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Today's News

  • Political Dinners
  • Appeals court upholds Kleaving conviction

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT – A state appeals court has upheld a 30-year conviction against Jane Kleaving.

    She was convicted and sentenced last summer of conspiracy to commit murder.

    Kleaving, formerly of Tell City, was arrested Nov. 11, 2011, near Troy after allegedly conspiring to have an Owensboro man killed. Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation after receiving information that she was attempting to hire a hit man to kill her granddaughter’s father, Kyle McPherson.

  • County won’t fund animal-control officer next year

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “To make it clear,” County Commissioner Tom Hauser said at a regular meeting Sept. 3, “we did not put $40,000 in the commissioners’ proposed budget to hire a full-time animal-control officer.”

    He was responding to Jim Carter, president of the Humane Society of Perry County, who was attempting to learn how much of a request from the Perry County Animal Welfare, Control and Education Board might be fulfilled next year.

  • Brooke Marie Russell

    Wade and Audrey Russell of Fountain, Colo., announce the birth of their daughter, Brooke Marie Russell, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Colo.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Russell is the former Audrey Cox. Brooke has one older sister, Melanie, 2.
    Grandparents are Jerry Cox of Siberia, Patty and Russell Mehling of Bristow and Bill and Sue Russell of Derby.

  • Band jam, silent auction to help Lydia Haycraft

    PERRY COUNTY – A benefit band jam and silent auction will be held for Lydia Haycraft Sept. 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    The band jam will feature Elsie Shack. Cost of admission to the benefit is $15 per person or $25 per couple.

  • Hancock County Airport event Sept. 28

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – Looking for something new and exciting to do? Do you want to participate in an activity sure to have your kids talking about for weeks afterward? Then plan to attend Hancock County Airport’s second annual open house Sept. 28.
    The day kicks off at 9 a.m. with pilots competing in a bag drop contest, followed by a spot landing contest at 10.  A kids balloon walk is scheduled for 11:30.

  • Zombie parade at Cannelton Legion

    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 Herzelle Street at 4:30 p.m. and 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.

  • ‘Downward Dog for the Dogs’ yoga class today

    TELL CITY – Jennifer Land, a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, in conjunction with EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center, will teach yoga at Sunset Park from 6 to 7 p.m. today.
    Everyone is invited to experience what yoga is all about on the riverfront at sunset. Land said the group will be doing basic yoga poses and breathing techniques. Those attending should take a yoga mat as mats will be limited. The class is free but donations will be accepted and given to the Perry County Animal Shelter.
    In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled.

  • Reunions, Sept. 19 issue

    PCHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The Perry Central High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year class reunion Saturday, at the Patio in Cannelton.
    Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. No reservations are necessary.
    Classmates, spouses or significant others will be responsible for their own food and drink bills.
    For more information, contact Paul Malone at 547-4526 or Rosemary Flamion at 843-5488.

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  • Tell City High School Class of 1958

    Tell City High School Class of 1958 held its 55-year reunion Aug. 10 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City.