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Today's Features

  • Stephen and Amy Kraus of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Porter Joseph Kraus, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.

    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Kraus is the former Amy Esarey. Porter has one older brother, Kristopher, 2.
    Grandparents are Linda and Karl Koziatek of Magnet, Joe Esarey of Tell City, David Kraus of Tell City and Toni Kraus of Troy.

  • Terry Henderson of Louisville, Ky., announces his engagement and approaching marriage to Heather Kleaving of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark Kleaving of Tell City and the late Belinda Kleaving. She is a graduate of Tell City High School.
    Mr. Henderson is the son of the late Kyle Henderson and Bobbie Henderson of Louisville. He is a graduate of Western High School and works at River Metals in Louisville.
    Formal invitations will be issued.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Perry Central FFA member Stephanie Sherman earned the prestigious American FFA Degree at the FFA Rally to Fight Hunger Oct. 24-25. More than 9,500 FFA members, advisers and guests took part in the rally conducted in Indianapolis. One million meals were packaged in just 20 hours, with half of the meals staying in the Indianapolis area and half going to Haiti.

  • PERRY COUNTY – More than 75 4-H’ers, family members and guests attended the 2012 4-H Celebration Nov. 11 at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

    The 4-H celebration recognized 4-H’ers for their hard work and honored 4-H volunteers based on their tenure. The 4-H’ers and their families also had the opportunity to meet with new 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator Megan Andrews.
    The following 4-H members earned pins for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: achievement, forestry and healthy living

  • Wayne Holman lives in Texas but grew up in Tell City and graduated from Tell City High School.

    He and his two sons were visiting family in Tell City and deer hunting over Thanksgiving week. His son Clayton, 14, of Port Neches, Texas, was hunting with uncles Mike and Bill Holman Nov. 21 when the teenager saw an albino doe traveling with several others. He was able to get an 80-yard shot with a muzzleloader and harvested the doe. Clayton is the grandson of Joyce Holman of Tell City.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – County residents are encouraged to do their Christmas shopping with local businesses and to participate in the Perry County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Cash drawings.
    To register for gift certificate drawings totaling $1,100, visit one of the following merchants: Celebrations, Domestic Goddess Salon & Boutique, Fischer Furniture and Appliance, German American, Hauenstein’s, Noble’s IGA, Now & Then, Old National Bank, Roland’s Jewelry, Skinsations and The Greenhouse & Bouquets.

  • TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Sorority is taking orders for its annual cheeseball sales. Two kinds of cheeseballs being sold are Old English and “Holiday.”
    The Old English is a blend of smooth mild cheddar cheeses and “Holiday” is made with green peppers, onions and pineapple.  
    Cost is $7. They will be made Dec. 15.
    If you are interested in ordering a cheeseball, contact any sorority member or call Susan Harpenau at 547-6560.
     

  • Casey Brahm and Zach Stutsman of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bishop of Santa Claus and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Brahm of Ferdinand. She is the granddaughter of Mary Patterson of Tell City and Cleon Brahm of Ferdinand. She is a graduate of Heritage Hills High School, Purdue University and Ivy Tech. She works as an office assistant at C&S Inc.

  • TELL CITY – Golden Living Center – Lincoln Hills’ Resident Council will host its annual Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the main hallway of the building.

    Candy, baked items, craft items, new items, gently used items and more will be for sale. All proceeds will go to the Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Resident Council.

    The public is invited to attend this event.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Coon Club will hold its Christmas party Saturday at the coon club.
    This party is for members and club volunteers only. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and karaoke will begin at 7 p.m. Anyone who plans to attend is asked to take a covered dish.