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Today's News

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; June 18

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — The ladies of the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will be serving breakfast this Sunday morning in the church basement in honor of Father’s day.

    The meal will be served at 7:30 a.m. Sunday school will follow at 8:30 with church services at 9:30 a.m. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Rural News: GERALD; June 18

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the families of those who have gone to their final home. Marlene Lautner passed away June 2, at her home in Tell City. She was a 1955 graduate of Tell City High.

    Also, Essie Hargis passed away June 6, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

    She was a lifelong resident of Gerald and the Derby area. May these and all the departed rest in peace.

  • Perry Central High School’s Top 10
  • Cannelton students raise money for St. Jude’s
  • Head Start celebrates 50 years
  • Kiwanians learn about national symbol

    TELL CITY – During a special presentation last month by Bob Harpenau and guests Jim Fiedler and Kara Scott, Kiwanis members were treated to an informative program and slideshow about eagle nesting in Perry County.

    Photos were provided by Jo Ann Etienne and Mark Owens and featured eagle nests in the Derby and Rome areas.

    Fiedler offered details about the natural history of eagles and described how the adults lock talons and tumble through the air when defending their territory. He described their wingspans of up to 7 feet and the clicking noises they make.

  • Applicants sought for Miss Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – The Miss Schweizer Fest Pageant will be held Monday, Aug. 3, at Community Christian Church in Tell City.

    Younger divisions will begin at 6 p.m. and competitions for older divisions will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Jones earns bachelor’s degree with honors

    TELL CITY – Travis Alan Jones of Tell City High School Class of 2010, graduated from Marian Univeristy in Indianapolis Saturday, May 9.

    Jones earned a degree in exercise science and minors in business and psychology, with magna cum laude honors.

    He was chosen as outstanding senior in exercise science, was on the dean’s list and was a pitcher for the Marian University baseball team. Jones plans to attend graduate school.

    He is the son of Jeff and Shawn Jones of Tell City.

  • Earl and Sandy Malone

    Earl and Sandy Malone of Newburgh, formerly of Tell City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 20, 2015.

    A party will be hosted by their five children at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Bart Mulzer.

    Earl and the former Sandy Heitkemper were married June 25, 1955, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They are the parents of Scott Malone, Sam Malone and Stacy Larsen, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; Steve Malone of Bloomington and Sally Mulzer of Newburgh.

    They have 10 grandchildren.

  • Jerry and Mary Ann Weatherholt

    Jerry and Mary Ann Weatherholt of Tell City celebrated their golden wedding anniversary June 12, 2015. A party, hosted by their children, will be held Aug. 15.

    Jerry and the former Mary Ann Mansfield were married June 12, 1965, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They are the parents of Jennifer (John) Hall of Troy, Jerry (Cheryl) Weatherholt of Indianapolis and Aaron (Tricia) Weatherholt of Newberry, Fla.