Today's Features

  • Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.
    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliar-ies and Sons of the American Legion.
    Memorial services will consist of a brief ritual, eulogy, prayers, placing of memorial wreaths, a three-volley salute and a sounding of taps.

  • TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help.
    Jammin with Purdue Extension is a hands-on workshop that will help you learn all the basics of how to safely preserve those juicy fruits. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 30, the workshop will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The cost is only $5 per person.
    Everyone who participates will take home a jar of sweet spread along with all the knowledge needed to make more.

  • About 35 St. Paul Catholic Church members volunteered Saturday to spread a tractor-trailer of mulch at Joe Schaeffer Park and the Kids Kreation Playground. The event was to celebrate Earth Day. Two semi-truck loads of mulch was available to the group, who spread the mulch and cleaned up the park.

  • St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold held its first communion April 22. Pictured in the front from the right are Braeden Songer, Trista James, Amaya Zarate and Cole Granderson. In the second row are Alex Stillwell and Andy Bishop. Standing in the back are Marty Williams, Martha Thomas, the Rev. Brian Esary and Shannon Labhart.

  • Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing May 26.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Grace Harmony.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • Five generations of the Bryant family gathered recently for a picture. From left, mother Brittany Howes hold son Zelan as grandmother Kelly Jones holds Zelan’s brother, Riley. Next to them are great-grandmother Barbara Durbin and great-great-grandmother Hazel Bryant.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City and Perry Central marching bands are teaming up to host the first Two Bands-One Goal 5k Fun Run-Walk June 2 at Legion Field in Tell City.
    Check in will begin at 7 a.m. and the run-walk will start at 8. This is a “fun” run-walk with no official times given or age-group prizes scheduled. However, there will be several drawings and the top male and female runners will receive priz-es.

  • Shane Allen Lane
    Lori Ann White of Cannelton and Chad Allen Lane of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Shane Allen Lane, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds and 13.5 ounces.
    Grandparents are Debra White of Cannelton, Clayton White of Tell City and Brenda and Jeffrey Lane of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Geneva Litherland, Jasper McMahon and R.O. Parker, all of Cannelton and the late Ruth and James Alvey, Ollie and Basil Lane, Charles Litherland and Beverly McMahon.

  • Mia Laflin and Gregory Visconti announce their en-gagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark Laflin of Tell City and the late Marilyn Roland Laflin. She is a graduate of Center Grove High School in Greenwood and has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. She is employed as a product manager with GE Healthcare in Milwaukee, Wis.

  • Wendell and Faye Burton of Columbia, Ky., and Randy and Doris Hagedorn of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kayla Ruth Burton and Vincent Randall Hagedorn.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Adair County High School in Columbia and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
    Mr. Hagedorn is a graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a minor in chemistry.