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Today's Features

  • As Indiana’s Bicentennial year gets underway, the Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana Historical Bureau are pleased to announce Tony Collignon has been reappointed as the official Perry County historian.

    Collignon is one of 92 men and women lending their talents to the County Historian Program, which was established in 1981 in an effort to improve the historical communication network across the state.

  • Jesika and Jerod Young, of Floyd Knobs, announce the birth of their daughter, Cameron Pearl Young. She was born Dec. 18, 2015, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gina and John Kuzuoka of Louisville, Ky. Paternal grandparents are Lynnette and David Young of Tell City. Great-grandparents include Sherra Lish of Louisville, Ky.

    Cameron was welcomed home by her sister, Claire, 4.

  • Jayme and Wes Deom of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Ellis Renee Deom. She was born Jan. 11, 2016, at 7:03 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Steve Poehlein of New Boston and Mary Mundy of Ferdinand. Paternal grandparents are Darla and Kenny Deom of rural Tell City.

    Ellis’ great-grandparents are the late Hugo and Juanita Mulzer, the late Paul and Margaret Deom, the late Orville and Bernie Mundy and the late Hooks and Maryann Winchell.

  • Courtney McDaniel and Preston Rogers announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Shay Rogers. She was born Dec. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. She weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda McDaniel of Tell City and Robert McDaniel of Rockport.

    Paternal grandparents are Lisa Richardson of Troy and Thomas Rogers of Panama City, Fla.

  • Cajun dinner at Tell City UMC

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a Cajun dinner to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 9. They will offer your choice of gumbo or jambalaya with Cajun cornbread, drinks and desserts for $8 or gumbo and jambalaya with sides for $10. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and will end at 7 p.m. Carry-outs are available.

  • Frederick and Thelma (Burton) Carter celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Jan. 26, 2016. Known to the world as “Bud and Toots,” they met at an ice skating party on Deer Creek in Jan. 1941.

    Bud graduated from Tell City High School in 1941 and crossed the ocean in 1944 in a brand new B-17 bomber, named “The Joker.” Bud flew 35 missions as tail gunner out of Foggia, Italy with the 15th Air Force on The Joker. He finished World War 2 military service stateside.

  • TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 of Tell City has earned the distinction of Star Council, one of the organization’s top awards, for the 2014-15 fraternal year. The organization’s headquarters, located in New Haven, Conn., made the announcement.

  • BRANCHILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility will hold its annual Winter Revival Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Events include live music, guest speakers, personal testimonies, baptisms and communion.

    Kickoff for this event will be Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

    Services will be Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.