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Today's Features

  • Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Quick of Tell City celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows March 21, 2011, at Hemlock Hills in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    A celebration was also held in their honor and hosted by their family after the ceremony. The Rev. Seff Ounby officiated the vow-renewal ceremony.
    Mr. Quick married the former Norma Briggeman Feb. 20, 1971, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Amanda Sue Hasenour of Saint Anthony and Kenneth Cody Schnell of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Dolores Hasenour of Celestine. She is a 2003 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School and a 2007 graduate of Indiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
    She currently works at BR Associates Inc. in Jasper as a field marketing manager.
    Mr. Schnell is a 2005 graduate of Northeast Du-bois High School. He is employed at the Bristow Mill.

  • Brandy Elizabeth Aders of Bristow and Aaron Michael Rogier of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bonnie Aders of Bristow and the late Wayne Franchville. She is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and is pursuing a business management degree from Vincennes University. She works as a pharmacy technician at Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Tell City.

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Church in New Boston will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday in the parish hall.
    Cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 years old and younger. The meal will include spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, breadsticks, dessert and a drink.
    All of the proceeds will go toward the cost of sending youth members on a Catholic Heart Workcamp Mission Trip in Toledo, Ohio in June.
    For more information, call (812) 362-8726.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for the JC Penney Catalog Store at 10 a.m., May 16.
    The ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate the purchase and relocation of the store. The open house will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the same day.
    The JC Penney Catalog store is moving to the old Dauby Hardware location. The owner is Debbie Ramsey.
    The public is invited to help celebrate the relocation of this business.

  • TELL CITY – On Saturday, carriers will collect non-perishable food donations left by mailboxes and in post offices and deliver them to local community food banks, pantries and shelters.
    Every second Saturday in May letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America deliver much more than mail when they walk and drive along their postal routes.

  • The Emmanuel Lutheran quilt-making group made 140 quilts from January to March that will be sent to Lutheran World Relief.

    Six will go to the local Crisis Connection and some are sold locally to cover expenses for shipping and supplies. Pictured are Chris and Mary Avis Seitz, seated, Nelda Dome, Jean Hammack, Leoma Welsh, Roberta Mulzer, Doris Schauberger and Jeanette Stofft. Not available for the photo were Verona Mallory, Tom Tignor and Juanita Holmes.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association has announced the third annual singing competition titled Shoot for the Stars.
    Live auditions will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the first Music in the Park event for 2011 located in City Hall Park in Tell City. Auditions will consist of one a capella and one accompanied song in front of a panel of judges.
    The competition is for nonprofessional singers only and is open to residents of Perry, Spencer and Hancock counties.

  • CANNELTON - The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Courthouse Annex.