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Today's News

  • Perry County Beekeepers to meet May 17

    LEOPOLD – Want to know which flowers the honeybees are using? Have questions about managing swarms?

    Join the Perry County Beekeepers  organization at their next meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17,  at the FFA Building at Perry Central. Bill Gibson and Steve Hahus will discuss which plants are good sources of pollen and nectar for bees during the spring honey flow, and Bill will discuss catching swarms and general swarm management.

  • Farmers market returns June 2

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s twice-weekly farmers market will return to the Tell City Depot beginning June 2.

    Hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Vendors are welcome to sell locally grown fruits and vegetables. This year’s market will be adding a local beef and pork producer. For more information, call (812) 547-7933.

  • Referendum to be on Cannelton ballot in fall

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Residents in the city of Cannelton will decide a referendum on the upcoming fall ballot. Alva Sibbitt, Cannelton City Schools superintendent, reported that on April 29, Perry County Clerk Amanda Morgan certified the signatures of 87 petitions delivered to her office on March 29.

  • Tell City trash fee to climb by 75 cents

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Residents of Tell City will begin paying 75 cents more each month for trash services this summer after a vote Monday by the Tell City Common Council. Households and businesses currently pay a flat rate of $5.50 each month for trash and recycling and purchase $1 tags that have to be affixed to bags set out for curbside pickup. The new monthly rate will be $6.25

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  • Auctioneer selected for former refinery property

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

    TROY – The Spencer County Commissioners took another step toward returning the former refinery property near Troy to productive use. Sale of the property, which has been in county hands pending cleanup and other preparations, could open the area to commercial development.

  • TC schools to offer biomed course

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Broadening the reach of science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives, Tell City Junior-Senior High will offer a course in biomedical studies when classes resume this fall. With an already successful health occupations curriculum, the biomed offering is expected to help expand the participating students’ understanding of illnesses and preventive measures.

  • PC 4th in own unified meet

    LEOPOLD—Valerie Cecil placed second in the 100-meter dash in 15.43 seconds to lead Perry Central in its own unified track meet Monday.

  • Tell City boys junior high PAC champions

    FERDINAND—Lewis Kaufman and Isaac Ahl each won two individual events to lead Tell City to the PAC junior high boys track title Saturday.

  • Tell City wins own tourney in middle school division

    TELL CITY—The Tell City Archery Club’s middle school team scored a club record 3,334 points to win their own 17-team tourney Saturday.