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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council will sponsor the 2012 homecoming activities Friday.
    The ceremony will take place between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball games; the J.V. game starts at 5:30 p.m. 

  • CANNELTON – First Baptist Church, 325 Fourth St., Cannelton, invites the public to a special performance by Christian group Promise at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church.
    There will be a short service before the group performs. There is no cost to attend, but love offerings will be accepted.

  • Hawesville Church of Christ to host anniversary services
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – The Church of Christ at Hawesville will hold special anniversary services Sunday. A.T. Pate will be the guest speaker for every service. Brother Pate has been preaching for more than 60 years and has spoken throughout the country.
    The morning Bible class will be at 9 a.m. with the morning worship service at 10 a.m. After the morning services, lunch will be provided by the congregation and the evening service will be at 12:30 p.m.

  • PERRY COUNTY – If you have been thinking about volunteering for Junior Achievement, now’s your chance.
    Each year, Junior Achievement recruits business professionals, parents, retirees and college students to serve as volunteers to go into schools and teach JA programs. These volunteers use their personal experiences and JA’s curricula to teach students different aspects of economics, including how a community works, how to manage personal finances or even how to run a business.

  • Four generations of the Patterson family gathered recently for a family picture. Seated is great-grandmother Mary Rita Patterson, holding her great-grandson, Caden Charles Stafford. Standing are Caden’s mother, Beth Coyle Stafford and grandmother Vicci Patterson Mueller of Memphis, Tenn.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Unforgettable Summer, a new alternative rock band from Indianapolis, is competing for a chance to participate in Rockin River City Ride battle at Casino Aztar. Two band members, Bryce Schneider and Ian Schneider, have local ties with Tell City and Cannelton.

    They are the sons of Burke and Judy Hagerdon Schneider, who are 1972 graduates of Tell City High School and the grandsons of Ray and Louise Hagerdon, Lois Schneider May and the late Charles Schneider.

  • Carter Ellis Thompson
    Ben and Dana Thompson of Franklin announce the birth of their son, Carter Ellis Thompson, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at Community South Hospital in Greenwood.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Thompson is the former Dana Scherzer.
    Grandparents are Robert and Marjorie Scherzer of New Boston, Pam Thompson of Lamar and the late Jerry Ellis Thompson.

  • This photo from the January 1962 issue of The Cannelton News shows a class of twirlers from Cannelton ahead of their performance at the Owensboro Sportscenter during a Kentucky Wesleyan basketball game. Twirlers pictured who were then in first through eighth grades, from the left, are Denny Lyons, Teddy Guillaum, David Hattenbach, Bobby Powers, Bobby Lawalin, Bill Donovan, Tom Hattenbach, Dick Powers, Eddie Lawalin and Rick Miller.

  • During the month of December, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities with a Christmas theme.

    An activity from their Christmas party included making beaded candy canes with family. This activity allowed the children to use fine motor skills and patterning. Christian Holmes, pictured here, shows off his beaded candy cane with his parents, Kevin and Yvonna Holmes.

  • LEOPOLD – Hannah Hubert, a seventh-grader at Perry Central, was one of several winners in the annual River Sweep poster contest for her artwork.

    Every year, the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission sponsors River Sweep, a one-day cleanup project for the Ohio River and its tributaries. A poster contest invites students in primary and secondary schools – public and private, K-12 – to submit poster designs for a chance to win prizes.