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Today's Features

  • ‘Old Farmer’s Almanac’ still offering quirky tales, insights after 225 years

    Editor’s note: this story by Mark Bennett first appeared in the Terre Haute Tribune-Star

     

    It’s hard to define the mystique of The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

    That charm comes partly from its age, 225 years now and counting. Sea turtles and lobsters don’t live that long. The paperback’s contents conjure a homespun mystical feel, from astronomical tables to charts on ocean tides and humorous proverbs.

  • Marietta Melberg of Tell City announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of her granddaughter, Megan Daugherty, to Christian Cannon of Princeton, Ky. Megan is the daughter of the late Sheila Melberg-Daugherty of Princeton. Christian is the son of Michael and Charity Cannon of Princeton.

    Megan is the granddaughter of Marietta Melberg and the late Herbert C. Melberg of Tell City and Ethel Daugherty of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Taylor L. Osborne and Dane S. Thomas, both of Grandview, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mandy and Dwayne Osborne and the late Annastacia Osborne of Santa Claus. She graduated from North High School and attended Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at Best Home Furnishings.

    The future groom is the son of Renee C. and Richard S. Thomas of Grandview. He graduated from Heritage Hills High School and attended Vincennes University. He is employed at Best Home Furnishings.

  • Mary Ann and Bird Howard announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of Vanessa Ranae Ballow-Embry and Jeremy Howard, both of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Melody White of Tell City and the late William Ballow, of Cannelton.

    The future groom is the son of Mary Ann and Bird Howard, of Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a 1997 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is currently employed at Waupaca Foundry.

    The future groom is a 1999 graduate at Tell City High School and is employed with ATTC Manufacturing.

  • TELL CITY – U.S. Army PFC Hannah F. Schaefer of Tell City graduated Basic Combat Training Sept. 1, at Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

    Because Shaefer enlisted in the split-ops program, she has returned home to complete the nursing program at Vincennes University-Jasper Campus. Following graduation, she will report to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. There, she will complete advanced individual training, specializing as a combat medic.

    Shaefer is the daughter of Kenny and Regina Schaefer of Tell City.

  • Kayla Carter and Matthew Gallagher, both of Troy, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rhonda Carter of English and Darryl Carter of Tell City. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School and the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed at the office of Dr. Marcrum, Bailey & Kleeman.

    The future groom is the son of Henry Gallagher III and the late Sarah Gallagher of Hawesville. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and is currently employed at Waupaca Foundry.

  • Kara Leigh Dauby and Joey William Peter announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Glen and Kathy Dauby of Tell City. She is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central High School and earned a degree from Ivy Tech.

    She is a certified medical assistant at St. Mary’s Medical Group in Rockport.

  • TELL CITY – After every home football game for the Tell City Marksmen, Tell City First United Methodist Church, located at 702 10th St., will host a free event for junior high and high school youth approximately 30 minutes after each game is over, with pick-up at 11:30 p.m.

    If interested in helping to make these events a success, contact Pastor Sam at (812) 547-2800 or umcpastorsam@gmail.com. Help spread the word to the Junior high and high school youth of the community.