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  • Tell City’s spring cleanup begins today

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has set today through Thursday as the dates for the 2013 spring cleanup. Rules are similar to past year’s events. Postcards were mailed recently and give the specific dos and don’ts.

  • Catholic Charities, LHDC become new sponsors of two United Way programs

    PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County announced last week the transfer of several of its programs to two other nonprofit agencies in Perry County.

    The Perry County Food Coalition will now be under the auspices of Catholic Charities and the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program will now be administered by Lincoln Hills Development Corp.

  • Cannelton sets fire-protection fees

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Board of Public Works and Safety members voted in a regular meeting May 13 to begin charging residents of Troy Township for fire-protection services the city provides outside its borders.

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  • City increases size of police force

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s Board of Public Works and Safety voted in a regular meeting May 13 to add three officers to the city’s police force and approved charges for fire protection.

    Mayor Mary Snyder told the board Police Chief Lee Hall provided some options for reserves and part-time help.

  • Farmers market opens Saturday


    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County’s 2013 farmers market will launch a fresh season Saturday in a new location and there will be more than fruits and vegetables to interest shoppers.

    This year’s markets, held Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings, will be conducted outside the Tell City Depot at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City. The market will open at 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m. Saturdays with sales continuing until items are sold out or as long as vendors wish to stay.

  • Reunions, May 30

    Elder School
    LEOPOLD – Anyone who has ever attending the Elder school is invited to a reunion June 2. A pitch in dinner will begin at 1 p.m. at Leopold Park. Classmates are invited to attend for games, cornhole, fellowship and more. Anyone may take a game for the group to play.
    For more information, contact Linda Satterfield at (812) 572-2402.

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  • Round Up scholarship recipients

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Power awarded Operation Round Up grants once again. Members allow Southern Indiana Power to round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar.

  • Drug, Alcohol Awareness poster contest student winners announced

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Prosecutor’s Office announces the winners of the 2013 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. The contest was open to all Perry County students in kindergarten through seventh grades, and ran from April 17 through May 17.

    A panel consisting of a member of the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee, a member of the local Fraternal Order of Police, the Victims Advocate and the Perry County Prosecutor judged each poster that was submitted.