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Today's News

  • Barrett – Stafford

    Joni Diane Barrett and James Edward Stafford of Spurgeon announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Donald and Sharon Barrett of Coe.
    She is employed by National Office Furniture as a sales operations manager.
    Mr. Stafford is the son of Donald and Veronica Stafford of Topeka, Kan.
    He works at National Office Furniture as a product engineering specialist team leader.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Jan. 1, 2011, at the North Friendship General Baptist Church in Lynnville.

  • EDITORIAL: Healthy choices need to be made at home first

    Thursday saw Congress sign a new childhood nutrition bill that will now be presented to President Obama to sign into law. You may have heard of the bill; it’s the same one First Lady Michelle Obama is backing in which new nutrition standards will be set for foods sold in schools. According to TheHill.com, the $4.5 million bill will also expand the eligibility of children in need to participate in school-meal programs and give schools a 6-cent increase to help cafeterias serve healthier meals.

  • Klueh – Conner

    Alicia Klueh and David Conner were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held July 3, 2010, at The Ranch in French Lick.
    The bride is the daughter of Brenda and Mike Lange and the late Mike Klueh. Mr. Conner is the son of Laurinda VanConey and Miller VanConey.
    Brother Mike Hawkins officiated the double-ring ceremony.
    Michelle Kieper of Ferdinand was chosen as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jill Deel of Birdseye and Brittany Henke of Ferdinand, sisters of the bride, Amy Reed of Tell City and Lisa Havener of Cannelton.

  • Girl Scouts collect food

    PERRY COUNTY – Girl Scout Troop 356 is conducting a canned-food drive for the local food pantries until Dec. 14. Members have placed boxes at Radio Shack in Cannelton and Nobles IGA, Cash Saver and Save-A-Lot in Tell City.
     

  • Girl Scouts gear up for annual cookie sale

    PERRY COUNTY – Area Girl Scouts are readying to take cookie orders from Jan. 1 through Jan. 23.

    This year’s sale will offer eight varieties of cookies: Thin Mints, Shortbreads, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Patties, Caramel deLites, Thanks-a-Lots, Lemonades and a new Belgian-style cookie called Shout Outs.

    A change this year will be a new “soft” packaging for the Thanks-a-Lots, which, according to cookie suppliers ABC Interbake, eliminates more than 150 tons of paperboard from the waste stream.

  • Agency announces 2 chances to give

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Resource Conservation and Development is giving the community two new opportunities to donate.

    GoodSearch.com is a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate.

    Another opportunity to donate is through GoodShop.com, an online shopping mall which donates up to 30 percent of each purchase to a shopper’s favorite cause.

  • Perry Central’s got talent

    Perry Central Lights-On recently held its PC’s Got Talent II.

  • New Year’s Eve party set at the Legion

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion will host a New Year’s Eve party Dec. 31 at the legion.

    Admission is $10 per person or $15 per couple. Round tables can be reserved prior to Dec. 30 for $60. Call 547-8201 to reserve a table.

    Party favors and finger food will be provided with admission. The grill will be open until 8:30 p.m. A cash bar opens at 7:30 p.m. with $1.50 canned beer and $2 well drinks. Free fountain sodas will be provided to designated drivers.

    Music will be provided by Crosswinds, who will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

  • Knights of Columbus set Christmas party

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Auxiliary will host the annual Christmas party Saturday.

    The day will begin with a children’s party from 1 to 3 p.m. Children attending the event need to register at the club to make sure Santa has a gift for everyone.

    The adult party for all Knights and auxiliary members will begin at 6 p.m. Each family is asked to take a covered dish. Meat and table service will be furnished by the club.

    Entertainment will begin at 8 p.m.

  • Tempel named county’s new parks director

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – A southern Indiana native is returning home from Wisconsin to become the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department’s new recreation director.

    The parks board voted unanimously Wednesday to offer the position to Adam Tempel, a 2005 Heritage Hills graduate, and he said Thursday that he has accepted the position.