Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – The annual Heritage Festival will officially kick off Saturday in Cannelton with the Save Our History 5K run at 8 a.m. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and cost is $20 per person. The first Miss Heritage Fest Pageant will follow at 10 a.m. at the Covered Wagon. Entry fee is $3 for those attending the pageant.

  • Caryn Simpson-Pledger and Greg Kincaid of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas Simpson of Tell City and the late Brenda Simpson. She is a 1993 graduate of Cannelton High School and will graduate from Western Kentucky University in December. She works as the youth ministries coordinator for Tell City First United Methodist Church.

  • This picture represents the first athletic team to ever play under the name of Perry Central.

    These 1962-63 Commodores went undefeated and won the Blue River Athletic Conference Title. In the front from the left are Larry LaGrange, Wayne Ransome, Paul Harpenau, Doug Galey, Nolan James and Marty LaGrange. In the second row are Principal Owen Lynch, Larry Flannagan, J.B. Etienne, Paul Donnelly, Charles James, Don Quinlin, Jack Riddle, Phil Etienne and Coach Joe LaGrange.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Faulkenburg-Newton family reunion was held at the Patoka Lake shelter house Sept. 16.

  • The family of Betty (Smith) Sprinkle held a reunion Aug. 5 at the Comfort Inn Suites in Brownsburg.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1967 members gathered for their 45th reunion Aug. 11.

  • Freewill Baptist welcome guest
    CANNELTON – Pastor Ricky Cravens of James-town, Tenn., will be a guest speaker at the morning and evening worship services Sunday at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to attend.

  • The story of a red and white pioneer dress from the Rhodes family was provided to the News by Molly Hall.

    CANNELTON – In the 1960s, Nora Al-sop Rhodes made a pioneer-style dress for her great-granddaughter, Kathy Rhodes Briggeman. The dress was complete with a bonnet and bloomers for a little girl to wear. The material Nora used to make the dress was material once used for a feed sack.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Sept. 19 and was chaired by President Joyce Richardt.
    The September birthdays were Hugh Judge, Cathy Robbins, Ida Mae Hafele, Helen Spencer, Doretta Mullis, Gus Kuhner, Faye Foretsch, Eulalia Flamion, Olivia Leistner, Norman Freeman and Angie Braunecker.
    The group thanks everyone who attended the Christmas bazaar Sept. 15 to make it a big success. The raffle winners were Eulalia Flamion, the big quilt; Rita Goffinet, the baby quilt, and Irene Miller, the quilt rack.

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar will be held Saturday at the church.
    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage patties, eggs, toast and fresh jelly and jam will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. A country store featuring baked goods, fresh and canned items, candies and crafts will also be available.