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Today's Features

  • Free folk choir concert Sept. 13
    FERDINAND – The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform at the monastery church of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand at 8 p.m. EDT Sept. 13.
    This choir, with more than 60 members, has traveled the world and brought their repertoire to thousands of people. Each Sunday during the academic year they can be heard at mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Notre Dame’s campus.

  • TELL CITY – The August Twilight Towers tenant meeting was held Aug. 21 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    The August birthdays were Cliff Gunn, Ron Holsclaw, Verna Freeman, Mary Stephens, William Appleton, Eunice Malcomson, Mary C. Ettensohn, Jim Pearson, Dolores McManaway, Alice Kowal, Ora Nell Tharp, Minnie Brinksneader, Judy Brothers, Crystal Graybill and Judy Craig.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee awarded grants to local organizations June 19 at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.
    Receiving funds were representatives of Tri-County YMCA, Perry Central School Corp., Cannelton City Schools, Southern Hills Counseling Center, Crisis Connection and Cannelton Police Department. The grant cycle runs July 2013 – June 2014.  

  • Derek and Karen Scherzer announce the birth of their son, Toby Robert Scherzer, Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Scherzer is the former Karen Vaal. Toby has two siblings, Tyler, 8, and Molly, 6.
    Grandparents are Gene and Mary Lou Vaal of Ferdinand and Robert and Marjorie Scherzer of New Boston. Great-grandparents are Cyrilla Schwindel of Ferdinand and the late Edwin Schwindel, Linus and Irene Vaal, Louis and Irene Scherzer and Ernest and Agatha Harpenau.

  • Kurt and Lori Hammond of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Lukas Allen Hammond, Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Hammond is the former Lori Huffman. Lukas has one brother, Karson Scott, 4.
    Grandparents are Steve and Karen Irwin and David and Kathy Hammond, all of Tell City and the late Scott Allen Huffman.

  • Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla Elaine Miller, to Jacob Lee Lawalin, the son of Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City.

    The bride-elect has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Indiana University. She is a registered nurse at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

  • Randall and Sharon Hed-inger of Troy announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Bridget Gwyn Hedinger, to Jace Michael Vaal, son of Lisa Vaal of Santa Claus and the late Michael Vaal.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in health services. She is now employed at St. Francis Animal Health Care.

  • Gerald and Glenda Gogel of Tell City, Martin Elliott of Dale and Michele Woody of Lamar announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kristen Marie Gogel and Ryan Lee Elliott.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Perry Central High School and recently graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a master’s degree in occupational therapy and a minor in psychology.
    She works as an occupational therapist at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

  • Amber Dickman of Cannelton and Jacob Labhart of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Cory and Carla Faulkenberg of Cannelton and Mike and Donna Thompson of Mississippi. She is a graduate of Cannelton Junior-Senior High School and works at Tractor Supply.
    Mr. Labhart is the son of Roy and Jeanie Labhart of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and works at Rockport Roll Shop.
    The wedding is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.