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Today's Features

  • A picture from Cannelton grade school of students in 1915 was recently shared with the News staff.

  • Abbey Conner of Tell City and Steve Hines of Sioux Falls, S.D., were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Indianapolis.

    The bride is the daughter of Tim and Harriet Conner of Tell City and the granddaughter of Bill and Joan Conner of Tell City. Mr. Hines is the son of Kim Hines and Tom Hines of Sioux Falls.
    The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Gerald Kirkhoff.

  • Junior Auxiliary members from Tell City American Legion Post 213 Lacey Hellums, Linzie Hellums and Kendra Gehlhausen pose after receiving their patches for completing activities in the Junior Activity Patch Program.

  • Cannelton seniors Dylan Schneider and Sammie James were crowned homecoming king and queen at ceremonies held Jan. 14 at the Cannelton Community Center before the Bulldogs basketball game against Medora.

  • LEOPOLD – The 2011-12 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held Friday between games of the boys’ varsity and junior varsity basketball game vs. Orleans. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m.
    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body will choose the queen and king.

  • The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 recently held their 45th class reunion at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Those attending were, sitting from left, Nancy (Carr) Clark, Linda (Rearden) Terry, Bonnie (Etienne) Reed, Linda (Goodson) Jones, Donna (Claycomb) Peter, Carol Jane (Taylor) Schipp, Nancy (Huber) May, Susie (Stephens) York and Janet (King) Ball. Standing are Nancy (Mogan) Bland, Randall Carter, Denny Ramsey, Phillip Braunecker, Richard Ball, Terry Raley, Tom May, Parvin Smith, Robert Hafele, Jerry Paris, James Seals and Jane (Bennett) Snyder.

  • Rebecca Lauster, left, secretary and Sharon Watson, right, president of the South-Southwest Indiana District Employee Association, present Darlene Fischer with the Employee of the Year Award at the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts annual conference and awards banquet held Jan. 10. The South-Southwest District is composed of 11 counties, from which Fischer was nominated. She was selected for the award by an IDEA committee.

  • LEOPOLD – The St. Augustine restoration raffle is under way.
    This year, a 2011 Kawasaki Mule, four by four with camo coloring, roof, windshield and trailer will be raffled off.
    Tickets are available for $10 each or three tickets for $25. This will be a limited draw with only 4,000 tickets sold. The drawing will be held Feb. 5.
    For more information or to purchase tickets, contact any parish member.

  • Choral concert Jan. 28 in St. Meinrad
    ST. MEINRAD – The Bloomington Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and musicians from Indiana University will present a free program of choral music Jan. 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.
    The event is sponsored by the organ and choral conducting departments of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Bloomington chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Hoosiers may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, said Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Appointments must be made and are now being accepted.