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Today's Features

  • NORFOLK, Va. – Navy Seaman Recruit Jessica L. Brown, daughter of Patricia A. Johnson of French Lick and Kent A. Brown of Troy, along with other sailors assigned aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet’s area of responsibility after the ship completed a routine transit through the Suez Canal.
    Truman is on a scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. Truman deployed July 22 from Norfolk.

  • JASPER – Martha Bickwermert, RN, BSN and CCRN, and Darlene Goepfrich, RN, CCRN and RCIS, of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center recently received national recognition for reaching a significant milestone in the nursing profession.

    Since 1993, they have consistently maintained critical care registered nurse certification offered through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corp. Bickwermert and Goepfrich are two of 1,489 CCRNs being honored this year by the corporation and the AACN for 20 years of continuous certification.

  • TELL CITY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2014 Relay For Life of Perry County.
    Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference is invited to participate.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • 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.