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Today's Features

  • Haley Coogan and David McCoskey of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Zayden Emmerson Shane McCoskey, Friday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Zayden has one older sibling, Nevaeh Izabelle Dawn McCoskey, 1.
    Grandparents are Kim and James Malone and Bill McCoskey, all of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Mary and Paul Van Note of Tell City.

  • Tommy and Heather Ov-erstreet of Tell City an-nounce the birth of their daughter, Tristann Faith Overstreet, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Overstreet is the former Heather Blackwood. The Overstreets had one other child, the late Keagan Lee Overstreet.
    Grandparents are Phil and Judy Hinton of Cannelton, Ken and Bernie Overstreet in Tell City and James and Jennifer Blackwood of Pell City, Ala.

  • Shawn Kahler and Courtney Leisner of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Bayden Christopher Leisner-Kahler, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Betty Jean Leisner of Bristow and the late Shawn Leisner. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Connie Kahler of Cannelton.

  • Josh and Danielle Hippen of Derby announce the birth of their son, Case Joshua Hippen, June 17, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 23 inches long.
    Mrs. Hippen is the former Danielle Peter of St. Marks.
    Grandparents are Danny and Brenda Peter of Derby and Pat and Jodi Griffin of Georgetown.
    Great-grandparents are Elsie Arnold of Tell City, David and Wanda Hippen of Sterling, Ill., and the late Ray Arnold and Juanita Peter.

  • Jason and Tracie Harrison of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Jase Lee Harrison, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Harrison is the former Tracie Mallory. Jase has one older sibling, Paige Harrison, 3.
    Grandparents are Rick and Peggy Mallory of Tell City and Jesse and Dianne Harrison of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Charles and Clara Rita Mallory of Tell City, Carl and Mary Sommer of Rome, Anna Harrison of Tell City and Ruth Rogier of Tell City.

  • Allen and Charlotte Goffinet celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 22, 2012. The couple’s family gathered at the home of their daughter in Bloomington to honor Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet.

    The couple were married Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 1962. They have a daughter, Leah, and a son, Kevin. They also have four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Attending the celebration were Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet’s children and their families, along with Mrs. Goffinet’s mother, Oda May Terry.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa has added nine new prints to its collection of historic landmarks in Perry County, which the group are selling to the public.

    Most of the prints were drawn by the residents in the Purposeful Living United Service program at the Branchville Correctional Facility. The Cotton Mill, Cannelton High School, the old Cannelton courthouse, the old Rome courthouse and the Celtic Cross are depicted in the new prints.

  • PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps Pvt. Kyle R. Scherzer, son of Dale and Stacy Scherzer of Haubstadt and grandson of Robert and Margie Scherzer of New Boston, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Area Girl Scouts are readying to take cookie orders from Jan. 2 through Jan. 18.
    This year’s sale will offer eight varieties of cookies: Thin Mints, Shortbreads, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Patties, Caramel deLites, Thanks-a-Lots, Lemonades and a new variety, Mango Cremes.
    The Mango Cremes are a crunchy vanilla and coconut cookie with a mango-flavored filling.

  • PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps PFC Spencer J. Herzog graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Deport, Parris Island Nov. 21.

    The 13-weeek course included close-order drill, marksmanship with M-16A4 riffles, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. Herzog was also honored with an award for the highest shooter in his platoon.