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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program is available in Perry County this year under the sponsorship of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. The program will provide $3,000 in voucher checks from the Indiana Department of Health to 150 low-income households in Perry County.

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Firehouse Printing in celebration of their grand opening Aug. 8.

  • TELL CITY – Valerie Daugherty of Tell City has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company.
    As an independent business owner, Daugherty offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun.
    All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients, according to a press release.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Cassidy Stiles, the 14-year-old daughter of John Stiles and Angela Oakley, participated in the Miss American Co-Ed pageant in Indianapolis Aug. 2 through Aug. 4. She was crowned 2013 Junior Teen Miss Victory.

    This crowning means that Stiles will participate in the Miss American Co-Ed Nationals pageant set for Nov. 24 through Dec. 1 at the Hilton Head Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    In addition to her crown title, Stiles was also recognized for Junior Teen Volunteer Services Award.

  • 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.

  • Deer Creek Baptist up coming events
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church’s youth group will travel to Holiday World Aug. 24 for the second annual Rock the World Christian music fest. This year’s headliner is Grammy-award and multi-GMA Dove award winner Switchfoot. Other acts will include Kutless, Audio Adrenaline and Indiana native Adam Cappa.
    The church’s Talk, Pray, Walk group meets every Thursday evening at Sunset Park in Tell City to walk the greenway. All are invited to join.

  • 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 Perry County Republicans drew winners of two gas cards at their Schweizer Fest booth during the city’s festival last week.
    Nancy Myers and Richard Northerner, both of Tell City, were the winners.

  • The Perry County Democrats drew the winner of a $50 gas card giveaway Aug. 10 during Tell City’s Schweizer Fest. Pictured drawing the name, from the left, Mandy Mogan, Will Mogan and Jody French. The winner was Clyde Howell of Tell City.

  • FERDINAND – Seufert Construction has announced hiring of Andy Hagedorn as director of engineering and development. 

    Hagedorn, a native of Ferdinand, is a licensed professional engineer with previous experience working for INDOT and for the past seven years has served as director of facilities for Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.  
    Hagedorn will over-see the strategic  development and implementation of engineering, design and overall business growth initiatives for the company.