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Today's Features

  • COLUMBUS – Fr. Martin Peter, better known as Father Marty and a native of Tell City, is celebrating his Golden Jubilee as a priest. He was ordained at St. Meinrad Archabbey on May 7, 1967 and celebrated his first Mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City. He is the son of Lawrence J. Peter and Dorothy Fournier Peter.

  • JOSH HARRIS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Small churches have come under attack recently. The reasons for those attacks are many. Perhaps some are valid. It’s not my intention to promote or argue those points in this article. As the pastor of a small church, which averages 65 in weekly attendance, I see many benefits of a small congregation.

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ, Tell City United Methodist Church and St. Paul Catholic Church have scheduled a cooperative vacation Bible school for the week of June 26-29. Four-, 5- and 6-year- olds who have completed kindergarten will attend VBS at the United Methodist Church on 10th and Mozart streets from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. while those students who have completed Grades 1-4 will attend at St. Paul Catholic Church on Main and Jefferson streets from 9 to 11:30 a.m. with crafts, games, and snack centers stationed at EUCC during mid mornings.

  • Earl and Martha Miller, of Tell City, celebrated their 50th anniversary June 3. They were married June 3, 1967, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad. They have two sons, Pat (Carlene), of Greeley, Colo., and Frank (Christie) Miller of Philpot, Ky., and one grandchild, Cecila, 11.

  • The parents of Jessica Fenn and Jeffrey Allen announce the couple’s engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Rebecca Fenn of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Craig and Linda Allen of Rochester, Minn.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2011 graduate of DePauw University.

    She works in outdoor education at Three Rivers Park District in Minneapolis, Minn.

  • Emily and Dane Wheatley announce the birth of their son, Jackson Allen Wheatley on April 26, 2017, at 7:48 p.m. He was delivered at Jasper Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 8 pounds and 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his brother, Owen Edward Wheatley, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Pat and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Sarah Wheatley of Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – John L. Hilgenhold has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduate earned a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.   

    The academy is a four-year military institution of higher learning that develops and inspires new air and space leaders with a vision for the future. Its curriculum provides instruction, education, training and experience in academics, military training, physical and athletic conditioning, and spiritual and ethical development to all cadets.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City United Methodist Church located at 10th and Mozart streets will hold a huge yard sale Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, from 7 a.m. to noon. The event will include a bake sale; women, men’s and children’s clothing; household items; sporting equipment.

  • Audrie and Mike Leisman of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Stella Jo Leisman, May 15, 2017, at 7:28 p.m. at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her sister, Addison Fella, age 15.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Brenda Fella of Troy.

    Paternal grandparents are Kenny and Rose Leisman of St. Anthony.