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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has again awarded Lincoln Hills Development Corp. a contract to operate the Individual Development Account Program.  Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $1,600 annually.

  • Jonathan Jennings, Daughters of 1812
    CORYDON – The Jon-athan Jennings Chapter, United States Daughters of 1812, held its February meeting in Corydon with Carol Seales, president, presiding, using the national society ritual.

  • The students of Tell City Junior-Senior High School recently held a fundraising contest to raise money for the Zach Taylor Family fund. Through the week of Feb. 4, students raised $1,550 to donate. The grade who raised the most won a chance to put a pie in the face of Principal Brad Ramsey, pictured in the first photo below. In the second photo, Ramsey presents a check for the funds raised to Glenn Goffinet.

  • Jennifer Montgomery and Eddie Austin of Cannelton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Sherry Riley and Gary Riley. She is a 2005 graduate of Tell City High School and is a stay-at-home mother.
    Mr. Austin is the son of Susan Austin and Charles E. Austin Sr. He was homeschooled and works as a maintenance supervisor for ATTC Manufacturing in Tell City.
    The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 29, 2013. Formal invitations will be is-sued.

  • JASPER – Coleman Pressley, the 24-year-old son of former Jasper Engines NASCAR Cup driver Robert Pressley, will display the company’s logos on the car he is running in the inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach race today at Daytona International Speedway.

  • PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps Pvt. Justin T. Peter, son of Sarah Peter-Reid and John Reid of Tell City, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island.
    For 13 weeks, Peter stayed committed during some of the world’s most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

  • Rikki Lynn Edwards of Lyons, pictured in the center, was named Miss Indiana Teen International Feb. 10 in Columbus.

    Edwards is a senior at Dugger High School in Dugger, where she was also named homecoming queen 2013. She also holds the titles of Coal Festival Queen 2012 and Coal Festival Princess 2011. She will attend Vincennes University in fall to study broadcast communications. Edwards is the daughter of the late Rick Edwards and Lori Ransom Edwards, formerly of Cannelton. She is the granddaughter of Zeke and Toddy Ransom of Cannelton.

  • Katherine Elizabeth Chinn and Nicholas Ryan Weyer were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City. Mr. Weyer is the son of Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand and grandson of Cyrine Haas of Schnellville.
    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Deacon James King officiated the ceremony.

  • Frankie Faust, 3, holds a heart-shaped potato she found Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day. She is the granddaughter of Chuck and Janet Faust of Leopold.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – When Lincoln is mentioned in Hollywood circles, it’s all about the film’s 12 Oscar nominations. At the Indiana State Museum, however, the Lincoln buzz is all about its newest exhibition: The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family, which premiered Feb. 9. The Indiana State Museum is the only venue for this exhibition, which will run through Aug. 4.