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Today's Features

  • Deer Creek Baptist to host Christmas program Sunday
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a  candlelight service and children’s Christmas program at 6 p.m. Sunday.
    The church’s Christmas service will be at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23. There will also be Christmas caroling at 6 p.m. Dec. 23. “Silent Night, Holy Night” will be performed by the adult choir.
    All are invited to attend.
     The church is also continuing Beth Moore’s 10-week Bible study lead by Cheri Taylor at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce, along with 11 participating businesses, an-nounce this year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway winners.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has stocking stuffers for purchase for the holiday season.
    Items include local history DVDs, genealogy research books and the Tell City 150th anniversary pictorial history book.
    The museum, located at Ninth and Franklin streets, is open from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. All proceeds go toward the operating costs of the museum.

  • Chad and Jamie Bruggeman of New Albany announce the birth of their son, Miles Anthony Bruggeman, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 10 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bruggeman is the former Jamie Lindblom. Miles has two older siblings, Max, 2, and Morgan, 4.
    Grandparents are Ron and Mary Anne Lindblom of Sellersburg and Mark and Debbie Bruggeman of Tell City.

  • Joseph K. Perkins and Jennifer E. Perkins of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Remedy Elizabeth Perkins, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Perkins is the former Jennifer Nies.
    Grandparents are Gail Shields, David Perkins, Melanie Maffia and stepgrandfather Frank Maffia.

  • 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.