Today's Features

  • Kurt and Lori Hammond of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Lukas Allen Hammond, Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Hammond is the former Lori Huffman. Lukas has one brother, Karson Scott, 4.
    Grandparents are Steve and Karen Irwin and David and Kathy Hammond, all of Tell City and the late Scott Allen Huffman.

  • Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla Elaine Miller, to Jacob Lee Lawalin, the son of Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City.

    The bride-elect has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Indiana University. She is a registered nurse at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

  • Randall and Sharon Hed-inger of Troy announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Bridget Gwyn Hedinger, to Jace Michael Vaal, son of Lisa Vaal of Santa Claus and the late Michael Vaal.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in health services. She is now employed at St. Francis Animal Health Care.

  • Gerald and Glenda Gogel of Tell City, Martin Elliott of Dale and Michele Woody of Lamar announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kristen Marie Gogel and Ryan Lee Elliott.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Perry Central High School and recently graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a master’s degree in occupational therapy and a minor in psychology.
    She works as an occupational therapist at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

  • Amber Dickman of Cannelton and Jacob Labhart of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Cory and Carla Faulkenberg of Cannelton and Mike and Donna Thompson of Mississippi. She is a graduate of Cannelton Junior-Senior High School and works at Tractor Supply.
    Mr. Labhart is the son of Roy and Jeanie Labhart of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and works at Rockport Roll Shop.
    The wedding is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program is available in Perry County this year under the sponsorship of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. The program will provide $3,000 in voucher checks from the Indiana Department of Health to 150 low-income households in Perry County.

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Firehouse Printing in celebration of their grand opening Aug. 8.

  • TELL CITY – Valerie Daugherty of Tell City has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company.
    As an independent business owner, Daugherty offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun.
    All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients, according to a press release.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Cassidy Stiles, the 14-year-old daughter of John Stiles and Angela Oakley, participated in the Miss American Co-Ed pageant in Indianapolis Aug. 2 through Aug. 4. She was crowned 2013 Junior Teen Miss Victory.

    This crowning means that Stiles will participate in the Miss American Co-Ed Nationals pageant set for Nov. 24 through Dec. 1 at the Hilton Head Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    In addition to her crown title, Stiles was also recognized for Junior Teen Volunteer Services Award.