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Today's News

  • Clayton earns Bellarmine dean’s list spot

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James “Greg” Clayton of Tell City was named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Bellarmine University.
    Placement on this list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students according to a press release. Clayton’s name, along with those of the other dean’s list students, has been displayed on the College of Arts and Sciences bulletin board in Alumni Hall and on the Bellarmine University Web site.

  • St. Isidore first communion

    St. Isidore the Farmer’s Catholic Church held first communion May 6.

    Picture in the front from the left are Tyler Hanloh, Kara Neyenhaus, Kyla Krutz, Claire Cronin and Jarrett Theis. In the middle row are Alexa Hedinger, Tyler Hubert, Josh Rogier and Aubrie Seibert. Standing in the back are Doris Lasher, catechist, and the Rev. Guy Mansini, OSB, pastor.

  • St. Paul, First UMC vacation Bible School starts June 25

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church, Tenth and Mozart streets, and St. Paul Catholic Church, Jefferson and Main streets, together invite children ages 4 through students who have completed the fourth grade to vacation Bible school June 25 through June 28.
    Children ages 4 to 5 and kindergartners who have just completed kindergarten will attend Bible school from 9:15 to 11:15 A.M. at the Methodist Church. First through fourth grades will attend at St. Paul Church from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Church News, June 14

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Harvest Gold.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • Community events, June 14

    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.

    Legion selling fiddler dinners Friday
    TELL CITY – American Legion 213 will sell fiddler dinners from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the post home.
    Cost is $6.95.

  • Kenny and Rhonda Schaefer

    Kenny and Rhonda Schaefer of Bristow will celebrate their 21st wedding anniversary Thursday, June 14, 2012, (today).

    Mr. Schaefer married the former Rhonda Hubert June 4, 1991. The couple has one daughter, Jennifer Weatherholt.
    Mr. Schaefer is a truck driver for Automated Routing and Mrs. Schaefer owns and operates Schaefer Farms.

  • Contestants sought for Schweizer Fest Pageant

    TELL CITY – A follow-up meeting for this year’s Schweizer Fest pageant will be at 6 p.m. Monday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ. Applications for contestants can be picked up at Cinderella’s, 922 Main Street in Tell City. Those wishing to compete must live or work in Perry County. Age groups are as follows: Princess, 9 to 11 years; Junior Miss, 12 to 15 years; Teen, 16 to 19 years and Miss, 20 to 22 years. For more information, contact Teresa Dauby at 547-1051 or 719-0577. All applications are due by Wednesday.

  • Gehlhausen – Schmitt

    Bridget Marie Gehlhausen of Bristow and Jason Michael Schmitt of Jasper announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Roch and Marlene Gehlhausen of Bristow. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Indiana in 2012. She works at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper and St. Mary Medical Center in Evansville.

  • Birth announcements, June 14

    Reece Kooper Halford
    John and Leanne Halford of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Reece Kooper Halford, Friday, April 20, 2012, at The Women’s Hospital – Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Halford is the former Leanne Flamion. Reece has twin older brothers, Ethan and Bryce Halford, 8.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Beth Flamion of Magnet and Ed and Donna Halford of Louisville, Ky.

  • Peter – Pannet

    Samantha Peter and Robbie Pannet were married during a ceremony Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the city park gazebo in Cannelton. Chris and Karen Zuckschwerdt officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Cheryl and Bill Peter of Leopold and the late Larry A. Peter, and the granddaughter of Eva Knable. She is a full-time student at Sullivan College in Louisville, Ky.