Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a food pantry Sunday July 6 at the church.

    Contributors may make offerings during communion and also take boxed or canned items to support Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton.

    Food pantries need help all year long and the congregation can make a difference by supporting Jasper’s Food Pantry every month.

    Items needed are shaving cream, shampoo, conditioner, bath and bar soap, deodorant, toothpaste and single packs of toothbrushes.

  • 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.

  • Jackie Beach and Austin Dutschke, both of Converse, Texas, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Leroy and Jenny Beach of Georgetown and the groom-to-be is the son of Lisa Dutschke of Troy and the late Bill Dutschke.

    A ceremony is planned for 6 p.m. July 14, 2014, on the gulf shores in Fort Morgan, Ala. A reception will follow.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James Roos, who reside in Christmas Lake Village, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

    The couple was married July 8, 1949, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

    They are the parents of five children: Michael Roos of Cincinnati, Ohio; Patricia Swiz of Evansville; Eric Roos of Santa Claus; Scott Roos of Salinas, Calif. and Tina Root of Cape Coral, Fla.

    They have three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Mr. and Mrs. Roos will celebrate with family Saturday, July 12, at Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

  • Louie and Mary Montgomery of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12.

    The open house, hosted by the couple’s family, will be held at the Community Building at 16th and Franklin streets in Tell City.

    Mr. Montgomery married the former Mary Frances Spencer July 13, 1974, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Justin and Rivaye Zarfos of Derby announce the birth of their son, Corbin Lucas.

    He was delivered April 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Corbin weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his brother, Gavin, 21/2.

    Mrs. Zarfos is the former Rivaye Sitzman.

    Grandparents are Kenny and Mona Elder of Tell City and Zeke Zarfos of Oriole

  • Zach and Heather DeSpain of Tell City recently welcomed a son, Jasper Phillip, who was born at 5:12 p.m. May 16, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19¾ inches long.
    Jasper has a brother, Miles, and a sister, Quinn.

    Mrs. DeSpain is the former Heather Quick.

    Maternal grandparents are Kermit and Norma Quick and paternal grandparents are Phil and Jeannie DeSpain, all of Tell City.

  • Tierra McCoskey and Logan Nugent of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Victoria Marie.

    She was delivered June 13, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Victoria weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Grandparents are William “Bill” McCoskey of Tell City and Kim Reed and Chris Nugent of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Augusta Nugent of Cannelton and the late Norman Nugent and Marilyn and Bob Lawson of Cannelton.

  • Joshua and Sara Shively of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth. She was delivered at 4:10 p.m. May 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Shively is the former Sara Kress.

    Grace was welcomed home by her brother, Liam, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Sheila Kress of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Ava Sturgeon of Hawesville, Ky.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month. There were 169 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. He also shared some of the highlights of the year with test scores setting records, the graduation rate continuing to climb and being awarded an “A” rating by the Indiana Department of Education.  Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.