.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • Derek and Kip Leitner of Sidney, Ohio, announce the birth of their son, Grayson Lee, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Leitner is the former Kip Klingel from Marion, Ohio. Grayson has two older brothers, Evan Joseph, 7, and Landon Alexander, 5.
    Grandparents are Dennis and Rose Mary Leitner of Tell City and Herb and Linda Klingel of Marion. Great-grandparents are Charles J. Leitner of Tell City and the late Edith Leitner and Oscar and Eva Poehlein.

  • Wade and Anne Etienne announce the birth of their twin sons, Calvin Wade Etienne and Jackson Allen Etienne, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2012, at Jasper Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    Calvin weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and Jackson weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces.
    Anne Etienne is the former Anne Ramsey. Calvin and Jackson have an older sibling, Levi, who is 3.
    Grandparents are Phil and Joann Etienne of Derby, Charles Ramsey of Derby and Norma Ramsey of Branchville.
    Great-grandparents are Frederick and Thelma Carter of Cannelton.

  • Grant and Karen LaMar of Bristow announce the birth of their son, Rhett William LaMar, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. LaMar is the former Karen Wagner.
    Grandparents are David and Mary Wagner of St. Meinrad and Kevin and Kim LaMar of Leopold.
    Great-grandparents are Alice Betz, the late Leo Betz, the late Henry and Anna Marie Wagner, Wallace and Lanora LaMar and Bill and Eva Guillaume.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2013 Relay For Life of Perry County. Cancer survivors, caregiv-ers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference are invited to participate.
    The first volunteer committee meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the United Methodist Church, 702 10th St., Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – It is time again for Perry County Public Library’s annual writing contest, Story Mania! The Teen Advisory Group announced this year’s contest would be short stories. Below are the guidelines for the contest. For more information, contact Lisa Hammack at the library at 547-2661.
    Guidelines for Story Mania! :
    Any teen in seventh to 12th grades who is a resident of Perry County
    Open subject, open genre, but no sexual content, profanity or extreme violence.
    Winning stories from previous years should not be resubmitted.

  • Brandon Cook and Taylor Lawalin were crowned king and queen at the Cannelton High School homecoming ceremonies Jan. 4 before the varsity basketball game against Crothersville.

  • JASPER – The original indie rock band, 10,000 Maniacs will perform at the Jasper Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19.
    10,000 Maniacs is world-renown on the independent rock scene and is touring to promote their latest album, Music from the Motion Picture. This is the second performance in the New Directions series, which is designed to appeal to all audiences but most particularly to 25 to 45 year old patrons.

  • First Baptist to host adult Bible study
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a free non-denominational adult Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is for anyone high-school age and older.  

  • TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College is partnering with the United Way of Perry County and Tell City and Perry Central schools to host a youth mentoring lunch seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ivy Tech.
    Guest speaker December Warren from Indiana Mentoring Partnership will speak on research and standards for youth mentoring.
    The evidence base of research for youth mentoring is growing, but with both promising and mixed findings emerging.

  • Markus and Felicia Robbins of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Keeleigh May Robbins, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Robbins is the former Felicia Litherland.
    Grandparents are Carol and Jeff Pannett of Tell City, Bub and Gwyn Litherland of Cannelton, Renee and Terry Rogier of Grandview and Shawn Robbins of Tell City.