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Today's Features

  • Roy and Jeanette Ward of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010.
    Mr. Ward and the former Jeanette Broyles were married Oct. 16, 1960, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky.
    The couple have three children, David and Charles Ward of Tell City and Lori Dials of Frankfort, Ky. They have two grandchildren, Joshua and Seth Ward.
    Mr. Ward retired from Willamette Industries in 2001.

  • For more information about the event, contact Jo Sodrel at 547-2071.
    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.

  • TELL CITY – In celebration of Teen Read Week, Sunday through Oct. 23, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library will host two events for local teens.
    From 5 to 8 p.m. Monday there will be a “Game Night” where teens are invited to go to the library and play games on the Wii gaming system or play a variety of card and board games.

  • FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pvt. Jakob A. Powers, formerly of Tell City, of B Company, Second Battalion, 19th infantry Regiment, completed Army basic training and infantry school in Fort Benning. He trained at the base from June 18 to Sept. 24 in Foxtrot Company. He will be based at Fort Bliss, Texas.
    Power is a graduate of Daviess County High School and the son of Allan and Stephanie Powers of Utica, Ky., and the late Connie Wheatley. He has two brothers, Clint Duke and Austin Powers and two step-sisters, Taylor Kratzer and Kendall Powers.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County’s 4-H clubs are working on community-service projects and would like to have the public become involved, Extension Educator Re-nate Jobst said.
    “There are three projects that are ongoing and I am hopeful the community will want to pitch in,” Jobst said.

  • Zane Joseph Lutgring
    Ryan and Dana Lutgring announce the birth of their son, Zane Joseph, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at the Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Lutgring is the former Dana Brockman.
    Grandparents are Thomas and Terri Brockman of Evanston and Eric and Kim Lutgring of Tell City.

  • St. Isidore shooting match Sunday
    BRISTOW – The St. Isidore Catholic Church shooting match is scheduled for Sunday, Sunday at the church in Bristow.
    A ham and turkey shoot will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the closed match of beef and pork will be at 2:30 p.m. First choice for the closed match is half a beef.
    Lunch will be served beginning at 10:30 a.m. Food items will include homemade chili, hamburgers, homemade pie, coffee, soft drinks and bottled water.

  • TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City invites the community to watch the Veggie Tales newest movie, “It’s a Meaningful Life.” Those attending are also invited to join in a hayride.
    The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the church. The movie will begin at 10, followed by lunch at 11 and the the hayride at 11:30.
    The hayrides will continue through the morning until everyone has had a chance to ride. Parent pick-up is at 12:30 p.m.

  • By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    ST. CROIX – Parishioners of Holy Cross Church marked 150 years of faith Sunday by doing what they and their church’s forebears have been doing for a century and a half: praying to God and giving thanks for life’s blessings.

  • Thursday October 7
    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.