Today's Features

  • Downer and Cindy Spencer of Evanston announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Trisha Spencer, to Jerry Ammon of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Lesa and Ron Ammon of Tell City.
    He is a 2010 graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School and is employed as a state correctional officer.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Evansville with a bachelor’s degree in special education.

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  • TELL CITY – Brothers Will and Beau Goffinet of Tell City recently got a chance to take their love of the Mario Brothers video game to the next level.

    This Friday, the two will appear on the PBS children’s show “The Friday Zone” dressed as their favorite characters, Mario and Luigi.

    The Mario Brothers video game features two sibling plumbers, Mario and Luigi, whose jobs are to investigate the strange creatures inhabiting the sewers of New York City.

  • Jennifer Schwartz and Adam Meunier, both of Grandview, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dave and Barbara King of Santa Claus and Murl Schwartz of Troy.

    The future groom is the son of Mike and Laura Meunier of Evanston.

    Miss Schwartz is a 2007 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana.

    She is a registered nurse in the Surgical Trauma Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

  • In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, May 11-17, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing presents a signed mayoral proclamation to Forest Fire Management Officer Terry Severson Friday during a gathering of present and former U.S. Forest Service employees.

    The proclamation states Americans are served daily by public servants at the federal, state, county and city levels; work to keep our nation working; include military personnel, police officers, firefighters, health care professionals, teachers, scientists and countless other occupations.

  • St. Pius Catholic church held its first Holy Communion recently.

    Accepting the Eucharist for the first time were, front row from left, Maggie Davis, Boston Schulte, Evan Luecke and Gracie Zuelly.

    In the back row are the Rev. Sengole Thomas Gnanaraj and Tyler Neuman.

  • FUMC Date Night Saturday
    TELL CITY –Date Night Challenge 2014, a night out for couples, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.  Saturday, May 17, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

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  • PERRY COUNTY – Emily Davis, daughter of Tim and Darlene Davis and a junior at Perry Central High School, was elected Lincoln Division lieutenant governor of the Indiana District Key Club.

    She was sworn into her position April 6 in Indianapolis at the 62nd annual Indiana District Key Club Convention.

    Emily is the first lieutenant governor from Perry Central.

    Her one-year term will consist of being responsible for seven different key clubs in southern Indiana, communicating regularly with everyone in the Kiwanis family and serving others.

    Staff Writer

    When it comes to opening a restaurant that will feature its own microbrewery and 36 beers on tap within its pub, it’s about more than just suds and good food to the owners.

    According to Pour Haus co-owner Derek Cronin, 42, the development is meant to be a unifying establishment for a community rich in history.