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Today's Features

  • Laura Elizabeth Simpson, formerly of Tell City, and Rishi Santosh Mhapsekar were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of William and Connie Simpson of Tell City, and the granddaughter of Lee Simpson of Tell City. The groom is the son of Santosh and Sunethra Mhapsekar of Tustin, Calif.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Thomas Richstatter OFM.

  • TELL CITY – A Tri Kappa Province I convention was held last fall at Mount Vernon General Baptist Church. It was hosted by Province I Officer Kenda Hartmann and members of the active and associate Chapters from Mount Vernon.
    Officers and members attending from the Epsilon Omega Chapter were: president, Stephanie Walsh; vice president, Jody Robinson; recording secretary, Jean Schulthise; adviser Betty Cash and Kathy Kinnett, treasurer Lucy Alvey attended from the associate chapter.

  • TELL CITY – A Signs of Glory prophecy seminar will be held beginning Friday at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    The seminar is presented as a “community service to all people,” a brochure of the event stated. The first meeting will be at 7 p.m. Friday with an opening program titled “History is His Story.”
    “Strange Man of Mud and Metal,” will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, “Sleeping Through the Sirens” will be at 7 p.m. Sunday and the final presentation, “Why So Much Suffering?” will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Showcasing the creations of Indiana’s best artisans and foodists, the Indiana Artisan Marketplace returns to the Expo Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds March 31-April 1.
    The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1. Admission is $10 and children 7 years and under get in for free.

  • Horses owned by Verna Beard and Brain Badger earned several awards during the recent show season.

  • St. John’s Lenten worship set
    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will hold Lenten worship services every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m.
    The Board of Education will serve soup and sandwiches every Wednesday evening starting at 5:30 p.m.
    The church is located 1⁄2 mile west of New Boston on County Road 1160 North. The Rev. Mile Mueller is pastor and may be reached at 547 2007 for information. Everyone is invited to the Lenten services and meals.

  • The William Tell Senior Center held its Valentine dance Feb. 11. Sage Critcheloe was crowned queen and Robert Edwards was crowned king. Each received a box of chocolates and flowers.

  • NEW BOSTON – The Indiana Motor Truck Association has named Kent Wan-inger of New Boston a master truck driver. Waninger has been driving trucks for more than 26 years and has spent the last 14 years driving for Mulzer Crushed Stone in Tell City. During his driving career, he has successfully navigated more than a million miles without an accident.
    The IMTA awards the professional certification of master truck driver to drivers of commercial motor vehicles who meet high standards for educational achievement, professional conduct and accident-free driving.

  • Five generations of Thelma Gibson’s family recently gathered for a picture. In front are grandmother Angela Jester and great-great-grandmother Thelma Gibson holding her great-great-grandson, Brennon Thacker. In back, great-grandfather Steve Gibson holds Thelma’s great-great-grandson, Cooper Thacker, as they stand next to mother Jessica Gibson.

  • LEOPOLD – Euriah Bryant, a freshman at Perry Central High School, earn-ed a gold rating at the Indiana State School Music Association State Solo and Ensemble Vocals contest Feb. 18 at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis. She was only a half-point away from a perfect score. Her song selection was “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.”