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Today's Features

  • Students of Community Christian Church’s preschool program put on a Christmas program Dec. 19-Dec. 20 filled with Bible verses, Christmas songs and rhymes children had learned.

    On Monday night, the sanctuary of the church was filled to the brim with at least 300 people, preschool director Karen Lawalin said. Tuesday night wasn’t as packed, but students regaled family and friends.

    PHOTOS: Trista Lutgring

  • PERRY COUNTY – Foreign high-school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester home-stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Dr. Frank Sandage researcher, compiler and author of “Civil War Veterans of Perry County” met with Larry Oathout, director of the Tell City-Perry County Library and Cindy Kaufman, library genealogist, Dec. 9 for the purpose of donating three copies of his 487-page history book to the library. One copy is for the genealogy department, another for general circulation and one for the Cannelton Public Library.

  • United Pentecostal Christmas play Friday
    BRISTOW – The United Pentecostal Church will present a Christmas play, “Christmas Around the World,” at 6 p.m. Friday at the church.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. The church is located at 20843 State Road 145 in Bristow.

  • Zander Timothy Luecke
    Tim and Ashley Luecke of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Zander Timothy Luecke, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Luecke is the former Ashley Dale Evrard. Zander has two older siblings, Brendon, 7, and Evan, 6.
    Grandparents are Paul and Mary Luecke of Evanston, Gary and Rita Smith of Tell City and Dale and Magie Evrard of Shawnee, Ohio.

  • Stephanie Lynch and Ben Harpenau were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany.

    The bride is the daughter of Delbert and Cynthia Lynch of New Albany and the granddaughter of John and Judy Jacobi of Floyds Knobs.
    Mr. Harpenau is the son of Susan Harpenau of Tell City and Rick Harpenau of Santa Claus and the grandson of Bob and Janice Harpenau of Troy.

  • American Legion Post 213 Tell City S.A.L. member Waylon Hagedorn and Junior Auxiliary members Kendra Gehlhausen, Jolene Hagedorn and Lacey Hellums made gingerbread homes at the Dec. 3 meeting at the post in Tell City.

  • Winners of the Tell City Christmas parade float contest and the annual chili cook-off gathered in City Hall park for pictures and to received commemorative plaques for their achievements. Also attending the award ceremony were Pam Franzman of Franzman Insurance, who sponsored the trophies; Brian Melton of the Christmas parade committee; Tell City council member Gary Morton and Tell City Beautification Committee chair Bev Minto. Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing presented the awards.


    Photos: Trista Lutgring

  • TELL CITY – The First United Methodist Church of Tell City will celebrate Christmas with a variety of services beginning Sunday as the Chancel Choir presents their Christmas Cantata during the 9 a.m. worship service.
    The celebration will continue with a traditional Christmas Eve Service, at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 with a Christmas message by Pastor Andy Payton, Communion and Candlelight.
    Christmas morning, Dec. 25, the church will host a Christmas Carol Service at 10:00 a.m.

  • Cannelton UMC to host Blue Christmas Sunday
    CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church invites the public to its Blue Christmas service Sunday.
    The service will begin at 3 p.m. Cannelton UMC is located at Third and Taylor streets in Cannelton.