Today's Features

  • Jared and Stacy Feltner of Santa Claus announce the birth of their son, Tanner William. He was delivered at 7:22 a.m. Dec. 4, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    Tanner weighed 8 pounds and was 21½ inches long.

    Mrs. Feltner is the former Stacy Hagedorn.

    Tanner was welcomed home by his brother, Parker, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Maurice and Polly Hagedorn of Fulda.

    Paternal grandparents are Dan and Lana Feltner of Derby. Great-grandparents are Carl and Helen Gunn.

  • Randall and Kelsey Hanks of Berwick, Maine, welcomed a son, Camden Nicolas, at 8:25 p.m. Dec. 26, 2014.

    He was born at Wentworth-Douglas Hospital in Dover, N.H.

    Camden weighed 7 pounds, 14½ ounces and was 20¼ inches long.
    Mrs. Hanks is the former Kelsey Coyle.

    Camden has a sister, Luci Hanks, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Julie Poole of Hawesville, Ky., Jeffery Coyle of Cannelton and Shawn Bland of Owensboro, Ky.

  • LEOPOLD – Additional sixth-grade students were submitted to the News after press time. Sixth-grade students earning second-quarter honorable mention include Breeana Noland, Clay Mitchell and Lauren Harpenau.

    Sixth-grade students earning first-semester honor roll include Lauren Harpenau and Stella Hubert. Receiving honorable mention were Chloe Collin and Clay Mitchell.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Several undergraduate students of the University of Southern Indiana who hail from Perry County were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievement.

  • LEOPOLD -- Perry Central High School has released names of students in grades seven through 12 earning honor roll distinction for the second nine weeks of the academic year. Students earning grade-point averages of 3.5 and above are:

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second nine-week academic term and the first semester.
    Receiving honors for the second nine weeks are:

  • TELL CITY – James Greg Clayton of Tell City was recently named to Bellarmine University’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Placement on the list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 academic scale.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and plans to graduate in May.

    He is the son of Hugh Clayton and Kathy Clayton, both of Tell City.

  • Tomi Jo Utley and Jay Christian Leistner of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas Utley and Julie Paris of Perry County and the granddaughter of Dennis and Joann Paris, and Alvin Lemoin McKinney.

    The future groom is the son of Carman and Ann Leistner of Perry County and the grandson of Cherie Ramsey and the late Kenneth Ramsey, and the late Arthur and Mildred Leistner.

    A private wedding ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at St. Marks.

  • Brittany S. Dunlavy of Wilkinson and Tony N. Backer of Greenwood were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Anderson.

    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Teri Dunlavy of Wilkinson.

    The groom is the son of Marty and Lou Ann Backer of Cannelton.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by her uncle,Tony Etienne.

    Jessica Marquis of Peoria, Ill., friend of bride, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • 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.