Today's News

  • Brandt Robert Hedinger

    Jared and Alie Hedinger of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Brandt Robert. He was delivered April 30, 2014, at Owensboro health Regional Hospital.

    Brandt weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Hedinger is the former Alie Schroeder.

    Grandparents are Alan and Nancy Schroeder and Charlie and Diana Hedinger, all of Tell City.

  • Jack Becher Weyer

    Nick and Katie Weyer of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Jack Becher.

    He was delivered April 15, 2014, at the Women's Hospital in Newburgh. Jack weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    He was baptized May 18 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius.

    His godparents are Kelly Hollinden of Tell City and Brad Weyer of Ferdinand.

    Mrs. Weyer is the former Katie Chinn.

  • Keeley Grace Pagragan

    Capt. Jacob and Emily Pagragan of Lexington, Ky. announce the birth of their daughter, Keeley Grace.

    She was delivered April 15, 2014, at The Women's Hospital of Saint Joseph East. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 181/2 inches long.

    Keeley was welcomed home by three brothers; James Reilly, 4, Finley Michael, 3, and Liam Dempsey, 2.

    Mrs. Pagragan is the former Emily Henrickson of Luneburg, Mass.

  • Marine officers installed

    Installation of new officers of the Perry County Marines took place May 24.

    Shown left to right are Marines Jerry Meunier, junior vice commandant; Cindy Meunier, adjutant and historian; Harvey Bays, sergeant at arms; Donnie Goffinet, commandant; Glenn Newton, judge advocate and chaplain; Jim Bob Lawson, paymaster; Jeff Devillez, senior vice commandant; Dave Englert, installation officer and past department commandant.

  • Leadership Perry County seeks members for 2014-15 class

    PERRY COUNTY - Leadership Perry County is taking applications for the 2014-15 year.

    The nine-month program is for individuals who wish to explore leadership skills, discuss issues affecting Perry County and become effective in the community with other motivated individuals.

    An opening retreat will be conducted in September. Along with the retreat, each participant is required to attend a minimum of six of the seven monthly sessions held each third Thursday, October through May.

  • Kayak tour to be offered at Patoka Lake June 28

    PATOKA - Take a kayak and join the naturalist for a tour on the lake Saturday, June 28 at 9:30 a.m. at Little Patoka boat ramp. Meet at the Patoka Lake visitor center by 8:30 a.m. to caravan to the ramp.

    The tour will include a rock quarry and waterfall and may offer sightings of local wildlife such as beaver and bald eagles. Kayakers should take personal flotation devices, snacks, refreshments and sunscreen for this two-hour journey. Nonmotorized boat launch permits are required and will be sold at the event for $5.

  • Hospital will offer CPR, other rescue classes in July

    TELL CITY - Family and Friends CPR classes will be offered July 16.
    Participants may choose from one of three sessions: 9 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 3 p.m. or 5 to 7 p.m.

    - Family and Friends is designed for the lay person, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills.

    Ten and 11-year-olds may participate with an older sibling or adult.
    No testing or performance evaluation will be required.

    Fee is $10 for the two-hour class.

  • Open lap swimming now offered at JFK pool

    TELL CITY - Perry County Wellness and New Directions Health and Fitness Club are sponsoring open lap-swimming at the JFK pool in Tell City throughout the summer.

    Weekly sessions are now open from 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays and Fridays and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.

    The cost per session is $3. There will be no charge for New Directions members but a membership card must be presented.

  • River Sweep shoreline cleanup set for Saturday

    TELL CITY - River Sweep 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. Volunteers are needed for this massive event.

    River Sweep extends more than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris.

    This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.

    Trash bags are provided and each volunteer will receive a free T-shirt.

    For information on local River Sweep cleanup opportunities, contact the Perry County Recycling Management District at 547-9787.

  • VFW to hold annual summer party June 26

    TELL CITY - Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an annual summer party Thursday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.

    Guests are asked to take a covered dish and all auxiliary members and VFW members attending the meeting are invited to attend.

    For more information, contact Kim at (812) 719-8255 or the post home.