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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • George and Polly Baker of Rising Sun will celebrate their 70th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Aberdeen Methodist Church in Bennington.

    The event will be hosted by their children, Ron Baker of Bennington, Reta Carter of Cannelton, Glenda Breeden of Spencer and Danny Baker of Carmel.

    Mr. Baker and the former Polly Smither were united in marriage May 25, 1944, in Rising Sun. The couple hasfour children, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

  • Megan Frizzell and Jason Linne were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 26, 2013, at Blue Heron Winery near Rocky Point.

    The bride is the daughter of Gary and Cathy Frizzell of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Teresa Linne of Tell City and the late Paul Linne.

    The bride was given away by her father in a ceremony officiated by Justin Dauby, friend of the couple.

    Stephanie Mayfield of Tell City, friend of the couple, was chosen as matron of honor.

    Michael Dowland of Tell City, friend of the couple, was best man.

  • FERDINAND – The next free movie to be shown by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be the extremely touching film Mary and Martha.

    It will be shown on Friday, April 25, at 1:30 p.m. EDT in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. Participants can stay after the movie for a brief discussion of the film, which is being offered in partnership with the Ferdinand Library. Visitors are also free to walk the monastery grounds and see the monastery church.

  • TELL CITY – Community Christian Church will host a Diggles family concert Sunday evening, April 27, at 6 p.m.

    The Diggles family, known for their family harmony and unique blend of hymns, Southern Gospel, and light contemporary music, perform across the U.S. and  Canada as a full-time family ministry.

    Christina and Katie sing with their father in three part harmony and Diane interprets the songs through sign language. The members of The Diggles Ministry, are based in Lexington, Ky.

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

    Inspirations Gospel Quartet of Bryson City, N.C., also celebrating 50 years together, will perform their nationally-recognized conservative southern gospel music Saturday at 7 p.m. at the church.

    The weekend will also serve as a “Pearly Gatemen” Reunion. A carry-in basket lunch will be served  following morning the 10 a.m. service. Sunday school will be dismissed.

  • 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.

    April 25

  • Shawne Muenks and Ed Ginger, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Bertha Muenks of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of William Ginger and Barbra Loman of Evansville. The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Tobinsport. A reception will follow.

    Miss Muenks is a graduate of Tell City High School and Ivy Tech Community College.