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Today's News

  • A Wall that Heals

    Friday night’s vigil in Grandview’s ballpark rolled back the decades to the nation’s 1960s and 70s.

    The Wall that Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial visible in the background, was on display in the park through the weekend.

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  • Couple flown from scene of motorcycle collision

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    MAGNET – A Mitchell husband and wife were injured Sunday when their motorcycle collided with a vehicle and crashed along Indiana 66.

    Stanley and Connie Lindsey were flown by helicopter to University of Louisville Hospital. A police report said Stanley Lindsey, 62, suffered multiple injuries in the 12:54 p.m. crash, which took place at the base of Cusher Hill. His wife, 64, suffered wrist injuries.

  • Tax sale raises more than $251,875

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    PERRY COUNTY – A tax sale conducted Wednesday morning at the courthouse drew about two dozen bidders. Up for sale were 71 parcels of ground, of which 20 were sold for a combined $251,875.

    The event opened with an explanation from SRI Tax Sales auctioneer Glenn Luedtke about how transfers of deeds could take place after successful bids.

    According to Luedtke, property owners will have one year to pay delinquent taxes.

  • Our Lady of Consolation shrine rededicated, blessed

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  • Marching Marksmen finish fifth in Evansville contest

    By GAGE OTTO
    News Intern

    TELL CITY – This past Saturday the Tell City Marching Marksmen placed fifth out of six other bands at Evansville Central High School. It was the Marching Marksmen’s first show of the season.

    The show this year is called “The Struggle Within,” and is about a color-guard soloist, Madilyn Hoskinson, who cannot choose between life choices.

  • Commodores march to 4th place at 1st contest of season

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Marching Commodores placed fourth among six Class A bands in the Evansville Central Invitational Saturday in a show their director said “went pretty well for our first show” of the season.

    “There were no major problems,” Andrea Clark said, noting one-quarter of this year’s 32 members are seventh-graders. Despite their youth, “they’re catching on,” she said. “I think we’re going to have a really good season.”

  • United Way Youth Day of Caring will return Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – United Way of Perry County will sponsor its community-wide Youth Day of Caring Nov. 3. Junior and senior high school age youth from churches, schools, Scout, 4-H and other groups are invited to assist local nonprofit organizations in the community.

  • Herzog resumes role as fire chief in Cannelton

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Chris Herzog has resumed the role he left in 2006 as Cannelton’s fire chief, Mayor Mary Snyder reported at a regular common-council meeting Sept. 9.

    As the News reported Sept. 2, the mayor announced at an Aug. 12 meeting of the city’s board of public works and safety that John Young III had submitted his resignation as chief and she would appoint a replacement after talking to other firefighters. Young would continue to serve as a firefighter, she also said.

  • Parks board discusses ways to find funding

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – With the county’s budget strapped, the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department spent most of Wednesday’s meeting discussing ways to find other possible sources of funding for some of its projects.

  • Bound for a new home

    Employees of Stephen Edwards Building Movers make quick work of moving a former schoolhouse Monday from Millstone to a new home at the Shubael Little Pioneer Village near Rocky Point.

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