Today's News

  • Dean Everett Clark

    Levi and Andrea Clark of Birdseye announce the birth of their son, Dean Everett.

    He was delivered at 6:55 a.m. March 2, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Dean weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mrs. Clark is the former Andrea Mitchell. Dean has a brother, Hank, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Chris and Paula Mitchell of Tell City and paternal grandparents are Pat and Sheila Clark of Birdseye.

    Great-grandparents are Marion Mitchell, Ralph and Virginia Harvey and Leo and Dorothy Dwyer.

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  • Freewill Baptist to host homecoming May 2-3

    Annual homecoming services at Cannelton Freewill Baptist will be held Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3.

    Saturday night singing will begin at 7 p.m. featuring Pearly Gatemen Reunion. Sunday school will be dismissed and services will begin at 10 a.m. with the Epley Family, Pearly Gatemen Reunion and other musical guests.

    Following morning services, a carry-in basket lunch will be served in the fellowship hall.

    Sunday afternoon singing will  begin about 1:30 p.m. Sunday night worship service will take place at 7 p.m.

  • Looking Back; April 30

    70 Years Ago

    April 27, 1945

    • News Publishing Co. has purchased the Cannelton Telephone newspaper. The paper was sold a couple of weeks ago to J. Frank McDermond of Attica, but traded hands again last week to the publishers of the Tell City News.

    The weekly Cannelton newspaper will continue to be published.

    • More than $200 in prizes will be given in the 1945 garden contest sponsored by several local businesses.


    50 Years Ago

    April 30, 1965

  • Rural News; April 30; GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Gary Palmer, who passed away Thursday, April 16. He will be missed by many who knew him. He retired in 2011 as office manager of Southern Indiana Power and was active in his community.

    Also our sympathy to the family of Mary Belle Kempf, who passed from this life April 23. She was a loving mother and a very nice lady, formerly of the Derby area. May she rest in peace with the Lord and all the departed.

  • Jasper Engines announces new chief financial officer, director of operations

    JASPER – Jasper Engines & Transmissions has named Linda Bueltel as chief financial officer and Kevin Powell as the new director of branch operations.

    In her new position, Bueltel will manage the accounting, tax, acquisition and regulatory compliance functions as well as oversee the audit and valuation processes.

    She will work closely with the board of directors, external auditors and operations on reporting the financial results and opportunities to allow Jasper to continue the tradition of building strong relationships with customers and associates.

  • Celebration of Life for LaDonna Moseby May 19

    TELL CITY – Family and friends of LaDonna (Feltner) Moseby, who passed away April 21, 2015, will gather for a Celebration of Life at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Fiesta Grande in Tell City. Those planning to attend are asked to call Marian Lindauer at (812) 357-2735 so tables can be reserved.

  • Perry Central baccalaureate planned for Sunday, May 10

    LEOPOLD – Friends and family of Perry Central High School graduating seniors are invited to attend a baccalaureate to celebrate the graduating class of 2015’s accomplishments and successes.

    The ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in the elementary cafeteria.

    Refreshments will be served.

    Those wishing to attend are asked to notify Jody French at jfrench@pccs.k12.in.us so organizers can plan appropriately.

  • Female African American athletes highlighted during final meeting of Woman’s Travel Club

    CANNELTON – On Wednesday, March 18, four members of the Woman’s Travel Club met at the Perry County Public Library Cannelton Branch for a program by Sally Walker that highlighted early female African American athletes.

    Marcenia Lyie “Toni” Stone began playing for various semi-professional and professional teams at age 15. After several years, in 1953, Stone was signed to play second base for the Indianapolis Clowns, replacing Hank Aaron, a position in which she maintained a .243 batting average.

  • Country Showdown to hold auditions

    JASPER – The WBDC Country Showdown, a country-music talent search, will return for its 34th year to the Jasper Arts Center.

    Hosted by radio station WBDC, the event will be held June 11. Entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. May 8. 

    Open to vocal and instrumental performers, the event welcomes individual acts or groups to compete.

    Entry fees are $20 and forms and details for this year’s showdown are available online at www.wbdc.us, at the WBDC studios at 458 Third Avenue in Jasper, or by calling the station at (812) 634-9232.