Today's Features

  • Julie and Andy Hoffherr of Boonville announce the birth of their son, Ethan Edward Hoffherr on April 6, 2016. He was delivered at 4:46 p.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed 4 pounds and 12 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Betty and John Hagedorn of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Carol and Stu Hoffherr of Darmstadt.

    Great-grandparents are the late Bernice and Linus Waninger, the late John and Catherine Hagedorn and Gil and the late Dorothy Kahre.

  • Robyn and Michael Lippelt of Westville announce the birth of their son, Leo Zydrunas Lippelt. He was born March 7, 2016, at Porter Regional Hospital in Valporaiso. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Randy Rennie of Leopold. Paternal grandparents are Connie and John Lippelt of LaCrosse.

    Great-grandparents are Julie Lippelt of LaCrosse, the late Roland and Elsie Rennie and the late Ralph and Nova Kraus.

    The mother is the former Robyn Rennie.

  • Nicole Rogier of Rockport and Sean Risse of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on June 11, 2016.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Linda and Denny Rogier of Rockport. The future groom is the son of Pam Hagedorn and Larry Risse of Tell City.

    The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City, with J.T. Hills officiating.

    The bride-to-be is employed at Perry County Courthouse.

  • NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church will hold its annual chicken and ham buffet Saturday, June 11, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

    In addition to barbecued and fried chicken and ham, there will be a variety of vegetables including German potato salad and dressing.

    Homemade desserts and freshly baked bread are included with the meal. Take-out dinners are also available.

    The Country Store will have crafts, baked goods, quilts, fresh produce, plants and numerous other items.

  • Danielle and Brad Hall of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Bradley Hall on April 26, 2016. He was born in Owensboro, Ky., and weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Wyatt was welcomed home by brother, Wayde, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Jeanne and Allen Harth of Evanston. Paternal grandparents are Gwen and Kevin Hall of Derby.

    Great-grandparents are Connie and Darryl Taylor of Lilly Dale, Pat Chenault of Tell City and Omie Sprinkle of Tell City.

    The mother is the former Danielle Harth. 

  • Miranda and Adam Krieg of Tell City announce the birth of their son, August Maximilian Krieg on March 14, 2016. He was born at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh and weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long.

    August was welcomed home by siblings, Callista, 6, Emmett, 5 and Lenora, 2.

    The mother is the former Miranda Shipman.

    Maternal grandparents are Glenda and Jim Shipman of Dubois. Paternal grandparents are Ginger and the late David Krieg of Tell City.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were awarded master’s degrees on May 14. Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s Board of Trustees.

    The graduation address was given by the Rev. Thomas J. Rodi, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Mobile.


    Master of Divinity degrees were: