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Today's Features

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County Newsneeds 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.

    November 20

  • Kurt and Lori Hammond of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter Lydia Mae Hammond. Lydia was born Sept. 11, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed seven pounds and three ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Lori Huffman. Lydia was welcomed home by two brothers Karson, 6 and Lukas, 2.

    Paternal grandparents are Kathy and David Hammond. Maternal grandparents are Karen and Steve Irwin and the late Scott Huffman, all of Tell City.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Revelations of Divine Love: Praying with Julian of Norwich,” on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • A Benedictine monk who has bettered God’s creation as a monk, scientist, professor and pastor, was recognized last week with one of the state’s highest honors.

    The Rev. Damian Schmelz OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and retired pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, was named a Sagamore of the Wabash at a ceremony held Nov. 5. 

    The award is the highest honor bestowed by the governor of Indiana and is considered a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor.

  • A Benedictine monk who has bettered God’s creation as a monk, scientist, professor and pastor, was recognized last week with one of the state’s highest honors.

    The Rev. Damian Schmelz OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and retired pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, was named a Sagamore of the Wabash at a ceremony held Nov. 5. 

    The award is the highest honor bestowed by the governor of Indiana and is considered a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor.

  • Chelsea Nicole Fella and Seth Michael LaGrange announce their wedding, which took place Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. Father John Brosmer officiated.

    Parents of the bride are Bradley and Connie Fella of Santa Claus. Parents of the groom are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus.

    The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Madison Fella and the matron of honor was the bride’s friend Sarah Horstmeyer.

    The best man was Zachary Collignon, a friend of the couple.

  • Ashley (Moore) and Jeremy Wagner announce the birth of their daughter Kelsey Danielle Wagner. She was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital on Oct. 22, 2015. She weighed eight pounds and seven ounces and she was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by Jacob Wagner, 11, and Kathryn Wagner, 3. The mother is the former Ashley Moore.

    The maternal grandparent is Sherry Moore of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are John and Jenny Brunner and Keith and Margie Wagner, all of Tell City. Great-grandparent is Elizabeth Simpson of Tell City.