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Today's Features

  • BRISTOW – Descendants of Clarence and Elizabeth Wheeler will have a family reunion June 27, at St. Isadore Hall in Bristow. Doors will open at 11 a.m. CST.

    A carry-in meal will be at noon. Tea, lemonade, plates, cups, utensils and napkins will be provided. Games, activities and prizes. For more information, call Martha Heeke at (812) 547-6191.

  • TELL CITY – During a special presentation last month by Bob Harpenau and guests Jim Fiedler and Kara Scott, Kiwanis members were treated to an informative program and slideshow about eagle nesting in Perry County.

    Photos were provided by Jo Ann Etienne and Mark Owens and featured eagle nests in the Derby and Rome areas.

    Fiedler offered details about the natural history of eagles and described how the adults lock talons and tumble through the air when defending their territory. He described their wingspans of up to 7 feet and the clicking noises they make.

  • TELL CITY – The Miss Schweizer Fest Pageant will be held Monday, Aug. 3, at Community Christian Church in Tell City.

    Younger divisions will begin at 6 p.m. and competitions for older divisions will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Earl and Sandy Malone of Newburgh, formerly of Tell City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 20, 2015.

    A party will be hosted by their five children at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Bart Mulzer.

    Earl and the former Sandy Heitkemper were married June 25, 1955, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They are the parents of Scott Malone, Sam Malone and Stacy Larsen, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; Steve Malone of Bloomington and Sally Mulzer of Newburgh.

    They have 10 grandchildren.

  • Jerry and Mary Ann Weatherholt of Tell City celebrated their golden wedding anniversary June 12, 2015. A party, hosted by their children, will be held Aug. 15.

    Jerry and the former Mary Ann Mansfield were married June 12, 1965, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They are the parents of Jennifer (John) Hall of Troy, Jerry (Cheryl) Weatherholt of Indianapolis and Aaron (Tricia) Weatherholt of Newberry, Fla.

  • During the 50th annual meeting of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. held April 20 at the Schergens Center in Tell City, board officers were elected for 2015. 

    Clayton Jefford of Perry County was elected president, Steve Upmeyer of Perry County was elected vice president; Beth Stein of Spencer County was elected secretary and Joan Hess of Perry County was elected treasurer.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James and Ruth Ransom of St. Croix announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Rene Ransom to James Thomas Morris of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of the late William and Peggy Morris.

    He is a graduate of Tell City High School and attended Vincennes University. He is a heavy-equipment operator at Mulzer Crushed Stone.

  • Christopher Deel and Jaimi Hinton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The future bride is the daughter of James Hinton Jr. and Mari Hinton of Tell City.
    She is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and graduated this year from the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed at Owensboro Health.
    Mr. Deel is the son of Carl Deel of Birdseye and Norma Deel of Tell City. He graduated in 2009 from Perry Central High School and received a degree in 2010 from Nashville Auto Diesel College.
    He is employed at Peabody Energy.

  • TELL CITY - James Greg Clayton has graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., with a double major in criminal justice and sociology.

    He earned magna cum laude honors and was placed on the dean’s list for the spring semester. Placement on this list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above.

    Clayton is the son of Hugh Clayton and Kathy Clayton, both of Tell City.

  • Taylor Marie Schoettlin Thomas and Shane Jacob Thomas were united in marriage during a morning ceremony Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Perry County Detention Center in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Patricia Diane Embry and David Schoettlin.

    The groom is the son of Jody and Stephanie Smith of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by the groom’s mother in the ceremony officiated by Karen Myers-Zuckschwerdt.