Today's Features

  • ESAREY-SAALMAN FAMILY will gather for a reunion following church service Sunday, Aug. 9, at Leopold Hall. The event will begin about 11:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to take pictures along and also a covered dish for lunch at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane Flamion at (812) 843-5167 or Clark Esarey at (217) 652-0521.


  • TROY – A fundraiser will continue for Phyllis Richards at the Barge Inn through Sunday, Aug. 2. The Barge Inn will donate 10 percent of all purchases to help with Richards’ medical expenses. Free-will donations will also be accepted.

  • Bridgette Kellems and Chase Gerber of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Addilyn Grayce.

    She was delivered at 11:46 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Addilyn weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Angel (James) and Jason Gaynor of Cannelton, Daniel Kellems Sr., of Tell City, Carla Hunter of Santa Claus and Chad Gerber of Cannelton.

  • Heath and Nancy Meyer of Carmel announce the birth of their son, Jake Jackson.

    He was delivered at 2:01 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2015, at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.

    Jake weighed 10 pounds, 5½ ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Mrs. Meyer is the former Nancy Dauby.

    Jake was welcomed home by his sister, Christina, 19 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City Paternal grandparents are Larry and Kathy Meyer of Ferdinand.

  • St. Boniface  picnic Sunday


    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host its summer picnic Sunday, Aug. 2. 

  • EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston invites all area children to attend vacation Bible school from July 26 through July 30.

    The theme this year is Everest, where kids will discover what it means to hold on to God’s mighty power in everyday life.

    Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing cool songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and make fun crafts.

  • Meriam E. Schwartz of Eckerty and Michael L. Kleaving of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joseph and Edna Schwartz of Eckerty.

    The future groom is the son of Gilbert and Margie Kleaving of Tell City.

    Miss Schwartz is a 2010 home school graduate and is a cook at the Schwartz Family Restaurant.

    Mr. Kleaving is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Agriculture Education.

  • Samantha Harpenau and Byron Hubert were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 11, 2014, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.

    The bride is the daughter of Craig and Sara Harpenau of Troy. The groom is the son of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double ring ceremony officiated by Jack Durchholz.

    Attending the bride were her sisters, Maids of Honor Sidney Harpenau and Sloan Harpenau, both of Bristow.

  • TELL CITY – The fluid flow experts of Green Leaf, Inc., a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Tractor Supply Company and Indiana 4-H Youth Development recently named Kelsi Denu of Tell City as the Perry County 4-H Fair’s Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner.

    During the Perry County 2015 fair, held July 10-13, Denu was named the 4-H Grand Champion winner in veterinary science and in addition, was recognized as the Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner, receiving a $25 Visa gift card and plaque.