Features http://www.perrycountynews.com/features/todaysfeatures en At home in Perry County http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/home-perry-county <p> <em>For the past few years, the Perry County News has published letters from county residents who have moved here or returned after years living elsewhere. These articles are submitted through the Perry County Quality of Life Committee, which operates under the Perry County Development Corp. We are presenting two letters today, from Adrien Dannemiller and Steve Berkhouse. </em></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p align="center"> <strong>A warm welcome from Perry Countians</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/mr-and-mrs-rhodes <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/anniv-rhodes.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Marilyn and Melvin Rhodes of Cannelton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 14. They were married May 14, 1966 at St. Pius Church in Troy. Mrs. Rhodes is the former Marilyn Rudolph.</p> <p> The couple has three children, Molly Hall of Tell City, Mari (James) Hinton of Tell City and Lucy (Adam) Goffinet of Cannelton; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.</p> <p> Melvin retired from Aleris, then Commonwealth, and works part time as a barber.</p> <p> Marilyn retired from Parker Hannifin.</p> Church News; May 5 http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/church-news-may-5-0 <p> <strong>Emmanuel Lutheran to hold yard, bake sale</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City will hold a yard and bake sale Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to noon.</p> <p> The sale will take place in the basement of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, located at 12th and Pestalozzi streets.</p> <p> Bake sale items include cookies, pies, cakes and some canned goods.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Mothers Celebration Friday</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Gilbert-Schipp http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/gilbert-schipp <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/engage-schmidt.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Amber Gilbert and Logan Schipp announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.</p> <p> Gilbert is the daughter of Emily Schmidt. Schipp is the son of Denise Leclere and Dennis Schipp.</p> <p> The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Central time May 28, 2016, at Troy United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at American Legion 213, in Tell City.</p> <p> Formal invitations will be issued.</p> Mr. and Mrs. Jason Neu http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/mr-and-mrs-jason-neu <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/weddingneu.jpg" alt="Reagan and Jason Neu, of Tell City, were wed in a destination ceremony March 11, 2016, in Lucea, Jamaica. The wedding party consisted of Pat Neu, father of the groom; Evan Wheeler, son of the bride; Brittney Smith, cousin of the bride; and Ben Fortwendel, friend of the bride and groom. Many friends of and family members were present. " title="Reagan and Jason Neu, of Tell City, were wed in a destination ceremony March 11, 2016, in Lucea, Jamaica. The wedding party consisted of Pat Neu, father of the groom; Evan Wheeler, son of the bride; Brittney Smith, cousin of the bride; and Ben Fortwendel, friend of the bride and groom. Many friends of and family members were present. " align="left" hspace="6" width="60" height="85" /> Mr. and Mrs. Gilliland http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/mr-and-mrs-gilliland <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gilliland.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The family of George and Geneva Gilliland surprised the couple on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary with a cook-out and carry-in meal.</p> First Communion http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/first-communion <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/firstcomm.jpg" alt="First Communion was held at St. Mark Church on April 10. Pictured, from left in the front row are First Communicants Brooklyn Howe, Carson Lasher, Brenna Smith and Benedict Mundy. Pictured, from left in the back row are parents Brad and Amanda Howe, Eugene and Amanda Lasher, Father Dennis Duvelius V.F., grandparents Michael and JoAnn Smith and parents Deirdre and John Mundy." title="First Communion was held at St. Mark Church on April 10. Pictured, from left in the front row are First Communicants Brooklyn Howe, Carson Lasher, Brenna Smith and Benedict Mundy. Pictured, from left in the back row are parents Brad and Amanda Howe, Eugene and Amanda Lasher, Father Dennis Duvelius V.F., grandparents Michael and JoAnn Smith and parents Deirdre and John Mundy." align="left" hspace="6" /> Church News; April 28 http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/church-news-april-28 <p> <strong>Knits and Knots meeting May 12</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children?</p> <p> Take your needles or crochet hooks and they&rsquo;ll supply the yarn.</p> <p> The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Mothers Celebration May 6</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p>