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Today's Features

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church held their confirmation May 22 at the church. Those pictured are, from left, Carly Jarboe, Bailey Powell, Chelsea Priebe and Pastor Keith Knea.

  • New church starts in Troy
    TROY – Our Father’s House has opened its doors on 630 Walnut St., in Troy and is welcoming the community to its service.
    Sunday worship will begin at 9 a.m. and singing will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdays. The church’s pastor is Brother “Bud” Louis Mullen. He can be reached at (812) 529-8638.

  • TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted one of two Indiana DAR’s Southern District meetings at St. Paul Catholic Church and Ministry Center.

    The Lafayette Spring Chapter was chartered in Cannelton in 1926 and its members hail from Perry and its surrounding counties in Indiana and Kentucky.

  • TELL CITY – Patrons of the Perry County Public Library will soon have access to more than 2,000 popular new eBooks and audiobooks through the eIndiana Digital Consortium.
    The library and members of the consortium are the recent recipients of a Library Services and Technology Act grant to grow and enhance an eBook and audiobook collection due to the growing demand for the service.
    The goal of the project is to offer patrons a wider range of choices and increase the availability of titles.

  • 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.