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Today's News

  • Rome Dogwood Festival April 27

    ROME – The Rome  Dogwood Festival will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at the old courthouse in Rome.

    Dinners of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw, a homemade dessert and tea or lemonade will be available.

    A concession stand will also serve hamburgers, cheese-burgers, barbecue and sodas. The country store will have pies, cakes, bread, cookies and canned goods for sale.

  • Birthdays / April 18th-24th

    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.

  • Lillian Rose Patrick

    William and Jennifer Patrick of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Rose.

    She was delivered March 25, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Lillian weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20½ inches long.

    Mrs. Patrick is the former Jennifer Hess. Lillian has a sister, Alyssa, 4.
    Maternal grandparents are Don and Lynda Hess of Derby.

    Paternal grandparents are Avis Patrick of Tell City and the late Gary Patrick.

  • Alexis Paige Malone

    Jacqulyn Malone and Josh Robbins of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Paige.

    She was delivered April 2, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Alexis has a sister, Jennifer Malone, and three brothers, Brandon, Ryan and Wyatt Robbins.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Lucinda Malone of Tell City.
    Paternal grandparents are Sheila Masterson of Tell City and the late Donnie Robbins.

  • Jess Ryan Bartlett and Jameson Michael Bartlett

    Nicholas and Denise Bartlett of Tell City announce the birth of their sons, Jess Ryan and Jameson Michael.

    The twins were delivered at 5:36 p.m. March 7, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Jess weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18½ inches long. Jameson was 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Mrs. Bartlett is the former Denise Terry. Jess and Jameson have a sister, Josie, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Judy Terry of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Morris and Sheila Bartlett of Santa Claus.

  • Charlie Tuggle Ride set for April 26

    TELL CITY – Braunie’s Bar will host its seventh annual Charlie Tuggle Ride Saturday, April 26.

    All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and in by 4:30 p.m. Fee is $15 for a single rider and $25 for double riders. All vehicles are welcome.

    There will be door prizes and food. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Childrens Hospital and Schreiber family Charities.

    For more information, call John at (812) 547-7917 or Joe at  (812) 547-8803 or (812) 547-0176.

  • Tell City Chair Co. reunion May 4

    TELL CITY – Former Tell City Chair Co. employees will have the opportunity for the first time since the company closed to gather and discuss their recollections at the Tell City Chair Co.

    Chris Cail, reunion coordinator, said many of these employees have not seen each other since the company closed.

    “This is a great opportunity for them to meet up with old friends and talk about the good ol’ days,” said Cail. “The reunion will also serve to capture and record the history of the Tell City Chair Co.”

  • Foertsch – Ward

    Mary Kaye Foertsch and Bryan Lee Ward of Jasper announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Frank and Sharon Adams of Tell City and the late Maurice Foertsch.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Charlotte Ward of Tell City and the late Jennings Ward.

    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 10, 2014, in Panama City Beach, Fla. All family and friends are welcome to attend. No formal reception is planned.

    Miss Foertsch is a graduate of Tell City High School and is employed at Medical of Dubois.

  • Social News

    ST. ANN SOCIETY OF ST. MICHAEL Catholic Church will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 21 in Father Marendt Hall at the church in Cannelton. Hostesses for the evening will be Carlena Jarboe, Pat McCleerey, Peggy Newton and Augusta Nugent. All women of the parish are invited and encouraged to attend.

    THE BRISTOW COMMUNITY CENTER offers euchre games at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

  • Color Me Green ...

    ... was the instruction emblazoned across T-shirts of the 81 participants of a 4-H color run by the same name Sunday at Tell City’s Sunset Park.

    Another 20 volunteers were also involved, and among them were members of 4-H Junior Leaders who worked to comply with the instruction by throwing colored powder.

    Admission to the two-mile walk-run event cost a canned-food or cash donation. Cathy Boerste, Purdue extension director and 4-H youth development educator, said four big boxes of food and $61 were collected.