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Today's Features

  • TROY – A fundraiser will continue for Phyllis Richards at the Barge Inn through Sunday, Aug. 2. The Barge Inn will donate 10 percent of all purchases to help with Richards’ medical expenses. Free-will donations will also be accepted.

  • ESAREY-SAALMAN FAMILY will gather for a reunion following church service Sunday, Aug. 9, at Leopold Hall. The event will begin about 11:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to take pictures along and also a covered dish for lunch at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane Flamion at (812) 843-5167 or Clark Esarey at (217) 652-0521.

     

  • By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    For nearly 150 years, Tell City’s Hauenstein family has outfitted Tell Citians, first with finely crafted saddles, bridles and harnesses and later with clothing. Hauenstein’s doors remain open today at Main and Franklin streets, providing a hometown-owned source for mens and boys clothing, shoes and outerwear.

  • TELL CITY – Local author and history teacher, Jim Adkins has released a new book titled “Indiana Stories.”

    “It’s a history book for people who didn’t like history class in school,” he said. “It’s history taught a different way, by the people who were there. My book tells the reader what it was like to fight in a Civil War battle or be trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for the winter. Every story has a central character from Indiana.”

  • TELL CITY – Registration forms for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show are now available at the Perry County Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., in the lobby at German American Bank in downtown Tell City, at Conner Floor Covering at 12th   and Tell streets, or by calling Sharilyn Franzman at (812) 719-3017.

  • TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will sponsor Aug. 8 what organizers say should be a fun-filled, action-packed game of human foozball.

    Two teams of seven people, while holding on to a series of rotating poles, will try to shoot-kick a soccer ball through the opposing teams’ goal.

    Just like the table game, but with live people instead of wood figures or paddles. No back flip experience is required.

    The tourney will be held in City Hall Park between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with each game lasting 30 minutes.

  • BRISTOW – The La-Grange family reunion will be held at St. Isidore’s church hall near Bristow Saturday, Aug. 29.

    Family members are asked to arrive in time to begin serving at 12:30 p.m. Central with a carry-in dinner.

    Family members should take a dish, serving utensils and drinks for their family. Plates and cups will be provided.

  • EVANSTON – The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday, Aug. 9, in the fellowship hall of St John’s Lutheran Church. Blood donors will need to take identification cards.

    All blood types are needed, so organizers urge everyone who is able to donate to attend. St. John’s church is located a half-mile west of New Boston on County Road 1160 North.

    For more information, call the church at (812) 547-2007.

  • Bridgette Kellems and Chase Gerber of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Addilyn Grayce.

    She was delivered at 11:46 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Addilyn weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Angel (James) and Jason Gaynor of Cannelton, Daniel Kellems Sr., of Tell City, Carla Hunter of Santa Claus and Chad Gerber of Cannelton.

  • Heath and Nancy Meyer of Carmel announce the birth of their son, Jake Jackson.

    He was delivered at 2:01 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2015, at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.

    Jake weighed 10 pounds, 5½ ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Mrs. Meyer is the former Nancy Dauby.

    Jake was welcomed home by his sister, Christina, 19 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City Paternal grandparents are Larry and Kathy Meyer of Ferdinand.