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Today's Features

  • Jacob and Kayla Lawalin of Gatchel announce the birth of their daughter, Bexley Kay.

    She was delivered at 8:18 a.m. March 31, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. Bexley weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Lawalin is the former Kay Miller.

    Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet and paternal grandparents are Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Sue Miller of Tell City, Lee and Janet Goff of Owensboro, Ky., and Hermann and Virginia Epple of Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – To prepare for mowing, the Deer Creek Baptist Church cemetery committee will remove floral arrangements in the cemetery Saturday, May 2. Items to be kept should be removed before that date. To aid with mowing, trimming and safety, the committee requests new flowers or figurines be securely fastened to the memorial stone above ground level or attached to a shepherd’s hook. New items placed at ground level will be removed before the cemetery is mowed.

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    TELL CITY – Members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather Wednesday, April 29 to discuss progress and plans for their Perry County veterans project.

    The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library’s main branch in Tell City in the genealogy room.

  • JASPER – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were recently honored at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center.

    Trooper Michael Allen and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

  • FERDINAND – Music students of the Sisters of St. Benedict will showcase their talents in a pair of recitals Saturday, May 9 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. EDT in the St. Gertrude Hall of Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    Sisters Helen Maurer, Mary Karen Hill and Rose Wildeman, teach students piano, guitar and violin, as well as voice lessons and various band instruments.

    Lessons on other instruments may also be available upon request.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host Youth Sunday at 9 a.m. April 26, followed by Sunday school at 10:15. Come check out what the youth have planned for worship at the church.

  • 70 Years Ago

    April 15, 1945

     

    • Pfc. Louis Wheatley, 26, has been wounded in action in Germany, according to the War Department. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Wheatley.

    • A horse is at the center of a lawsuit filed in court this week in Perry Circuit Court. Ida Delany made a deal with Roscoe Ray to purchase a horse. She made a $50 deposit and was to pay the balance of $15 if the horse proved satisfactory. Now she alleges the horse was a dud, diseased and lame with sore legs and hips.

  • Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Brother-in-law Paul Cooper stopped by and announced he brought a surprise. It was a good one. Morel mushrooms.

    Paul, who is a great “shroomer,” hadn’t found any, but managed to buy a pound of wild yellow morels that had been shipped for sale at a market near Bainbridge.

    Upon his arrival, the valuable fungi cargo was placed in the refrigerator. My obligation was to obtain steak for the next night, and Paul would do the cooking.

  • Cody Dale Hinton of St. Marks and Amanda Joy Alvey of Tell City announce their engagement and up-coming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul and Ginger Alvey of Tell City and the granddaughter of Starr Howell and the late Horace Howell Jr. and the late Ralph and Bernadine Alvey.

    The future groom is the son of Clinton and Vicki Hinton of St. Marks and the grandson of Alice Hinton and the late Charles Hinton and Dolores McManaway and the late Chester McManaway.