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Today's Features

  • 70 Years Ago

    April 27, 1945

    • News Publishing Co. has purchased the Cannelton Telephone newspaper. The paper was sold a couple of weeks ago to J. Frank McDermond of Attica, but traded hands again last week to the publishers of the Tell City News.

    The weekly Cannelton newspaper will continue to be published.

    • More than $200 in prizes will be given in the 1945 garden contest sponsored by several local businesses.

     

    50 Years Ago

    April 30, 1965

  • TELL CITY – Family and friends of LaDonna (Feltner) Moseby, who passed away April 21, 2015, will gather for a Celebration of Life at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Fiesta Grande in Tell City. Those planning to attend are asked to call Marian Lindauer at (812) 357-2735 so tables can be reserved.

  • CANNELTON – On Wednesday, March 18, four members of the Woman’s Travel Club met at the Perry County Public Library Cannelton Branch for a program by Sally Walker that highlighted early female African American athletes.

    Marcenia Lyie “Toni” Stone began playing for various semi-professional and professional teams at age 15. After several years, in 1953, Stone was signed to play second base for the Indianapolis Clowns, replacing Hank Aaron, a position in which she maintained a .243 batting average.

  • St. Boniface fundraiser 5K set for Sunday, May 17

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a fundraiser 5K run-walk Sunday, May 17. 

    The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the St. Boniface Parish Center. Pre-registration is $15 per person now through May 16 and $20 per person on race day. Registration forms are available online at www.sbfulda.org.

  • Gordon and Frances Taylor of Bristow will celebrate their golden anniversary with an open house beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Bristow Community Center.

    Mr. Taylor and the former Frances Seibert were married May 8, 1965, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bristow.

    The couple has three children, Gregory Taylor of Birdseye and Darrell Taylor and Sheila Borden, both of Troy.

    They have eight grandchildren.

    Gordon retired from Perry Central Community School and Frances retired from General Electric.

  • 70 Years Ago

    April 20, 1945

     

    • Perry Countians of all walks of life and political parties paused this week to mourn the loss of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He died April 12 in Warm Springs, Ga. He was succeeded by Harry S. Truman. At the request of Tell City Mayor Wendell Werner, businesses closed their doors for an hour Friday afternoon.

    Several local churches held special services. 

  • Rachel and Luke Tudor announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Faith.

    She was delivered March 30, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Paisley weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21½ inches long.


    Mrs. Tudor is the former Rachel Thorn.

    
Maternal grandparents are Denny and Suzie Thorn of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Chris Tudor of Tell City.

    
Great-grandparents are Yvetta Capps of Custar, Ky., and Nella Tudor of Tell City.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 78 active co-workers and 62 retirees who have 25 years or more of service during the annual Service Recognition Banquet held April 15.

    “Our coworkers are a treasured resource of Saint Meinrad,” said Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB. “Some families have been associated with the work of the abbey across several generations, and as Benedictines we certainly value that kind of stability.