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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus state deputy Lawrence Fluhr has appointed and approval has been received from the supreme knight Carl Anderson, naming Clarence V. Franchville district deputy for district 36.

    Franchville will direct and report to the state council all activities of the councils in his district, Tell City Council 1172, Newburgh Council 8746, Boonville Council 10257 and Evansville Council 14192.
    He is responsible for the direct link between those councils to the state and supreme council.

  • Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth, to Nicholas Ryan Weyer, son of Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand.

    The bride-elect graduated from Tell City High School in 2001 and from Belmont University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in middle-school education. She is currently employed with the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. as a teacher.

  • The Luce Township Class of 1947 met July 13 at the Rockport Inn. Pictured from the left are Kenneth Schessele, Bettye Wilson, Melba Ayer, Wilma Jean Ferguson, Anita Heckel and Gerry Varner.

  • A week of vacation Bible school wrapped up Friday with a closing program at the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills.

    Students and adult helpers participated in the week of “Adventures on Promise Island” and following the week of events, Donnie and Pam Epple of Bandon held a summer gathering at their home Sunday. The couple welcomed everyone from VBS, as well as other friends, to share a carry-in meal and enjoy a hayride and a barrel train ride, wrapping up the week of vacation Bible school.

  • Little Pigeon Baptist to host quartet Sunday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host the Woodsmen Quartet singers during its July 29 service at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Master Sgt. Jerry W. Weatherholt Jr. retired March 1, 2012, after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force.

    He was born in Tell City in 1968, and graduated from Tell City High School in 1986. He entered the military in February 1988, when he reported for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he attended technical training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., where he graduated in 1989 as a B-52H electronic warfare systems apprentice.

  • Pictures submitted by Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit.

  • Julie and Nick Berning announce the birth of their son, Andrew Nicholas Berning, Monday, July 2, 2012, at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Drew has a sister, Jordyn, 3. Mrs. Berning was the former Julia Ashby.
    Grandparents are Judy and Jim Ashby of Tell City and Mary Lou and Nick Berning of Cincinnati.
    Great grandparents are Sue and Archie Ashby of Paducah, Ky., and the late Pearl and Carl Schaefer.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lange of Ferdinand will celebrate their silver anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Ferdinand Catholic Church. A reception will follow Mass at the Ferdinand American Legion for family members only.

    Mr. Lange and Sharon Rogier were married Aug. 22, 1987, at St. Isidore Catholic Church near Bristow by the Rev. Keith McClellan.
    Their attendants were Carol Schwoeppe, Darla Sixx, Diane Harrison, Mary Cassidy Richard, Ernest Lange and the late Alfred and John Lange.

  • Youngsters from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, as well as other local parishes, enjoyed a week’s worth of activities during vacation Bible school held from June 11 through June 15.

    This year’s theme was Bug Zone. Children from preschool through fifth grade participated in this event.