Today's Features

  • Marie Materson and Logan Montgomery of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Elsa Dawn, who was delivered at 8:10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Jasper Memorial Hospital.

    She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Paul and Judy Masterson of Chrisney.

    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Della Montgomery of Tell City.

    Maternal great grandparents are Viola and the late John Masterson of Chrisney and the late Warden and Glenda Jackson of Rockport.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinton of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Adalynn Lee. She was delivered Sept. 16, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    Adalynn weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    She has a brother, Wyatt, 4.

    Mrs. Hinton is the former Sara Hess.

    Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Lisa Hinton of Cannelton.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Rhonda Hess of Tell City.

  • Wes and Jayme Deom of Tell City celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary by attending a ballgame at the Great American Ball Park stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The ballpark was a stop on the couple’s honeymoon.

    Wes and the former Jayme Poehlein were married in June 2004, in Tennessee. They have three children, Avery, 9; Easton, 3, and Archer, 1.

    Wes has been employed at Webb Wheel for more than seven years. Jayme is a licensed practical nurse by profession and currently is a stay-at-home mom.

  • Charles and Mary Alice Ruxer will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at a 10:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day Mass offered by the Rev. Anthony Vinson in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel.

    Charles Ruxer and the former Mary Alice Ringeman were married Nov. 11, 1944, in the Saint Meinrad Abbey church. Attendants were Othmar Ringeman, Lee Edgar Ruxer, Angela Ruxer Volz and Thelma Scott Copeland.

    Mr. and Mrs. Ruxer are the parents of Terry Ruxer, Karen Ruxer Springston and Mark Ruxer. They have nine grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

  • William and Nancy Ludwig of Tell City celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with an evening dinner party Aug. 2, 2014, at the Patio Steak House.

    Mr. Ludwig and the former Nancy McCallister were wed Oct. 17, 1964, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

    Wedding attendants were Barbara Leistner, Ruth Ann Brumfield, Beverly Kincaid, Warren Leistner, Richard Peter and Kenneth McCallister. All attended the anniversary celebration.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist church offers Celebrate Recovery Ministry to the community.

    The group meets every Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. in the social hall at the church.

    “Celebrate Recovery is for anyone who is struggling with the bondage of alcohol and drugs, but it is also for anyone wrestling with depression, overeating or anything that holds one hostage from the freedom and joy Christ offers us all,” said church leaders.


  • PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities, in conjunction with the Holiday Helpers United program, is once again sponsoring a winter coat giveaway.

    Coats for adults and children are currently available at the Catholic Charities office. Call 547-0903 for more information.

  • 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.

    November 7

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School recently recognized this quarter’s Raise the Lid winner, Shelly Goodrich.

    The Raise the Lid award is given to a faculty member who goes above and beyond his or her duty. The winner is nominated by the student body and selected by the Renaissance Leadership class.

    Goodrich received hot tamales, diet Mountain Dew and the Raise the Lid award, to which she will add her signature and possess until next quarter’s Raise the Lid winner is announced.