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Today's Features

  • St. Paul Catholic Church Mission Trip participants recently returned from Kenosha, Wis., where they spent a week serving the homeless center, food pantry, elderly care center, soup kitchen, YMCA, children-adult disability center, children’s healing center and pregnancy center.

  • BIRDSEYE – The Patoka Lake 22nd annual star party is scheduled 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Patoka Lake Beach.   
    Those attending will view a special presentation by members of the Louisville and Evansville astronomical societies and the Stonebelt Stargazers of Bedford, as they share their knowledge of the sky above. There will be kid’s activities and giveaways until dark. A special astronomy program will be held at 6:30 p.m. under the tent on the beach. Telescopes will be set up for observations of Venus and Saturn as darkness falls.

  • CANNELTON – The seventh annual Camp with a Cop is set for Wednesday through July 19 and will offer campers three days and two nights of activities.
    Children entering fifth through ninth grades are invited.
    The camp is designed to build respect and confidence in youth through positive encounters with law-enforcement agencies from various state and local departments.
    Camp will be held again this year at the Glennwood Hills Campgrounds.

  • Aaron and Lanette Meyer of Bristow announce the birth of their daughter, Aspen Faith Meyer, Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Meyer is the former Lanette Enmen. Aspen has one brother, Matthew Aaron, 2, and four sisters, Carissa Aubri, 9, Autumn Grace, 8, Allison Hope, 6, and Taylor Anne, 4.
    Grandparents are the Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Enmen Jr. of Bristow and Robert and Bonnie Meyer of Bristow.
    Great-grandmother is Mary Highfield of Indianapolis.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Peter announce the birth of their son, Raylan Jeffery Peter, Monday, May 6, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Peter is the former Paige Dauby.
    Grandparents are Gerald and Julie Dauby of Tell City, Beverly and Dale Schraner of Derby and Bernard Peter of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Chester and Anna Doogs, Delores Wilkerson, Wilma Peter and the late Homer and Mabel Dauby, William Wilkerson and William Peter.

  • Memori Wilson of Tell City and Larry Combs of Hardinsburg, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Tristan Michael Wilson-Combs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Tristan has a half-brother, Colby, who resides in Hawesville, Ky.
    Grandparents are Phil and Darlene (Hook) Litherland of Tell City, Robert Wilson of Vicksburg, Miss., Theresa Hendershot of Hardinsburg, and the late Larry Combs of Louisville, Ky.

  • TELL CITY –  Can you sing, dance or play a musical instrument?
    Have you ever wanted to be a comedian or magician or ventriloquist?
    Registration forms for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show, sponsored by the Cromwell Radio Group, are now available at the Perry County Chamber of Commerce, 601 Main St.; Conner Floor Covering, corner of 12th and Tell streets and online at www.tellcity schweizerfest.org.
    Contestants can also call Sharilyn Franzman at 719-3017 to have registration forms mailed to them and for more information.

  • Erin L. Powell and Jerad M. Yelland were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 30, 2012, at St. James Catholic Church in Louisville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Randy and Charlotte Powell of Massilion, Ohio. Mr. Yelland is the son of Sheila Yelland of Tell City and the late David Yelland. He is the grandson of Doris Hess of Tell City and the late Renas Hess and Bill and Thelma Yelland.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Joseph Fowler.

  • 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

  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Taylor of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Carrisa Taylor of Walker, La., to William “Billy” Bozarth of Walker, La., son of Mike and Danita Bozarth of Hawesville, Ky., and Joel and Karen White of Lewisport, Ky.

    The bride-elect is a 1994 graduate of Tell City High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She is self employed in business and finances in Walker, La.