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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church will host a blessing of the animals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the church parking lot at Taylor and Third streets in Cannelton.

    All animals are welcome and must be leashed or under control at all times. The public is welcome to attend.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist church now offers Celebrate Recovery Ministry to the community.

    The group meets every Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. in the social hall at the church. “Celebrate Recovery is for anyone who is struggling with the bondage of alcoholic and drugs, but it is also for anyone wrestling with depression, overeating or anything that holds one hostage from the freedom and joy Christ offers us all,” said church leaders.

  • TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City invites the community to join them for worship celebration Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. for a seven-week sermon series, focusing on “I am” statements in the gospel of John.

    Church leaders say “too often the world and others want to define who Jesus is, but in John’s Gospel – through the statements – Jesus defines himself.”

    The sermon series will run through Sunday, Oct. 19.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list.

    This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    October 10

  • Montana Harlen and Amanda Scott of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Waylon Bryce. He was delivered Sept. 29, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19¾ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Steven and Cheryl Scott of Bristow.

    Paternal grandparents are Cindy Davis of Ferdinand and Kermit G. Harlen of Velpen.

    Great-grandparents are Mary Cox of Bristow, Linda Clark of Jasper and Louise and Lloyd Metz of Ferdinand.

  • Craig and Sara Harpenau of Bristow announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Harpenau, to Byron Hubert, son of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The couple will be united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand.

    The prospective bride is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and graduated in 2013 from Butler University with a doctorate in pharmacy science. She is employed as a pharmacist at CVS.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    October 3

  • Ryan and Sam Polk of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Spencer.

    He was delivered at 9:23 p.m. Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Polk is the former Sam Kleeman.

    Lincoln was welcomed home by a brother, Levi, 5, and a sister, Addison, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Sharon Kleeman and paternal grandparents are Fred and Terri Polk, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Lain of Tell City.

  • Billy and Linda (Ballman) Lain of rural Cannelton will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 4. The couple was married Oct. 6, 1989.

    They have five children, Larry (Krista) Lain of Mongolia, Caleb (Theresa) Lain of rural Cannelton, Jimmy (Mandy) Lain of Tell City, Carol (Ryan) Dixon of Ellettsville and Gus Lain of rural Cannelton. They also have 11 grandchildren.

    Mr. Lain is the pastor at Tell City Church of Christ. Mrs. Lain has devoted her time to watching her grandchildren.

  • SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the four Sundays in October.

    Each pilgrimage will begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service will end with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.

    Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    •  Oct. 5, the Rev. Noël Mueller OSB, “Mary, Virgin of Mercy”