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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church is in need of boxed or canned items to support Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton.

    Food pantries need help year-round and the congregation plans to support Jasper’s Food Pantry each month.

    Items most needed include peanut butter, granola bars, 100-percent fruit juice, cereal and Hamburger Helper.

    Donors may deliver items from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 5 (today).

  • Jason Lindsey and Jill Granger of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kenneth Granger of Momence, Ill., and the late Jane Granger.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Linda and Jerry Wiseman of Tell City and Larry and Leonor Lindsey of French Lick.

    Miss Granger attended Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School in Bradley, Ill.

    Mr. Lindsey attended Castle High School in Newburgh and Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville.

  • TELL CITY – On April 22, the Tell City Junior Senior High School academic team competed in the Area Regional Competition at Bosse High School.

    The competition included six rounds of 25 subject-specific questions. Schools were divided into classes based on high-school enrollment. Tell City competed in Class 3.

    The competition included teams from high schools in Perry, Spencer, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Gibson and Posey counties.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The community of St. Meinrad will host is annual town-wide sales Friday, May 2, through Sunday, May 4.
    The Saint Meinrad Archabbey Gift Shop will again have yard sales all days.

    The Relay for Life team will also host a large fundraiser yard sale May 2-3 at the St. Meinrad Parish Annex building, located behind the church off of Brewery Street. Residents  will also have yard and garage sales.

    Food will be available at the St. Meinrad Legion Post 366, as well as at the Archabbey Gift Shop.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Seven seminarians studying at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology received the order of deacon Saturday from the Most Rev. Joseph Tobin, archbishop of Indianapolis.

    The newly ordained deacons are Adam Ahern, Michael Keucher and Andrew Syberg, all of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis; Gerard Carrillo and Hiep Nguyen, Diocese of Cheyenne, Wyo.; Brother Philippe Tchalou, OSB, Monastere de l'Incarnation, Togo, West Africa; and Brother Luke Waugh OSB, Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

  • Christian ladies evening at DCBC
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a Christian ladies evening called “Sharing a Cup of Love”  at 6 p.m. Friday, May 9, at the church. All ages are invited to attend for fun and fellowship. Guests should take a carry-in salad, dessert and a coffee cup to exchange.

    Freewill Baptist celebration Saturday, Sunday
    CANNELTON –  Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary, Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.

  • 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 us so the name can be removed from the list.
    May 2

  • April Ransom and Jamey Morris of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Aaryn Rene. She was delivered March 19, 2014, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Aaryn weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces and was 171/2  inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are James and Ruth Ransom of St. Croix.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Tom and Peggy Morris.

    Great-grandparent is Mary Lois Ransom of Branchville.

  • Seth and Jessica Adams announce the birth of their daughter, Georgia Grace. She was delivered March 27, 2014. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 1/2 inches long. Georgia has a brother, Kennedy, 8, and a sister, Harper, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Larry and Edna Jones of Shelbyville. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Sharla Adams of Tell City.

  • Dr. Phillip and Laura Adams of Newburgh announce the birth of their son. Luke Daniel.

    He was born Feb. 28, 2014, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Luke weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 201/2  inches long.

    Luke has a sister, Emily, 2.

    Mrs. Adams is the former Laura Schaefer.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Phyllis Schaefer of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Steve and Cheryl Adams of Evansville.