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Today's News

  • Fundraiser Oct. 13 for local charities

    TELL CITY – “Guaranteed gut-busting laughs and great music are in store for you to help raise money for Catholic Charities in Tell City.” 

    That’s how organizers of an upcoming fundraiser bill the Oct. 13 appearance of Tell City native Scott Saalman and his Will Read (and sing) For Food players. Based in Dubois County, the group will perform a public show at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 13 at the Tell City High School auditorium. The show offers a unique blend of humor essays and live music, organizers said.

  • County jail will be served by Muncie medical firm

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Sheriff Lee Chestnut recommended and the county commissioners approved in a regular meeting Sept. 17 a change in medical-services providers for the jail.

  • Indiana 237 to be restricted at bridge

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of temporary lane restrictions on Indiana 237 in Perry County.  

    Beginning Monday, bridge inspections will be conducted on the Cannelton-Hawesville bridge over the Ohio River.

    The restrictions will be daylight hours each day through Oct. 15, weather permitting. Flaggers will be used to control traffic on the bridge and motorists should anticipate minor delays.

  • Marching Marksmen take third at latest competition

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “I think the kids did a really great job” Saturday at the Evansville North Invitational, the director of the Tell City Marching Marksmen said Wednesday.

    “They worked really hard the week before and we learned almost all of the fourth movement,” Natasha Edmondson said, “so we were able to perform pretty much the entire show, and they pulled it off; they got third place.”

  • Commodores march to second, fourth places

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s Marching Commodores earned second place of three bands competing at the Castle Invitational and fourth out of seven at Evansville North Saturday.

    “I thought we did pretty well, Band Director Andrea Clark said Wednesday. “We’re still having problems with playing out and being confident with our parts, but I think that’s going to take some time since we’re so young this year.”

  • Cannelton students add ACT to other testing gains

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – In addition to improved scores on Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress reported Sept. 26, Cannelton students are making gains on ACT tests.

  • Soggy shooters

    Ryan Harper holds an umbrella for his brother, Aaron, at Post 16 of Sunday’s shooting match at St. Mark Church. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • 2013 fall tour kicks off this weekend

    PERRY COUNTY – A number of autumn activities are planned during the 2013 Perry County Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour that kicks off this weekend.

    The annual celebration of autumn will again draw visitors to communities across the county each weekend through mid-October.

    Rome will be a hub of activities this weekend. Fried-chicken dinners will be served at 11 a.m. and will include mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade. Serving will continue through the day.

  • Road-rage fit lands prison doc in jail

    RICHMOND, Ky. – A physician employed at Branchville Correctional Facility was jailed Monday on charges that he pointed a gun at another driver during a fit of road rage along a Kentucky interstate highway.

    Perrin T. Dobyns, 50, of 450 Big Indian Road, Corydon faces charges of wanton endangerment.  

  • Hot Shot Repair & Rental grand opening Oct. 2

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Hot Shot Repair & Rental today (Wednesday) at noon to celebrate their grand opening. 
    The grand opening celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hot Shot Repair & Rental is located in the old Lauer Floral building at 1904 Main Street in Tell City.  All are welcome to stop by to wish the owners well during their grand-opening celebration.