Today's News

  • Harumal to compete in national pageant in July

    TELL CITY – Lucy “Lulu” Kathryn Harumal, the 3-year-old daughter of Kurt and Carrie Harumal of rural Tell City, competed in the Indiana State Dream Girls USA pageant in February in Columbus. She was chosen to represent the Hoosier State by competing in a national pageant in July in St. Louis, Mo.

  • Lincoln Day dinner set for April 27 in TC

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Republican Lincoln Day dinner has been set for April 27 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City. Congressman Larry Bucshon will be the guest speaker.

    Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30. Meal tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children 10 years of age and younger.

    Rep. Lloyd Arnold and other elected officials will be also be present at the dinner.

    Tickets will be available at the door.

  • Annual Charlie Tuggle ride April 27 in TC

    PERRY COUNTY – The sixth annual Charlie Tuggle ride will be held April 27 at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City.

    Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and all bikes should be back in at 4:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to participate.

    Donations from the event will go to Shriners Children’s Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities. For more information, call John at 547-7917 or Joe at 547-8803. Rain date for the event is April 28.

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  • Dates set for 2013 Camp with a Cop

    CANNELTON – The seventh annual Camp with a Cop is set for July 17-19 and will offer campers three days and two nights of activities. Children entering fifth through ninth grades are invited. The camp is designed to build respect and confidence in youth through positive encounters with law-enforcement agencies from various state and local departments.

  • Board hears poker-run details

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – Brian Ludwig of the River Valley Jeepers presented details Wednesday about his group’s planned May 11 Jeep poker run.

    Speaking to the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department’s directors, Ludwig said the route had not been officially decided, but it will start and end at Mulzer Park in Derby, where participants will receive their first and last cards.

  • Courthouse to undergo upgrades

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Redevelopment Commission voted in a regular meeting April 5 to authorize County Auditor Connie Berger to spend up to $35,000 to replace a filing system she said was taken from the county’s old courthouse.

    The commission was discussing maintenance work necessary on the current courthouse, and member Paul Malone said officeholders were to have provided lists of needs they were aware of.

  • Man who served time for OWI death tells students to choose wisely

    Staff Writer

    PERRY COUNTY – “I know about making good choices … I know about making bad choices,” said 35-year-old Chris Sandy as he showed Heritage Hills students a picture of himself in handcuffs. Sandy and his brother-in-law, Eric Krug, were featured speakers April 3 through their Enduring Regret program in assemblies at area schools discussing the dangers of drinking and driving.

  • Dogwood Tour around the corner

    PERRY COUNTY – The 51st annual Dogwood Festival will mark another Perry County springtime April 27-28 with activities around the county.

    Activities will begin April 27 in Rome with the Southern Indiana Draft Horse and Mule Club presenting old-fashioned farm demonstrations. Activities will include plowing and discing of soil using true horse (and mule) power. Demonstrations will continue April 28.

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