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Today's Features

  • Monastery to show free movie May 29

     

    FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday with the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be May 29 with the 1:30 p.m. EDT showing of “Wild” in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

    Reece Witherspoon stars in “Wild” as Cheryl Strayed. After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Strayed sets out to hike more than a 1,000 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own.

    Popcorn and a beverage will be provided.

  • Brittany Paige Dykes and John Mark Owens of Hawesville, Ky., were united in marriage during an afternoon wedding ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015, at Vastwood Park Beach House in Hawesville.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Angie Dykes of Cannelton.

    The groom is the son of Johnny and Mary Jane Owens of Hawesville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the groom’s father, Pastor Johnny Owens.

    Katlyn Dykes of Cannelton, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Chelsea Hay and Colton Thomas of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe and Pam Hay of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Tony and Julie Thomas of Tell City.

    Miss Hay is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2014 graduate of Henderson Community College.

    She is employed with Perry County Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse.

    Mr. Thomas is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School.

    He is employed at Thomas Glass and More.

  • DCBC to host ‘Purse Full of Blessings’

     

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a “girls’ night out” for all ages.

    A Purse Full of Blessings will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the church. Guests are asked to take a finger food or dessert and a gently-used purse containing an item of $5 or less to share.

     

    St. Paul TGIF set for May 29

     

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery will host an exhibit of icons through June 23.

    The tradition of icon painting is still vibrant. An essential element within the architecture of the Eastern Orthodox Church, icons depict a world of saints, biblical narratives, the Virgin and Christ.

    This exhibit showcases the work of four contemporary icon painters working in a variety of media, including egg tempera on board enhanced with gold leaf, and painting on glass and with acrylics.

  • TELL CITY – Lily Wargel, 500 Festival Princess, will give a presentation Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds. The talk will focus on how the 4-H program provided Wargel with the life skills to be successful in school, the 500 Festival Princess Program and in life.

    Lily is a graduate of Tell City High School and the 2010 Perry County 4-H Fair Queen. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Dallas Mahaney Jr., and Buffy Mahaney of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Nolan Carter.

    He was delivered April 14, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Nolan weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20¾ inches long.

    He has two sisters, Breana, 13, and Jazlyn, 7.

    Mrs. Mahaney is the former Buffy Mathena.

    Grandparents are Becky and Bob Brown and Gina and Buddy Winkler, all of Tell City, and the late Neil Carter.

  • 0 Years Ago

    May 11, 1945

    • Perry Countians celebrated news that German Forces had unconditionally surrendered on May 7, marking the end of hostilities in Europe. May 8 was marked as Victory in Europe Day.

    The long war, however, continues to rage in the Pacific. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Loney of Tell City received word Sunday from the War Department that their son, Pfc. John Hargis Loney, 21, was killed in battle April 20, in Luzon.

    •  Tell City High School will graduate 72 seniors during commencement exercises Friday evening.