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Today's Features

  • Neil and Julie Hess of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Kate Hess, Thursday, July 12, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Hess is the former Julie Coyle. Avery has one older brother, Ty, 7, and two older sisters, Kloyi, 10, and Shelby, 7.
    Grandparents are Jim and Suzy Coyle of Tell City and Carlton and Pam Hess of Cannelton. Great-grandparents are Bonnie Jean Powers and Martha Coyle.

  • Charles and Virginia Polster will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.
    The family extends an open house invitation to all from 4 to 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
    The couple are the parents of Bryan and Anne Polster of Los Altos Hills, Calif., John and Tammy Williams Kay, Charles Klewin and Cathy and Don Hitz, all of Santa Claus.
    They have nine grandchildren, Adam and Casey William, Laura, Emma, Camille Polster, Hannah Klewin and Olivia, Gabe and Jordan Hitz.

  • TELL CITY – The annual Schweizer Fest Pageant for girls ages 9 to 22 will be at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.

  • Jordan McKenzie Somers and Chad Stephen Peter of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Friday, April 20, 2012, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

  • Brian and Sandra “Sam” Hess of Tell City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 15, 2012.

    Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hess were married Aug. 15, 1987, in Lewisport, Ky.
    The couple has two children, Kelly and Jenny, both of Tell City.
    Both Mr. and Mrs. Hess are employed at Joe & Linda’s Radio Sales in Cannelton. Everyone is invited to stop in and wish them a happy 25th anniversary.

  • TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest pageant for boys and girls ages 2 to 8 years old will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and admission is $2 per person.
    Boy candidates in the 2 to 4 year old age group are Connor Sommer, son of Ashley Hill; Kasyn Ingle, son of Kourtney Ingle and Bob Ingle and Kelton Aubrey, son of Ryan and Brandy Aubrey.

    Candidates in the 5 to 8 year old group are August Sommer, son of Ashley Hill, and Curry Parker, son of Beth James and Joe Parker.

  • Donnie and Pam Epple of Bandon held a summer gathering at their home this past Sunday.

    The couple welcomed everyone from Bethel Christian Church’s vacation Bible school, as well as other friends, to share a carry-in meal and enjoy a hayride and a barrel train ride, wrapping up the week of vacation Bible school.

  • Eckerty Camp starts today, ends Aug. 12
    ECKERTY – The 104th annual Eckerty Camp begins at 7 p.m. EST today and will continue throughout Aug. 12. Services are at 7 p.m. each night and at 6 p.m. EST each Sunday.
    Christians of every faith are urged to attend this interdenominational campaign. The evangelist and singers for this year’s event are the Rev. and Mrs. M.R. McCrary. The missionaries of Evangelistic Faith Missions are Zack and Sarah Roberts.

  • The Rev. Ron Ammon of Bethel Baptist Church received a pie in the face from wife Lesa after the boys lost again in money collected during the churches Bible school held July 16-20.

    In 14 years at the church, Ammon has only won one time. The Bible school concluded with a high-energy songfest, pictured above, presented by children who attended the week long activities. Bethel Baptist is located at 911 Fulton Street in Tell City.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Tenant Council met July 18 with President Joyce Richardt in charge.
    The July birthdays are Ruth Karney, Linda Peter, Wanda Mullins, Wanda Brown, Wilma Langdon, Patty Spurlock, Mamie Wilson, Ruth Hancock, Ethel Terry, Joy Howell, Mona Howell, Bill Kelsay, Gilbert Foertch, Sherrill Hoosier and Rick Hess.
    There will be a fundraiser breakfast and bake sale starting at 6 a.m. Aug. 11 in the dining room. Biscuits and gravy will be served. A full order will be $2 and a half order will be $1.