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Today's Features

  • 4-H’s Finest ended the year with a potluck campout and fun June 8 at Chucky Shipley’s home.

    Many activities were participated in by all during the year, including a skating party, fishing, a bake sale and more. At the campout, members were shown how to show a pig, as seen above, and enjoyed food cooked over an open fire. Members said they are now excited for the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • TELL CITY – The monthly Twilight Towers tenant meeting was held June 19 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    June birthdays are Phil Braunecker, Sue King, Curt Jarboe, Rosemary Hinton, Barry Hammack, Oda May Terry, Mary Payne, Lucille Peter, Bart Peter, Judy Richards, Leona Kleiser, Vivian Roberts, Raphael DuPont, Clarence Pannett, Helen Whittman, Chris Coyle, Georgia Neifert, Flossie Hohman and Pam Drake.
    The next carry-in dinner for tenants only will be at 5 p.m. July 19.
    There will not be a public dance after dinner.

  • JASPER – Tony Uebelhor of Uebelhor Toyota has announced Uebelhor Toyota has been awarded the 2012 President’s Award.
    “Thanks to our custom-ers, we’ve just received the 2012 Toyota President’s Award, for the seventh straight year,” Uebelhor said. “This is one of the highest honors for a Toyota dealership. It’s a symbol of our continuing dedication to satisfying our customers,  from the day that you buy a Toyota and for as long as you own your vehicle.”

  • 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

  • Kirstie and Christopher Carter of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Camden Alexander Carter, Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Carter is the former Kirstie Vaught. Camden has one older sister, Kylie Carter, 3.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Kathy Vaught of Cannelton and Maria Carter of Bremen, Ky.

  • Julia Fischer of St. Meinrad and Bart Weyer of Ferdinand announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Daniel and Darlene Fischer of St. Meinrad. She is a 2004 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
    She is an assistant supervisor at Lake Rudolph Campground and RV resort.
    Mr. Weyer is the son of Stephen and Debbie Weyer of Ferdinand. He is a 2000 graduate of Forest Park High School.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is operating a seniors’ farmers market and will sign individuals up for the program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 2 at LHDC’s offices, 302 Main St., Tell City.
    Each eligible person will receive a check booklet worth $20 that may be used to purchase produce at Tell City’s farmers markets. Check booklets are limited and will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County 4-H Fair is just around the corner with opening day July 10. It promises to be a fun-filled time with activities, shows, games and lots of fair food, organizers said.
    The Perry County Extension Homemakers will again sponsor the open show for the fair. This event is for anyone who would like to exhibit their talents in a variety of categories – gardening, baked goods, food preservation, photography, needlework, crafts, woodworking and more.

  • Jenelle Dooley and Derek Schwindel of St. Meinrad announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard Dooley Jr. of Birdseye and Rose and Donnie Brang of Huntingburg. Mr. Schwindel is the son of Shawn and Cathy Schwindel of St. Meinrad and Gale and Cindy Schaeffer of Santa Claus.
    An outdoor wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Schwindel residence in St. Meinrad. A reception will be held following the ceremony in Huntingburg.

  • Each year, the Allen Krutz Memorial award is presented to a sixth-grader at Perry Central.