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Today's News

  • Meat, your Grocery Grab winner
  • Rail, truck traffic robust at TC port

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Despite a slow month for barge traffic, it continues to be a banner year for the Tell City River Port. That was the message from the terminal’s operations manager Jared Kleemann in his monthly report to Perry County Port Authority board members.

  • Candidate forum Thursday

    PERRY COUNTY – A political forum this Thursday, Oct. 18, will draw candidates running for local offices in the Nov. 6 general election.

    The Perry County News and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 6:30 p.m. event, which will be held at the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.

    Candidates for county offices, including sheriff, coroner, commissioner and county council, will introduce themselves and answer questions. The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live and on the Cromwell Radio Network station. 

  • Tell City Council sets salaries for 2019

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council approved a trio of salary ordinances during its Oct. 1 meeting that will provide a 2.5-percent increase in the salaries of city employees in 2019. The ordinances were adopted as was the 2019 budget for the city.

  • Tech court at Manufacturing Night
  • Park fun aims at suicide prevention awareness

    TELL CITY – Mental health issues don’t discriminate age, race, weight, gender, nor class. It can affect anyone. So, Saturday, Oct. 20, several groups are coming together to host a mental health and suicide prevention awareness day.

    Activities at Joe Schaefer Memorial Park in Tell City will get underway at 10 a.m. and run until noon.

    The aim is to get people together and talking about the issues. Counselors and physicians will be on hand to assist those in need.

  • Educational goals impacted by child trauma

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – When it comes to class rankings in the results for standardized tests, the outcomes are not solely dependent on what’s taught in the classroom or the educational aptitude of a specific student. According to William Tell Elementary Principal Laura Noble, who presented to the school board the latest tallies on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress exam on Tuesday, there are “outside factors that are affecting our scores.”

  • City freezes EDC loan program to rebuild coffers

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – A small-business loan program provided through the city of Cannelton will be temporarily halted. That announcement came Monday during a regular city council meeting and about a month after two current shop owners requested funding through the economic development committee.

  • Marksmen earn more gold; regionals are Saturday

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    JASPER – Marching towards regionals, the Marksmen band received a gold rating with distinctions in music, visual and effect at the Jasper Open Class Invitational last weekend.

  • A streetside palette