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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Tierra McCoskey and Logan Nugent of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Victoria Marie.

    She was delivered June 13, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Victoria weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Grandparents are William “Bill” McCoskey of Tell City and Kim Reed and Chris Nugent of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Augusta Nugent of Cannelton and the late Norman Nugent and Marilyn and Bob Lawson of Cannelton.

  • Joshua and Sara Shively of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth. She was delivered at 4:10 p.m. May 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Shively is the former Sara Kress.

    Grace was welcomed home by her brother, Liam, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Sheila Kress of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Ava Sturgeon of Hawesville, Ky.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month. There were 169 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. He also shared some of the highlights of the year with test scores setting records, the graduation rate continuing to climb and being awarded an “A” rating by the Indiana Department of Education.  Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.  

  • The 2014 class of final-year and 10-year 4-H members is composed of 14 outstanding individuals. They are Isabel Adams, Rhett Baumeister, Phillip Dauby, Mackenzie Flamion, Levi Harbaville, Jenny Hess, Hillary Hubert, Joseph James, Marissa Kress, Victoria Nash, Aquaila Parker, Callie Poehlein, Ashlee Saalman and Trenton Schraner.

    Isabel Adams

  • Perry Central Captains Club recognized students in several grade levels for academic achievements. The top 10 students from each grade level of seventh through 11th were recognized. 

  • RICHMOND, Ky. – Jamie Lea Baker of Tell City is one of 1,177 students to earn president’s list honors for the spring 2014 semester at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Baker is a senior athletic training major at EKU.

    The president’s list was established by the university to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for a semester.
     

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honors program last month. There were 169 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.

    Students who scored a Pass+ on state testing in mathematics and/or language arts and who maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for the first semester of the current school year received Presidential Awards for Educational Excellence.

    Students received a certificate, pin and letter from President Obama.

  • 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.