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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

     

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tosha Gilmore, daughter of Marsha and Keith Huck of Tell City and Alan Gilmore of Reo completed Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base March 4. She then graduated May 5 from technical school at Keesler Air Force Base in Beluxi, Miss.

    She will soon be assigned to Little Rock, Ark., as an aviation resource manager.

  • TELL CITY – Blaze Brumfield, a junior at Tell City High School, has been selected by the United States Air Force Academy to attend its one week summer session for those students who might consider applying for the Academy after graduating from high school. It is a highly competitive assignment. The camp gives a realistic slice of cadet life.  Blaze will live in a cadet dorm, explore majors offered at the Academy and take the Cadet Fitness Assessment. 

    Upon completion of the week, Blaze may opt to submit his application to become his USAFA. 

  • Brandi and Jacob Beaver of Hawesville announce the birth of their daughter Aubrey Leeann Beaver.

    She was born Feb. 11, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 9 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long.

    Aubrey was welcomed home by her big sister, Carli Alexis, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry Wentz of Tell City and Trish and Ben Vowels of Evansville. Paternal grandparents are Gerald and Betty Beaver of Hawesville. Aubrey’s great grandmother is Grace Brown of Tell City.

  • Julie and Andy Hoffherr of Boonville announce the birth of their son, Ethan Edward Hoffherr on April 6, 2016. He was delivered at 4:46 p.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed 4 pounds and 12 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Betty and John Hagedorn of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Carol and Stu Hoffherr of Darmstadt.

    Great-grandparents are the late Bernice and Linus Waninger, the late John and Catherine Hagedorn and Gil and the late Dorothy Kahre.

  • Robyn and Michael Lippelt of Westville announce the birth of their son, Leo Zydrunas Lippelt. He was born March 7, 2016, at Porter Regional Hospital in Valporaiso. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Randy Rennie of Leopold. Paternal grandparents are Connie and John Lippelt of LaCrosse.

    Great-grandparents are Julie Lippelt of LaCrosse, the late Roland and Elsie Rennie and the late Ralph and Nova Kraus.

    The mother is the former Robyn Rennie.

  • Nicole Rogier of Rockport and Sean Risse of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on June 11, 2016.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Linda and Denny Rogier of Rockport. The future groom is the son of Pam Hagedorn and Larry Risse of Tell City.

    The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City, with J.T. Hills officiating.

    The bride-to-be is employed at Perry County Courthouse.