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Today's Features

  • Four generations of the family of James Rhodes of Leopold gathered recently to pose for a picture.

    Pictured sitting is Lacey Kilbanger of Indianapolis holding her daughter, Annabell. Standing is Annabell’s grandmother, Kimberly Hall of Tell City and Rhodes, who is Annabell’s great-grandfather.

  • BRISTOW – A benefit to raise funds for Lois Aders will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bristow Community Center.
    Aders has myeloma, a type of bone cancer that is not curable. She was in re-mission for six months before the cancer returned. Her condition has now progressed and doctors are putting her on a new form of chemotherapy.
    The cost of this treatment is $8,000 per month. After insurance, Aders will have to pay $2,000 per month.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers residents will hold their annual Christmas bazaar Dec. 10 in the dining room at 1648 10th St., Tell City.
    The event will begin at 7 a.m.
    There will be a bake sale, as well as handmade Christmas wreaths and decorations, handmade jewelry, and crafts, handmade floral arrangements and comforts, a Christmas quilt raffle and a white elephant sale.
    A biscuit and gravy breakfast will also be served, along with coffee, milk and orange juice.

  • David and Kathryn Hammond of Tell City will mark their 45th wedding anniversary Nov. 4, 2011.

    Mr. Hammond married the former Kathryn Kleeman Nov. 4, 1966, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.
    The couple has three children, Todd Hammond and his wife, Jaime of Tell City, Kurt Hammond and his wife, Lori of Tell City and Amy Layman and her husband, Geoff of Granger.
    They are the grandparents of Will, Jack and Karson Hammond and Grace, Caroline and Kate Layman.

  • Lantze Frederick James
    Michael and Christina James of Evansville announce the birth of their son, Lantze Frederick James, Sept. 15, 2011.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Lantze has one older brother, Lucas Michael, 5.
    Grandparents are Linus and Pat James of Tell City and Ronnie and Cindy Witham of Evansville.
    Great-grandparents are Clarice James of Dubois and Frederick Schultze of Evansville.

  • Ann Ice, left, regional director with the Indiana District Employees Association, presents Darlene Fischer the South-Southwest Region Employee of the Year Star Award for 2011.

    She was recognized for 15 years of service as coordinator for the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District. The South-Southwest Region covers 11 counties.
    Fischer will be recognized at the IASWCD annual conference in January.

  • TELL CITY – A retirement party for Lester Perryman will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, in the west hallway on the first floor of the building.
    Perryman has worked for the Tell City Water Department for more than 14 years and the staff are gathering to show appreciation for his services.
    A presentation from Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing and Water Department Superintendent Dale Poole will take place at 11:15 a.m.
    A light lunch will be available.
    The community is invited to attend and wish Perryman a happy retirement.

  • Five generations of John Noble Sr.’s family gathered recently for a picture. In the front with Noble is his great-great-granddaughter, Brailyn Froehlich. In the back are Brailyn’s grandfather, Kraig Kast, her great-grandmother, Barbara “Oma” Kast, and her mother Kayleigh Chain. Noble celebrated his 95th birthday in April.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2011 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award.
    A committee formed from the Perry County Power of Youth Council will select the recipient from the nominations.
    The 2011 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award will be presented to the recipient at the December Grant Award Ceremony.
    You can submit your nominations online at www.perrycommunityfoundation.org/lifetime-philanthrop ist-award or by mail to PCCF, PO Box 13, Tell City, IN 47586.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County needs of projects.
    The United Way Day of Caring, set for Nov. 6, has a large number of volunteers but not enough projects to send them to, Director Rebecca Finn said.
    She’s looking for nonprofit organizations or elderly residents in need of assistance with outdoor work.
    There are certain requirements for a project and Finn encourages anyone interested or who has questions to call her at 547-2577.