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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Junior Women will host a Craft Night for anyone interested in finding out more about the group, said membership recruitment chair Renate Jobst.
    The craft night will be 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the Fifth Third Bank meeting room. Light refreshments will be served. Membership is open to anyone but voting rights are limited to persons between the ages of 18 and 40.

  • TELL CITY – The fourth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run is set for April 30 with Braunie’s Bar in Tell City hosting the event.
    All bikes are due out by 11 a.m. and are due in by 4:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome. Entry is $10 per hand or $15 per double. There will be door prizes, half pot and food.
    All proceeds go to Schreiber Family Charities and Shriners Childrens Hospital.
    For more information call 547-7917 or 547-8803. In case of rain, the poker run will be held May 1.
     

  • Kay and Robert Bertl celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the Santa’s Lodge Celebration Room April 2 with family and friends.

    The dinner was hosted by their children, Brooks Bertl and his wife, Melinda, Jaynie Ellis, and Victor Bertl.
    The couple were married April 1, 1961, at the First Baptist Church in Anderson. The Rev. Melvin Phillips officiated the ceremony.
     

  • To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    April 15

  • Ethan Thomas Greulich
    Adam and Sarah Greulich announce the birth of their son, Ethan Thomas Greulich, March 7, 2011, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Ethan has one older brother, Nolan.
    Grandparents are Alan and Theresa Lance of Uniondale, Kermit Greulich of Ferdinand and the late Ramona Walker and Debbie Greulich.

  • Holy Week, Easter schedule at Archabbey
    ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter services for Saint Meinrad Archabbey has been scheduled. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central.
    Palm Sunday, April 17: 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; 5 p.m., Vespers.
    Holy Thursday, April 21: 5 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers.
    Good Friday, April 22: 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church in Cannelton will host several activities next week leading up to Easter.
    Open communion and feet washing for anyone of the Christian faith will be held Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

  • TELL CITY – A two-hour session has been planed from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday to explain ways to neither minimize nor maximize the loss of a loved one, but to see it as a journey and grief as a process.
    The event, sponsored by Huber Funeral Home and Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, will be held at the Catholic Ministry Center, Room 10, located on Jefferson St., in Tell City.
    Sister Katheryn Huber, OSB will be presenting the program.
    The public is invited to attend and coffee, juice and doughnuts will be served.
     

  • Sydney Goffinet of Branchville served as a page for Sen. Richard Young March 29.

    Goffinet, 14 met Young, and gained a firsthand look at how the legislative process works during her time at the Statehouse. Students ages 12-18 are eligible to serve for one day assisting with various legislative activities including running errands within the Statehouse, delivering messages and helping with a variety of other tasks.
     

  • FERDINAND – The annual Ferdinand Herb and Garden Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday with various activities throughout the days.
    Shops throughout town will have herbs, perennials, hanging baskets, annuals, ferns, landscape and bedding plants, primitives, antiques, home and garden décor, patio, gardening seminars, arts and crafts markets and food available.