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Today's News

  • Community Events, Jan. 12

    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-mail-ed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical Church of Christ.
    Hostesses will be Shirley Quick, Carolyn Craddock and Mary Saylor.

  • Interim joint library board gaveled for first session

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – It was quite a sight at the Perry County Public Library Tell City Branch Jan. 4 as the interim board of the Tell City and Cannelton branches convened for the first time as one entity.

    “This is kind of a significant start for us,” said Library Director Larry Oathout. “Tonight is a culmination of what has been a year-long process and a really good one.”

  • Perry Central, Tell City schools financial-aid workshops Wed.

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry Central High School and Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host financial-aid workshops Wednesday.
    Tell City’s workshop will begin at 6 p.m. in the Red Apple Inn cafeteria. Perry Central’s will kick off at 7:30 p.m. in the high-school library. The meeting is for seniors and their parents.

  • Birth Announcements, Jan. 12

    Grant Franklin Gaynor
    Gordon and Kasey Gaynor of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Grant Franklin Gaynor, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Gaynor is the former Kasey Houghland. Grant has one older sister, Gracie, 3.
    Grandparents are Mary and Charles Houghland Jr. of Tell City and Hugh and Marcella Gaynor of Hawesville, Ky.

  • Conservation district’s annual meeting Jan. 24

    PERRY COUNTY – Plans are in place for the 2011 Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual meeting. The 64th gathering of the district will begin at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Bristow Community Center.
    Margie Zoglman from Purdue Extension Perry County will speak on agriculture in Costa Rica while Natural Resources Conservation Service grazing specialist Victor Shelton will speak on dairy and beef operations in Honduras.

  • Lincoln Trails announces winner

    Lincoln Trails Quilt Guild recently drew the winner of its annual quilt raffle. Pictured with her quilt is winner Wanda Payne of Owensboro, Ky. The quilt was made and pieced together by guild members throughout the year.

  • Jeff and Jane Varner

    Jeff and Jane Varner reaffirmed their union of marriage Jan. 1, 2012, by renewing their wedding vows.
    The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Dea Good and witnessed by the congregation of the Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church.

  • Bernice and Raymond Board Sr.

    Bernice M. and Raymond L. Board Sr. will mark their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 22, 2012, renewing their vows at the Church of Living God in Owensboro, Ky. The celebration will be hosted by their children.

    Mr. Board married the former Bernice Weedman Jan. 22, 1962, in Tell City.
    The couple has four children, Juanita Kay Taylor of Evanston, Loretta Lynn Michel of Huntingburg, Marcia Renee Kaetzel of Dale and Raymond Lee Board Jr. of Lewisport, Ky.
    They also have 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Mr. and Mrs. Board are retired.

  • Brumfield – Bruggeman

    Anita L. Brumfield and Jesse W. Bruggeman were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 29, 2011, held at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

    The bride is the daughter of Rose Brumfield of Cannelton and the late Harvey Brumfield. Mr. Bruggeman is the son of Mark and Debbie Bruggeman of Tell City.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her mother in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie OSB.

  • Resident objects to portions of animal-control ordinance

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A northern Perry County resident objected at a Jan. 3 meeting of the county commissioners to aspects of an animal-control ordinance they enacted late last year.