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Today's Features

  • Cannelton officials gathered Thursday to mark the grand opening of Can-Pallet and Lumber Supplies in Cannelton.

  • CANNELTON – Community officials and residents gathered at the Cannelton Public Library March 21 to celebrate an open house to mark the merger of the library with the Tell City-Perry County branch this past year.

  • Rome UMC to host song fest Sunday
    ROME – Rome United Methodist Church will host a songfest started at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    The gospel group, Truth Be Told, will perform, followed by a covered-dish supper. Meat and drinks will be provided and those attending are asked to take their favorite covered dish.
    A love offering will be taken for the group. All are welcomed to attend.

  • Makayla Riley Dawson
    Phillip Dawson and Cody Rhodes of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Makayla Riley Dawson, Friday, March 2, 2012, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Grandparents are Bill and Debbie Rhodes of Rolla, Mo., and Doug and Janice Little of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Larry and Cindy Foster of Tell City and Brenda Little of Cannelton.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County is home to four children battling cancer and one fighting devastating bone disease. 

    Tyler Cundiff, the 17-year-old son of Michelle Taylor, has acute lymphoblastic leukemia and has been at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis since November. Eighteen-year-old Devin Hall, son of Mike and Kim Hall, has Langerhans cell histocytosis, formerly called eosino-philiac granuloma, a rare disease which causes tumors to form on the bones and for which the only treatment available is chemotherapy.

  • The Tell City Ghost Hunters hosted a pancake breakfast March 17, with all proceeds to benefit the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.

  • United Pentecostal to hold concert Friday
    BRISTOW – Christy Clark, Christian singer and songwriter, along with electric guitarist Rev. Jason Clark will be live in concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the United Pentecostal Church, 20843 State Road 145 in Bristow.

  • Boy Scout Troop 192 held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 19. Winners were, from the left, Will Simpson, first place; Matt Aders, second place and Ethan Pruitt, third place.

  • TELL CITY – NRG Farm of Tell City received two Indiana 2011 High Point awards at the Indiana Saddlebred Horse Association Convention in Carmel Feb. 12.
    The Testament, shown by trainer Nancy Ress, won the Park Pleasure Driving Award and Championship Symphony, shown by Dr. Gene Ress, won in the Country Pleasure Driving Division.
    Dekarobics, owned and shown by Hannah Young in their first year of showing together, won two championships and two reserve championships.

  • Tristan Robert James
    Trina and Chris James of Ferdinand announce the birth of their son, Tristan Robert James, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. James is the former Trina Emmert.
    Grandparents are Bob and Bonnie Emmert of Ferdinand and Nolan and Betty James of Mount Pleasant.
    Great-grandmother is Clarice James of Dubois.