Today's Features

  • Hannah L. Jay of Haubstadt and Logan N. Everly of Evansville were united in marriage in a 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony Oct. 29, 2016, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, where Rev. Tony Ernst officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Rick and Carmen Jay of Haubstadt. The groom is the son of Jeff and Shari Everly of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    The matron of honor was cousin of the bride, Anna Luigs of Evansville.

  • Ariel and Ryan Franchville of Derby announce the birth of their son, Waylon Scott Franchville, Nov. 22, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.

    Waylon weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Kim and Scott Franchville of Derby. Maternal grandparents are Michele and Ivan Bland III of Branchville.

    Great-grandparents include Bob and Geraldine Cronin of Tell City, Peggy Franchville of Bristow, Paul and Sally Harpenau of Branchville, Evelyn Harpenau of Branchville and Nancy Bland of Rome.

  • Ralph and LaVerne Zuelly of Tell City will celebrate their 70th anniversary Jan. 14, 2017.

    They were married Jan. 14, 1947, in St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Tell City.

    Their attendants were LaVerne’s sister, Geraldine (Jerry) George, and Charles (Chuck) Burst.

  • Cortni Lee-Shai Strobel of Tell City and Brandan Scott Cross, stationed at Fort Jackson, S.C., were married Dec. 30, in a 5 p.m. ceremony at Country Plantation House in Greenville, Ky. Rev. Paul Frederick officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Jon and Rhonda Strobel of Cannelton. The groom is the son of Tonya and Sean Reed of Newburgh and Eric and Tonya Cross of Santa Claus.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father and her grandfather, Charles Amburgy.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Cecilia Moore, associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    Her lecture, “Hidden in Plain View: Black Catholics and the Civil Rights Movement,” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. in Bede Theater.

  • Nelda and Bob Day of Tell City were married Dec. 26, 1966, at Tell City United Methodist Church. A 50th Anniversary celebration was held Nov. 20, 2016, at Tell City Depot.

    They have three children, Eric and Lisa Day of Santa Claus, Danielle Day and Kevin Pollard of LaGrange, Ky., and Brian Day and Naomi Aasheim of Mandan N.D. Grandchildren are Emma and Sarah Day.

  • JT Hills

    Guest Columnist


    In my office, right in view whenever I sit at my desk, there is an image of the earth and the moon hanging on the wall. It is the famous “Earthrise” photo taken by Bill Anders from lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. I wasn’t alive then, but perhaps you might remember that moment.

    It had been a rough year. In January, the Tet Offensive shook the country as the Vietnam War took a turn for the worse. In April, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside his hotel room in Memphis.

  • FERDINAND – Sister Lynn Marie Falcony and Sister Lisa Marie Schutz made their first profession of monastic vows  Dec. 3, officially joining the community of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand.

    Sister Lynn Marie, a native of Evansville, is the daughter of Mary Kaye and Joe Falcony.