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Today's Features

  • New officers for American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 for 2013-14 were sworn in recently.

    They are, from the left in front, Becky Hagedorn, first vice president; Charlotte Lindauer, president; Margie Devillez, second vice president and Shelly Howland, chaplain. In the back are Pat Thomas, treasurer; Brenda Powers, historian; Dot Kessner, parliamentarian and Shirley Lagrange, sergeant-at-arms.

  • NORFOLK, Va. – Navy Seaman Recruit Jessica L. Brown, daughter of Patricia A. Johnson of French Lick and Kent A. Brown of Troy, along with other sailors stationed aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, departed Naval Station Norfolk, marking the start of the ship’s eight- to nine-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf.

  • TELL CITY – Greg Christmas was a member of the Perry County community for 30 years and had a dream of running in the Schweizer Fest road race. 

    Due to double amputations and his untimely death in 2010, he was not able to fulfill that dream.  
    This year Greg’s family and friends are forming “Team Greg” to participate in his memory.  If you would like to become a member of “Team Greg,” contact Pam Young by sending email to pamela-christmas73@yahoo.com or calling (608) 469-3687.

  • Jimmy Dean and Ruth Ransom of St. Croix will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary July 29, 2013.

    A celebration was held July 27 at the Branchville Conservation Club and hosted by April Ransom and Mary Lois Ransom.
    Mr. Ransom married the former Ruth Hancock July 29, 1988, at the Branchville Methodist Church.
    The couple has two children, Jarrett Ransom of Tell City and April Ransom of St. Croix. They also have one grandchild, Bensen Ransom.
    Mr. Ransom works at the Jasper Group and Mrs. Ransom works at Leibering Dimension.

  • Steve and Kathy Troesch of St. Meinrad announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall, to Levi Brown, son of Doug and Judi Brown of Ferdinand. 

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2012 graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Mr. Brown is a 2004 graduate of Forest Park High School and a 2010 graduate of Purdue University with a master’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering.
    The couple work as project engineers in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Tory Coyle and Joe Woznicki were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 1, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Ron and Tracey Coyle of Cannelton. Mr. Woznicki is the son of Rich and Kim Woznicki of Tell City.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius.

  • William E. and Nancy (Kluesner) Rohl will celebrate their golden 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 17, 2013, with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 4:30 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville.

    The couple was married Aug. 17, 1963, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bristow. Their attendants were Robert and Margie (Kluesner) Harpenau, Carolyn Kluesner, Betty Jo Lautner, Linus Kluesner, Kenneth LaGrange, Jeff Rohl and Alice (LeClere) Sommer.

  • Carter Fleck, 8, and his sister, Rheyse, 6, show off a cucumber that likely began as two fruits but fused and grew as one. They called it a Siamese cucumber. It was found growing in the garden of their neighbor, Albert and Mary Denning of St. Meinrad.                                   

  • Vacation Bible school at EUCC
    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s vacation Bible school will continue today and tomorrow at the church.
    For more information, contact Mona Flamion at 547-302, Nancy Ress at 836-2020 or the church at 547-7059.

    Back-to-school bash at Tell City Church of Christ

  • PERRY COUNTY – Hillary Hubert, daughter of Chris and Lora Hubert of Tell City, was chosen by Tell City American Legion Unit 213 to attend the 72nd annual session of Hoosier Girls State, June 23 through June 28 on the campus of Trine University in Angola.

    Hubert, a junior at Perry Central High School, joined approximately 612 other young women for this government program designed to educate the leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship.