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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Commissioners defend animal ordinance

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    Editor’s note: The following is a continuation of county-council discussion about a new animal-control ordinance begun in Monday’s edition of the
    News. The county commissioners adopted the ordinance Dec. 28 and provided copies to council members at a Jan. 3 meeting. If some fees in the ordinance are to be imposed, the council must implement a county dog tax.

  • Shorthanded Tell City boys fall to Spencer County teams

    TELL CITY—Short-handed Tell City won four events but lost to Heritage Hills 125-28 in boys swimming Thursday.
    With only five boys on the team, the Marksmen are usually badly outnumbered by their opponents. But this week was even worse as they had two boys sidelined due to sickness.
    Thus they had only three boys competing and couldn’t even enter any relay, which requires four boys.
    Still they had some good performances.
    Aaron Vincent won the 100-yard freestyle in 1:01.15 and the 100 backstroke in 1:12.95.

  • Jasper defeats Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City won four of the 10 matches actually wrestled but lost to Jasper 57-18 in wrestling Thursday.
    Tell City had to forfeit in four of the 10 weight classes.
    “We wanted to beat them in head-to-head matches and we were going to consider that a victory,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “We didn’t quite get that done, but we wrestled well for the most part.”
    Mason Waninger had one of the most exciting matches for Tell City in the 106-pound weight class.