Today's Features

  • A Benedictine monk who has bettered God’s creation as a monk, scientist, professor and pastor, was recognized last week with one of the state’s highest honors.

    The Rev. Damian Schmelz OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and retired pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, was named a Sagamore of the Wabash at a ceremony held Nov. 5. 

    The award is the highest honor bestowed by the governor of Indiana and is considered a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor.

  • Chelsea Nicole Fella and Seth Michael LaGrange announce their wedding, which took place Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. Father John Brosmer officiated.

    Parents of the bride are Bradley and Connie Fella of Santa Claus. Parents of the groom are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus.

    The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Madison Fella and the matron of honor was the bride’s friend Sarah Horstmeyer.

    The best man was Zachary Collignon, a friend of the couple.

  • Ashley (Moore) and Jeremy Wagner announce the birth of their daughter Kelsey Danielle Wagner. She was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital on Oct. 22, 2015. She weighed eight pounds and seven ounces and she was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by Jacob Wagner, 11, and Kathryn Wagner, 3. The mother is the former Ashley Moore.

    The maternal grandparent is Sherry Moore of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are John and Jenny Brunner and Keith and Margie Wagner, all of Tell City. Great-grandparent is Elizabeth Simpson of Tell City.

  • Ryun and Brandy Aubrey of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Faith Aubrey. She was born on Oct. 10 at 1:40 p.m. at St. Mary’s in Evansville. She weighed six pounds and three ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother Kelton and sister Rylyn, both 8. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Leeta Aubrey of Tell City. Maternal grandparents are Boyd and Connie Wilson of Hardinsburg, Ky. The mother is the former Brandy Wilson.

  • Book signing set for Nov. 7


    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. will be hosting a meet the authors and book-signing event Nov. 6 from 1 to 3 for two local authors, C.S. Areson and Jim Adkins.

    Areson will discuss his book on forgiveness, “Impossible to Forgive: What God can do when you can’t.”

    Adkins will discuss his work of historical fiction, “Indiana Stories: Little Know Tales from the Heartland.”


    Grief program Nov. 7 in Tell City

  • FERDINAND – Twelve Benedictine sisters celebrated special anniversaries of their religious profession on Sunday, Oct. 25, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – An iconic local automotive shop will remain in the hands of a family with its own long history dealing in automobiles. The building, which was formerly home to Blackie’s Tire Shop at 702 Seventh St., has been purchased by Dauby’s Body Shop owner Mike Dauby and his wife, Cindy.



    TELL CITY – Two natives of Tell City, Sam Snyder and Wes Cantner, make up local music duo Charms Voormann.

    The two have been playing together for about seven years, having met when they weren’t old enough to legally drive. Now that they are both in their 20s, they have the experience and skill earned to pursue their love of music together.