Today's News

  • Candidates share ideas on growth, budget

    Two incumbents, three others vie for county commission

    TELL CITY - Job growth and development of northern areas of Perry County were on the minds of county-commissioner candidates at a political forum Tuesday evening.

  • Benefit for Randall Tanner Saturday

    TELL CITY - Southern Indiana Horseman's Club will hold a benefit euchre tourney for Randall "Randy" Tanner April 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. with games at 7. Cost is $5 at the door with euchre costing 25 cents. Chili, hot dogs, desserts and drinks will be available. For more information call Becky Howell at 836-2127. Tanner was diagnosed with two types of lung cancer and has no insurance to help with medical bills. All money donated will go to medical bills and expenses.

  • Spring cleanup this week in Troy

    TROY - Troy's annual cleanup days are set for Thursday and Friday. Unwanted items should be placed at curbs by 7 a.m. Thursday and the town's regular trash route will be followed. Items will not be removed from vacant lots or from residents who do not pay monthly trash service fees and charges. Tires and anything containing Freon will not be picked up.

    For more information on this week's cleanup, call 547-7501 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • Applications available for Camp with a Cop

    CANNELTON - Boys and girls enrolling in grades 6-9 this fall are invited to apply for the 2008 Camp with a Cop program sponsored by the Cannelton Police Department.

    This year's camp is scheduled for June 18-20 at the Victory Valley Church Camp east of Cannelton.

    Campers will go home after the first day of camp, Wednesday, June 18, and return the following day. They will stay overnight the second night and will return home after graduation Friday evening.

    Since there are no residence requirements, campers can reside anywhere in the county or even outside the county.

  • Silent auction, basketball game

    TELL CITY - Tell City Junior High School will have a silent auction, student showcase and parents vs. teachers basketball game Monday at the school.

    Beginning at 6:30 p.m., attendees can view student works and bid on items from several area businesses and themed gift baskets. The basketball game begins at 7 p.m.

  • Parents, teachers to meet

    CANNELTON - Parents and teachers of Cannelton City Schools students will meet in individual conferences from noon until 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Principal Ginger Conrad.

    The school system will be on a half-day schedule that day.

  • PC Leadership dinner April 17

    TELL CITY - Graduating members of the 2007-08 class of Leadership Perry County will be recognized during its annual meeting Thursday at Hoosier Heights Country Club.

    The meeting begins with a social gathering and cash bar at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30. Tickets for the dinner are $15 each and must be reserved today by calling Joan Hess at 547-2225 or e-mailing her at joanhess@ hotmail.com.

  • United Way Day of Caring May 1

    Volunteers will help nonprofit organizations

    TELL CITY - Want to make a difference for a nonprofit group in Perry County?

    The United Way of Perry County will sponsor a community-wide Day of Caring May 1. The agency is inviting area businesses, organizations and individuals to go out into the community to help nonprofit groups do hands-on projects.

  • Students to display artwork April 19-20

    TELL CITY - Tell City Regional Arts Association will host its second annual student art show for junior-high and senior-high school students at the Schergens Center April 19-20.

    This year will be even bigger and better than last year, organizers said, with the invitation for participation extended to new school systems, as well as the addition of more awards.

    The show will open April 19 from 1 to 9 p.m., with awards and reception beginning at 7 p.m.

  • Weekend auditions for 1776

    TELL CITY - Auditions for the 2008 Schweizer Fest stage production of 1776 continue Saturday and Sunday at Evangelical United Church of Christ's fellowship hall.

    Auditions are 1 to 5 p.m. both days. The musical's 25 male roles and two female roles are open to residents of Perry, Spencer and Hancock counties 18 years and older.

    Male characters include Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, while two women will be cast to portray Martha Jefferson and Abigail Adams. The preferred singing range for the two female characters is from middle C to the second F above middle C.