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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Winners of the Schweizer Fest Window Display contest have been announced.
    Trophies were presented to Chris Cail and William Tell Antiques for most unique; John Hauenstein and Hauenstein’s for most nostalgic and Jessi Sprinkle and Eco Friendly Consignment for most elaborate.
    “Thank you to all who participated,” said Dot Kessner of Kessner Interiors, who sponsors the contest every year. “I know it takes a lot of time, effort and research to make the window display. They bring back many memories and are enjoyed by all.”

  • Ray and Ruth Gunn of Cannelton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 16, 2011.

    The couple commemorated the event with a private celebration with family before they traveled to California by train.
    Mr. Gunn married the former Ruth Collignon Aug. 16, 1952, in Troy.
    The couple has three children, Debbie Stemler and her husband, Kerry of Sellersburg, Becky Biever and her husband, Steve of Evansville and Bill Gun and his wife, Kim, of Tell City. They also have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

  • Chris and Eleanor Minto celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 23, 2011.

    Mr. Minto and the former Eleanor Tippin were married Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1961, at the Summerset Christian Church in Putnam County.
    Their attendants were Paul Minto and Margie Sauter.
    Mr. Minto was the owner of Minto’s Market in Tell City and Mrs. Minto was a physical-education teacher at Tell City High School.
    A celebration was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Marty and Lou Ann Backer Aug. 13. It was at-tended by several family members and friends.

  • CANNELTON – Irene Verlee Poehlein will celebrate her 90th birthday Sept. 6, 2011.
    Birthday wishes and cards are welcome and can be sent to Poehlein at 9199 Deer Creek Road, Cannelton, IN 47520.
    Her phone number is 836-2783.
    Her daughter, Wanda Poehlein, said her mother enjoys hearing from friends and receiving cards.

  • TELL CITY – The family of Robert Huebschman will host an open house at his home from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday to celebrate his 90th birthday.
    All friends, neighbors and relatives are invited to attend and help Huebschman celebrate his birthday. He requests no gifts, but just the presence of friends and family.

  • The 4-H open talent show held July 16 drew 10 contestants to the stage at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest was sponsored by D&J’s DJ Service, Hometown Music and Los Amigos. In first place was Hayley Payne, left; in second place was Kira Maddle, center; and in third place was Brooke Lawalin.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects, according to organizers.
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from now until Sept. 15. Disbursement will take place in October.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Martin Vinson and Mrs. Jacqueline Bennett announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Abby Stutsman and Timothy Bennett of Hawesville, Ky.

    The bride-elect is studying criminal investigations at Everest University of Florida. She works as a logistics clerk at Schwab Corp. in Cannelton.
    Mr. Bennett is also the son of the late Ray Bennett. He is a 1993 graduate of Owensboro High School. He works as a production coordinator at Schwab Corp. in Cannelton.

  • Michael Kleeman and Chelsea Horton of Derby announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Riley and SueDee Horton of Tell City. She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and is attending Ivy Tech Community College studying culinary arts.
    She works at the Rocky Point Waterfront Grille.
    Mr. Kleeman is the son of Larry and Sharon Kleeman of Tell City. He is a 2005 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2010 graduate of Ball State University.
    He works for Simon and Harris Construction.