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Today's Features

  • 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.
    July 22

  • Mr. and Mrs. John Wilgus of Tell City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 24, 2011.
    The couple were married June 24, 1951, at Troy Christian Church in Troy.
    They have two children, Pam Wilson and her husband, Mike, and Brett Wilgus.
    They also have one grandson, Ben Wilson and his wife, Danielle.
    Mr. Wilgus is retired after 30 years as a field examiner and field supervisor with the State Board of Accounts.

  • Kevin and Bridget Goffinet of Bristow celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary July 19, 2011.
    Mr. Goffinet married the former Bridget Heeke of Evanston July 19, 1986, in Mackville, Ky.
    The couple have two children, Grant and his wife, Mary, and Grace. They also have two grandchildren, Lilly and Maggie.
    Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet celebrated the occasion with dinner and a play, and cake and ice cream with their parents, grandparents, children and granddaughters. They will also take a Caribbean cruise.
    Mr. Goffinet is employed at Coca-Cola in Jasper.

  • Rachel Lynn Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Kyle Lee Aders of Bristow were united in marriage during a private ceremony May 20, 2011.

    The bride is the daughter of Tim Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Tammy Jochem of Dale.
    Mr. Aders is the son of Tracy Aders of Bristow and Pheadra Fowler of Petersburg.
    The new Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Aders will reside in Eckerty.
    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School. She works at Indiana Furniture in Jasper.

  • Amanda Ball and Mike Evans of Cannelton an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronnie and JoAnn Ball of Cannelton. She is a 2006 graduate of Cannelton High School and a 2011 graduate of Owensboro Community and Technical College with a degree in early childhood education.
    She is the lead caregiver at Bright Beginnings in Tell City.
    Mr. Evans is the son of Kenny and Mary Baur of Cannelton. He is a 2003 graduate of Cannelton High School. He is a robotic technician at Webb Wheel in Tell City.

  • The Blazing Saddles Horse and Pony 4-H Club raised $1,650.32 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital in honor of Zach Taylor.

  • Gospel Tabernacle church camp July 24
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host its 39th annual Victory Valley Church Camp from July 24 through July 29.
    The camp is for children ages 12 to 18.
    For more information or to pre register, call 547-4802.

    Carpenter in concert Sunday at Nazarene church
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Church of the Nazarene, 17 Lausanne Court, will host a gospel sing featuring Berdena Carpenter at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
    The community is invited to attend.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31 at the church.
    Mass is set for 10:30 a.m. and parking will be available for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,750.
    Family style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell Street Baptist Church will host this year’s vacation Bible school July 18 through July 23.
    Children 4 years old up to the 12th grade will meet each night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and participants are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early July 18 to register. Those wishing to attend can also call 547-7366 to register.
    An adult class will also be offered this year.
    The theme is Pandamania, where God is wild about you. It centers on “God sightings,” to look for all God’s gifts we have received.

  • Mason Alexander Fuchs
    Isaiah and Brittany Fuchs of Dale announce the birth of their son, Mason Alexander Fuchs, Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Fuchs is the former Brittany Raven.
    Grandparents are Dan Fuchs of Evanston, Chad and Lisa Roberts of Dale and the late Wilma Fuchs.
    Great-grandparents are Zelma Fuchs of Evanston, Ralph and Janice Wahl of Dale and the late Jim Fuchs.