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Today's News

  • Connor Philip Daniel

    Jennifer and Brad Daniel of Crown Point announce the birth of their son, Connor Philip Daniel Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

    He weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by brother, Parker.

    Maternal grandparents are Pam and Ed Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Dana and Dick Daniel of Hobart.

    Great-grandfather is Philip Moe of Waupaca.

  • Vivian Bemnet Barnett

    Jeffrey and Meseret Barnett wish to announce the birth of their daughter Vivian Bemnet Barnett at Perry County Memorial Hospital at 5:41 p.m., April 12, 2016.

    Vivian weighed 10 lbs 4 oz. and 23 inches.

    She was welcomed home by her sister, Isabella.

    Vivian’s paternal grandparents are Oscar D. Barnett of Putnam County, W. Va. and Eleanor Rusmiselle of Huntington, W. Va. Maternal grandparents are Yeshareg Ambayu and Tesfaye Asfaha of Mekelle, Tigray Province in Ethiopia.

  • Teagan Drum Kahler

    Courtney Leisner and Shawn Kahler of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Teagan Drum Kahler on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.

    Teagan was delivered at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Betty Jean Leisner of Bristow and the late Shawn Leisner. Paternal grandparents are Connie and Mike Kahler of Tell City.

    Maternal great-grandparents are the late Anthony and Olivia Leisner and Omer and Bonnie Sandage.

  • Luke Allen Kempf

    Breanna and Jeremy Kempf of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Luke Allen Kempf on Feb. 18, 2016.

    Luke was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital at 5:38 p.m. He weighed 9 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Frank and Rebecca Dupont of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Joanie Howland and the late Allen Kempf, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Henry Kempf and Urban Strobel.

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  • Community Events; April 18

    VFW yard sale set to begin April 29

     

    TELL CITY – The VFW Auxiliary will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 301 Main St.

    Anyone wanting to donate items for the yard sale is asked to drop them off at the VFW during business hours. For questions, call (812) 719-8255. 

     

    Screenings at the Villas April 21

     

  • Free oil changes, haircuts, food join Saturday’s Great Day of Service

    PERRY COUNTY – Can you be a blessing to others? Pastor Dan Hopkins at First Baptist Church in Tell City believes you can. He and other area ministers are inviting individuals, organizations and businesses to take part in the second annual Great Day of Service Saturday, April 23.

    The event will include reaching out to others in the community and helping to meet some of their needs.

  • Create a pollinator-friendly backyard

    Sara Dzimianski

    Purdue Extension

     

    Pollinators are vital to life on earth. Without butterflies, bees, moths and other pollinators, we would not see the great variety of plant life that exists on this planet. Many of our favorite foods depend on insect pollination. Without pollinators we would not have peaches, pumpkins, or pears.

  • Grant will promote technology, elementary science

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City school administrators have long claimed a commitment to endorsing science mathematics and technology. Recent announcements from the school board go a long way toward propounding such assertions.