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Today's Features

  • Dolph Jr. and Faye Foster celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 7, 2012.

    Mr. Foster married the former Faye Sandage of Bristow during a private ceremony June 7, 1952, in Corydon.
    They are the parents of Robert J. Foster of Carlisle, Cindy A. (Foster) Kleeman of Tell City, Timothy W. Foster of St. Meinrad and the late David Lee Foster. They have nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City photographer Danny Bolin has been named one of two staff photographers for events held at the new KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. Bolin and Louisville photographer Linda Doane will share duties of photographing larger venue events, working around regular schedules of their own professional studios.
    Bolin and his wife, April, operate Bolin Photography at 607 9th Street in Tell City and he was recently named Perry County’s No. 1 photographer in The News readers choice awards.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Rev. Sengole Thomas Gnanaraj (na-na-raaj) will arrive in Perry County in July to guide the parishes of St. Michael and St. Pius Catholic churches.
    Born in Karuthapillaiyur, India, Gnanaraj regularly attended mass and other church activities at St. Anthony Catholic Church in his village.

    He became the sacristan for six months at the church when he was in the 10th grade and said his mother was a great motivator and encouraged him to be involved in parish ministry.

  • VBS at Hawesville Church of Christ starts Sunday
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Children to seniors and everyone in between are invited to a free vacation Bible school at the Hawesville Church of Christ, 2535 Highway 60 West.
    The event will be at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday at the church. For more information, contact new minister George Jensen at (270) 927-9701.

  • Gage Jennings holds heads of cabbage weighing between 8 and 10 pounds he grew at his family’s home on Troy Ridge Road.

    The early spring has helped local gardens thrive. Gage said he’s also growing zucchini, squash, tomatoes, brussels sprouts and other vegetables. Much of what his family doesn’t use goes to local farmers markets.
     

  • Justin and Kristen Martin of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Macy Leann Martin, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Macy has one older sister, Miley Grace, 21⁄2.
    Grandparents are Tim and Peggy Martin of Tell City and Barbara Burgess of Evansville. Great-grandparents are Doris Martin and Betty Marvel, both of Tell City and the late Harry Martin, Gerald Marvel, William Guy and Virginia Burgess.

  • Daniel and Selina Sims of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Thomas Daniel Joseph Sims, Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Sims is the former Selina Plock. Thomas has five older siblings, Trie Bland, 15, Jasmine Sims, 11, Johnathan Sims, 7, Danielle Sims, 5 and Danny Sims, 33.
    Grandparents are JoAnne Plock of Tell City and the late Warren and Margaret Sims, Elaine Plock and George Plock.

  • Tamara Germany of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Don VanHoosier of Santa Claus announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Lois Smith and Elmer Miller. She is a graduate of Apollo College Medical School and works as a head nurse at Advanced Care Emergency Center.
    Mr. VanHoosier is the son of Rita and Bernie Hudecek of Evansville. He is a graduate of Woodbridge High School and retired from METS Transportation.

  • TELL CITY – Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. announced that Perry County Memorial Hospital Home Care has been awarded CHAP accreditation under the CHAP Standards of Excellence.
    CHAP accreditation demonstrates that Perry County Memorial Hospital Home Care meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. Rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources, and long-term viability, according to a press release sent to The News.

  • Members of the Tell City Shamrocks 4-H Club collected nonperishable food items for a local food pantry recently. Pictured are members who attended the club’s May 24 meeting.

    In front from the left are Loren Braunecker, Breille Strobel, Kayla Seifert and Evan Spear. In the middle row are Garrett Jarboe, Audrey Bauer and Kennedy Bauer. Standing in the back are Cole Dickenson, Gavin Melton, Leann Goffinet, Bree Sodrel and Maggie Dawson.