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Today's News

  • Nord, Gunn appointed to medical staff

    JASPER – Neurologist Kristi Mahaffey Nord, M.D. was recently appointed to the medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. 

    Nord studied biomedical engineering as an undergraduate at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., and received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Penn.
    She completed her internship and residency in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

  • Kast selected for William Walker Award

    TELL CITY – The Johns Hopkins Medical Institute has named Kristopher Kast of Tell City a 2012 William Walker Award winner.

    The William Walker Awards are granted to a small group of Johns Hopkins medical students who plan to engage in research over the summer between their first and second years.
    Judges select these students on the basis of quality of the study overall; significance of the student role in the study and relevance of the study to psychiatry.

  • Promise Island adventures at Bethel Christian

    A week of vacation Bible school wrapped up Friday with a closing program at the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills.

    Students and adult helpers participated in the week of “Adventures on Promise Island” and following the week of events, Donnie and Pam Epple of Bandon held a summer gathering at their home Sunday. The couple welcomed everyone from VBS, as well as other friends, to share a carry-in meal and enjoy a hayride and a barrel train ride, wrapping up the week of vacation Bible school.

  • Church News, July 26

    Little Pigeon Baptist to host quartet Sunday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host the Woodsmen Quartet singers during its July 29 service at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

  • Weatherholt retires from Air Force

    INDIANAPOLIS – Master Sgt. Jerry W. Weatherholt Jr. retired March 1, 2012, after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force.

    He was born in Tell City in 1968, and graduated from Tell City High School in 1986. He entered the military in February 1988, when he reported for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he attended technical training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., where he graduated in 1989 as a B-52H electronic warfare systems apprentice.

  • Community events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit

    Pictures submitted by Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit.

  • Silly Safari headed to local library

    PERRY COUNTY – Silly Safari’s Amazon Jungle John will present his “Bless the Beasts and the Children” animal show from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    Amazon Jungle John, who once worked as a disc jockey and loves vultures, gibbons and reindeer, will be ready to entertain children with a variety of nocturnal animals, tales and legends.

  • Andrew Nicholas Berning

    Julie and Nick Berning announce the birth of their son, Andrew Nicholas Berning, Monday, July 2, 2012, at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Drew has a sister, Jordyn, 3. Mrs. Berning was the former Julia Ashby.
    Grandparents are Judy and Jim Ashby of Tell City and Mary Lou and Nick Berning of Cincinnati.
    Great grandparents are Sue and Archie Ashby of Paducah, Ky., and the late Pearl and Carl Schaefer.

  • Schaad shines in showcase

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Perry Central’s Dacota Schaad impressed college basketball coaches and scouts last weekend at the Louisville Blue Chip Early Exposure Showcase.

    Schaad played for the Evansville Hornets, who went 5-1 to place second. They lost the final game to the Rocket City Blackhawks from Huntsville, Ala., 59-56.