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Today's Features

  • Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 served its traditional soup Saturday, generating lines of fans in front of the council home on Tell Street. Just more than a kettle was left by early afternoon. Grilled-chicken dinners were also served as part of the yearly fundraiser.
     

  • CANNELTON – 2012 will mark the 175th year of Cannelton’s incorporation as a city. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cannelton Foundation is planning an organizational meeting for anyone interested in serving on the planning committee at 6 p.m. May 17, in the Cannelton City Council chambers.
    Volunteers will help plan activities and special events for the 175th birthday of Cannelton.
    The celebration will be centered around the annual Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peter of Aloe Road, Tell City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with a reception hosted by their children at the Perry County Fairgrounds.

    Mr. Peter and the former Marietta N. “Nellie” McCallister were wed April 29, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

  • Allen and Jeanne Harth of Evanston announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Danielle Harth, to Charles Bradley Hall, son of Charles Kevin and Gwen Hall of Derby.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated in 2010 from the University of Southern Indiana.
    She is a respiratory therapist at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City and Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
    The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and attends Western Kentucky University.

  • Exhibit will feature ‘Art on the Hill’
    ST. MEINRAD – A mixed-media art exhibit will be on display at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery through May 31.
    The free exhibit, “Art on the Hill,” will feature ceramics, paintings and drawings by Saint Meinrad monks and photography by seminarian Jeffrey Estacio. The ceramic pieces are the work of Brother John Mark Falkenhain OSB and Brother Elijah Luckett, OSB. Paintings by the Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, will be on display, along with drawings by Novice Timothy Wymore OSB.

  • FERDINAND – Twenty music students of Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will present two spring music recitals on May 15 at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana.
    The recitals, which are free and open to the public, will be held at 2 p.m. EDT and 7 p.m. EDT in the Assembly Hall at the monastery.
    Students performing at 2 p.m. will be Jessica Bertke, Claire Dooley, Ivy Evans, Katelyn Davis, Madison Fella, Audrey Keepes, Aidan Muth, Sarah Pund, Olivia Schroering, Monica Steckler, and Jenny Weinzapfel.

  • 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.
    May 6

  • The parents of Cassie Litherland and Steven Kellems Jr., of Tell City announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Becky Peter of Tell City and the late Tim Kreisle. She is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and currently attends University of Southern Indiana, majoring in social work.

    She currently works as a bartender at the Borderline Cantina in Tell City and is a certified nursing assistant at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills in Tell City.

  • SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick C. Little recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Little completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Joane Little of Tell City.

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