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Today's Features

  • Andrea Renee Bruner of Birdseye and Jeremy Wayne Potter of Jasper announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Carol Bruner and Allen Bruner of Birdseye. She is a graduate of Forest Park High School and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She works for the Indiana Gaming Commission.
    Mr. Potter is the son of Terry Potter and Jerry Potter of Henderson, Ky. He is a graduate of Henderson County High School, the University of Indianapolis and Oakland City University. He works at Stryker Endoscopy.

  • PERRY COUNTY – In May the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution earned several awards at the group’s state meeting. Lafayette Spring earned a level one Chapter Achievement Award for the 2012-13 year. They also accepted first in the public relations-social media division. Lena Joyal earned an award for outstanding chapter junior member and Deb Owens accepted an award for work in indexing for the state.

    The chapter’s first meeting for the 2013-14 year will be at 6 p.m. today at the Patio in Cannelton.

  • Archie Smallwood, Ray Windell and Rob Ellnor presented Lewis Jewels to fathers, sons and grandfathers with three generations in attendance Saturday at the Branchville Lodge 496.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Mt. Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus would like to introduce Brother Richard Puryear as the congregation’s new minister. Puryear assumed the position this past June.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 21 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Friday to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • St. Pius fall fest Sunday
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday.
    On the menu will be the “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie. 
    Entertainment will include the Crosswinds band, a large yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle. 
    Serving will begin at 11. Those purchasing carry-out soup are asked to take their own container.

  • The Hoesli family held a reunion Aug. 4 with more than 150 children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren of Clarence and Marie Hoesli attending.

  • LEOPOLD — Winners of prizes of the St. Augustine Catholic Church picnic raffle were drawn recently.
    The following will be listed by prize, donor and winner.

  • JASPER – Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper invites the public to the annual church picnic Sept. 22.
    Chicken and roast beef dinners will be served from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining room, with carry-out and drive-thru service available. Mock turtle soup will be sold by the bowl or the gallon along with sandwiches.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1943 held its 70th class reunion Aug. 10. Classmates attending and pictured in the front from the left are Phyllis Fenn Grant, Lucille Wettmorshousen Hollander, Alice Arnold Wittmer, Verna Kieser Freeman, Franklin Simpson, Maytha Jarboe Walker and Robert Schaerer. In the second row are Lucille Walter Bosler, Margaret Vaughn Lunder, Mary Alice Kraus Thelander, Mildred Marchal Graves, James Hollander and Charles Connor.