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Today's Features

  • 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 8

  • Service time changing at Bristow Christian Church Sunday
    BRISTOW – Due to the annual Octoberfest Car Show Sunday, the service time for Bristow Christian Church will be changed to 9 a.m. instead of the usual 10 a.m.
    The regular 10 a.m. services will resume Oct. 17. Cathy Aders will be in attendance at that service with a carry-in dinner to follow.

  • Kenny and Ramona Elder of Tell City and Mark Sitzman of Mariah Hill announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rivaye Sitzman, to Justin Zarfos, son of Randal “Zeke” Zarfos of Oriole.
    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2007 graduate of Roger’s Hair Academy.
    She works as a hair stylist at “All About You” salon.
    Mr. Zarfos graduated from Perry Central High School in 2000 and from Ivy Tech State College in 2003.
    He is employed at Don’s Automotive and Machine.

  • Sarah Nolan and Jeff Bockhold of Jeffersonville announce their engagement and approaching wedding.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Steve of Dee Ann Nolan of Loogootee.
    She is a graduate of Loogootee High School and Indiana University Southeast.
    Mr. Bockhold is the son of Debbie LaGrange of Tell City and the late Jerry Bockhold.
    He is a graduate of Perry Central High School and the University of Southern Indiana.

  • 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.

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