Today's Features

  • Editor’s Note: This column was provided by Eric Harris, a member of the Perry County Museum board.


    One person showed up at the Perry County Museum the last Sunday I opened up. Remember, we are open from 1 to 4 p.m. most Sundays, and we open on personal request by contact us at perrycountymuseum.org or e-mail me personally at elharris84@gmail.com.

  • CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter in Cannelton is in need of help from the community. The shelter is designed to safely house 24 dogs and 21 cats and is again at full capacity. There are several ways to help.

    • Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting one of the homeless dogs or cats waiting at the shelter. Adoption fees include spay or neuter, all vaccines, heartworm tests for dogs, leukemia tests for cats and flea, tick and heartworm preventative.

  • TELL CITY – Diana Knight always felt fortunate that she grew up in the Army, where her family was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky., and Germany. When her father, Bob Jones, retired from service in 1970, the summer prior to Knight’s first year of high school, the family moved back to their place of origin – Tell City.

  • Jackie A. Schaefer-Mattingly of Santa Claus became the bride of Steven L. Mehling of St. Henry July 18, 2015. 

    The ceremony was held at 2 p.m. CDT at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry. Father Damian Schmelz, friend of the couple, officiated the wedding.

    Jackie is the daughter of Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer.  Steve is the son of Eugene and Imelda Mehling of Ferdinand.

  • Mr. and Mrs. William Barnhart of Tell City recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

    A celebration was held June 27, at the Habig Center in Jasper, hosted by the Barnharts’ four children, Priscilla (Richard) Campbell of Newburgh; Libby (Lee) Gengelbach and Peggy Hodskins, both of Tell City; and Doug Barnhart of Cabot, Ark.

    Bill and Wilma Barnhart were married Sept. 3, 1950, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg.  Mrs. Barnhart is the former Wilma Heim.

  • Trinity United Church of Christ ice cream socialAug. 30


    FULDA – The Trinity United Church of Christ, one mile south of Fulda, will have an ice cream social and homecoming from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30.

    There will be a light dinner, homemade ice cream and live music.


    Ice cream and fellowship Sunday at Deer Creek Church


  • Olivia Renae Hurst and Bradley Dale Lautner of Tell City, announce the birth of a daughter, Winter Marie Jean Lautner.

    Winter was born Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care in Jasper, weighing 7 pounds and measuring 20 inches.

    Grandparents are Billie and Jimmy Hargis, of Dale, Joe Hurst and Lori Lyons of Dale, Mary Ann Lautner of Ferdinand and Dale Lautner of Tell City.

  • Lee and Deanna Moseby of Evansville recently celebrated their silver wedding anniversary.

    Mr. Moseby married the former Deanna Heeke Aug. 4, 1990, at Tell City Church of Christ.

    They are the parents of two children, Breanne  (John) Benton of Chicago and Bryce Moseby, who lives in Washington state. Their daughter and her husband also recently celebrated their one-year anniversary and the two generations of couples celebrated together with a family gathering that included cake and punch. Lee and Deanna are also planning a Caribbean cruise.

  • TELL CITY – Mark and Michelle Blunk of Tell City announce with great pride the graduation of the daughter, Breanna Blunk, from Vincennes’s University Jasper Campus. Breanna earned her associate degree in nursing on May 9.

    While enrolled at VUJC, Breanna also received her associate degree in science.

    Breanna is employed at Perry County Memorial Hospital as a medical-surgical nurse.

    She is the granddaughter of Mary and the late Garry Blunk, Dennis Hosler and Mabel Askins.