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Today's Features

  • Story and Photos by LARRY GOFFINET

     

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It was like traveling back in a Time Machine for thousands of fans who attended the Happy Together concert at the Kentucky State Fair last Thursday.

    Six groups or artists, each of whom first hit the Billboard charts at least 48 years ago and had several top 10 hits, returned to the stage at Cardinal Stadium to play several of those hits.

  • Editor’s Note: This column was provided by Eric Harris, a member of the Perry County Museum board.

     

    One person showed up at the Perry County Museum the last Sunday I opened up. Remember, we are open from 1 to 4 p.m. most Sundays, and we open on personal request by contact us at perrycountymuseum.org or e-mail me personally at elharris84@gmail.com.

  • Marcie and Louie Heitkemper of Tell City will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at their home Labor Day weekend with their children, Mark (Judith) Heitkemper of Henderson, Ky.; Marci Liz Tabor of Mason, Ohio, and Michele (Chad) Gentry of Vestavia Hills, Ala., They were married Sept. 8, 1950, in Lake City, S.C.

    The Heitkempers have four grandchildren, Uric Heitkemper of Henderson, Ky., Marli Tabor of Mason, Ohio, and Zachary and Haley Gentry of Nashville, Tenn., and both students at Vanderbilt University.

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services in Indianapolis.

    This year they are asking for disposable diapers and clothing to be used for infants. Donors are asked to leave price tags on gifts and not to wrap them.

    Donation boxes will be located in all three church parishes (St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius) this week through Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH AND MARY ROGIER of Leopold will gather for a family reunion at noon Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Perry County Coon Club.

    The meal will be at noon, but arrive earlier if you would like. Table service will be provided. Take your own drinks and enough covered dishes for your family for a pitch-in dinner.

     

    THE FAULKENBERG FAMILY reunion is planned for Sunday, Sept. 20, at Patoka Lake Shelterhouse No. 1. A carry-in meal will be served at noon. All relatives are encouraged to attend.

     

  • TELL CITY – Diana Knight always felt fortunate that she grew up in the Army, where her family was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky., and Germany. When her father, Bob Jones, retired from service in 1970, the summer prior to Knight’s first year of high school, the family moved back to their place of origin – Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Labor Day Coca-Cola Fundraiser. Any of 43 Coke products may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by calling one of the following project chairpersons listed below.

  • CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter in Cannelton is in need of help from the community. The shelter is designed to safely house 24 dogs and 21 cats and is again at full capacity. There are several ways to help.

    • Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting one of the homeless dogs or cats waiting at the shelter. Adoption fees include spay or neuter, all vaccines, heartworm tests for dogs, leukemia tests for cats and flea, tick and heartworm preventative.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 25th annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture and Workshop in Homiletics Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 6-7, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

    This year’s lecturer is Lori Carrell, vice chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Rochester. The topic of the evening presentation is “Does Preaching Matter? A Communication Perspective.”

    The lecture will be held in St. Bede Theater from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6.