Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Ken Roland of Roland’s Jewelry in downtown Tell City has found a creative way to help families in need this Christmas.

    Roland’s Jewelry is selling cultured pearl earrings for $5 and donating the entire amount, not just the proceeds, to area food pantries in Perry County and in Kentucky.

  • 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 (812) 547-0903 for more information.

    Also, new and good used coats are currently being collected for this year’s supply at Wal-Mart in Tell City, Bower Construction in Tell City or drop off at Catholic Charities.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church, located on 702 10th St., will be collecting items for the Perry County Animal Shelter through Dec. 6.

    Items needed are partial or full bags of scoopable cat litter, washcloths, towels, throws, baby blankets, laundry detergent, dawn dish soap, Pine sol, dog collars, cat collars, disinfect wipes and trash bags, which can be either heavy duty 30 gallon or heavy duty kitchen.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Even though it is a beautiful fall day outside, it soon will be winter with Christmas right around the corner. Is your church youth or mission group, your organization, your business or your family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? 

    Well, you aren’t alone.  The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and we need your help too.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will offer an intensive five-day icon painting workshop, titled “A Window to Heaven,” Jan. 2-6, 2016, on the Archabbey grounds.

    During this workshop, participants will follow step-by-step instructions and complete an icon of The Mother of God of Peace. The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

  • Natalie (Clark) Labhart and Morgan Labhart, both of Newburgh, announce their wedding on Sept. 19, 2015. The ceremony took place at 2 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Newburgh. Father Tom Kessler officiated.

    The bride’s parents are Paul and the late Kathleen Clark of Newburgh. The groom’s parents are Betty and Kenneth Labhart of Magnet.

  • Jenna and Steven LeClere of Zionsville announce the birth of their son, Beau Augusten LeClere.

    He was born Oct. 15, 2015, at 8:06 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel. He weighed six pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. The mother is the former Jenna Jerden. Beau was welcomed home by his brother, Brooks, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Darrell and Pam Jerden of Bloomington. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Leanne LeClere of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Earl and Gloria LeClere of Tell City and Lee and Nancy Ringeman of Santa Claus.

  • Skye Holmes and Dylan Parr announce the birth of their son, Brenden Jebidiah Holmes Parr.

    He was born on Nov. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He weighed five pounds and 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Kevin Holmes, Yvonna Holmes, Alicia James, Rachel James and JR James.

    Great-grandparents are Doris Coyle, Mary Harrison and John James.

  • Mr. and Mrs. William and Carolyn Coomer announce their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday Nov. 20.

    Bill and Carolyn were married in 1965 by Rev. Rose at the Rome Methodist Church, in Rome, where Bill was born and raised. He is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Coomer.

  • Eula and Clyde Smith of Tell City will celebrate their 65th anniversary Nov. 19. The couple will have a dinner at Oakwood hosted by their family.

    The Smiths were married Nov. 19, 1950, at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Eula is the former Eula Malone.

    They have two children, Becky (Steve) Yadack of Owensboro, Ky. and Mary (Raymond) Lock of Tell City. They have three grandchildren, Ray Lock, Rachel Fortwendel and Melissa Evans. They also have three great-grandchildren, Ben Fortwendel, Ethan Evans and Erin Evans.