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Today's News

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  • Happy hunter

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  • Venison donation program connects hunters, hungry

    PERRY COUNTY – A program that allows hunters to give deer meat to those who want venison will be available again this fall.

    GiveIN Game, Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife’s venison donation program, will be available for its third year. Hunters who are willing to donate venison and people who would like to receive venison began registering Sunday at hunting.IN.gov/ 7240.htm.

    GiveIN Game makes it easy for people to connect and set up an exchange. Selling, bartering or trading for venison is illegal.

  • 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.)