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Today's Features

  • 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.

     

    A warm welcome from Perry Countians

     

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Lilly Dale Church of Christ will be holding a Revival meeting beginning Sunday July 31, and ending Wednesday, Aug. 3. 

    Brother Sonny Childs will be the guest speaker. Brother Sonny’s message will be “Facing the Storms of Life” from Mark 14. The Sunday morning services will include Sunday school at 9 a.m. and a worship service at 10 a.m. The evening services will begin at 7 p.m. each night. There will be a homecoming dinner following the Sunday morning service.

  • Jeri Brianne Peirce and James Hedinger of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Elaine Peirce and the late James Peirce of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Sherrie and Charlie Davis and the late Todd Hedinger of Cannelton.

    The ceremony will take place on Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton at 2 p.m. The reception will follow, at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

  • TELL CITY – Erin Emerson is a winner of the 2016 Community Builders Award by Evergreen Leadership. Fifteen leaders from across Indiana received this award based on their commitment to their communities, exemplary workplace leadership, and desire to collaborate with like-minded peers.

  • Pat Koch, was recently inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame at the Discover Santa Claus Convention in Branson, Mo. Koch, the Chief Elf and Founder of the Santa Claus Museum & Village, was honored for her commitment to perpetuating the spirit of Christmas.

    She was the guest of honor at the convention, which was attended by over 800 Santas and Mrs. Clauses.

  • Nick Stahly

    Guest Columnist

     

    The Steel City, home of the Pirates, Penguins and the Steelers; Pittsburgh has drawn much attention to itself as a tourist location. The location of the city at the intersection of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela rivers has also brought about great attention from travelers because of both the scenic views and the swimming and boating activities along these three rivers. The present day features of this sprawling city aren’t the only things that draw tourist’s eyes.

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City is 150 years young this year. The congregation is celebrating and members invite the whole community to join them Sunday, Aug. 14. What better way to cap off another great Schweizer Fest than to celebrate with friends and family at EUCC?

  • Megan and Adam Younger of Greenville announce the birth of their son, Theodore Davis Younger. Theodore was born June 13, 2016, at 11:40 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Megan Newton. Theodore was welcomed home by big brother, Elijah, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Lisa Newton of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Robert Younger of Indianapolis and Mary Schiel of Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • St. Boniface

    FULDA – St. Boniface will host its annual summer picnic Sunday, Aug. 7, beginning at 10 a.m. with the famous soup and food court, country store, family fun center and games of chance for adults, including bingo, poker table and paddle wheel. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners will be available in the Parish Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live music by Sweetwater Band will begin at 11:30 a.m.