Today's News

  • Birthdays

    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.

    July 11

  • Hagedorn – Hoffherr

    Julie Hagedorn and Andy Hoffherr, both of Evansville, were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony April 26, 2014, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda.

    The bride is the daughter of Betty and John Hagedorn of Tell City and the groom is the son of Carol and Stu Hoffherr of Evansville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius.

  • Walter and Mildred Graves

    Walter and Mildred (Marchal) Graves of Tell City will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday (today).

    They were married July 10, 1949, at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    Walter and Mildred are the parents of a son, Michael Joe (Mary) Graves of Louisville, Ky., and have two grandchildren, Paul Graves of Los Angeles, Calif., and Laura Veldman of Louisville.

  • Mulzer – Lubbehusen

    Caitlin Fawn Mulzer of Lamar and Andrew Michael Lubbehusen of Chrisney announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bradley and Daryl Mulzer of Lamar.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Michael and Lori Lubbehusen of Dale.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

    A reception will be held at the Huntingburg Event Center.

  • Ayden Lee Waninger

    Shawn and Sarah Waninger of Lamar announce the birth of their son, Ayden Lee.

    He was delivered at 6:03 a.m. July 2, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mrs. Waninger is the former Sarah Bonifer.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Hohl of Santa Claus and the late Ray Bonifer and paternal grandparents are Bob and Diana Waninger of Lamar. Great-grandparents are James and Viola Himsel of Jasper.

  • Owen Michael Dale Edwards

    Blake and Katie Edwards of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Owen Michael Dale.

    He was delivered at 2:14 p.m. April 21, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. Owen weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20½ inches long.

    Mrs. Edwards is the former Katie McKinney.

    Owen was welcomed home by his sister, A’Maya K’Lee, 10, and his brother, Levi Leonard, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Sandra McKinney of Tell City and paternal grandparents are Roger and Anna Sandage of Cannelton.

  • Each year, Anderson Woods touches campers, staff

    Guest Columnist

    There are lots of activities that campers can look forward to at Anderson Woods. A not-for-profit summer camp for those with special needs, Anderson Woods is a summer staple for many local kids and adults who are looking for some quality time in the great outdoors.

    For others, however, summer camp is a new experience and it can be an anxious time.

  • The decline of youth sports leagues

    Guest Columnist

    Participation in organized youth sports leagues for baseball, football, basketball and soccer declined by 4 percent between 2008-12, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. National experts speculate on several reasons for this decline, including a squeeze on family finances caused by the Great Recession, increased concern about injury and too many kids playing video games instead of the real thing.

  • Church News

    Immaculate Conception church picnic Saturday
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hawesville will host its annual barbecue picnic and flea market Saturday, July 12, at 115 Main Street in Hawesville.

    A flea market opens at 7 a.m. Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo sandwiches and dinners will be available. Serving with carryouts will begin at noon and picnic booths will open at 3:30 p.m.

  • Cannelton elementary schools release scholastic honor rolls

    CANNELTON - Cannelton elementary schools have released scholastic recognition for the fourth nine-week grading period, second semester and annual honor rolls. Students receiving distinguished, honors and honorable mentions are distinction are