Today's Features

  • Siblings Jack and Rebecca Shearn, 2014 graduates of Cornerstone Christian School, were honored with a luncheon April 6 by Freewill Baptist Church.

    The Shearns are the children of Brad and Melissa Shearn of Hawesville, Ky. And have attended Cornerstone since kindergarten.

    During a Sunday service, the Rev. L.C. Garrett acknowledged them, saying “ the church is so pleased to recognize  two outstanding young people that have been a consistent asset to both our school and church.”

  • Tell Street Baptist hosts Bible study Wednesdays
    TELL CITY – The Tell Street Baptist Church in Tell City holds Bible study every Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the church. All are invited to attend.

    St. Michael’s fish fry Friday

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve its last fish dinner of Lent Friday. No dinner will be served Good Friday, April 18.

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  • Oakwood Health Campus residents Ben and Wandalea Varner celebrated their 60th Wedding anniversary recently with an open house hosted by the staff at Oakwood.

  • Steven and Jaclyn White of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Ethan John.

    He was delivered Dec. 30, 2013, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. White is the former Jaclyn Underhill. Ethan has one brother, Levi, 6.

    Maternal grandparents are John and Belinda Underhill of Oriole.
    Paternal grandparents are Clayton White of Tell City and Debra White of Cannelton.

  • Kevin and Jenna Gengelbach of Wadesville announce the birth of their son, Rhett William.

    He was delivered at 12:07 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mrs. Gengelbach is the former Jenna Staples. Rhett has one brother, Miles Wilson, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Linn and Teri Staples of St. Wendel.

    Paternal grandparents are Lee and Libby Gengelbach of Tell City.

  • Jeremy and Kimberly Yackle of Corydon announce the birth of their daughter, Kara Jo.

    She was delivered at 8:01 p.m. March 6, 2014, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Mrs. Yackle is the former Kimberly Spieth.

    Maternal grandparents are Jo Ann and Ray Saylor of Depauw and David Spieth of High Point, N.C.

    Paternal grandparents are Gerald and Barbara Yackle of Tell City. Great-grandparent is Jean Weber of Clayton.

  • One soldier’s role in helping secure the freedom of American colonies – one of countless stories in two centuries of Perry County history – was celebrated in grand style Saturday in Rome.

    A grave-marker dedication in the town’s United Methodist Church honored the life of Revolutionary War patriot Jacob Kepler.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Organist Philip Brisson, accompanied by William P. Bradford II, actor and teacher, will present the Dupré-Claudel “Stations of the Cross” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.

    This interpretation of a traditional Lenten service sets the 14 stations to organ music intermixed with liturgical poetry. The program should last about 90 minutes.

  • TELL CITY – Cannelton native and Ohio State Trooper Albert Allen, 72, was recently recognized by the Ohio Highway Patrol for his outstanding service during 2013. Allen was named Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspector of the Year out of the Bucyrus, Ohio district.

    Allen’s sister, Frannie Emerson of Tell City, said her brother was honored to receive the award, presented at a banquet just days before his retirement last month.