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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.
    August 5
    Jane Dreyling, Theresa Seifert, Jerry Harris, Kim Parker, Lawrence Litherland, Rick LaGrange, Gary Kleeman, Pat Pund, Karen Carlson, Donna Whitehead, Aaron Ross Malone, Darlene Hagedorn, Linda Gray, Gregory Biever, Linda Holde, Parker Croghan, Toodie Parker, Crystal Rust, Joel Schwartz, Laura Kleaving, Hayden Michael Shadwick.
    August 6

  • Darlene G. (Hook) Wilson and Phil E. Litherland of Tell City were united in marriage, Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” Hook and Carrie Hook of Tell City. Mr. Litherland is the son of Jim and Jean Litherland of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her mother, Carrie Hook, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Eddie Fruehwald.

  • Five generations of the Heeke and Goffinet family gathered for a picture recently. In front, baby Maggie Goffinet is held by her great-great-grandmother, Anna Heeke. Sitting at Anna’s right is grandmother Bridget (Heeke) Goffinet. In the back is Maggie’s father, Grant Goffinet, and great-grandfather, Frank Heeke.

  • Samantha Rae Williams and Donnie Joe Duke were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Thursday, July 7, 2011, at 517 11th St., Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Randy and Dawn Williams of Tell City. Mr. Duke is the son of Don Duke of Tell City and the late Dorothy Duke.
    The bride was given away by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Mayor Barbara Ewing.
    Angelica King of Tell City, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor. The bride’s daughter, Kianna Williams of Tell City, was the flower girl.

  • Whitney Renee Braun and Ryan Daniel Harris of Cannelton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of James and Tracy Braun of Cannelton. She is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2010 graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with a business administration degree. She is an administrative assistant with First Class Services Inc.
    Mr. Harris is the son of Jerry and Lisa Harris of Cannelton. He is a 1999 graduate of Cannelton High School. He works for Toyota Motor Manufacturing.

  • TCHS 1965
    CANNELTON – The Tell City High School Class of 1965 will hold a reunion at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at Blue Heron Winery Bed and Breakfast, five miles east of Cannelton on Indiana 66.
    For more information, contact Mary K. (Etienne) Cardinal at marykcardinal@sbcglobal.net or call 547-8945.

  • FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will hold its annual church picnic Aug. 7 at the church grounds in Fulda.
    Chicken and beef dinners with all the trimmings and dessert will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining hall. Carry outs will also be available.
    A grand raffle will be held at 5 p.m., along with a special quilt drawing for two beautiful handmade quilts. A country kitchen will be open throughout the day, serving homemade goodies including breads, rolls, muffins, coffee cakes, noodles, snacks, salsas, jellies, jams and more.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 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.

  • Vacation Bible school continues at Nazarene church
    TELL CITY – Church of the Nazarene at 17 Lausanne Court, will continue their annual vacation Bible school today and Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
    This year’s theme will be Hometown Nazareth-Jesus as a kid for ages 3 through fifth grade.
    For more information contact the church at 547-2687, Joe Butler at 547-3847 or Lisa Peter at (812) 719-2533.

  • DERBY – A benefit will be at noon Saturday at the Derby Tavern for Jennifer Reed.
    Reed is currently battling Ewing’s Sarcoma, a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue.
    Activities during the event will include a cornhole tourney at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person and all those participating are asked to register by 12:30 p.m. Half-pot drawings will be held every hour and a silent auction will be held with bids closing at 8 p.m.