Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will begin Saturday at Gospel Tabernacle Church. St. John United Church of Christ and St. Michael Catholic Church will co-host.

  • Dean and Theresa Smith of Jasper announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lauren N. Smith of Jasper, to Kevin P. Foley of Chandler, son of Richard and Theresa Foley of Chandler.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Jasper High School and will graduate from Ball State University in May 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics.
    Mr. Foley is a 2004 Castle High School graduate and a 2009 graduate of Indiana University Southeast with a bachelor’s degree in general studies. He is employed at Berry Plastics in Evansville.

  • Lavis and Doris McKim celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, with a family gathering at the Patio.

    They were married Feb. 5, 1961, at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston.
    The couple have two children, Tracy Braun and Wade McKim. They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Mr. McKim is a retired boilermaker. Mrs. McKim is a homemaker.

  • St. Michael to host Lent fish frys
    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners during the six Fridays of Lent. There will be no dinners served Good Friday, April 22.
    Meals will begin Friday, March 11 at 4:30 p.m. and serving will last until 7 p.m. each Friday.
    The meal will include fried fish or cheese pizza, baked beans, slaw, cornbread, dessert and drink.
    The price is $7 for adults and $5 for children, six years of age and under.

  • PERRY COUNTY — The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, March 12.
    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.

  • 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.
    March 4

  • Lilah Grace Ettensohn
    Mark and Kerry Ettensohn of Fishers announce the birth of their daughter, Lilah Grace Ettensohn, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Carmel.
    The infant weighed seven pounds and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Ettensohn is the former Kerry Hoesli. Lilah has one older brother, Matthew, 3.
    Grandparents are Steve and Gloria Hoesli and Dorothy Ettensohn, all of Tell City and the late Earl “Butch” Ettensohn.
    Great-grandparent is Agnes Spisock of Windber, Pa.

  • Theresa J. Noland and Steven W. Ball of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • OWENSBORO, Ky. – Aaron Peter of Tell City was selected to perform with the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra for their Holiday Pops concert in December 2010.

  • Preston “Bob” and Leona Jones will celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary March 2, 2011.

    Mr. Jones married the former Leona Hempfling March 2, 1953, in Hawes-ville, Ky.
    The couple have three children, Darla Brewster of Marengo, Debbe Jones of Cannelton and Diana Knight of Fayettville, N.C. They also have three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.