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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Perry County’s 2013 4-H Fair kicked off Friday with a King and Queen contest, clothing review and foods auction.

    Garett Jarboe and Hillary Hubert were crowned king and queen. Ashley Aders, far right, was named first runner-up and Brielle Strobel, far left, was crowned Junior Miss.

  • Five generations of Oda May Terry’s family recently gathered for a picture. In the front is Oda May Terry, holding her great-great-granddaughter, Sophia Mae Goffinet, born March 4, 2013. In the back from the left are the baby’s father, Grant Goffinet; great-grandmother, Charlotte Goffinet and grandfather Kevin Goffinet.

  • ST. MARKS – St. Mark Homemakers met June 18 at St. Mark Parish House. Pledge to the Flag, homemakers Creed and devotions were recited.
    Six members answered roll call by naming their father’s favorite hobby.
    Treasurer, Norma, has sent the membership dues. Coins for Friendship, and Nickels for Leadership to county treasurer.
    Marlene collected the IGA receipts.
    Four club members at-tended Achievement Day in May.

  • A truckload of gravel picked up, delivered and spread by Charles Stillwell, pictured above, was donated by Mulzer Crushed Stone of Tell City during the spring. A previous load was also donated by Zeke Ransom. These individuals and companies donated the gravel to help out the Cannelton American Legion and auxiliary maintain the parking lot of the post home.

  • Around 50 people gathered in the back parking lot of William Tell Elementary School in Tell City June 27 to help raise money for Austim Speaks.
    EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center hosted the event and owner Breanne Walsh said proceeds of $1,114 will benefit the charity. Local runners Blair Walsh and Tyler Rainey will run in the Chicago Marathon in October and have a goal to raise $3,000 before the race.
     

  • EVANSVILLE – Dave Mitchell of Schnellville was recently awarded the American Red Cross First Responders Hero Award during the Heroes Awards Banquet held in Evansville. This award honors local heroes that have gone above and beyond to help those in need across the community.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Hay Day—Growing in Friendship with Jesus,” from July 19 through July 21 at the church.  
    This VBS is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences where kids will see, hear and touch. Team-building games, Bible songs and multi-sensory Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that participating kids will enjoy, organizers said.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church held its annual Vacation Bible School in June. Thirty-three children attended the week-long program. They learned five different Bible stories, sang songs and had craft time. The week ended with a closing program on Friday evening.