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Today's Features

  • Leanna M. Genet of Bristow and Dustin R. Vaal of Jasper announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Sue Genet of Bristow. She is a 2001 graduate of Perry Central High School and is currently attending Vincennes University Jasper Campus, studying business management with an expected graduation date in 2012.
    She works at Best Home Furnishings in Ferdinand.

  • Brandy Elizabeth Aders of Bristow and Aaron Michael Rogier of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, June 18, 2011, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of Bonnie Aders of Bristow and the late Wayne Franchville. Mr. Rogier is the son of Jim and Myrna Rogier of Tell City.
    The bride was given in marriage by her mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Aaron Pfaff.

  • J.D. Underhill bagged this 13-pointer on the opening day of the state’s whitetail-deer gun season.

    The buck weighed in at 228 pounds after being field dressed. Underhill said it was with several does. Hunters took to the field in large numbers over the weekend.

  • Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing swore in Josh Shively, left, and Jim Alexander as new reserve officers for the Tell City Police Department. Shively has already completed a 40-hour prebasic program and will begin field orientation soon with Patrolman Bryce Hammack. Alexander should complete his prebasic program in January.

  • Troy volunteer firefighters made and sold four kettles of their “famous” soup Sunday, drawing a steady stream of customers carrying bags, tubs and various totes to carry home one or more gallons.

    Fire Chief Pudder Linne said the department has been lucky in recent years, with nice weather boosting attendance. “We’ve been rained on at night (when cooking begins before dawn) but we usually luck out.” Proceeds help support the department.

  • Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing congratulates Lee Brown Friday during a reception honoring his retirement from Lincoln Hills Development Corp.

  • St. Paul pancake, sausage breakfast Sunday
    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Paul’s parish hall. All are welcome to attend.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Candy Castle is gearing up for its second annual Jelly Belly Day, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The free event will feature a wide range of Jelly Belly-themed events and activities for the entire family.
    The day’s events will be highlighted by an appearance from Mr. Jelly Belly, the confectionery company’s official mascot, who will pose for pictures with families and hand out free Jelly Belly samples.

  • TELL CITY – First Christian Church in Troy will again this year offer a gospel concert, “A Gospel Thanksgiving in Song,” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Tell City High School.
    Doors to the auditorium will open at 1:30. The concert is offered by the church at no cost, though a freewill offering will be collected.