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Today's Features

  • Members of the Heeke family gathered recently for a five-generation picture. Seated in the front with baby Sophia Goffinet is great-great-grandmother Anna Heeke. To the left is grandmother Bridget Goffinet. Behind them on the left is Sophia’s father, Grant Goffinet. To the right is Sophia’s great-grandfather, Frank Heeke.

  • TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host an annual summer picnic Sunday in City Hall Park, 700 Main St.
    The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with grilled-chick-en and roast-beef dinners served in the parish hall, 824 Jefferson St. Takeouts will be available. Price is $8 for adults and $5 for children 8 years and younger.

    Games and food will be offered in the park across from the church beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Justin and Susan Bosley of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Adalyn Grace Bosley, Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Bosley is the former Susan Pierrard. Adalyn has two older siblings, Caiden and Isaiah, both 5.
    Grandparents are Don and Sandy Hempfling of Troy, Oliver Pierrard Jr. of Bristow, Brian and Joan Lasher of Rockport and Dave Bosley of Tell City.

  • Jared and Julie Guillaume of Evansville announce the birth of their daughter, Hope Marie Guillaume, Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 201/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Guillaume is the former Julie Hubert.
    Grandparents are Bruce and Joan Guillaume of Ferdinand, Paul and Becky Hubert of Leopold and the late Lisa Hope Allen.

  • TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester. Students from Perry County recognized for academic achievement include Kelsie Bland, Ryan Henrickson and Justin Sabelhaus, all of Tell City.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses Tuesday. The job fair will be held at the Schergens Center from 1 to 6 p.m.

    All interested businesses are invited to set up booths promoting employment in their companies.

    Booth rental for chamber members is $100 for large employers and $50 for small employers; for non-members it is $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers.

    The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from June 24 through June 28. The theme this year is “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.”

  • In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the residents of Oakwood Health Campus enjoyed a week’s worth of festivities and an evening full of patriotism May 17. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • PERRY COUNTY – We The Youth of Perry County is currently taking applications for the 2013-14 program year. We The Youth of Perry County is a leadership program for students who will be freshmen for the upcoming school year. 

    The program includes a variety of activities, including a kickoff retreat and monthly meetings.

    The meetings are usually conducted from 6 to 8:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month.

  • OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and the daughter of Chris and Darla Goffinet of Tell City, graduated summa cum laude from Kentucky Wesleyan College May 9.