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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Cannelton native and Ohio State Trooper Albert Allen, 72, was recently recognized by the Ohio Highway Patrol for his outstanding service during 2013. Allen was named Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspector of the Year out of the Bucyrus, Ohio district.

    Allen’s sister, Frannie Emerson of Tell City, said her brother was honored to receive the award, presented at a banquet just days before his retirement last month.

  • Brittany Rice and Travis Neff, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Johnny and Ethel Rice of Hawesville, Ky.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Nancy J. Byrd of Tell City and the late Paul G. Neff.

    He is the stepson of John R. Byrd of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Central Baptist Church in Hawesville. A reception will follow at Immaculate Conception Hall in Hawesville.

  • Catherine Mary Ward of Magnet and Kyle Allen  Aders of Bristow announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ginny Hardin of Magnet and the late Mark Ward.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Mark and Kim Aders of Bristow.

    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. April 26, 2014, at Derby Park in Derby. A reception will be held at the Bristow Community Center in Bristow.

  • Tell Street Baptist hosts Bible study Wednesdays
    TELL CITY – The Tell Street Baptist Church in Tell City holds Bible study every Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the church. All are invited to attend.

    St. Michael’s fish fries continue during Lent
    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners Fridays during Lent. There will be no dinners served on Good Friday, April 18.

  • 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.
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  • Brad and Jenny Daniel of Crown Point announce the birth of their son, Parker Bradley.

    He was delivered Jan. 13, 2014, at Franciscan Hospital in Crown Point.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ed and Pam Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis. and Dick and Dana Daniel of Hobart.

    Great-grandfather is Philip Moe of Waupaca, Wis.

  • Joe and Lisa West of Evansville announce the birth of their son, Asher Edward. He was delivered March 19, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville.

    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Asher has two sisters, Avery and Abbie.

    Maternal grandparents are Ed and Pam Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Cecil and Jennifer West and Deborah West, all of Evansville.

    Great-grandparents are Philip Moe of Waupaca, Wis. and Etta West and Ramona Farmer, both of Evansville.

  • Rachel Goad and Michael Garmer announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    Rachel is the daughter of Dea Goad and the late Ralph Goad. Michael is the son of Shawn and Jackie Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2012 graduate of East Tennessee State University.

    She is employed as a correctional officer at the Washington County Detention Center in Jonesborough.
    The groom-to-be is a graduate of Crockett High School in Jonesborough and East Tennessee State University.

  • Baylie Cathleen Gelarden and Bradley Phillip Richter, both of Lexington, Ky., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Phil and Cathleen Gelarden of Cannelton.

    The groom-to-be is the son of David and Jennifer Richter of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. May 3, 2014, at Tell City United Methodist Church.

    A reception will follow at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • EVANSVILLE – The Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society has selected Mariah Alvey for membership in the local chapter at the University of Southern Indiana.

    Delta Epsilon Iota was established in order to recognize and encourage academic excellence in all fields of study. The organization rewards outstanding students through financial scholarships, provides leadership opportunities to its members and promotes the principles of dedication, enthusiasm and initiative among students participating in higher education throughout the United States.