Features http://www.perrycountynews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Building the perfect word http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/building-perfect-word <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/scrabble_night.jpg" alt=" Teams gathered at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City last Tuesday and put their quick-thinking knowledge of the English language to the test during a Scrabble night fundraiser. During the evening event, teams played a round-robin style tourney with each match consisting of three 30-minute games. Money raised at the event went to the local Habitat for Humanity as the agency works toward building its next home for a resident in need. Pictured, Sheila Yelland, places her word on the board as Kim Zellers keeps score." title=" Teams gathered at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City last Tuesday and put their quick-thinking knowledge of the English language to the test during a Scrabble night fundraiser. During the evening event, teams played a round-robin style tourney with each match consisting of three 30-minute games. Money raised at the event went to the local Habitat for Humanity as the agency works toward building its next home for a resident in need. Pictured, Sheila Yelland, places her word on the board as Kim Zellers keeps score." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /> Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle to host ministerial convention in April http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/cannelton-gospel-tabernacle-host-ministerial-convention-april <p> CANNELTON &ndash; The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 33rd annual Ministerial Convention on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 7, 8 and 9. Services on Friday and Saturday begin at 7 p.m. Sunday&rsquo;s service at 10 a.m. Friday&rsquo;s speaker will be The Rev. Tommy Shutt, Saturday&rsquo;s speaker will be The Rev. Tim Dotson and Sunday&rsquo;s speaker is The Rev. Jeff Varner.&nbsp;</p> <p> Also on Sunday, the church will be celebrating 50 years at the present location.</p> Williams-Foster http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/williams-foster <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/eng-williams-foster.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The parents of Sara Williams and Joey Foster of Mt. Vernon, Ill., announce the couple&rsquo;s engagement and upcoming marriage.</p> <p> The bride-to-be&rsquo;s is the daughter of Diann and Ronnie Williams of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Toni and Bob Foster of Herrin, Ill.</p> <p> Williams graduated from Tell City High School in 2003.</p> <p> She is also a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with an associate degree in early childhood education.</p> Holy Week Services at St. John’s http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/holy-week-services-st-john%E2%80%99s <p> EVANSTON &ndash; St. John&rsquo;s Lutheran Church near Evanston will hold special Holy Week services April 9-16.&nbsp;</p> <p> A Palm Sunday celebration of Jesus&rsquo; triumphal entry into Jerusalem will be held April 9, at 9:30 a.m.&nbsp;</p> <p> A Maundy Thursday Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 13, with a meal served at 5:30 p.m. &nbsp;</p> Busy BE Ministry set to hold various events this spring http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/busy-be-ministry-set-hold-various-events-spring <p> TELL CITY &ndash; BE Ministry will host a Bible discussion the second Tuesday each month. The next discussion will be held Tuesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at Noble&rsquo;s IGA Cafe. The group will discuss Genesis chapters 9-13. There is no fee. Guests are encouraged to take their favorite Bible, insights and questions.</p> Anderson FD firefighter of the year http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/anderson-fd-firefighter-year <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/anderson_fire_award.jpg" alt="During the 68th annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department, firefighter Jake Hauser, right, was honored as the Fireman of the Year. Each year, one individual is recognized for friendship, leadership and dedication to the fire service and the community. Pictured with Hauser is Fire Chief Glenn Goffinet." title="During the 68th annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department, firefighter Jake Hauser, right, was honored as the Fireman of the Year. Each year, one individual is recognized for friendship, leadership and dedication to the fire service and the community. Pictured with Hauser is Fire Chief Glenn Goffinet." align="left" hspace="6" /> Tali Ray Garmer http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tali-ray-garmer <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/birth-garmer.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Rachel and Michael Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn., announce the birth of their daughter, Tali Ray Garmer, on Feb. 8, 2017, at 1:03 p.m. at Franklin Woods Community Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. She weighed 5 pounds and 3 ounces, and was 18 &frac12; inches long.</p> <p> Maternal grandparents are Dea Goad and the late Ralph Goad of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Jackie and Shawn Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn.</p> <p> Great-grandparents include Andrea Hempfling Keller of Cannelton. The mother is the former Rachel Goad.</p> Sisters gospel reflection Saturday http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/sisters-gospel-reflection-saturday <p> FERDINAND &ndash; Sisters of St. Benedict will offer a program, &ldquo;The Book of Glory: Reflections on John 13-21,&rdquo; on Saturday, March 18, from 9:45 a.m. Eastern time until 3:30 p.m. at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.</p> <p> The presenter will be Father Eugene Hensell OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.</p>