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Today's News

  • Local 4-H member attends state Junior Leader conference

    INDIANAPOLIS – Haley Machen of Sebree, Ky., was one of more than 80 delegates who attended the 81st State 4-H Junior Leader Conference at the University of Indianapolis.

    During the conference, the delegates participated in leadership development skill sessions, small group discussions, group recreation and team building activities. Each delegate will now be able to return home and implement some of these ideas into their local communities, a news release said. Additional information about the conference can be found at www.four-h.purdue.edu/sjlcindex.html.

  • Rome to host flea market Saturday

    ROME – The Rome Community Center will begin to host flea markets through summer and fall months this year. The first market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Everyone is welcome and vendors may include new and used items, crafters, antiques, artists and produce. No food vendors will be accepted. Space is available for $10.
    Concessions will be available. Proceeds from the markets will benefit the Rome Community Center, which is the old Perry County Courthouse.
    For more information, call 836-2104 or 836-4431.

  • John and Fannie Roberson

    John H. and Fannie B. Roberson of Canton, Ga., formerly of Derby, were honored with a surprise 70th wedding anniversary party June 27 at the Lodge at Bridgemill, where they now live.
    The event was hosted by their children and grandchildren and everyone at the Lodge was invited. About 60 people attended to congratulate the couple and to hear the singer Raquel Buspos, who sang the couple’s favorite songs.

  • Danica Raelynn Feeback

    Teresa R. Smith and Jason R. Feeback of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Danica Raelynn Feeback, Friday, June 15, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    The mother is the former Teresa R. Petro. Danica has two older siblings, Elijah W. Smith, 16, and Madalyn K. Smith, 12.
    Grandparents are Danny and Cindy Feeback and Charlene Eades, all of Cannelton.

  • Muston – Zellers

    Ashley Marie Muston of Indianapolis and Wesley Ryan Zellers of Cannelton were united in marriage during an outdoor afternoon ceremony Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Spring Mill Park in Mitchell.

    The bride is the daughter of Mark and Faith Muston of Indianapolis. Mr. Zellers is the son of Denny and Carol Zellers of Cannelton.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by C.J. Muston, cousin of the bride.

  • Esarey – Solomon

    Rachel Esarey, formerly of Leopold, and Scott Solomon of Scottsdale, Ariz., were united in marriage during an evening ceremony Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the residence of Tom and Wiletta Solomon in Scottsdale.

    The bride is the daughter of Norvin and Trudy Esarey of Leopold. Mr. Solomon is the son of Tom and Wiletta Solomon of Scottsdale.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Jason Fritz.

  • Cail – Roby

    Cortney Cail and Justin Roby were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Gary and Marilyn Hubert of Tell City and Rick and Theresa Cail of Grandview. Mr. Roby is the son of Randy and Robin Roby of Owensboro, Ky.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father and mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by John Smitson.
    Special music was performed by Leo Gronquist. Selections sung included “Oh My Love” by John Lennon.

  • Group prepares Millstone site for sacred ceremonies (Corrected)

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    MILLSTONE – Tuesday was Tree Day, “a day when we pick a tree out, take it to the arbor and put the prayers of all of the people in the community into it, the tree of life.”

    That’s according to Chief Steve McCullough, who with about 350 other people, were preparing a site at Millstone for Native American religious sundance ceremonies Tuesday through Saturday.

  • Kramer vies for chance to co-host Live with Kelly

    PERRY COUNTY – Rory Kramer, a native of Tell City, has made it in the top 10 of the Live with Kelly Co-Host Coast to Coast contest.
    After submitting a video to the show, Kramer was pulled into a pool of 25 other contestants and has now made it to the top 10. To continue on in the contest, he will need to be in the top five of the votes from viewers.
    Residents can help Kramer to the next round by following the link http://dadt.com/live/contest/cohostsearch/12/vote/login.html.

  • Kashyab 2nd in Evansville tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Anjan Kashyab of Tell City placed second in 18-and-under boys singles in Ohio Valley Financial Group’s United States Tennis Association tourney June 29-30.

    Kashyab beat Morgan Johnson of Henderson, Ky., 6-0, 6-2 in the quarterfinals and Spencer Ray of Evansville 6-1, 6-0 in the semifinals. Ray will play collegiately for Western Kentucky University.

    Chad Baron of Evansville beat Kashyab 6-1, 6-0 in the finals.