Today's Features

  • Jared and Alie Hedinger of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Brandt Robert. He was delivered April 30, 2014, at Owensboro health Regional Hospital.

    Brandt weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Hedinger is the former Alie Schroeder.

    Grandparents are Alan and Nancy Schroeder and Charlie and Diana Hedinger, all of Tell City.

  • Nick and Katie Weyer of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Jack Becher.

    He was delivered April 15, 2014, at the Women's Hospital in Newburgh. Jack weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    He was baptized May 18 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius.

    His godparents are Kelly Hollinden of Tell City and Brad Weyer of Ferdinand.

    Mrs. Weyer is the former Katie Chinn.

  • Capt. Jacob and Emily Pagragan of Lexington, Ky. announce the birth of their daughter, Keeley Grace.

    She was delivered April 15, 2014, at The Women's Hospital of Saint Joseph East. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 181/2 inches long.

    Keeley was welcomed home by three brothers; James Reilly, 4, Finley Michael, 3, and Liam Dempsey, 2.

    Mrs. Pagragan is the former Emily Henrickson of Luneburg, Mass.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Rick Hess and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rhodes, all of Tell City, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jaime Hess and Markie Rhodes of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She holds a journalism degree and is employed as a client representative at Southern Hills Counseling Center.

  • CANNELTON - The Rev. Jack Kidwell, pastor of Heartland Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, will be guest speaker at revival services at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21 beginning at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 22 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

    Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to attend.

  • TELL CITY - Beginning Tuesday, July 1, a women's ministry group called "WOW-SIS" - Women of Worth-Sisters In Service, will meet at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month.

    All women are welcome and are encouraged to attend. For more information, call the church office at 547-2800 or Sheila Rearden, leader of WOW-SIS Ministry Group, at 547-6525.

  • CINCINNATI - Emily Thomas, a senior medical writer in biometrics for INC Research, a global clinical research organization, won a 2014 March Madness contest. She was one of 150 "bracketologists" who took part in a contest based on the NCAA men's basketball tourney.

    Those entering chose a charity that would, if they won, would receive entry fees.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. - James "Greg" Clayton, a senior at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., has been named to the university's dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

    Placement on the list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and is the son of Hugh Clayton of Tell City and Kathy Clayton of Fairfield, Ill.

  • Perry Central students, from the left, Kirstyn Linne, Brooke Lasher and Bryce Ory, pose with U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon June 3 during his visit to an e-learning conference. Students in Sean Risse’s careers class were tasked with designing and creating a mobile application for use throughout Perry Central as part of a contest sponsored by Bucshon’s office.

    Guest Columnist

    In the beginning of the Civil War, our Perry County citizens were excited and full of enthusiasm for the war. Rallies, speeches and fiery discussions were held in almost every township and the call for patriotism was heard as our country and her people prepared for war.