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Today's News

  • Reminiscing...

    This is a Cannelton High School basketball team from the early 1930s. Team members are (front row, from left) Carl Danhauer, George Kays, Bob Cummings, Earl Danhauer and James Mullen. Back row: Coach Clarence McSwain, Maurice Mason, Joe Lasher, Thompson, Willard Walls and Russell Wagner.
     

  • Cannelton church to host annual homecoming May 7, 8

    CANNELTON – Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second St., Cannelton will have its 43rd annual homecoming weekend, Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8.

    Singing will be the The Epley Family from Mount Pleasant, Iowa and the Pearly Gateman Quartet Reunion.
    Singing will begin Saturday night at 7 p.m. Sunday school will be dismissed and Sunday services will begin at 10 a.m. with The Epley Family and the Pearly Gateman Quartet.
    Following morning worship, there will be a carry-in basket lunch served in the fellowship hall.

  • Births, April 28

    Sidney Marie Bennett
    Jeremy and Laura Bennett of Owensboro, Ky., an-nounce the birth of their daughter, Sidney Marie Bennett, Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Owensboro Medical Health System.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Bennett is the former Laura Kaufman.
    Grandparents are Darrel and Cindy Kaufman of Tell City and Steve and Julie Bennett of Tell City.

  • Birthdays, April 29 - May 5

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list.
    This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    April 29
    Mitch Wood, Jimmy Bryant, Jennifer Ridener, Lisa Mullis, Kimberly Hess, Matthew Bruner, Greg Faucett, Megan Dykes, Samantha Wheatley, Chase Richards, Verlee Moseby, Isaac Durcholz, Olivia Jo Young.

  • Fischer – Davis

    Kimberly Fischer and Todd Davis of Louisville, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Otto Fischer Jr. of Tell City and the late Darla Fischer.
    She is a graduate of Tell City High School, the University of Evansville and the University of Louisville.
    She works as a business analyst at Kindred Healthcare in Louisville.
    Mr. Davis is the son of Denny Davis of Cannelton and the late Patricia Davis. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and Vincennes University.

  • Davis – Larson

    Samantha Courtney Davis and Erik Christopher Larson, both currently of Boston, Mass., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Davis of Johnson City, Tenn., and the granddaughter of Mrs. Oliver L. (Margaret) Davis of Bristow, Mr. Oliver L. Davis of Scenic Hills Care Center, Ferdinand and the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hall of Rogersville.

  • Dauby – Alvey

    Jessica Lee Dauby of Tell City and Russell Wayne Alvey of Cannelton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Tim and Lois Dauby of Tell City. She is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School and works at Shoe Show in Tell City. She is attending Ivy Tech Community College to obtain her office administration degree in software and the medical fields.
    Mr. Alvey is the son of Kevin Alvey of Bandon. He is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School. He works at Masterbrand Cabinets in Ferdinand.

  • Northeast Dubois downs Tell City

    DUBOIS—Tell City won in No. 3 singles but Northeast Dubois won the other matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in girls tennis Tuesday.
    Lacey Briggs defeated Jessica Knight 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Jeeps took the other two singles matches.
    Jasmine Riecker blanked Mary Burst 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 and Lori Vonderheide defeated Rachel Woznicki 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.
    The Jeeps’ Talia Terwiske and Michaela Stemle beat Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Rain forces postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—More than seven inches of rain fell on the area the last five days, forcing postponement of numerous local sports events.
    All events involving Perry County teams Saturday and Monday were postponed or canceled.
    All baseball and softball games Tuesday and Wednesday were also postponed, though three track meets and a tennis match were held Tuesday.
    Four events had been rescheduled at press time.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at Pike Central, postponed Saturday, has been rescheduled for noon Saturday, May 21.

  • Lynch signs with Oaks

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior guard Tessa Lynch has decided to continue her basketball career at Oakland City University.