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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – The men’s and women’s Benedictine communities of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Monastery Immaculate Conception are co-sponsoring a youth pilgrimage for Oct. 19.
    The day’s events will begin at noon at the Archabbey Church of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Following a brief prayer for pilgrims, the group will walk the six miles along country roads to Monastery Immaculate Conception.
    Pilgrims will arrive at the Monastery Church at Ferdinand for Vespers at 5 p.m., followed by a cookout with members of both monastic communities.

  • TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 12th and Pestalozzi streets in Tell City, will hold its annual soup supper Oct. 12.
    Carry out soup will be available at 3 p.m. outside the church. Those carrying out soup are asked to take their own containers. Serving in the dining room will begin at 4:30 p.m.
    Barbecue chicken dinners, crick fried potatoes, slaw, cakes and pies will also be served.
    A bake sale and country store will be set up as well. All are welcome to attend.

  • Church hosts weekly Celebrate Recovery gatherings
    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City hosts a weekly program titled Celebrate Recovery. Meetings begin each Tuesday at 7 p.m. and are free to attend.
    The church is located at 821 10th St. For more information, call (859) 749-9870.

    Evangelist will help celebrate homecoming
    TELL CITY – Tell City Pentecostal Church will welcome Tennessee evangelist Paul Pinnick during a homecoming celebration Friday through Sunday.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its football homecoming ceremony Friday be-fore the game against North Posey.

    Queen candidates

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Buffalo Trace Council began its 34th annual popcorn sale Sept. 28 to support Scouting programs.
    Seventy percent of the sale proceeds stay with the local council and Scout units, a press release stated. The popcorn supplier is Trail’s End, a company located in Van Buren which uses corn grown in Indiana and Illinois.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS
    offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • TELL CITY – The seventh annual March of Dimes baby contest was conducted July 13 in conjunction with the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County News has welcomed a second high-school senior as an intern for the fall semester.

    Jacqueline Trowbridge is a senior at Perry Central High School who will spend her afternoons at the News, working with the paper’s staff, writing news and feature stories and occasional columns. She will also hone her photography skills. She will also do some news and feature writing at the school.

  • Ronald and Judy Naegele of Branchville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, with a gathering at the Schwartz Family Restaurant in Eckerty hosted by their family.

    Mr. Naegele married the former Judy Belcher Oct. 18, 1963, at the home of the Rev. Loval Eastridge. The couple has two children, Rhonda Carter (Chris) of Tell City and Marissa Hubert of Owensboro, Ky.
    They also have two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
    Both are retired from the Branchville Correctional Facility.