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Today's Features

  • COLUMBIA, S.C. – Army Pvt. Julie E. Davis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, Davis studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field-training exercises.

  • PERRY COUNTY – We The Youth of Perry County is currently taking applications for the 2013-14 program year. We The Youth of Perry County is a leadership program for students who will be freshman for the upcoming school year. 
    The program includes a variety of activities including a kickoff retreat and monthly meetings. The meetings are usually conducted from 6 to 8:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Some of this year’s topics will include government, community involvement, Perry County history, a mock court and values and decisions.

  • Nathan and Melissa Toothman of Mount Pleasant an-nounce the birth of their son, Case Alvin Toothman, Friday, April 19, 2013, at St. Mary’s in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Toothman is the former Melissa Schatz. Case has one older brother, Parker, 1.
    Grandparents are Mark and Marja Schatz of Siberia and Danny and Patty Toothman of Magnet.
    Great-grandparents are Marilynn Sonderman and Bob and Janell Pfeifer.

  • Jason and Susan Martin of Ferdinand announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Grace Martin, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Martin is the former Susan Keller. Avery has three older brothers, Eli and Owen, 6, and Isaac, 2.
    Grandparents are Joseph and Beverly Keller of Tell City, Mary Beth Martin of Haysville and Bill Martin of Ferron, Utah.
    Great-grandparents are Catherine Keller of Tell City and the late Otto Keller and Herman and Joyce Peters.

  • Krystle Haag and Leonard Hahus of Leopold announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kimberly Haag (Ziegelgruber) of Fishers and Anthony Haag of Martinsville.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Jasper High School and a May 2013 graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine with a doctorate degree.
    She will begin a pediatric residency program in Springfield, Ill., in June.

  • Felicia Jean Kellems of Cannelton and Brandon Lynn Sillings of Leavenworth announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Eddie and Michele Kellems of Cannelton. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and is currently a student.
    Mr. Sillings is the son of Scott and Hallie Denise Sillings of Leavenworth. He is a graduate of Crawford County High School and is a soldier and a welder.
    The wedding is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013. The ceremony is by invitation only.

  • TELL CITY – The tenants of Twilight Towers met April 17 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    April birthdays were Ruth Loney, Enid Kessner, Charlotte Ward, Donnie Steen, Grover Gray, Alice Alvey, Leoma Welsh, Helen Stiles, Annie Tate, Marty Oberhausen, Peg Hawhee, Elizabeth Simpson, Rose Zeigelgruber, Annie Applegate and Violet Lawhorne.
    Because an annual yard sale is scheduled for May 11, there will be no monthly dinner for the tenants or public entertainment in May. Information on the June public entertainment will be available at a later date.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Forms for the annual luminary service during the Perry County Relay for Life are now available.
    The service will be held at 9 p.m. June 8 at Perry Central schools during the Relay event. Forms will be available at all German American locations in Tell City and in future issues of the News. They can be returned to Pam Krygielka at 6971 Alamo Road, Tell City, IN 47586. For more information, call Krygielka at 836-2712.

  • The families of Ryan George and Karen McBride announce the marriage of their children.

    The bride is the daughter of John E. McBride and Janis McBride of San Marcos, Texas.
    She works in the field of international higher education and will travel to Thailand in 2013 as a Fulbright Specialist.
    She is a graduate of San Marcos High School, the University of Texas, Queen’s University of Belfast and the University of Minnesota.

  • TROY – Our Father’s House of Worship LLC in Troy announces a new seven-week video-based Bible study series that explores what it could be like in heaven. The series is hosted via DVD by Don Piper, author of the New York Times bestseller “90 Minutes in Heaven,” which has sold more than 3.5 million copies.