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Today's News

  • ISP plans sobriety checkpoint Friday in Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – Troopers from the Indiana State Police Jasper Post will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Perry County Friday.

    Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers and will be detained briefly while troopers determine whether further investigation is necessary.

  • County gearing up for trio of holiday parades

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Santa Claus himself will be the guest of honor at three fast-approaching Christmas parades in Perry County.

    Cannelton and Tell City will host their respective events Nov. 29 and Dec. 7 with Leopold’s Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 1. All three events draw large crowds each year.

    Cannelton Parade Nov. 29

    Cannelton American Legion Post and its Ladies Auxiliary will host the city’s annual Christmas parade at 6 p.m. Nov. 29.  

  • Firefighters to get new gear

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Firefighters have been measured and new gear has been ordered, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder reported during a regular board of public works and safety meeting Monday.

  • Honoring our veterans

     

  • Officials approve supplies list, 911-services contract

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners approved at a regular meeting Nov. 4 specifications for highway supplies, renewal of a 911 service agreement and a computer-maintenance-contract update.

  • School officials say threat from student was never specific

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central officials responded this week to parents upset that a Friday disciplinary incident involving a student was never reported to them or the public.

  • Accident claims life of 11-year-old

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    CANNELTON – An 11-year-old Cannelton boy struck by a truck Sunday on Indiana 66 died the following day at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky., Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall said.

    Police identified the victim as Lucian Knotts, 11, of Cannelton.

    According to Hall, officers and Perry County Emergency Medical Service were notified just before 1 p.m. that a child had been hit in the 300 Block of S. Seventh Street, which is also Indiana 66.

  • Two people arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine

    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 the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and the Perry County Probation Office, to conduct a probation search of the residence.

  • Generations

    Laura Burdin of Cannelton holds her great-great-grandson, Karson Patton, during a recent family gathering.

    In the back row are Karson’s mother, Sara Whitworth; his great-grandfather, Dennis Bolin Sr. and his grandmother, Denisa Whitworth.

    (Click on photo to enlarge.)

  • Tree sports local ornaments

    A Christmas tree in the gift shop of the Tell City Depot features ornaments made by local artisans. The ornaments are for sale.

    Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.

    (Click on photo to enlarge.)