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Today's Features

  • BRISTOW – Descendants of Clarence and Elizabeth Wheeler held a family reunion Saturday, June 27, at St. Isidore Hall in Bristow.

  • The annual Run For Your Mother 5K run-walk sponsored by American Colloid Co. in Troy raised $4,407.75 during this year’s event, which honored mothers of this year’s 239 participants. Proceeds benefit hire technology classes in Perry County high schools. The American Colloid Co. 2013 Perry County Leadership Class Career Path Fund is a designated endowment fund created by the American Colloid Co. to provide equal support to Tell City Troy Township School Corp. and Perry Central Community School District for the support of advanced manufacturing.

  • TELL CITY – Wesley Young, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Young of Tell City and Brenda Lee of Bowling Green, Ky., was recently promoted to the rank of professor at Radford University in Virginia.

    He has taught there for the past 15 years in the school’s Department of Theatre and Cinema. 

    A teacher, actor and director, Young is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and holds a masters in fine arts from the University of Alabama.

  • Jackie Schaefer and Steve Mehling will be married at 3 p.m. EDT Saturday, July 18, 2015, at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry.

    Parents of the couple are Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer and Eugene and Imelda Mehling of Ferdinand.

    The future bride is employed by the Dubois Spencer Perry Exceptional Children’s Co-op as a preschool coordinator and teacher for orthopedic impairment students. 

    The future groom is employed by Jasper Engines and Transmissions as an over-the-road truck driver.

  • Perry County 4-H has recognized 20 outstanding youth who are completing their final year in 4-H. The following individuals are 10-year members.

     

    Daniel Alvey

    Daniel Alvey is a member of the Gatchel 4-H Club and the son of Doug and Bev Alvey.  This fall, Daniel will attend Vincennes University-Jasper Campus for the industrial maintenance technician program. In 4-H, Daniel’s favorite project was shooting sports.

    Outside of 4-H, Daniel was active in Boy Scouts, where he earned his Eagle Scout award.

  • Mulzer family reunion Sunday

     

    EVANSTON – The descendants of Wolfgang Mulzer will gather for a reunion Sunday, July 5, at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston.

    A carry-in dinner will be held at noon. Meat and drinks will be provided. Each family is asked to take a covered dish. A free-will offering will help pay for expenses.

     

    Brown family reunion Aug. 9

     

  • TELL CITY – Pastor, author and speaker Charles S. Areson will present a program titled Struggling with Forgiveness at 6:30 p.m. July 7, 8 and 9, at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene. 

    Areson struggled deeply with the subject of forgiveness while facing serious family problems, particularly with the alleged murder of his grandmother by a serial killer.

  • TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital offers free blood pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart. This free community service will also be offered by PCMH’s Home Health Department from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9, at Twilight Towers.

  • TELL CITY – Kiwanis members were treated to two special guest speakers during May. Sue Denoncour from Perry County Habitat for Humanity and Betty Cash, Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau director, each gave unique presentations about their organizations and the services they provide.