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Today's Features

  • Mia Laflin and Gregory Visconti announce their en-gagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark Laflin of Tell City and the late Marilyn Roland Laflin. She is a graduate of Center Grove High School in Greenwood and has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. She is employed as a product manager with GE Healthcare in Milwaukee, Wis.

  • Wendell and Faye Burton of Columbia, Ky., and Randy and Doris Hagedorn of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kayla Ruth Burton and Vincent Randall Hagedorn.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Adair County High School in Columbia and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
    Mr. Hagedorn is a graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a minor in chemistry.

  • TELL CITY – Indiana started the Twenty-first Century Scholars program in 1990 to ensure that every student can afford a college education. Income-eligible seventh and eighth graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana.

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will host its spring musical, “Cinderella,” Friday and Saturday in the school’s cafetorium.
    The musical will be a combination of the Walt Disney and the Roger and Hammerstein versions of the classic fairy tale to make a one hour performance time.
    The show starts at 7 p.m. both nights and tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students at the door. Children 5 years and under get in for free.
    The Perry Central band will also sell concessions during both nights.

  • CANNELTON – The Women’s Travel Club held its annual dinner meeting at the Patio April 18.

    Seven members plus four guests, Larry Schank, Jim Mason, Dan Goble and Tom Busam, gathered to hear Margaret Schank’s guest speaker, Joan Goble, tell the group about her March 2011 trip to Alaska to attend a teachers’ conference.
    The focus of her presentation was the Iditarod. Goble showed slides of scenery taken en route to the opening ceremonies and slides and videos of the ceremonies and the start of the race.

  • TELL CITY – A farewell party will be given in honor of the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie, OSB, who will retire from parish ministry and return to St. Meinrad Archabbey.
    The gathering will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. May 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hal, 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.
    Gillespie’s parishioners, confreres, family and friends from other parishes in the Deanery and from other faith traditions are welcome to attend.

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages continue
    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.
    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession.
    The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    Sunday – The Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, “Madonna and Child: Imagining the Mother of God”

  • TELL CITY – The red crepe paper poppy will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 May 17, May 18 and May 19 at Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Savers.

    This is a reminder of the sacrifice of thousands in all wars and is an annual event sponsored by members of Unit 213, Tell City. Serving locally as the 2012 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Day is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • Jane Goffinet was the latest St. Paul quilt winner. She is pictured here with the quilt, “Mosaic,” she won at the April quilt social. The quilt was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • Caty Lynn Brahm and Michael Cooper of Ferdinand were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday Oct. 15, 2011, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bishop of Santa Claus and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Brahm of Ferdinand.
    Mr. Cooper is the son of Mrs. Ophra Cooper and Dave Nixon of Santa Claus and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cooper of Birdseye.
    The Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB officiated the double-ring ceremony.