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  • College night at local schools today, Wednesday

    PERRY COUNTY – College GO! Week in Indiana kicks off Monday and will continue through Friday with activities continuing all fall semester.

    The goal of College GO! Week is to help Hoosiers of all ages plan for college completion and career success. College 101 nights have been scheduled for 11th- and 12th-grade students and parents at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School Monday with a meal at 6 p.m. and program at 6:30 p.m. in the cafetorium.

  • Zombie parade in Cannelton Oct. 19

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 will sponsor a family-friendly zombie parade from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19.

    Those participating in the parade should gather at Herzeele Street at 4:30 p.m. and can be picked up at Hargis Hafele Park after the parade.

    Hot dogs and hot chocolate will be available for purchase. There will also be a pumpkin patch, a bake sale, games, food, prizes and more.

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  • Hospital offers bus ride to Evansville Komen race

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Memorial Hospital invites community members to join them as they celebrate the 16th Annual Komen Evansville Race for the Cure Saturday.

    The hospital has chartered a bus to transport participants to the race at no charge. The morning includes a Parade of Pink survivor recognition program, a 5K Run-Walk, and a 1-Mile Family Fun Run-Walk. PCMH will provide refreshments, giveaways and door prizes.

    Space is limited, so call Shelley Poole, RN at 547-0392 to reserve a seat.

  • 68th annual Cannelton Fall Fest set for Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 68th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Chloe Hale, first-grader Taylor DuPont, second-grader Makayla Reed, third-grader Claire Sabelhaus, fourth-grader Maggie Dawson and fifth-grader Bre’ Noland.

  • Employee accused of theft at restaurant

    TELL CITY – A Perry County man has been charged with allegedly stealing cash from his employer.

    Jeremy A. Gullick, 31, 842 17th St., Tell City, faces counts of burglary, a Class C felony, and theft, a Class D felony.

    According to Tell City Patrolman Greg Linne, Gullick worked as an assistant manager of KFC-Taco Bell in Tell City and on Sept. 4, removed $1,385 in cash from the store’s safe. According to a probable-cause affidavit, the alleged theft, which took place just before 1:30 a.m., was captured by a video surveillance camera in the store.

  • Perry Central to crown football royalty Friday during West Washington game

    LEOPOLD – The 2013 Perry Central Football Homecoming ceremony will be held at halftime of the varsity football game with West Washington Friday evening. Game time is 7 p.m.

    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high-school student body chooses the queen and king.

    The queen candidates are:

  • Girls softball may return to Cannelton

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    CANNELTON – The Cannelton School Board heard in a regular meeting Thursday about work that might bring girls softball games to the city.

    Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt said he and Brian Garrett have “undertaken a project to fix up the old Little League field” for the girls softball team to use.

    “As you know, they have had to practice on the baseball field,” he said.

  • Plan commission gives green light to rezoning


    TELL CITY – It won’t be official until the Tell City Common Council convenes next month, but the process of rezoning sections of land along Tell City’s Seventh Street cleared a big step Thursday.

    By a unanimous vote, the city’s plan commission asked the council to move the area into a C2 zoning designation that will allow future developers to use the property for a variety of business and housing uses.