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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The First United Methodist Church of Tell City will celebrate Christmas with a variety of services beginning Sunday as the Chancel Choir presents their Christmas Cantata during the 9 a.m. worship service.
    The celebration will continue with a traditional Christmas Eve Service, at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 with a Christmas message by Pastor Andy Payton, Communion and Candlelight.
    Christmas morning, Dec. 25, the church will host a Christmas Carol Service at 10:00 a.m.

  • Cannelton UMC to host Blue Christmas Sunday
    CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church invites the public to its Blue Christmas service Sunday.
    The service will begin at 3 p.m. Cannelton UMC is located at Third and Taylor streets in Cannelton.

  • TELL CITY – Goody’s is spreading a little holiday cheer while giving back to the community this festive season through the sale of their boy and girl-themed “Bears that Care” to benefit Toys for Tots. The plush brown and tan bears adorned with a holiday scarf and Christmas gift retail for $6.98 and from now until Dec. 24, Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody’s, will donate $1 for every bear sold to Toys for Tots.

  • TELL CITY – Anita Sanders, team captain for Kroessman Krusanders Alzheimer’s fundraising team, and co-chair Nadina Paulin are selling cookbooks to raise money for the 2012 Memory Walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association.

    The books will sell for $12.50 each and all proceeds will go to the association. Anyone interested in purchasing a book can contact Sanders at 547-6787 or 719-0816.
    “These will make Christmas gifts,” Sanders said, adding the team will sell the cookbooks until the walk in October 2012.

  • MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Jarrod Fortwendel was recently appointed assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

    Fortwendel is a member of the American Society of Microbiology in addition to having a medical technology certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
    Prior to his appointment at USA, he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University in the Molecular Mycology and Pathogenesis Training Program.

  • Twilight Towers in Tell City hosted a ribbon-cutting Dec. 4 to celebrate the completion of a dining-room addition. Pictured at the ribbon cutting, front row, from left, are Bart Peter; Donna Herrmann; Tell City Housing Authority Executive Director Bobbi Polster; Walter Graves, chairman of the housing authority board; Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing and Jon Coyle. Back row: Rick Hess; Chris Coyle; Jerry Weatherholt; Kim Huck (hidden); Cathy Robbins and Angie Braunecker. An open house followed the ribbon-cutting with dancing that evening. The band Crosswind provided the music.

  • Caden Charles Stafford
    Anthony and Beth Stafford of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Caden Charles Stafford, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Stafford is the former Beth Coyle. Caden has three older siblings, Jordyn Stafford, 21⁄2, Laci Thomas, 22, and Hannah Stafford, 11.

  • The Perry County Junior Women’s annual Sweet, Treats and Santa held Dec. 4 at the Schergens Center in Tell City drew many families to not only enjoy activities, but visit Santa as well. One-year-old Raelynn Smith, pictured here with Santa, attended with her parents, Rick and Dolly Smith of Cannelton. Larry Taylor played the part of Mr. Claus.

  • BIRDSEYE – Experience the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Visitor Center Jan. 7.
    The morning session presented from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. will be followed by an encore afternoon session from noon to 3 p.m. EST. Featured will be a resident bald eagle and great horned owl. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, Department of Natural Resources Hardy Lake interpretive naturalist, will share the life and story of these amazing raptors.

  • Jennifer Stowe and Chris Coyle of Cannelton were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Blue Heron Winery in Rocky Point.