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Today's Features

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Western Kentucky-based specialized hauler First Class Services was awarded first place in multiple categories at the Mid-America Trucking Show held March 22-24 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville.

    The 2005 Peterbilt named “First Gear” is owned by a 17-year-old Tanner Stroup, son of First Class Services Inc. owner Randy Stroup and will be on a coast-to-coast U.S. tour this year competing for a national title. First Class won a world title in 2008 and a national title in 2011.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women have begun their annual geranium sales. Four-inch pots are $3.25 and come in dark red, salmon, white-pink splash, pink and purple. Hanging baskets are $15 and come in double red, white with a pink center and dark purple.

  • Deanna Lane and Jeremy Braun of Sullivan, Mo., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ray and Nancy Lane of Tell City.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Cannelton High School and a 2010 graduate of Sanford-Brown College. She works at Patients First Health Care.
    Mr. Braun is the son of Alan Braun and Sue and Paul Jokerst, all of Sullivan.
    He graduated from Sullivan High School in 2001 and attended East Central College. He works at Wal-Mart Distribution Center.

  • Men’s annual Lenten breakfasts end Saturday
    PERRY COUNTY — The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County will end its 43rd annual Lenten breakfast series Saturday at Tell City United Methodist Church. The breakfast will be held from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.
    For more information call Bill Simpson at 547-8906 or Randy Lautner at 547-8982. This is a Christian men’s project. These annual breakfasts started in 1976 and are for all men and boys. Members of all dominations and churches are welcome.

  • TCHS 1962
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 11 at the American Legion.
    Organizers are still attempting to locate the following classmates: Michael Crook, Janette Davis, Royce Devillez, Ernest Goody, Terrel Laflin, Linda Ludwig, Joetta Reed, Kenny Vincent and Richard Wheatley.
    If anyone has any information in regard to these classmates, contact Kaye (Goble) Kleeman at 547-5875 or send e-mail to tc62classreunion@gmail.com.

  • The Perry Central Class of 1964 met for a lunch reunion March 1 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Carolyn (Harbaville) Hanloh, Keith Gelhausen and Marilyn Taylor. In the second row are Linda (Jarboe) Goffinet, Linda (King) Hubert, Janice (Dupont) Etienne and Ada (Galey) Burns. Back row: Duane Goffinet, Douglas Galey, Larry Riddle, Justin B. Etienne and Rita (Judge) Krampe.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School seventh- and eighth-grade students planted pinwheels in front of the school for Child Abuse Prevention Month. 

    The pinwheel serves as the new national symbol for child-abuse prevention, school staff said. It is a reflection of hope, health and safety.
    When you see the pinwheels, staff and students ask you to remember all children deserve an opportunity to develop socially, emotionally and cognitively in healthy, nurturing homes, schools, neighborhoods and communities.

  • Danielle Peter and Josh Hippen were united in marriage during an early-evening and ocean-side ceremony Friday, April 8, 2011, at Bowditch Regional Park in Fort Myers, Fla.

    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Brenda Peter of Derby and Mr. Hippen is the son of Pat and Jodi Griffin of Georgetown.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Steven M. Graebner.
    Ginger Mullis-Davis of Tell City was chosen as matron of honor and James Payne of Floyds Knobs served as best man.

  • Richard and Noreida Paulin of Bristow will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 21, 2012. There will be an open house from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Meinrad American Legion. All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.

    Richard Paulin and the former Noreida Fischer Merkley were married May 5, 1962, at Holy Family Church in Jasper. Their attendants were Neva (Merkley) Arendt, Jane (Merkley) Jenkins and the late Janet (Merkley) Quante, Roman Mehringer, Dennis Baur and Bobby Cox.

  • Molly Foerster of Evanston and Jason Oliver of Jacksonville, Ill., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Darryl and Diana Foerster of Evanston. She is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2011 graduate of Oakland City University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She works at the Sonshine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston.