Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Two monks professed their temporary vows as Benedictine monks in a ceremony on Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    They have completed their novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, they were assigned religious names. Novice John Avery will be Brother Stephen and Novice Charles Peñalosa will now be known as Brother Lorenzo.

    Brother Stephen, 29, of Indianapolis, attended North Central High School and was a member of St. Pius X Parish.

  • THE LAGRANGE FAMILY reunion will be held at St. Isidore’s church hall near Bristow Saturday, Aug. 29. Family members are asked to arrive in time to begin serving at 12:30 p.m. Central with a carry-in dinner.

    Family members should take a dish, serving utensils and drinks for their family. Plates and cups will be provided. Each family attending is asked to take an item of memorabilia to display.

    There will be a family music jam, so take an instrument and play along. This year, more activities and games will be provided for all ages.

  • Raina Nicole Voges and Bradley James Barnes announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeffery Voges of Jasper and Denise Patton of Bandon.

    The future groom is the son of Gary Barnes and Angela Barnes, both of Magnet.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 , at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City. A 5 p.m. reception will be held at the Bristow Community Center in Bristow.

  • CHESAPEAKE, Va.  – Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. have joined forces again this year to gather school supplies for military children across the country. The supplies were purchased by customers nationwide and placed in collection boxes in each store.

    The Back-to-School Brigade program is a nationwide campaign by Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree. This is the seventh year that Dollar Tree has partnered with Operation Homefront for the program. Last year, Dollar Tree patrons donated more than $5 million of supplies.

  • Heather Altmann of Bristow and Jonathan Jones of Rockport announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Miss Altmann is the daughter of Bill and Tammy Sandage of Bristow and Tim and Jatina Altmann of Ferdinand. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central and works at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City in guest relations.

    Mr. Jones is the son of Carl and Elaine Jones of Rockport. He is a 2009 ITT Tech graduate and works at Enova Premier in Princeton as a maintenance technician.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Labor Day Coca-Cola Fundraiser. Any of 43 Coke products may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by calling one of the following project chairpersons listed below.

  • St. Paul youth to host bake sale Saturday


    TELL CITY – High School Youth from St. Paul’s Church will be doing a fund raiser on Saturday, August 22nd at the Farmer’s Market at the Depot.

    They are raising money to be able to attend the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, IN in November.

    They will be selling cakes, breads, cup cakes, brownies, pies, jams, jellies, breakfast rolls.


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  • Amy L. Little and Victor A. Bengert, both of Evansville, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim Marshall of Columbia, Mo., and granddaughter of Brenda Little of Cannelton.

    The groom is the son of Juanita and Bruce Blanford of Newburgh and the late Chris Bengert.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in Evansville, with a reception to follow.

  • Athena Renae Haake of Ferdinand and Neal Andrew Goffinet of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Henry and Lisa Haake of Ferdinand. She is a graduate of Forest Park High School and the University of 

    Evansville with a degree in exercise science.

    The future groom is the son of David and Jane Goffinet of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and Purdue University. He is an environmental scientist with the Lochmueller Group in Evansville.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting to celebrate the dedication of the Southern Indiana Resource Solutions, Inc. (SIRS) Building to be renamed “The Reed Building” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20.

    A dedication ceremony and open house will immediately follow until 4 p.m. The Reed Building is located at 1012 31st Street in Tell City.