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Today's News

  • Baumeister-Kieser

    Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Baumeister and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Kieser announce the marriage of their children, Cassandra Baumeister and Wes Kieser.

    The two were wed during a private ceremony Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Nashville, Ind.

    A reception will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Fulda Sportsmen’s Club. Invitations have been issued and friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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  • Four generations

    Four generations of the Rhodes-Patrick family gathered for a photo recently.

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  • Five Generations

    Members of the Dykes family gathered Memorial Day for a five-generation photo.

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  • Glow run set for June 21

    TELL CITY – A 2-mile glow run-walk is set for Saturday, June 21 for Elizabeth Cronin. Elizabeth, age 11, was diagnosed in late March with germ-cell cancer.

    She has completed three of four rounds of chemotherapy.

    The money raised from this fundraiser run-walk will help Elizabeth’s family pay for travel and medical expenses.

  • Glow run set for June 21

    TELL CITY – A 2-mile glow run-walk is set for Saturday, June 21 for Elizabeth Cronin. Elizabeth, age 11, was diagnosed in late March with germ-cell cancer.

    She has completed three of four rounds of chemotherapy.

    The money raised from this fundraiser run-walk will help Elizabeth’s family pay for travel and medical expenses.

  • Swim lessons start Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City has space remaining for public swimming lessons beginning Tuesday. Register in person the day of the lesson. Lessons are held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. or 6 to 6:30 p.m. and will run for four weeks through Wednesday, July 2.

    Cost is $40 for the first child and $35 for the second child. No registrations will be taken over the phone and payment must be made at time of registration.

    Public swimming hours for the pool are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

  • Camp with a cop in July

    DERBY – The eighth annual Kenny Kellems Camp With a Cop summer youth camp will be held from July 15 through 18 at Glenn Wood Hills in Derby. Activities will including scuba experience, zip-lining, a confidence course, fishing and swimming.

    The camp is designed to give kids entering fifth through ninth grades a positive environment that builds confidence. Police officers from several agencies will help foster a positive image of law enforcement.

  • Local students named to Vincennes University’s dean’s list

    VINCENNES – Several Perry County residents were recently named to Vincennes University’s spring 2014 dean’s list.

    The list includes students from the Vincennes and Jasper campuses, the Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases and other extended sites.

    To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 credit hours and achieve grade-point averages of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

  • Relay For Life Saturday

    TELL CITY – Relay For Life of Perry County will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the Perry Central High School track with opening ceremonies and the survivor and caregiver lap. The day will continue with activities, games, a silent auction and themed laps.

    At 9 p.m. the luminaria ceremony will begin to honor those who have fought cancer and remember those who have been taken by cancer. The closing ceremonies will begin at 5:30 a.m. June 15, with the final lap at 6 a.m.

  • Free concert at winery Friday

    CANNELTON – Blue Heron Winery in Cannelton invites the public for a free concert featuring the music of Dana and Susan Robinson of Asheville, N.C. from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 13 at the winery.

    The Robinsons have played their trademark brand of old-time and modern music for nearly 20 years, incorporating fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin. They have performed at Carnegie Hall and have been featured in Ken Burns’ PBS documentaries such as “The National Parks” and “The Dust Bowl.”