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Today's News

  • Brooke Marie Russell

    Wade and Audrey Russell of Fountain, Colo., announce the birth of their daughter, Brooke Marie Russell, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Colo.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Russell is the former Audrey Cox. Brooke has one older sister, Melanie, 2.
    Grandparents are Jerry Cox of Siberia, Patty and Russell Mehling of Bristow and Bill and Sue Russell of Derby.

  • Band jam, silent auction to help Lydia Haycraft

    PERRY COUNTY – A benefit band jam and silent auction will be held for Lydia Haycraft Sept. 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    The band jam will feature Elsie Shack. Cost of admission to the benefit is $15 per person or $25 per couple.

  • Hancock County Airport event Sept. 28

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – Looking for something new and exciting to do? Do you want to participate in an activity sure to have your kids talking about for weeks afterward? Then plan to attend Hancock County Airport’s second annual open house Sept. 28.
    The day kicks off at 9 a.m. with pilots competing in a bag drop contest, followed by a spot landing contest at 10.  A kids balloon walk is scheduled for 11:30.

  • Zombie parade at Cannelton Legion

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 will sponsor a family-friendly zombie parade from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19.
    Those participating in the parade should gather at Herzelle Street at 4:30 p.m. and picked up at Hargis Hafele Park after the parade.
    Hot dogs and hot chocolate will be available for purchase. There will also be a pumpkin patch, a bake sale, games, food, prizes and more.

  • ‘Downward Dog for the Dogs’ yoga class today

    TELL CITY – Jennifer Land, a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, in conjunction with EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center, will teach yoga at Sunset Park from 6 to 7 p.m. today.
    Everyone is invited to experience what yoga is all about on the riverfront at sunset. Land said the group will be doing basic yoga poses and breathing techniques. Those attending should take a yoga mat as mats will be limited. The class is free but donations will be accepted and given to the Perry County Animal Shelter.
    In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled.

  • Reunions, Sept. 19 issue

    PCHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The Perry Central High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year class reunion Saturday, at the Patio in Cannelton.
    Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. No reservations are necessary.
    Classmates, spouses or significant others will be responsible for their own food and drink bills.
    For more information, contact Paul Malone at 547-4526 or Rosemary Flamion at 843-5488.

    Rust family

  • Tell City High School Class of 1958

    Tell City High School Class of 1958 held its 55-year reunion Aug. 10 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City.

  • St. Meinrad Fire Department annual open house set for Oct. 6

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Oct. 6. The station is located along Indiana 545.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day.
    Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • Peter earns All-PAC honors

    OAKLAND CITY—Addison Peter made all-conference but Tell City finished eighth in the eight-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 505, 14 strokes behind seventh-place Heritage Hills. Gibson Southern won with 364.
    Peter shot 93 to tie for seventh place. The top eight finishers made all-conference.
    Alex Lawalin shot 132, Jenny Hess 136, and Mary Grace Alvey 144 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Lindsey Presley was the Marksmen’s fifth player with 156.

  • Church news, Sept. 19

    Gospel sing at Little Pigeon Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday.
    Eating will begin at 6 p.m. and singing is set to start at 7.
    Guest singers will be New Heritage Quartet. All are welcome to attend.

    Upcoming events at Deer Creek Baptist Church
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host an evening singing service is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday and all are invited to attend.