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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19.

    The theme will be “God’s Team.” Morning lessons will be followed by a provided lunch and an afternoon of fun and games.  

    This event is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade.

    Parents may drop children off beginning at 9:30 a.m. and all children must be picked up by 3:30 p.m.

  • DOOLITTLE MILLS –   Doolittle Mills Bethel Christian church vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 7 through 11.

    This year’s theme is “Jungle Safari.” Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

  • CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton’s youth refuge will hold its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday  in the community room at the Cotton Mill.

    The meeting’s theme will be “Thank You to Our Troops.” 

    Meetings are open to anyone in grade three and up. Attendees should use the Adams Street entrance.
     

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a food pantry Sunday July 6 at the church.

    Contributors may make offerings during communion and also take boxed or canned items to support Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton.

    Food pantries need help all year long and the congregation can make a difference by supporting Jasper’s Food Pantry every month.

    Items needed are shaving cream, shampoo, conditioner, bath and bar soap, deodorant, toothpaste and single packs of toothbrushes.

  • 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.

  • Jackie Beach and Austin Dutschke, both of Converse, Texas, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Leroy and Jenny Beach of Georgetown and the groom-to-be is the son of Lisa Dutschke of Troy and the late Bill Dutschke.

    A ceremony is planned for 6 p.m. July 14, 2014, on the gulf shores in Fort Morgan, Ala. A reception will follow.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James Roos, who reside in Christmas Lake Village, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

    The couple was married July 8, 1949, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

    They are the parents of five children: Michael Roos of Cincinnati, Ohio; Patricia Swiz of Evansville; Eric Roos of Santa Claus; Scott Roos of Salinas, Calif. and Tina Root of Cape Coral, Fla.

    They have three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Mr. and Mrs. Roos will celebrate with family Saturday, July 12, at Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

  • Louie and Mary Montgomery of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12.

    The open house, hosted by the couple’s family, will be held at the Community Building at 16th and Franklin streets in Tell City.

    Mr. Montgomery married the former Mary Frances Spencer July 13, 1974, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Justin and Rivaye Zarfos of Derby announce the birth of their son, Corbin Lucas.

    He was delivered April 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Corbin weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his brother, Gavin, 21/2.

    Mrs. Zarfos is the former Rivaye Sitzman.

    Grandparents are Kenny and Mona Elder of Tell City and Zeke Zarfos of Oriole

  • Zach and Heather DeSpain of Tell City recently welcomed a son, Jasper Phillip, who was born at 5:12 p.m. May 16, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19¾ inches long.
    Jasper has a brother, Miles, and a sister, Quinn.

    Mrs. DeSpain is the former Heather Quick.

    Maternal grandparents are Kermit and Norma Quick and paternal grandparents are Phil and Jeannie DeSpain, all of Tell City.