Today's Features

  • Freewill Baptist welcome guest
    CANNELTON – Pastor Ricky Cravens of James-town, Tenn., will be a guest speaker at the morning and evening worship services Sunday at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to attend.

  • The story of a red and white pioneer dress from the Rhodes family was provided to the News by Molly Hall.

    CANNELTON – In the 1960s, Nora Al-sop Rhodes made a pioneer-style dress for her great-granddaughter, Kathy Rhodes Briggeman. The dress was complete with a bonnet and bloomers for a little girl to wear. The material Nora used to make the dress was material once used for a feed sack.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Sept. 19 and was chaired by President Joyce Richardt.
    The September birthdays were Hugh Judge, Cathy Robbins, Ida Mae Hafele, Helen Spencer, Doretta Mullis, Gus Kuhner, Faye Foretsch, Eulalia Flamion, Olivia Leistner, Norman Freeman and Angie Braunecker.
    The group thanks everyone who attended the Christmas bazaar Sept. 15 to make it a big success. The raffle winners were Eulalia Flamion, the big quilt; Rita Goffinet, the baby quilt, and Irene Miller, the quilt rack.

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar will be held Saturday at the church.
    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage patties, eggs, toast and fresh jelly and jam will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. A country store featuring baked goods, fresh and canned items, candies and crafts will also be available.

  • Seth and Samantha DuPont of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Joel Daniel DuPont, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. DuPont is the former Samantha Hagedorn.
    Grandparents are Joe and Marilyn Hagedorn of rural Tell City and Daniel and Claudia DuPont of Gatchel.
    Great-grandparents are Pauline Gogel of Fulda, Raymond and Lucille Howell of Gatchel and Raphael and Vivian DuPont of Tell City.

  • Regina Schaefer was the winner of the St. Paul Catholic Church August quilt raffle. The quilt was pieced by Jean Blue and was quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • Tamara Lynn Germany of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Donald Harrison Van Hoosier of Santa Claus were united in marriage during a ceremony Saturday, July 14, 2012, at North Hutchenson Island, Fla.

  • In 1962, Margaret (May) Schank won the prettiest dress for Cannelton’s 125th anniversary celebration of the Sisters of the Swish.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Teen Advisory Group is a 20-member advisory panel which was formed 8 years ago to ensure the ongoing development of teen services, materials and programming at the library, to attract teens to the library, and to get their input regarding ways to meet the needs of teens in the community.

  • CANNELTON – To kick off Cannelton’s celebration of its 175th anniversary and annual Heritage Fest, the city will host a parade at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    Line up will begin at 1 p.m. on Old Highway 237. Categories for the parade include commercial, band, civic and community. Certificates will be given to all participants and awards will be presented for first, second and third place in each category. For safety reasons, the community asks that candy be handed out to children, not thrown from floats.