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Today's Features

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 elected officers for the 2013-14 year recently. From the left are, George Stowe, service officer; Emory Yaggi, house committees; Wayne Simon, senior vice commander; Kerry James, commander; Ross Riley, trustee; Ron Carlson, chaplin; Dennis Shreve, adjutant, and Mike Schneider, quarter master.

  • Perry County Girl Scout troops gathered for a sleepover recently. The theme of the sleepover was “Brave.” Troops 503, 126, 23, 254 and 653 participated in the event.

  • Kenneth Cody and Amanda Schnell of Saint Anthony announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Mae Schnell Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    The mother is the former Amanda Hasenour.
    Grandparents are Gary and Dolores Hasenour of Celestine, Keith Schnell of Louisville, Ky., and Kim Esarey of Bristow. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Diana LaGrange and Alvina Schnell.

  • David and Bessie Werne of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 5 p.m. June 15, 2013, with a Mass at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. A celebration will follow the Mass for invited guests. Invitations have been sent.

    Mr. Werne married the former Bessie Phelps June 1, 1963, at St. Meinrad Cath-olic Church. Attendants were Dalene (Pekingpaugh) Arnett, Carolyn (Anderson) Etienne, Martha (Werne) Tempel, Mary Werne, Dennis Werne and the late Darrel Phelps.
    The couple has one son, Barry Werne of Evansville, and two grandsons.

  • Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.
    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliaries and Sons of the American Legion.

  • The families of Henrietta Lasher gathered for generations pictures over the holidays last year.

  • A TSW wrestling event fundraiser was held May 18 at Perry Central High School to raise funds for Erin Owen. Owen, a 31-year-old Tell City resident has been battling with breast cancer since February.

  • The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Leadership Class held its 12th annual Academic Pep Rally May 3. The theme this year was “Las Vegas: Don’t Gamble with your grades.” Approximately 250 students were recognized for their academic achievements, good citizenship and attendance.

  • Three second grade students of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton celebrated their first reception of communion May 12 during the 8 p.m. Mass. Pictured from the left are Levi Smith, Catalina Moskos and Brayden Lain. In the back is the Rev. Sengole Thomas G.

  • Tell Street Baptist Bible school June 5-7
    TELL CITY – Children of the community are invited to this year’s vacation Bible school, “God’s Backyard; Bible camp under the stars” at Tell Street Baptist Church.
    The camp will be held June 5 to June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening.
    A kick off party is planned for 5 p.m. June 1 at the church. There will be a cornhole tournament, weenie roast, a dunking booth and more.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

    Deer Creek collecting items