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Today's Features

  • Joshua and Bonnie Welch of Nashville, Tenn., celebrated their silver anniversary recently.

    The couple were married Sept. 3, 1988, at the Nashville War Memorial Building Auditorium. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Bill Vernick.
    Mr. Welch is the oldest of six children born to the late Morris and Jenive Smathers Welch of Canton, N.C. He retired in 1995 from Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation.

  • CANNELTON – The Perry County Museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.
    The museum is located in the old Perry County Courthouse building located at Seventh and Taylor streets in Cannelton. To schedule an appointment, call 548-6781.

  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Air Force Cadet John Levi Hilgenhold has completed basic cadet training and earned the rank of cadet fourth class at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
    Hilgenhold completed the rigorous six-week orientation program. The training prepares cadets to enter their first academic year at the academy.

  • The parents of Lauren Fischer of Jeffersonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter to Brandon Zellers of Jeffersonville.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mickey and Rita Young of Rocky Point and Patrick and Lisa Fischer of Tell City.
    She is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and has attended Indiana University Southeast for three years. She will finish her veterinary tech degree in the spring of 2014. She works at Olive Garden.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All Band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Larry Bryant has been named the director of reliability for the Domtar Paper Co.

    Bryant is a 29-year employee of the Domtar Hawesville Mill, working as the maintenance manager for the last 10 years. He and his wife, Terri, reside in Tell City. They have two children, Katelyn and Jacob.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Southern Indiana Power’s Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • FRENCH LICK – The 2013 Block Bash, a chainsaw carving competition, will be held Sept. 20 through Sept. 22 in the French Lick Town Green.
    The event will feature 10 of the top carvers in the country, according to organizers. The carvers will compete for three days on eight-hour masterpiece sculptures. Activities  will be from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and 22. All carvings will be auctioned Sept. 21 and 22 at 5 p.m.

  • ST. MEINRAD — Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 23nd annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture in Homiletics at 7 p.m. Oct. 1. The lecture will be given in the conference room on the fifth floor of St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad campus.
    This year’s lecturer is Dr. Charles Campbell, professor of homiletics at Duke University. The lecture is titled “Preaching and Apocalyptic Imagination.”

  • 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.