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Today's News

  • Valerie Mae Hubert

    Charles and Kelly Hubert of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Valerie Mae Hubert, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 3 pounds, 15 ounces and was 17 inches long.
    Mrs. Hubert is the former Kelly Peckinpaugh. Valerie has one older brother, Nicholas, 13, and one older sister, Vanessa, 7.
    Grandparents are Charles and Edna Hubert, Michael and Beverly Peckinpaugh and Tracy Braun, all of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Louis and Doris McKim of Tell City.

  • Danielle Rose Cortelloni

    Daniel and Natalie Cortelloni of Mount Vernon announce the birth of their daughter, Danielle Rose Cortelloni, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Cortelloni is the former Natalie Gilliland. Danielle has one older brother, Christian Anthony Cortelloni, 5.
    Grandparents are Nancy Wheeler of Troy, Mike Gilliland Sr., of Shelbyville, Ky., Gary and Melanie Cortelloni of Centralia, Ill., and the late Polly Jo Cortelloni.

  • Riley Michelle Davis

    Katie Kalin of New Albany announces the birth of her daughter, Riley Michelle Davis, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Grandparents are John and Kathy Pyle of Tell City and Dannie and Sylvia Davis of Scottsburg. Great-grandparents are Walter and Mary Ann Lambert.

  • Hess – Hinton

    Sara Lynn Hess and Charles A. Hinton of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Rick and Rhonda Hess of Tell City. Mr. Hinton is the son of Charles and Lisa Hinton of Tell City.
    The Rev. Daniel Gadbaw officiated the ceremony.
    Jaime Hess, sister of the bride, was chosen as the maid of honor. Samantha Duncan was a bridesmaid and Jaidyn Hinton, cousin of the groom, was the flower girl.

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  • Community Events, Dec. 17

    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@perrycoun-tynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Legion to host New Year’s Eve dance
    TELL CITY – The Tell City American Legion Post 213 will host a New Year’s Eve dance open to the public from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31.

  • Christmas services

    Sisters of St. Benedict Christmas invitation
    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict invite everyone to join them for their Christmas celebrations.
    Christmas Eve services at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand will be held at 10 p.m. Dec. 24. A carol service will precede the Mass, beginning at 9:30 p.m.  Refreshments will be served in the monastery dining room immediately after Mass.
    Christmas morning Mass Dec. 25 will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the monastery church.

  • Tell City chili cook off, parade winners honored

    Businesses and organizations who were named winners of the annual Tell City Christmas parade and chili cook off received their awards Dec. 13 at City Hall. Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing thanked the winners and all participants, who she said make the parade and cook off a success each year.

  • Rapid evolution lets songbirds adapt to urban life

    BLOOMINGTON – Indiana University researchers have found evidence that a species of songbird that recently colonized an urban environment exhibits less stress and bolder behavior as compared to counterparts liv-ing in the forest. They conclude that adaptation to city life is connected to rapid genetic evolution of both behavior and corresponding hormonal responses.

  • Perry Central’s Hilgenhold among students nominated to attend service academies

    LEOPOLD – Indiana 9th District Rep. Todd Young has announced his nominations for the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; the U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo. and the U.S. Merchant Marines Academy at Kings Point, N.Y.

    Perry Central Community School’s John Hilgenhold was among three Indiana students nominated to both the Naval and Air Force academies.