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Today's Features

  • Beth Hauser holds a candle during a vigil for breast-cancer awareness, tearfully telling her story of survival to a large group gathered Thursday night at City Hall Park. 

  • By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Brennan Fenwick is a normal, healthy 10-month-old baby. He laughs loudly to the amusement of family members as he is lifted in the air by his father. He is easily distracted by shiny objects dangled by his grandmother, grins at his grandfather’s goofy faces and clings to his mother when tired. Brennan rolls on the floor with his toys and tends to pull his socks off when they apparently bother him.

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Private Mark S. Poehlein, of E Company, Third Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, recently completed basic Army Reserves combat training at Fort Jackson.
    He was in training from May 18 until Aug. 5 with the E-13 second platoon, “Mad Dawgs.”
    Poehlein, 17, is a senior and football player at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.
    He is a son of Tammy and Tom Sanders and Mark and Debbie Poehlein, all of Tell City. He has one sister, Emily Poehlein, and one brother, Colton Sanders.

  • TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will be hold their annual fall bazaar from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Fellowship Hall.
    This event is a part of the church’s mission team efforts to raise funds for mission activities both within and outside the community. Events include a silent auction, white-elephant sale, Christmas crafts, can-ned fruits and vegetables and basket booths.
    Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. and will include homemade biscuits, gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, sweet roll, homemade jellies and beverages.

  • Special services at House of Prayer Saturday
    TELL CITY – The House of Prayer in Tell City will host special services with David and Jackie Chenault at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church.
    The community is invited to attend and share in a night of singing, praise and worship.

  • 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.

  • Kipton Joe Voyles
    Larry Joe and Kristan Voyles of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Kipton Joe Voyles, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Voyles is the former Kristan Blum. Kipton has one older sister, Mariah, 11.
    Grandparents are John and Karen Ogden of Tell City, Alan Blum of Tell City, Mark and Dorothy VanWinkle of Paducah, Ky., and Larry and Sally Voyles of Magnet.

  • 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.
    October 1

  • Samantha Jo Hagedorn and Seth Daniel DuPont were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at St. Mark Church in rural Tell City. The ceremony was of-ficiated by the Rev. Dennis Devulius.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hagedorn of Tell City. Mr. DuPont is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel DuPont of rural Tell City.
    Kathy Moore and Amy Hagedorn, sisters of the bride, were chosen as mat-ron of honor and maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mary Jo Hagedorn and Amanda Foster, sisters of the bride, and Mandy Flohr and Hannah DuPont, sisters of the groom.

  • Trent Gunn and Katie Elder were selected as Tell City Junior-Senior High School homecoming king and queen Friday, Sept. 24 in a ceremony held before the Marksmen’s game against Southridge.