> The homeowner entered the home to find a male subject inside the living room area.</p> Glen Ress tournament seeks sponsors http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/glen-ress-tournament-seeks-sponsors <p> TELL CITY &ndash; The 26th annual Glen Ress Memorial Open Golf Tournament will be held Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8 at Hoosier Heights Country Club.</p> <p> For the past 25 years, the Glen Ress Memorial Fund has provided more than $100,000 of financial assistance to the athletic departments of Perry County school systems.</p> Four generations http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/four-generations-2 <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bartletttwins4gen.jpg" alt="(Click on photo to enlarge.)" title="(Click on photo to enlarge.)" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Four generations of the Bartlett family gathered recently for a photo.</p> <p> Seated is great-grandmother Oda May Terry holding infants Jess Ryan and Jameson Michael Bartlett. Standing are grandfather Michael Terry and mother Denise Bartlett.</p> William Tell Center seeks donations for garage sale http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/william-tell-center-seeks-donations-garage-sale <p> TELL CITY &ndash; The William Tell Center at 1301 11th St. will hold an inside garage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday May 2. Biscuits and gravy and coffee will be available. All donated items must be clean and priced.</p> <p> No clothing. Items can be dropped off at the center Tuesday, April 22 from 6 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m.; Tuesday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.</p>