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Today's News

  • Community Events; April 30

    Yard sale to benefit diabetes research May 1-2

     

    SIBERIA – Eugene and Delores Welp of Siberia will have a yard sale to benefit juvenile-diabetes research from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 3½ miles east of St. Meinrad on State Road 62.

    Items available include a 40-inch box fan with wheels, wood stove, 16-foot utility trailer.

     

    Twilight Towers yard sale May 16

     

  • Tell City Jr-Sr High School names honor students

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School has announced the names of students in grades seven through 12 who have earned honor roll recognition.

  • Honoring a Gold Star veteran

    You probably have heard his name before. His name emerges annually during Cannelton’s Christmas parade and again in the spring for the town’s Easter egg hunt. 

    In fact, his name can be found each time Cannelton American Legion Post 142 sponsors or participates in any event.

    The post has honorably carried his name since his death in World War 1.

    His name is Harry G. Myers and he is one of Perry County’s Gold Star Veterans.

  • Rural News; April 30; DOOLITTLE MILLS

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — Congratulations to Jacob and Martha (Schwartz) Mitchell of nearby Eckerty on the birth of a son named Tatum Asher. Tatum was born at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper Wednesday evening, April 15. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. 

  • Rural News; April 30; ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Henrietta Lasher would like to thank everyone who remembered her with gifts, beautiful cards and phone calls on her 99th birthday Saturday, April 18.

    Henrietta celebrated her birthday at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Tom LeClere, with more than 50 family members present for a carry-in meal, birthday cake and ice cream.

  • Dean Everett Clark

    Levi and Andrea Clark of Birdseye announce the birth of their son, Dean Everett.

    He was delivered at 6:55 a.m. March 2, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Dean weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mrs. Clark is the former Andrea Mitchell. Dean has a brother, Hank, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Chris and Paula Mitchell of Tell City and paternal grandparents are Pat and Sheila Clark of Birdseye.

    Great-grandparents are Marion Mitchell, Ralph and Virginia Harvey and Leo and Dorothy Dwyer.

  • Pedaling for pediatrics
  • Freewill Baptist to host homecoming May 2-3

    Annual homecoming services at Cannelton Freewill Baptist will be held Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3.

    Saturday night singing will begin at 7 p.m. featuring Pearly Gatemen Reunion. Sunday school will be dismissed and services will begin at 10 a.m. with the Epley Family, Pearly Gatemen Reunion and other musical guests.

    Following morning services, a carry-in basket lunch will be served in the fellowship hall.

    Sunday afternoon singing will  begin about 1:30 p.m. Sunday night worship service will take place at 7 p.m.

  • Looking Back; April 30

    70 Years Ago

    April 27, 1945

    • News Publishing Co. has purchased the Cannelton Telephone newspaper. The paper was sold a couple of weeks ago to J. Frank McDermond of Attica, but traded hands again last week to the publishers of the Tell City News.

    The weekly Cannelton newspaper will continue to be published.

    • More than $200 in prizes will be given in the 1945 garden contest sponsored by several local businesses.

     

    50 Years Ago

    April 30, 1965

  • Rural News; April 30; GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Gary Palmer, who passed away Thursday, April 16. He will be missed by many who knew him. He retired in 2011 as office manager of Southern Indiana Power and was active in his community.

    Also our sympathy to the family of Mary Belle Kempf, who passed from this life April 23. She was a loving mother and a very nice lady, formerly of the Derby area. May she rest in peace with the Lord and all the departed.