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Today's News

  • All-sports parade
  • 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

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    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

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    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.

  • 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.