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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 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. Parents will be required to sign permission slips available at drop-off or by sending email to youthrefuge2012@gmail.com.

  • LAMAR – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ near Lamar will hold its annual buffet supper and picnic beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the church.

    Supper will feature fried chicken, baked ham, salads, casseroles, fresh fruit and home-baked desserts.

    Guests will also have a chance to stroll through the grove and sample various flavors of homemade ice cream at the ice-cream stand.

    A silent auction, organized by the church youth group, will also be held during the day.