.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring its second annual Zombie Fest Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Cannelton Legion post home.

    Line-up will begin at 5 p.m. and a parade will begin at 5:15 p.m. Games and concessions will be available immediately after the parade. There will be concessions for sale and game tickets will be 25 cents each or five for $1. Age categories for the parade are birth to 6, 7 to 12 and 13 to adult. A first-place prize will be awarded in each category.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County farmers market is open 8 a.m. until sellout Saturdays and 4 p.m. until sellout Wednesdays. Markets will continue through fall. Anyone wanting to learn more can call 547-7933.

  • Craig and Sara Harpenau of Bristow announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Harpenau, to Byron Hubert, son of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The couple will be united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand.

    The prospective bride is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and graduated in 2013 from Butler University with a doctorate in pharmacy science. She is employed as a pharmacist at CVS.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    October 3

  • Ryan and Sam Polk of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Spencer.

    He was delivered at 9:23 p.m. Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Polk is the former Sam Kleeman.

    Lincoln was welcomed home by a brother, Levi, 5, and a sister, Addison, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Sharon Kleeman and paternal grandparents are Fred and Terri Polk, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Lain of Tell City.

  • Billy and Linda (Ballman) Lain of rural Cannelton will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 4. The couple was married Oct. 6, 1989.

    They have five children, Larry (Krista) Lain of Mongolia, Caleb (Theresa) Lain of rural Cannelton, Jimmy (Mandy) Lain of Tell City, Carol (Ryan) Dixon of Ellettsville and Gus Lain of rural Cannelton. They also have 11 grandchildren.

    Mr. Lain is the pastor at Tell City Church of Christ. Mrs. Lain has devoted her time to watching her grandchildren.

  • SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the four Sundays in October.

    Each pilgrimage will begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service will end with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.

    Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    •  Oct. 5, the Rev. Noël Mueller OSB, “Mary, Virgin of Mercy”

  • TELL CITY – Tina Sturgeon graduated magna cum laude in May from Vincennes University with an associate’s degree from VU’s physical therapist assistant program.

    She passed the National Physical Therapist Assistant exam in July and is a licensed PTA in the state of Indiana.

    Tina is employed by Advanced Rehabilitation Inc. in Tell City.

  • Courtney May Terry and Brandon Lee Howell, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rusty Terry and Jennifer Snyder of Tell City. Mr. Howell is the son of Greg and Karen Howell of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Blue Heron Farm near Rocky Point.

    A reception will follow at the Knights of Columbus home in Tell City.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • Thomas and Barbara Baert of Tell City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 6, with a dinner with family.

    Thomas and the former Barbara Costello were married Sept. 12, 1964, on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Fla.

    They are the parents of Kimberly (Andrew) Lasher of Tell City and Michelle (Michael) Runde of Cumming, Ga.

    They have two grandsons, Thomas J. Lasher and Parker A. Runde.

    Thomas retired from banking after 44 years of service. He began his career at Newburgh State Bank in Newburgh.