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Today's News

  • St. Marks Catholic Church first communion

    First communion was celebrated April 14, at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City.

    Pictured in front from the left are Trey Dauby, Kendall Cash and Owen Peter. In the back are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Jenna Lutgring, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Aaron Lutgring.

  • Church News, May 2

    Ministry kick off cook out Saturday
    TROY – Thy Kingdom Come Ministry, an outreach ministry, will host a kick off cook out from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stop light in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks and to learn about the new ministry.

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming weekend
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate 49 years with a homecoming weekend Saturday and Sunday.

  • News in Brief, May 2

    Roy-Harper family reunion
    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. May 25 at Yellow Banks Center in Selvin.
    The children of Charles and Molly are Bessie Leigh (Harper) Wright, Clarence Edwin Harper, James Silas Harper and Charles Augustus “Gus” Harper.
    Children from Mattison Franklin Riddle and Molly Riddle are Olive M. Riddle and Howard F. Riddle.

  • Pinewood Derby champs

    Cub Scouts Pack 192 held its annual Pine-wood Derby Race April 14. Winners, from left, are Matt Aders, first place; Wyatt Krelein, second place, and Daniel Scott, third place.

  • Financial Peace graduates

    People who graduated March 26 from the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class posed for a photo.

    Pictured from the left are Wesley Graves, Christina Graves, Travis Sommer, Joanna Sommer, Ray Sabelhaus, Brigitte Voyles, Alex Betz, Brittany Betz and Sandy Cross. Not present for the picture was Kim Hawkins. The class is presented every spring and fall. For information about the next class, contact Bill Reid at 608-2130. The class is sponsored by the Troy United Methodist Church.

  • Community Events, May 2

    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.


    DAR members to gather today

    CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.

  • Easter at Early Head Start

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families recently enjoyed a day filled with Easter activities.

    Pictured here are Jeffrey Gomez, Cain Whistle, Samuel Applegate, Logan Rice, Issac Schwartz, Devan Gomez and Seth Schwartz. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education, and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.
     

  • Rome annual flea markets resume Saturday

    ROME – The Rome Community Center will begin to host its second annual flea markets and trade days through summer and fall months this year. The market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Others will be held the second Saturday of each month until September.
    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.

  • HAPPENINGS: Knights attend state convention

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Knights of Columbus held its state convention in Indianapolis April 26, 27 and 28. Attending from the Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 were Gene Hurm, Clarence Franchville and Dan Goble.
    Hurm was re-elected to Indiana State Council Warden and Franchville was reappointed to Indiana State Council District Deputy 36.
    The featured speaker at the banquet was Carl Erskine, a baseball player who was a part of the Brooklyn Dodgers team in the 1950s.

  • Baur siblings place in pageant

    Emma and Eli Bauer will compete in a national pageant later this year in Louisville, Ky., after placing in the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth pageant held in April.

    Emma was named the 2013 Humanitarian Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. She earned this title by donating more than 1,600 items to local animal shelters. Eli was crowned 2013 Master of the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. The brother and sister are the children of Teresa and David Baur.