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Today's Features

  • GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Steven Midgett has recently completed Navy basic training from Great Lakes.

    He is the son of Tonia Kling and Tim Kling, both of Tell City, and the grandson of Connie and Phil Kling of Tell City and Robert and Mary Walker of Radcliff, Ky.
    Midgett is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School. He is currently stationed in Meridian Miss., attending A School and will train to become a Navy Seal.

  • TELL CITY – The United Methodist Church women will sell homemade noodles from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the 10th Street lobby of the church.
    Bags are $3 a piece.
    The noodles are made by the women of the church every year.

  • ROCKY POINT – The Perry County Museum will host “Night for the Museum” Friday at the Blue Heron Farm. The event will feature music by Monte Skelton.
    Along with music, the event will include a silent auction, food and wine by Blue Heron Winery.
    Gates will open at 5 p.m., with music beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    The Blue Heron Farm is located at 7757 Indiana 66 E. in Rocky Point. For more information, call Brandi at (812) 549-5954. All proceeds will benefit the Perry County Museum.

  • Harper Monroe Adams
    Seth and Jessica Adams of Shelbyville announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Monroe Adams, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Harper has one older brother, Kennedy, 5.
    Grandparents are Larry and Edna Jones of Shelbyville and Jim and Sharla Adams of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Glen and Lois (Schneider) May and Ken Adams, all of Tell City and the late Charles J. Schneider and Bessie Adams.

  • TELL CITY – Following is the winter schedule for the Perry County Bookmobile. Materials may be returned to any stop on the schedule or to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library or the Cannelton Public Library.
    School stops are scheduled with classes all day; for smaller crowds and easier selection, avoid those stops. If school is canceled or is released early, the bookmobile schedule may change. When in doubt, contact the library.
    Anyone wishing to check out materials on the bookmobile will have to have a library card.

  • Agape Community Church hosted a block party for the city of Cannelton Sept. 10. Nearly 400 free meals were served thanks to a grant from the United Way of Perry County. The day was spent with many games and activities for all ages with door prizes given away every 30 minutes.

    Due to generosity of the following businesses, the event was a success, according to organizers: Subway, McDonald’s, Butler Family Dentistry, Dr. Dianne Rudolph, Tell City Twin Cinema, Agape Thrift Store, Arby’s and Sara Shivley - Mary Kay beauty consultant.

  • Parris Island, S.C. – Marine Pvt. Ethan William Wheatley graduated from Marine military training Sept. 9 at Parris Island.

    While there, he completed an intensive 13-week training program which included military discipline and studies, Marine core values, physical fitness, basic warfare principles and skills and martial arts.
    He is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central High School. Wheatley is the son of Allen and Lisa. L. Wheatley and brother of Alleisha L. Wheatley.

  • Elaine Sibrel of Tell City and Fred Triplett of Columbus, Ohio, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Marion and Jane Sibrel of Tell City.
    Mr. Triplett is the son of Frederick E. Triplett of Col-umbus.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Tell Street Baptist Church.
    A reception will follow at the church.
    The couple will reside in Columbus after the wedding.

  • Whitney Braun and Ryan Harris were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of James and Tracy Braun of Cannelton.
    Mr. Harris is the son of Jerry and Lisa Harris of Cannelton.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Keith Knea.

  • Oil Township-Perry Central
    BRANCHVILLE – An Oil Township – Perry Central all-class reunion will be held Oct. 30 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
    Doors will open at 10:30 p.m. and a pitch–in meal will be served at noon.
    Organizers ask classmates to contact friends, family and each other to spread the word. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and a drink. Coffee, tea and tableware will be supplied.
    Classmates are also asked to take new and old photos and school-day stories.