https://www.perrycountynews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Ride with Pride partnership begins in TC https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/ride-pride-partnership-begins-tc <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/police_posters.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="165" height="85" /><p> A program promoting life skills and making positive choices is underway at Tell City-Troy Township Schools through a partnership with the Tell City Police Department and School Resource Officer Phillip Flamion.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Cell tower issue will require another meeting https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/cell-tower-issue-will-require-another-meeting <p> By VINCE LUECKE</p> <p> Editor&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> TELL CITY &ndash; A Florida company&rsquo;s request to erect a cellular phone tower off of Brushy Fork Road will go to a third consecutive plan commission meeting next month after members Thursday tied in two votes over the project&rsquo;s development plan and a zoning request for a conditional use.</p> Berger to seek TC clerk’s office https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/berger-seek-tc-clerk%E2%80%99s-office <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/49666813_340080119919621_1137060057238732800_n.jpg" alt="Ralph Terry, with his wife Linda looking on, registers his bid as a Republican candidate for Cannelton Mayor." title="Ralph Terry, with his wife Linda looking on, registers his bid as a Republican candidate for Cannelton Mayor." align="left" hspace="6" width="76" height="85" /><p> By STUART CASSIDY</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> TELL CITY &ndash; A long-time fixture in the county auditor&rsquo;s office is throwing her hat in the ring to become the next clerk-treasurer of Tell City. Democratic contender Connie Berger filed last week for election to the city position.</p> <p> Current incumbent Clerk-Treasurer Jenny Richter told the News Friday that she is not planning to seek re-election. A Democrat, she has held the office since 2007.</p> Cannelton receives Main Street designation https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/cannelton-receives-main-street-designation <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/renewcannelton1rgb.jpg" alt="Guest speakers from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs and Southern Indiana Landmarks were present at St. Michael Church in Father Marendt Hall in Cannelton to designate Cannelton as a Main Street organization with OCRA. Members of Renew Cannelton Inc. were present to accept the certification. Christmas Hudgens presents the certificate for Main Street designation with Carolyn Barr. " title="Guest speakers from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs and Southern Indiana Landmarks were present at St. Michael Church in Father Marendt Hall in Cannelton to designate Cannelton as a Main Street organization with OCRA. Members of Renew Cannelton Inc. were present to accept the certification. Christmas Hudgens presents the certificate for Main Street designation with Carolyn Barr. " align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> By ERIC WHITTAKER</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> CANNELTON &ndash; The city of Cannelton&rsquo;s designation as a state recognized Main Street organization was announced by Christmas Hudgens, rural affairs manager of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, during a special presentation with Renew Cannelton Inc. Thursday.&nbsp;</p> Library salaries increasing for 2019 https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/library-salaries-increasing-2019 <p> By ERIC WHITTAKER</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Officer elections were the opening focus at the board meeting for the Perry County Public Library last Wednesday.</p> <p> Board president Sarah Miller carried over her title for 2019 with a unanimous decision from her fellow board members. Vice president changed to Jayne Land, with Regina Parker as new treasurer and new secretary, Colleen Smith.</p> Goodson to seek mayor’s office https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/goodson-seek-mayor%E2%80%99s-office <img src="https://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/goodson_filing.jpg" alt="Steve Goodson was first in line Wednesday to file paperwork declaring him a candidate for Tell City mayor. The longtime county councilman will vie against Chris Cail in May’s primary. " title="Steve Goodson was first in line Wednesday to file paperwork declaring him a candidate for Tell City mayor. The longtime county councilman will vie against Chris Cail in May’s primary. " align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> TELL CITY &ndash; Lifelong Perry County resident and county councilman Steve Goodson made it official Wednesday. He will seek the Democratic nomination for the office of Tell City mayor in 2019. Goodson filed paperwork in the county clerk&rsquo;s office declaring his candidacy.</p> <p> Goodson is self-employed as a flooring technician and is in his sixth term as a county councilman. He currently serves as an at-large council member.</p> Fatal house fire began near space heater https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/fatal-house-fire-began-near-space-heater <p> TELL CITY &ndash; The deadliest fire in recent Tell City history likely began near a space heater that was in use that night in the home&rsquo;s first-floor living room, state investigators determined. Several other electrical appliances were in the area but no specific origin of the blaze has been determined. The fire was ruled as accidental.</p> In split vote, school board raises its compensation for 2019 https://www.perrycountynews.com/content/split-vote-school-board-raises-its-compensation-2019 <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Board members with the Tell City School Corp. will see a bit higher compensation for 2019.</p> <p> In the group&rsquo;s first session after the new year, and with two new members, a round-table discussion on annual pay, resulted in a vote for $1,500 per elected representative.</p>