• The family of Linnie Albin gathered recently for a four-generation picture. Seated from the left are father Clint Albin, great-grandfather Linnie Albin holding Clint Albin Jr., and grandfather Dwayne Albin, all of Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Community Foundation’s second annual trivia night event more than doubled its participation from last year, according to foundation Director Sally Houzanme.

    The annual fund raiser was held Jan. 28 at Tell City’s Schergens Center with 16 trivia teams competing for first- , second- and third-place prizes, a Best Team Spirit Award and for the grand prize of $500 donated to their favorite nonprofit charity.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council will sponsor the 2012 homecoming activities Friday.
    The ceremony will take place between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball games; the J.V. game starts at 5:30 p.m. 

  • PERRY COUNTY – If you have been thinking about volunteering for Junior Achievement, now’s your chance.
    Each year, Junior Achievement recruits business professionals, parents, retirees and college students to serve as volunteers to go into schools and teach JA programs. These volunteers use their personal experiences and JA’s curricula to teach students different aspects of economics, including how a community works, how to manage personal finances or even how to run a business.

  • Four generations of the Patterson family gathered recently for a family picture. Seated is great-grandmother Mary Rita Patterson, holding her great-grandson, Caden Charles Stafford. Standing are Caden’s mother, Beth Coyle Stafford and grandmother Vicci Patterson Mueller of Memphis, Tenn.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Unforgettable Summer, a new alternative rock band from Indianapolis, is competing for a chance to participate in Rockin River City Ride battle at Casino Aztar. Two band members, Bryce Schneider and Ian Schneider, have local ties with Tell City and Cannelton.

    They are the sons of Burke and Judy Hagerdon Schneider, who are 1972 graduates of Tell City High School and the grandsons of Ray and Louise Hagerdon, Lois Schneider May and the late Charles Schneider.

  • This photo from the January 1962 issue of The Cannelton News shows a class of twirlers from Cannelton ahead of their performance at the Owensboro Sportscenter during a Kentucky Wesleyan basketball game. Twirlers pictured who were then in first through eighth grades, from the left, are Denny Lyons, Teddy Guillaum, David Hattenbach, Bobby Powers, Bobby Lawalin, Bill Donovan, Tom Hattenbach, Dick Powers, Eddie Lawalin and Rick Miller.

  • During the month of December, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities with a Christmas theme.

    An activity from their Christmas party included making beaded candy canes with family. This activity allowed the children to use fine motor skills and patterning. Christian Holmes, pictured here, shows off his beaded candy cane with his parents, Kevin and Yvonna Holmes.

  • LEOPOLD – Hannah Hubert, a seventh-grader at Perry Central, was one of several winners in the annual River Sweep poster contest for her artwork.

    Every year, the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission sponsors River Sweep, a one-day cleanup project for the Ohio River and its tributaries. A poster contest invites students in primary and secondary schools – public and private, K-12 – to submit poster designs for a chance to win prizes.

  • Rick Pund was the winner of the St. Paul January quilt drawing. The quilt, “Twisted Flowers,” was set together by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • TELL CITY – Blake Alvey, 18, of Tell City has earned the highest advancement award Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Alvey was recognized in ceremonies led by Scoutmaster Jon Scheer Nov. 13 at St. Paul Catholic Church.
    A member of St. Paul Church Troop 192, Buffalo Trace Council, Alvey is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank.
    Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community or church-related service project to earn his Eagle.

  • Editor’s Note: This is one of an occasional series of features on the Tell City Historical Society Museum.

  • Perry Central held its homecoming ceremonies Friday before the varsity basketball game against Orleans. Hunter LaGrange and Susan Schwartz were crowned king and queen.

  • Cub scout members recently volunteered their time to help the Salvation Army by ringing bells in front of Wal-Mart in Tell City. Pictured ringing bells are Evan Spear, David Applegate, CJ Morton, Silas Zuelly and Matt Aders.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corporation continues to operate the Individual Development Account Program and recently received a new contract. Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $1600 annually. Once eligible, families are able to participate in the program for up to four years. A provision allows for completion of the program in two years through fast tracking and as eligibility is approved more information will be made available.

  • A picture from Cannelton grade school of students in 1915 was recently shared with the News staff.

  • Junior Auxiliary members from Tell City American Legion Post 213 Lacey Hellums, Linzie Hellums and Kendra Gehlhausen pose after receiving their patches for completing activities in the Junior Activity Patch Program.

  • Cannelton seniors Dylan Schneider and Sammie James were crowned homecoming king and queen at ceremonies held Jan. 14 at the Cannelton Community Center before the Bulldogs basketball game against Medora.

  • LEOPOLD – The 2011-12 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held Friday between games of the boys’ varsity and junior varsity basketball game vs. Orleans. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m.
    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body will choose the queen and king.

  • The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 recently held their 45th class reunion at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Those attending were, sitting from left, Nancy (Carr) Clark, Linda (Rearden) Terry, Bonnie (Etienne) Reed, Linda (Goodson) Jones, Donna (Claycomb) Peter, Carol Jane (Taylor) Schipp, Nancy (Huber) May, Susie (Stephens) York and Janet (King) Ball. Standing are Nancy (Mogan) Bland, Randall Carter, Denny Ramsey, Phillip Braunecker, Richard Ball, Terry Raley, Tom May, Parvin Smith, Robert Hafele, Jerry Paris, James Seals and Jane (Bennett) Snyder.