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  • Lincoln Hills receives funds for housing counseling services

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. officials learned recently its application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development was approved for funding to continue its housing-counseling efforts in Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties.

  • Thursday-night crash
  • Cannelton residents can sign up for medical flights

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A representative of Air Evac Lifeteam made a sales pitch at the Cannelton Common Council’s regular meeting March 12, telling them city residents can avoid huge costs of medical flights if they purchase memberships with the company.

  • City acts to prevent school-crossing accidents

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Members of Cannelton’s Board of Public Works and Safety voted at a regular meeting March 12 to reduce a speed limit and post four-way-stop signs in an effort to improve safety for children trying to get to or from school.

  • New patrolman brings Tell City experience

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A sheriff’s deputy will exchange his brown county uniform for the dark-blue one of the Tell City Police Department after his hiring Monday by the city’s board of public works and safety.

  • Your 2012 Community Guide Discover Perry County

    The 2012 edition of The News’ community guide, Discover Perry County, is included in
    today’s edition for subscribers in Perry and surrounding counties. Copies are also included in newsstands.

    Out-of-area subscribers can receive an issue by mail at no cost by calling The News at (812) 547-3424 or sending e-mail to circulation@perrycounty news.com. Extra copies can be picked up at The News.

    The guide is also available in the special-sections area of this site.

  • City aims high for 7th Street

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A new event and visitor center supporters said will reshape the look of Tell City’s Seventh Street and the rest of its downtown might bring millions of dollars in additional investment, including a new hotel, members of the city council learned Monday night.

    The $1.2 million project still faces major challenges, including a need for additional funds and time constraints that would require the center to be completed within a year.

  • Community Youth Camp set for June 10-14

    PERRY COUNTY – Nestled in the rolling hills along the Ohio River near Derby is Glennwood Hills Campground. It is often described as one of the best-kept secrets in Perry County. The beautiful and well-equipped campground is owned by the Community of Christ Church based in New Albany but it also is home to a camp each summer for local youth.

  • Anderson Woods prepares for 35th season

    ADYEVILLE – Anderson Woods Inc. announces its 35th annual special-needs summer camp for people with disabilities. Sessions will begin June 4 and run weekly for eight weeks. Each session will begin on a Monday morning and last until the following Thursday afternoon, when the campers return to their homes. The first four sessions will be for children with the remaining four sessions reserved for adult campers.

  • Sellersburg Lugar Academy Day rescheduled

    NEW ALBANY – U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar has announced April 29 as the new date for the 11th annual Lugar Academy Day in Sellersburg. The Academy Day will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. in Ogle Hall of the Horseshoe Foundation Assembly Center on the campus of Ivy Tech Community College.
    “Academy Days provide high-school students with information regarding our prestigious U.S. service academies,” said Lugar. “Our five service academies provide Hoosier students with top-notch education and preparation for service in our armed forces.”