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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • More pictures from the Colors of Hope 5K run-walk held May 25 in Tell City. The race was sponsored by New Directions Fitness, who provided these pictures to the News.

  • VBS at Deer Creek
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host its summer vacation Bible school, “Kingdom Rock,” from Sunday through June 28 at the church.
    Experiments, games, snacks, music and more is planned for participating children.
    Each session will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and children in kindergarten through sixth grades are welcome to attend.

  • HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 115 Main St., Hawesville, will host its annual barbecue picnic July 13.
    Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo will be available for carry out beginning at noon. Serving for the picnic will begin at 3:30 p.m. Barbecue will be available as sandwiches or dinners.
    An air-conditioned hall will be available for patrons to dine in.
    The event will include fun booths and games for everyone. A flea market will open at 7 a.m.

  • BIRDSEYE – Registration is open for the Patoka Lake Triathlon taking place at Patoka Lake beach Aug. 24. All proceeds from this event will go to support Patoka’s nonreleasable raptors; a red-tailed hawk and eastern screech owl. With your help, the staff may also be able to save the life of a bald eagle by acquiring a nonreleasable eagle for Patoka’s raptor education program.

  • Rick and Dorothy Simpson of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Simpson, to Lucas Bryant of Tell City, the son of David and Greta Bryant of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central and will graduate from Indiana University Southeast in May 2014. She is majoring in special education.
    Mr. Bryant is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central and majoring in criminal justice at Owensboro Community and Technical College. He works at Meggitt Production Systems.

  • Jenna Wilson and Kevin Gengelbach were united in marriage during an evening ceremony at the Discovery Lodge in Burdette Park in Evansville Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.

    The bride is the daughter of Lin and Teri Staples of St. Wendel. Mr. Gengelbach is the son of Lee and Libby Gengelbach of Tell City.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father and her son, Miles Wilson in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Andy Payton.

  • Adam and Nicole Etienne of Louisville, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Tyler Edward Etienne, Friday, May 10, 2013, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 201/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Etienne is the former Nicole Meiman. Tyler has one older brother, Alex, 3.
    Grandparents are Joe and Esnoe Meiman of Louisville and Fred and Nancy Etienne of Magnet.