• TELL CITY – Stylist Kyra Guillaume has moved to Cutting Edge hair-salon in Tell City and is now taking clients. Cutting Edge is located at 134 E. Indiana 66 in Tell City.
    Guillaume will accept clients Tuesdays through Fridays. To contact her, call 547-8995 or (270) 922-6560.

  • ROME – The family of Ruth Thomas of Rome invites friends, family and the community to help celebrate her 90th birthday.
    The celebration will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. March 24 at Rome Methodist Church. Ruth asks for no gifts, but cards are welcome.
    If you are unable to attend, but would like to send Ruth birthday wishes, mail them to Ruth Thomas, 9305 N. State Road 66, Rome, IN 47574.

  • Members of Virginia Ramsey’s family gathered recently for a picture of two sets of four generations.

    Virginia Ramsey of Tell City, great-grandmother, sits in the center of the photo. To her left, in front, are great-granddaughter Emma Dee Pierce, grandmother Lesa Pfeiffer of Derby and mother Shaylon P. Pierce of Oakland City. To Virginia’s right, in front, great-granddaughter Avery Sanders, grandmother Cheryl Sanders and mother Michelle Sanders, all of Henryville.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Kenneth Edward Barnes, a former writer for the Perry County News and published author, will be a part of a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. March 18 at the Boonville Public Library and from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. March 31 at the Lincoln Heritage Public Library in Dale.

    One of his books, “Life on Pigeon Creek,” is about Barnes’ early life in Warrick County and mentions several towns in Spencer County, including Rockport, Eureka and Dale.

  • Congratulations to Fern Ubelhor, who was February’s quilt social winner. Ubelhor is pictured with the quilt, “Anastasia’s Star.” It was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • TELL CITY – The public is invited to join the Tell City High School Drama Department for “An Evening of Theater” Friday, Saturday and Sunday."
    The group will present two one-act plays each day, with the large cast coming together to perform “This is a Test” and “Take Five.”
    The first play to be staged will be “This is a Test” and follows a main character who is still in school. The test she is taking will determine “her future” as one character explains.

  • Students at South Perry Head Start learned about community helpers during January.

  • TELL CITY – A Tri Kappa Province I convention was held last fall at Mount Vernon General Baptist Church. It was hosted by Province I Officer Kenda Hartmann and members of the active and associate Chapters from Mount Vernon.
    Officers and members attending from the Epsilon Omega Chapter were: president, Stephanie Walsh; vice president, Jody Robinson; recording secretary, Jean Schulthise; adviser Betty Cash and Kathy Kinnett, treasurer Lucy Alvey attended from the associate chapter.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Showcasing the creations of Indiana’s best artisans and foodists, the Indiana Artisan Marketplace returns to the Expo Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds March 31-April 1.
    The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1. Admission is $10 and children 7 years and under get in for free.

  • Horses owned by Verna Beard and Brain Badger earned several awards during the recent show season.

  • The William Tell Senior Center held its Valentine dance Feb. 11. Sage Critcheloe was crowned queen and Robert Edwards was crowned king. Each received a box of chocolates and flowers.

  • Five generations of Thelma Gibson’s family recently gathered for a picture. In front are grandmother Angela Jester and great-great-grandmother Thelma Gibson holding her great-great-grandson, Brennon Thacker. In back, great-grandfather Steve Gibson holds Thelma’s great-great-grandson, Cooper Thacker, as they stand next to mother Jessica Gibson.

  • LEOPOLD – Euriah Bryant, a freshman at Perry Central High School, earn-ed a gold rating at the Indiana State School Music Association State Solo and Ensemble Vocals contest Feb. 18 at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis. She was only a half-point away from a perfect score. Her song selection was “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.”

  • Second- through sixth-grade students at William Tell Elementary participated in the annual Jump Rope for Heart Feb. 9 at the school’s gym.

    The students raised more than $9,100, which is up from the $7,600 the school raised last year. “They did awesome,” said physical education teacher Sally Stevenson. “It’s amazing that they were able to get that much money considering this economy. The students were phenomenal.” Courtney Baumeister, pictured above, smiles for the camera as Aryanna Russell and Elena Hagedorn hold her jumping rope.

  • LEOPOLD – What is all the talk about FFA? What exactly is FFA? Future Farmers of America is composed of students learning and expanding their knowledge in the agricultural economy and are provided opportunities for leadership development, personal growth and career change. During FFA week – Feb. 18 through Feb. 25 – members are given a chance to educate the public about their organization.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to the donations of hundreds of Perry County residents, local businesses and their employees, the United Way of Perry County has successfully raised $87,850 in pledges to benefit programs focused on education, health and financial stability in Perry County, organizers said.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Feinstein Foundation is asking the community to help claim part of its million dollars to help feed the hungry in the county.

    In a letter from Alan Shawn Feinstein about the challenge, he said, “Whatever you donate to this agency, I will add money to it. The more you give, the more of my money they’ll get – thanks to you! Why am I doing this? Because I believe each of us was put here on earth to do what we can to help those in need.”

  • TELL CITY – Nativity Circle 710 Daughters of Isabella will hold an open meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 6 in the St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall in Tell City. The group invites any area Catholic women who may be interested in joining.
    The Daughters of Isabella was organized May 14, 1897. Nativity Circle 710 was chartered in 1944. The group will celebrate their 68th year in December.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School students voted seniors Rachel Woznicki and Chris Kohnert their homecoming queen and king. They were crowned during ceremonies held before Tell City’s game Friday against Pike Central.

  • Cannelton elementary schools held their second-nine-week Pride Card Party recently.

    More than 50 percent of the student body in kindergarten through fifth grade earned their pride cards by having good grades, citizenship and attendance. Shown are students making Valentine’s Day cards for the elderly. Michelle Coleman and the CES student council sponsor these events.