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Today's News

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey honors co-workers for service

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 77 active co-workers and 60 retirees from Perry, Spencer and surrounding counties who have 25 years or more of service during their annual service recognition banquet March 26.

    The Rev. Adrian Burke OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad, addressed those attending the banquet.

  • Social News

    EUCHRE PLAYERS filled nine tables Wednesday at the Bristow Community Center. Elvis Zehr finished in first place with 92 points, followed by Kenny Weigand with 89 points, John Qualters with 88 points and Lorna Garrett with 87 points.

  • Voter-registration deadline just a week away

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise  reminds voters that next Monday, April 7, is the last day they can register to vote in the May 6 primary election. All registration applications must be received in the clerk’s office by 4 p.m. Voter registration forms and instructions are available at the office. Voters may also register at any office of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles or online at     www. indianavoters.com.

  • County won’t pay for some damage to mailboxes

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners approved in a regular meeting March 18 a resolution spelling out when the county will and will not be responsible for mailboxes damaged by highway-department operations.

    It’s difficult for drivers plowing snow and ice from roads to avoid inflicting damage on mailboxes, county Highway Superintendent Ed Feix explained.

  • Man who fought for new nation’s independence to be honored

    Editor’s Note: The location of Saturday’s marker dedication for Jacob Kepler has been moved to Rome United Methodist Church.  The decision to move the location was made after Monday’s issue had been printed.

    A grave-marker dedication Saturday at the Old Rome Courthouse will honor the life of Revolutionary Patriot Jacob Kepler. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and will be hosted by the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

  • Ambulance-service contract amended

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners approved in a regular meeting March 18 an amendment to an ambulance-service contract between the county and Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Noting that he works part time as a paramedic, Commissioner Tom Hauser said he wouldn’t participate in the discussion.

  • Crash on Stone Road claims life of Kentucky woman (Edited)

    Editor’s Note: This story has been edited to remove a statement in the original version that indicated the vehicle driven by Kelsey Gowers struck the vehicle driven by Shellayne Cronin. The original story was based on comments made by sheriff’s deputies. However,  Perry County Chief Deputy Daymion Marsh said Tuesday afternoon he was awaiting a report from state police crash reconstructionists before completing his report on how the collision occurred.

  • Cannelton baseball schedule

    2013-2014 Boys Varisity Baseball
    April
     3    Whitesville Trinity    H    5:30pm
     5    Columbus Chrisitan (DH)    H    1:00pm
     7    Crawford County    H    5:00pm
    14    Perry Central    A    5:30pm
    15    Grace    H    5:00pm

  • Basketball shooters must practice more

    John Wooden obviously knew quite a bit about basketball.
    He was an Indiana all-state player three times in high school, a three-time All-American at Purdue, and the coach of 10 NCAA championship teams at UCLA.
    When he was on a college basketball hall of fame board, he advocated the election of Rick Mount, another three-time All-American guard for Purdue.
    Someone said, “All he could do was shoot.” To which Wooden replied, “All Picasso could do was paint.”

  • New TC softball coach welcomes young squad

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City girls softball players must think their eligibility expires after three years, as the team had just two seniors each of the last two years and has only one this year.
    Four juniors, eight sophomores and three freshmen complete this year’s 16-girl roster. But new coach Maggie Schuetter thinks there is enough talent for the team to be successful.
    Only three Marksmen hit over .200 last year and two of them graduated. The team was shut out 13 times as it went 2-19.