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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – Cannelton High School will crown its 2011 Homecoming royalty during a ceremony Friday between the junior varsity and varsity games, at approximately 7:15 p.m.

    Queen candidates
    Jennifer Dartt is the daughter of Rebecca Wilson and David Dartt. She has been a member of Directions, chorus and art clubs for four years, Spanish club for three years and student council and National Honor Society for two years.
    Dartt plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana and major in English and minor in theater.

  • Pastels on exhibit at Archabbey Library
    ST. MEINRAD – An art exhibit called “Plein-Air Pastels” will be on display at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad from Jan. 15 to March 5.
    The exhibit showcases the plein-air (painting outdoors) works of two Kentucky artists, Jan Frazier of Owensboro and Iris Gentry of Henderson.
    Both artists are adept in a variety of media and enjoy working outside, on location, where the constantly changing light is both an inspiration and a challenge.

  • 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.
    January 28

  • Thursday January 27
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Norman and Judy Herzog of Cannelton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 21, 2011.

    The couple were married at St. Michael Catholic Church Jan. 21, 1961. They are still active members of the church.
    The Herzogs are the parents of four children, Norm Herzog of Indianapolis, Christopher Herzog of Cannelton, Mindy Herzog Paulet of Lafayette and John Paul Herzog of New Albany and two daughters-in-law, Karen and Nicki Herzog.

  • Kamden Ray Phillips
    Jason and Jennifer Phillips of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Kamden Ray Phillips, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 3⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Phillips is the former Jennifer Bartlett. Kamden has two siblings, Jaylie Albin, 6 and Kirra Albin, 2.
    Grandparents are Bobby Bartlett of Tell City, Dawn Brown of Gentryville and Pam Wilbur of Tell City.

  • LEOPOLD – The 2010-11 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held between the games of the boys varsity and junior-varsity basketball teams against Crawford County Friday. The junior-varsity game will begin at 5:30 p.m.

    The senior class has selected the queen and king candidates for the ceremony. The entire high-school student body will vote on the queen and king.

    Queen Candidates

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • GRANDVIEW – The Garden Club of Grandview recently received a monetary donation from Waupaca Foundry, Tell City plant, for its current community project.
    The garden club is sponsoring a new park for the children of their community. The park will use town property that is unusable for residence. It will be located on the northeast side of Grandview, where there are currently no play areas.