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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Eight seminarians studying at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology received the order of deacon April 6 from the Most Rev. Joseph Tobin, archbishop of Indianapolis.

  • FAIRFIELD, Ill. – Kathy Clayton of Tell City has been named the new chief financial officer of Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

    Clayton takes to Fairfield 28 years of experience earned from Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, which is similar in size to Fairfield Memorial.
    “After 28 years in the same facility, I was ready for a change with new challenges,” Clayton said. “I enjoy the hospitality of a small community and when I saw this opportunity present itself, I knew it would be the perfect place to transition to.”

  • Oscar and Marilyn Mullis of Siberia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 20, 2013.

  • DOOLITTLE MILLS — The 2012 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released for 2012.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Roger Ball & family, $100; Shirley Mitchell, $50; Charolette McKim, $50; Eugene & Lora McKim, $20; Gerald En-low, $200; Russell Johnson $40; Norma Thompson, $200; Frances Belcher, $50; Frances Wells, $75; Eva Underhill (CD), $11.77; Nova Sturgeon, $100; Nolan Lynch Family, $25; and Herschel DuPont (CD), $32.36.
    Contributions for 2012... $954.13
    Expenses.................$580

  • Brittney McCoy and Justin Clouse announce the birth of their son, Dylan Xavier Clouser, Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Grandparents are David and Melissa Clouse, Duane and Christy McCoy and Jenny and Phillip Evans.
    Great-grandparents are Judy Boarman, Imogene Grant, Betsy Clouse, Robert McCoy and the late Wilfred Clouse, Gary Boarman, Brenda Burlingame, Margret Sumner and David Sumner.

  • Morgan Briana Schaefer and Nicholas Daniel Yearby, both of Chrisney, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Michelle Gehlhausen-Schaefer of Ferdinand and Brian Schaefer of St. Meinrad. She is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and attended Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at Sonshine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston.
    Mr. Yearby is the son of Donald Jr. and Juanita Yearby of Chrisney. He is a 2007 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is a maintenance technician at Waupaca Foundry.

  • TELL CITY – VNA Plus Home Care & Hospice’s Tell City location moved recently. The nonprofit medical-service provider is now located at 314 Indiana 66 E, Tell City.
    The move will not effect any services future or current patients receive. The Tell City office can still be reached by calling (800) 743-4862 or 547-7967.

  • Each year, members of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association are asked to keep a record of their volunteer hours and turn them in to the state office in Indianapolis. Throughout the state, more than one million hours were turned in. These are calculated by a figure of approximately $17 per hour to let legislators know that even though teachers are retired, they are still working without pay. 

  • MARENGO – Peacock Children’s Theatre Inc., a Southern Indiana Regional Theatre that provides entertainment, education and fun for children and families in southern Indiana, will present an old fashioned melodrama “Stop the Presses!” written by Tim Kelly for elementary students and adults to enjoy.

    A cast of 12 plus extras stars in this melodrama that takes place in the Colorado Clarion News Paper office in the town of Four Corners, Colo., where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico meet.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Emma Kohnert and Amy Hackbarth recently served as Indiana House Pages during the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly.

    The Indiana House of Representatives offers an unparalleled opportunity for students between the ages of 13 and 18 to visit the Statehouse and experience a full day of legislative activity.
    Pages are able to see how the state legislature works firsthand in a behind-the-scenes tour. They get to work alongside legislators, legislative assistants and interns.