Today's News

  • Birthdays

    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.

  • Beach - Dutschke

    Jackie Beach and Austin Dutschke, both of Converse, Texas, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Leroy and Jenny Beach of Georgetown and the groom-to-be is the son of Lisa Dutschke of Troy and the late Bill Dutschke.

    A ceremony is planned for 6 p.m. July 14, 2014, on the gulf shores in Fort Morgan, Ala. A reception will follow.

  • James and Betty Roos

    Mr. and Mrs. James Roos, who reside in Christmas Lake Village, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

    The couple was married July 8, 1949, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

    They are the parents of five children: Michael Roos of Cincinnati, Ohio; Patricia Swiz of Evansville; Eric Roos of Santa Claus; Scott Roos of Salinas, Calif. and Tina Root of Cape Coral, Fla.

    They have three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Mr. and Mrs. Roos will celebrate with family Saturday, July 12, at Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

  • Louie and Mary Montgomery

    Louie and Mary Montgomery of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12.

    The open house, hosted by the couple’s family, will be held at the Community Building at 16th and Franklin streets in Tell City.

    Mr. Montgomery married the former Mary Frances Spencer July 13, 1974, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Corbin Lucas Zarfos

    Justin and Rivaye Zarfos of Derby announce the birth of their son, Corbin Lucas.

    He was delivered April 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Corbin weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his brother, Gavin, 21/2.

    Mrs. Zarfos is the former Rivaye Sitzman.

    Grandparents are Kenny and Mona Elder of Tell City and Zeke Zarfos of Oriole

  • Jasper Phillip DeSpain

    Zach and Heather DeSpain of Tell City recently welcomed a son, Jasper Phillip, who was born at 5:12 p.m. May 16, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19¾ inches long.
    Jasper has a brother, Miles, and a sister, Quinn.

    Mrs. DeSpain is the former Heather Quick.

    Maternal grandparents are Kermit and Norma Quick and paternal grandparents are Phil and Jeannie DeSpain, all of Tell City.

  • Victoria Marie Nugent

    Tierra McCoskey and Logan Nugent of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Victoria Marie.

    She was delivered June 13, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Victoria weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Grandparents are William “Bill” McCoskey of Tell City and Kim Reed and Chris Nugent of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Augusta Nugent of Cannelton and the late Norman Nugent and Marilyn and Bob Lawson of Cannelton.

  • Grace Elizabeth Shively

    Joshua and Sara Shively of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth. She was delivered at 4:10 p.m. May 28, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Shively is the former Sara Kress.

    Grace was welcomed home by her brother, Liam, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Sheila Kress of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Ava Sturgeon of Hawesville, Ky.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, July 10, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    THE WILLIAM TELL CENTER will host its weekly dance and carry-in dinner Saturday. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Crosswinds will perform at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 and includes drinks and snacks. Line dancing is held Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Card playing is held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. The public is invited to all events. Call 547-2714 for more information.

  • Adventures with Nature

    Leslie Grow with Hardy Lake holds a barn owl during her presentation on raptors. She also brought hawks and an American kestrel, the smallest member of the falcon family.