Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services in Indianapolis.

    This year they are asking for disposable diapers and clothing to be used for infants. Donors are asked to leave price tags on gifts and not to wrap them.

    Donation boxes will be located in all three church parishes (St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius) this week through Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH AND MARY ROGIER of Leopold will gather for a family reunion at noon Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Perry County Coon Club.

    The meal will be at noon, but arrive earlier if you would like. Table service will be provided. Take your own drinks and enough covered dishes for your family for a pitch-in dinner.


    THE FAULKENBERG FAMILY reunion is planned for Sunday, Sept. 20, at Patoka Lake Shelterhouse No. 1. A carry-in meal will be served at noon. All relatives are encouraged to attend.


  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 25th annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture and Workshop in Homiletics Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 6-7, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

    This year’s lecturer is Lori Carrell, vice chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Rochester. The topic of the evening presentation is “Does Preaching Matter? A Communication Perspective.”

    The lecture will be held in St. Bede Theater from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

  • Jim and Chelsea McCallister of Tell City announce the birth of a son, Kooper Harold McCallister.

    He was delivered at 9:24 a.m. Jan 5, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 2.8 ounces and was 20¼ inches long.

    The mother is the former Chelsea Schaaf.

    Kooper was welcomed home by a brother, Wyatt, 5, and a half sister, Lily, 10.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Cathy Greubel of Tell City, Paula Schaaf of Evansville and the late Jerry Schaaf.

  • Brandon and Courtney Sabelhaus of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Kason Lee Sabelhaus.

    Kason was born at 8:03 a.m. Aug. 21, 2015, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Sabelhaus is the former Courtney Briggeman.

    Kason was welcomed home by his brother, Levi, 2.

    Grandparents are Dave and Kathy Briggeman of Tell City and David and Diane Sabelhaus of Bristow.

  • Marcie and Louie Heitkemper of Tell City will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at their home Labor Day weekend with their children, Mark (Judith) Heitkemper of Henderson, Ky.; Marci Liz Tabor of Mason, Ohio, and Michele (Chad) Gentry of Vestavia Hills, Ala., They were married Sept. 8, 1950, in Lake City, S.C.

    The Heitkempers have four grandchildren, Uric Heitkemper of Henderson, Ky., Marli Tabor of Mason, Ohio, and Zachary and Haley Gentry of Nashville, Tenn., and both students at Vanderbilt University.

  • Alleisha Wheatley of Tell City and Randy Miller of Ireland announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Allen and Lisa Wheatley of Tell City. She is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School and graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with a degree in early childhood education. She is employed at the Jasper Group.

  • Story and Photos by LARRY GOFFINET


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It was like traveling back in a Time Machine for thousands of fans who attended the Happy Together concert at the Kentucky State Fair last Thursday.

    Six groups or artists, each of whom first hit the Billboard charts at least 48 years ago and had several top 10 hits, returned to the stage at Cardinal Stadium to play several of those hits.

  • New exhibit opens in archabbey library


    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of works on paper titled “Close to Home.”

    Three artists from the New Harmony area will be exhibiting their work in the gallery.

    Friends for years, they create art that is very different, not only in the choice of medium but in how they see and interpret the world around them.