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Today's Features

  • Jeff and Jane Varner reaffirmed their union of marriage Jan. 1, 2012, by renewing their wedding vows.
    The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Dea Good and witnessed by the congregation of the Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church.

  • Bernice M. and Raymond L. Board Sr. will mark their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 22, 2012, renewing their vows at the Church of Living God in Owensboro, Ky. The celebration will be hosted by their children.

    Mr. Board married the former Bernice Weedman Jan. 22, 1962, in Tell City.
    The couple has four children, Juanita Kay Taylor of Evanston, Loretta Lynn Michel of Huntingburg, Marcia Renee Kaetzel of Dale and Raymond Lee Board Jr. of Lewisport, Ky.
    They also have 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Mr. and Mrs. Board are retired.

  • Anita L. Brumfield and Jesse W. Bruggeman were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 29, 2011, held at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

    The bride is the daughter of Rose Brumfield of Cannelton and the late Harvey Brumfield. Mr. Bruggeman is the son of Mark and Debbie Bruggeman of Tell City.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her mother in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie OSB.

  • The first baby of 2012 born in Perry County has arrived. Brooklyn Sue Carlquist was born Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 at 3:40 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    She is the daughter of Bryanna Howell and Alex Carlquist, pictured here along with delivering doctor Juan Cornejo. “Some interesting information is that we had two babies born on the same day last year, Jan. 14. The first baby of 2010 was also born Jan. 4,” Director of marketing and customer relations Jennifer Scherzinger said. “Jan. 4 is a popular day at PCMH.”

  • TELL CITY – A benefit for Perry Central student Tyler Cundiff at 1 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Realty and Auction Co. will feature many items, including Indianapolis football, hat and mini helmet memorabilia complete with signatures of some popular team members.

  • TELL CITY – Beginning Jan. 9, Perry County Memorial Hospital will host its first COPD Support Group Meeting at 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room C. The topic will be “What is COPD?”
    COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic means long-term; obstructive refers to blockage in the airways of the lung and pulmonary refers to the lungs.
    The most common obstructive lung diseases are chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis.

  • Gospel Tabernacle post winter schedule
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church announces their winter schedule. Starting immediately, the church will have one service at 1 p.m. Sundays. Wednesday night services will be discontinued throughout winter due to bad weather conditions.
    An announcement will be made around March when Wednesday services will be held again.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District invites livestock producers in Perry County to attend the Southern Indiana Grazing Conference. It will be held from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Simon J. Graber Building in Odon.

  • Gavin Andrew Zarfos
    Justin and Rivaye Zarfos of Derby announce the birth of their son, Gavin Andrew Zarfos, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Zarfos is the former Rivaye Sitzman.
    Grandparents are Zeke Zarfos of Oriole and Ramona and Kenny Elder of Tell City.
    Great-grandmother is Clara Wilgus of Ferdinand.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce, along with participating businesses, announces winners of this past year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway contest for the week of Dec. 16.
    To win, shoppers had to register at one of the participating merchants during December to win chamber gift certificates. The promotion is intended to encourage local shopping over the holiday season and give local residents some extra shopping money compliments of local businesses. There was a winner from each participating location each week.