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    American Legion Unit 213’s Auxiliary will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post home in Tell City. Plans will be made for the auxiliary’s annual Christmas gathering. Charlotte Lindauer will preside and all members and prospective members are encouraged to attend.

    EUCHRE PLAYERS filled nine tables Wednesday at the Bristow Community Center. Lorna Garrett finished in first place with 88 points, followed by John Qualters with 85 points, Hubert Harpenau with 84 and Vernie Harpenau with 81.

  • County parks board works on long-range plan

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – Perry County Parks & Recreation Department board members brainstormed items to include in their new comprehensive long-range plan at their meeting Wednesday.

  • Commissioners discuss insurance for employees

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A county-commissioners discussion about county-employee health insurance began at the commissioners’ regular meeting Nov. 4 but had to be continued four days later to provide time to receive more information.

    “We had a last-minute problem,” Pete Franzman of Franzman Insurance explained when the commissioners reconvened their meeting Nov. 8. “We didn’t have the numbers on a laser on a serious illness that popped up.”

  • Capers fire ruled electrical in origin


    TELL CITY – An Oct. 14 fire that destroyed one of Tell City’s most recognizable buildings was electrical in origin and most likely began in a basement.

    Fire Chief Greg Linne said investigators had made the determination in the days after the blaze that destroyed Capers restaurant.

    No one was injured but the three-story building, constructed in 1894 by the city’s Odd Fellows lodge and for many years a mens clothing store, was gutted.

  • Police bust alleged meth lab


    PERRY COUNTY – Two Perry County residents were arrested Wednesday afternoon near Cannelton after Indiana State Police allegedly located a methamphetamine lab in their home.

    At approximately 1 p.m., Senior Trooper Trey Lytton and Trooper Robert Lambert arrived at 8264 East State Road 166, Cannelton, with members of the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and the Perry County Probation Office, to conduct a probation search of the residence.

  • Hearings address Cannelton floodwall certification

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Common Council conducted public hearings Nov. 11 concerning a mandate to have the city’s floodwall accredited and on relief wells protecting that floodwall.

  • Cannelton winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    30    Tell City    A    6:00
    6    Perry Central    H    6:00
    7    Lighthouse Christian Aca.    H    7:30
    10    South Spencer    A    6:00
    13    Evansville North    A    6:00
    21    Lanesville    A    5:00

  • Perry Central winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    23    Crawford Co. Scrm    A    6:00
    3    Tell City    A    6:00
    6    Cannelton    A    6:00
    13    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    14    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00
    20    Springs Valley    A    5:30

  • Smith, Sherry place in marathons

    NASHVILLE—Tell City boys cross country runners Brook Smith and Cameron Sherry placed high in their first marathons recently.

    Smith ran the Nashville Marathon in 3:19.53 to place fifth overall and first in his age group. More than 2,000 runners competed in the marathon and the accompanying half marathon
    Sherry ran the Bowling Green Marathon Nov. 3 in 3:53.04 to place 27th overall and second in his age group.
    There were 114 runners in that race.
    These were the first marathons for both Tell City runners.

  • Peter-McCallister

    Tashia Peter and Zach McCallister were united in marriage Sept. 21, 2013, during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius officiated at the double-ring ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Mark and Janet Peter of Tell City.

    Mr. McCallister is the son of Jerry and Melissa Craig of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Alisa Peter of Evansville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Matron of honor was Katie Gelarden of Tell City, a friend of the couple.