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Today's News

  • EMA grant will fund equipment purchases

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Emergency Management Agency has been awarded a Department of Homeland Security grant for $19,945.

    EMA Director Steve Hauser told county commissioners Tuesday during the boards regular meeting, the money was a “quick grant,” made up of funds from other communities that went unspent, and as such, was redistributed.

    Hauser said the county’s portion would be used to purchase several new pieces of rescue equipment, with replacement of some items that are at least 25 years old.

  • Mulzer reunion set for July 5

    EVANSTON – The descendants of Wolfgang Mulzer will gather for a reunion Sunday, July 5, at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston. A carry-in dinner will be held at noon. Meat and drinks will be provided.

    Each family is asked to take a covered dish. A free-will offering will be accepted to help pay for expenses.

  • Perry County Queen, Junior Miss Pageant open to public

    PERRY COUNTY – Interested in becoming Miss Perry County 2015 or Junior Miss Perry County 2015?

    Any young woman age 15-21 can apply. This is the first year that it is open to the public. Contestants must reside in or have an immediate relative that resides in Perry County.

    Any young woman, who previously ran for Miss Perry County 4-H Fair but did not receive the queen title and is within the age range, is also eligible to apply.

  • Rickenbaugh reunion June 28

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rickenbaugh family reunion will be held Sunday, June 28, at Celina Lake off Indiana 37 in Perry County. Campsites are available and basket dinner will begin at noon. Everyone should take food, drinks and lawn chairs. RSVP to Golda Aders at (812) 843-5247.

  • Louis Noah Harpenau

    Kyle and Kassi Harpenau of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Louis Noah. He was delivered at 11:25 a.m. April 11, 2015, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Louis weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21½ inches long.

    Mrs. Harpenau is the former Kassi Henning.

    Louis has a one sister, Aurora, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Angela Henning of Tell City and the late Rob Henning.

    Paternal grandparents are Vernie and Charlotte Harpenau of Tell City.

  • ‘Jurassic World’ is a perfect blend of old and new

    Eric Harris

    FilmReview

     

    The “Jurassic Park” franchise has always had an interesting relationship with the concept of time. The basic premise, dinosaurs from millions of years ago recreated for modern times, is definitely about time and whether or not certain things belong in different eras. Now the franchise itself faces that question after two lackluster sequels. Does “Jurassic World” have a place in the movie world? After a historic box office weekend, the answer is definitely “Yes.”

  • Landon Charles Fields

    Vince and Katie Fields of Geer, S.C., announce the birth of a son, Landon Charles.

    He was delivered at 4:30 a.m. April 2, 2015, at St. Francis Medical Center in Greenville, S.C.

    Landon weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Fields is the former Katie Kress.

    Landon was welcomed home by a brother, Luke, 22 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Joe and Bev Kress of Cannelton and paternal grandparents are the late Janet Johnson and the late Garry Fields.

  • Thoughts From the Pulpit

    Check your calendars this month of June, Father’s Day is fast approaching. On June 21, we have a special day to remember those who love you and care for you, especially the fond memories you had with your father growing up.  

    Every moment of love and attention from Dad, was a gift of fatherly love from the Lord, and we are thankful for God’s design of family. May you be blessed to have festivities with your family that helps make this day meaningful.

  • Area students earn degrees, honors from U of E

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned positions on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during spring semester: Ian Bashor of Branchville, mechanical engineering major and Mary Burst, psychology major; Jordan Heck, legal studies major; Charissa Lahee, health services administration major; Hunter Sandage, elementary education major and Kayla Seifert, visual communication design major, all of Tell City.

    To make the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

  • Area churches ready for Vacation Bible School

    TELL CITY – Summer vacation Bible school plans are in the making to offer children aged 4 through fourth grade a week of Bible stories, crafts, games, songs and snacks. 

    The theme is “God’s Plan 4 U = Jesus,” where children will discover God loves them and through Jesus they live as members of God’s family.

    Children of different denominations are invited and welcomed to attend from Monday, June 22 through Thursday, June 25.