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Today's Features

  • Jim and Susie York of Tell City will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with a renewal of their wedding vows June 7, 2014.

    Mr. York married the former Susie Stephens June 6, 1964, at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The couple has two children, Stacey (York) Wedding and her husband, Steve, of Hawesville and Steven York and his wife, Christine, of Kernersville, N.C.

  • TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary recently released names of students recognized for academic achievement. Students in grades second through sixth who received all A’s were named to the distinguished honor roll. Students achieving A’s and B’s earned an honor roll distinction. For the academic year’s third nine-weeks, the 3rd 9 weeks, students are:

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School March students of the month are, from the left, Josh Kimbril, Rebecca Phillips, Kassidy Lynch and Amity Lain.

    The students were nominated and chosen by teachers.

    Each received a T-shirt, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Café and a $10 Walmart gift card.

  • CANNELTON – Cornerstone Christian School, a ministry of the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, announces that commencement exercises will be held Saturday, May, 10, at 1p.m. for its two graduating seniors, siblings Jack and Rebecca Shearn of Hawesville, Ky.

    The Shearns have attended Cornerstone since they began kindergarten.
    Jack Shearn is planning to continue his education at Owensboro Community and Technical College, where he will receive his associate's degree in agriculture.

  • BRISTOW –The 65th annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department was held March 3 at Bristow Community Center. Fire Chief John Taylor reported the department had responded to 22 calls in 2013. Jake Hauser, Larry Lautner, Brad Harth and John Malone were re-elected directors for Districts 2 through 5.

    Also serving are Wayne Kleaving, Randy Kleaving, Matt Esarey and Aaron Meyer. Duane Goffinet and Darrell Taylor will serve as assistant chiefs.

  • Chris and Megan Evans of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Sue Ann Evans.

    She was delivered March 22, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. Teagan weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long.
    The mother is the former Megan Yaggi.

    Maternal grandparents are John and Cindy Yaggi of Cannelton.
    Paternal grandparents are Sam Trinkel of Tell City and the late Sue Trinkel.

  • 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.

    May 9

  • Editor’s Note: This Mother’s Day tribute was provided by Randy Lindauer of Troy for his mother, Shirley Ann Lindauer.

    Dear Mom,

    I’ve wanted to write a letter to you for some time, and I figure Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to stop procrastinating. While the words are long overdue, the sentiments are not new to my mind or heart.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Men’s Lenten Breakfast group announced that $400 had been collected from the Saturday breakfasts held throughout Lent, according to President Bill Simpson and Treasurer Randy Lautner.

    A check for $400 was recently delivered to the Perry County Food Coalition.