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Today's Features

  • Dolly and Rick Smith of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Emma-Lynn Rose Smith on Sept. 13, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    She was welcomed home by siblings Levi Smith, 11, and Rae-Lynn Smith, 6.

    Grandparents are Pauline Thorn of Cannelton, Charles Cronin of Tell City and Beck Voyles of Magnet. The mother is the former Dolly Cronin.

  • The Rev. Lewis “Clettes” Garrett and Glenna (Taylor) Garrett of Hawesville, Ky., formerly of Fentress County, Tenn. will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 17.

    They were married in Jamestown, Tenn. Nov. 17, 1951, by the late Brother Willie F. Wright.

    Rev. Garrett organized Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church in December 1963 and has been the pastor for 53 consecutive years. Pastor Garrett never accepted a salary. He also worked at public works. He retired from National Southwire Aluminum in January 1991.

  • Richard and Nelda Waninger celebrated their 60th anniversary Oct. 20. They were married Oct. 20, 1956, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church near Magnet.

    They are the parents of Lorna Rogers, Myra (Bill) Cummins, Mark (Karen) Waninger and Linda (Don) Gengelbach. They have 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

    Richard retired from carpentry and farming.

    Nelda retired from Branchville Correctional facility.

  • Cherie and Jared Etienne of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Cannon Mark Etienne.

    He was born Sept. 30, 2016, at 11:11 a.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Cannon was welcomed home by two older siblings, Camiren Jay, 12 and Jada Lynn, 9.

  • Kathy and David Hammond were surprised with an early 50th wedding anniversary party at Blue Heron Winery. The party was given by their children, Amy and Geoff Layman of Granger, Todd and Jaime Hammond and Kurt and Lori Hammond, all of Tell City. The couple have eight grandchildren.

    Hammond and the former Kathy Kleeman were married on Nov. 4, 1966 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

    Kathy is the daughter of the late Velma and Louis Kleeman. David is the son of Corlean Hammond and the late Richard Hammond of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Kathy and David Hammond were surprised with a nearly 50th wedding anniversary party at Blue Heron Winery. The party was given by their children, Amy and Geoff Layman of Granger, Todd and Jaime Hammond and Kurt and Lori Hammond, all of Tell City. The couple have eight grandchildren.

    Hammond and the former Kathy Kleeman were married on Nov. 4, 1966 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

    Kathy is the daughter of the late Velma and Louis Kleeman. David is the son of Corlean Hammond and the late Richard Hammond of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Jennifer and Lucas Bryant of Gatchel announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Rose Bryant on Sept. 13, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Dorothy and Rick Simpson of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Greta and David Bryant of Tell City.

    Emma was welcomed home by her brother, Connor, 2.

  • TELL CITY – There will be a community ecumenical prayer rally at noon Monday, Nov. 7, ahead of the election. It will last about 30 minutes and is being sponsored by the ministerial association of the county.  It will be held in City Hall Park in Tell City.

    The service will be nonpartisan and will be focused on the community coming together.

  • Christopher James Rogan and Wendy Mariah Rogan of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Kaytlynn Lily Isabel Rogan. She was born Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Paternal grandfather is Dr. James Rogan of Tell City and maternal grandmother is Becki Galaviz of Texas.

    Kaytlynn’s great-grandmother is Lila Rogan of Maine.

  • Chili Supper at Troy UMC

     

    TROY – Troy United Methodist Church will hold a chili supper, complete with desserts and beverages Saturday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church.

    The church is located on the corner of Walnut and Spring streets in Troy.

    Join church members for a fun evening of fellowship and a free meal, free-will donations will be gratefully accepted.

     

    New Hope Baptist Church homecoming Oct. 23