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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Citizen Award.
    The following requirements are considered in determining the distinguished citizen:
    An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her community, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited the community
    Has accomplished noteworthy activities either by employment, civic organizations, volunteer service or government representation
    Unselfishly worked for the betterment of others and having an enthusiastic attitude

  • Kirstie and Christopher Carter of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Camden Alexander Carter, Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Carter is the former Kirstie Vaught. Camden has one older sister, Kylie Carter, 3.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Kathy Vaught of Cannelton and Maria Carter of Bremen, Ky.

  • Julia Fischer of St. Meinrad and Bart Weyer of Ferdinand announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Daniel and Darlene Fischer of St. Meinrad. She is a 2004 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
    She is an assistant supervisor at Lake Rudolph Campground and RV resort.
    Mr. Weyer is the son of Stephen and Debbie Weyer of Ferdinand. He is a 2000 graduate of Forest Park High School.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is operating a seniors’ farmers market and will sign individuals up for the program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 2 at LHDC’s offices, 302 Main St., Tell City.
    Each eligible person will receive a check booklet worth $20 that may be used to purchase produce at Tell City’s farmers markets. Check booklets are limited and will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County 4-H Fair is just around the corner with opening day July 10. It promises to be a fun-filled time with activities, shows, games and lots of fair food, organizers said.
    The Perry County Extension Homemakers will again sponsor the open show for the fair. This event is for anyone who would like to exhibit their talents in a variety of categories – gardening, baked goods, food preservation, photography, needlework, crafts, woodworking and more.

  • Jenelle Dooley and Derek Schwindel of St. Meinrad announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard Dooley Jr. of Birdseye and Rose and Donnie Brang of Huntingburg. Mr. Schwindel is the son of Shawn and Cathy Schwindel of St. Meinrad and Gale and Cindy Schaeffer of Santa Claus.
    An outdoor wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Schwindel residence in St. Meinrad. A reception will be held following the ceremony in Huntingburg.

  • Each year, the Allen Krutz Memorial award is presented to a sixth-grader at Perry Central.

  • More pictures from the Colors of Hope 5K run-walk held May 25 in Tell City. The race was sponsored by New Directions Fitness, who provided these pictures to the News.

  • VBS at Deer Creek
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host its summer vacation Bible school, “Kingdom Rock,” from Sunday through June 28 at the church.
    Experiments, games, snacks, music and more is planned for participating children.
    Each session will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and children in kindergarten through sixth grades are welcome to attend.

  • HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 115 Main St., Hawesville, will host its annual barbecue picnic July 13.
    Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo will be available for carry out beginning at noon. Serving for the picnic will begin at 3:30 p.m. Barbecue will be available as sandwiches or dinners.
    An air-conditioned hall will be available for patrons to dine in.
    The event will include fun booths and games for everyone. A flea market will open at 7 a.m.