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Today's News

  • Reunions

    Class of ‘74 reunion Oct. 11

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Class of 1974 will hold a reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Iron Gate restaurant in Cannelton.

    Batson family reunion planned for Sunday, Aug. 31

    TELL CITY – The 88th annual Capt. Andrew Peter Batson family reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 31, at St. Mark Parish Hall.  

  • 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.

    August 22

  • Burton – Boyer-Hanks

    Samantha Jo Burton and Kyle Edward Boyer-Hanks, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Larry Burton and Cindy Seibert of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Kenneth and Anissa Hanks of Tell City.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Tell City. A reception will follow in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

    Miss Burton is a 2014 graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School.

  • Richardt – Hubert

    Rebecca Richardt and Travis Hubert of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Stephen and Pamela Richardt of Tell City. She is the granddaughter of Ambrose and Joyce Richardt of Tell City and the late Donald and Shirley Harris. She is the great-granddaughter of Bernice Fischer of New Boston. Miss Richardt is a 2012 graduate of Tell City High School and is a certified nursing assistant with the Visiting Nurses Association.

  • James – Cronin

    Cassandra James and Troy Cronin announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Darin and Sharon James and Greg and Pam Krygielka, all of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Valerie Cronin and Roby and Deb Cronin, all of Tell City.

    Miss James is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and is employed at Kentucky Farm Bureau in Hawesville, Ky.

    Mr. Cronin is a 2007 Perry Central High School graduate and is a mechanic at Aleris in Lewsiport, Ky.

  • Alexandra “Lexi” Lee Ball

    T.J. and Steve Ball of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra “Lexi” Lee Ball.

    She was delivered at 1:50 p.m. June 1, 2014, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Ball is the former T.J. Marsili.

    Alexandra was welcomed home by her sisters, Breeana Noland, 10, and Gabreella, 23 months.

  • Social News

    SANDY DAVIS hosted a monthly bunco get-together Monday evening. Winners were Jeannie Walker, Hazel Davis, Sandy Davis and Joyce Dauby. The next time everyone will meet again will be Monday, Sept. 29, with Joyce Dauby as hostess.

    PCMH AUXILIARY BOARD will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5 in Conference Room C at the hospital.

  • Groups support limits on power-plants carbon pollution

    By HAROLD P. WIMMER & THOMAS FERKOL M.D.
    Guest Columnists

    Few things are more frightening for a parent than racing to the hospital with a child who can’t breathe. Few things are more difficult for a physician than telling a family that a loved one will not recover from an asthma attack. We work with people who know those experiences far too well and – because of those experiences – support reducing carbon pollution.

  • America must recapture its technological edge

    By ELIJAH BRYANT
    Guest Columnist

    The day was July 20, 1969. Arguably this day would forever go down in history as the single greatest accomplishment for any species on planet Earth; for it is the day that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to step foot on the moon. It truly was one giant leap for mankind.

  • Never heard of ‘Snowpiercer?’ Don’t let that stop you

    By ERIC HARRIS
    Film Reviewer