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Today's Features

  • Janie Curl Frederick and Thomas G. Wiseman were united in marriage Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Sycamore Springs Park in English, by Brother Albert Madden.

    Bridesmaids were Falesha Frederick and Cierra Wiseman.
    Groomsmen were Steven, Darren and Nathan Wiseman.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Kermit Curl and Dorothy Curl of Doolittle Mills.
    Mr. Wiseman is the son of the late Georgetta Steurer and Randall Wiseman of Birdseye.
    The couple honeymooned in the Smoky Mountains and the Carolinas. They will reside in Doolittle Mills.

  • Cannelton elementary students gathered in the community center Thursday with teachers, parents and grandparents as they celebrated the ending of the school year. Awards were given for perfect attendance and various academic achievements. Fifth grade teacher Joan Goble was also honored again for being named teacher of the year for the Indiana Small and Rural Schools Association. Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves also declared May 27 to be Joan Goble Day in honor of the Cannelton teacher’s achievements.

  • MuGamma Beta Sigma Phi member Mary Snyder presents a donation of $200 to Cannelton Police Chief Eric Dickenson. The donation is to be used for the Kenny Kellems Camp with a Cop program. MuGamma as donated to this camp since its beginning.
     

  • Chestnut Grove to host guest Brother Bobbie Bell
    TELL CITY – Evangelist Brother Bobbie Bell and family from Troy, Ohio, will be special guest speakers today, Friday and Saturday at Chestnut Grove Church in Tell City.
    The congregation will gather at 7 p.m. today and Friday and at 5 p.m. Saturday. Singing and rejoicing on good word will be held.
    For more information, contact Brother Harold Nix at 547-5109.

  • St. Paul Catholic Church celebrated the educational accomplishments of 19 seniors of Tell City Junior-Senior High School who are graduating during commencement exercises June 3.

  • TELL CITY – First Baptist Church will welcome children to Panda Mania vacation Bible school beginning June 6.
    Children 4 years old through students who have completed fifth grade will meet Monday through Friday of that week from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Parents, grandparents and friends are invited to join us each day at 11:20 a.m. for the “Rowdy Wrap-Up,” a daily celebration of God’s love. The church is located at the corner of 13th and Jefferson streets.

  • 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.

    June 3

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Kunkler of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 18 with a 1 p.m. Mass at St. Mark Catholic Church, St. Marks, followed by an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Mark Parish Center next to the church.

    Jerome “Pete” Kunkler and the former Marlene Jasper were married at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church at Ferdinand, June 17, 1961.

  • Braxton Lee Smitson
    Rodney and Alicia Smitson of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Braxton Lee Smitson, Monday, May 16, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 191⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Smitson is the former Alicia Brown. Braxton has one older sibling, Landin Smitson, 21⁄2.
    Grandparents are Rick and Pam Criss of Hawesville, Ky., Chuck and Mary Riley of Derby, Jerry Smitson of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jannette Harrison of Tell City.