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Today's Features

  • FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will hold its annual church picnic Aug. 7 at the church grounds in Fulda.
    Chicken and beef dinners with all the trimmings and dessert will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining hall. Carry outs will also be available.
    A grand raffle will be held at 5 p.m., along with a special quilt drawing for two beautiful handmade quilts. A country kitchen will be open throughout the day, serving homemade goodies including breads, rolls, muffins, coffee cakes, noodles, snacks, salsas, jellies, jams and more.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    Mass is set for 10:30 a.m. and parking will be available for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,750.
    Family style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • Vacation Bible school continues at Nazarene church
    TELL CITY – Church of the Nazarene at 17 Lausanne Court, will continue their annual vacation Bible school today and Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
    This year’s theme will be Hometown Nazareth-Jesus as a kid for ages 3 through fifth grade.
    For more information contact the church at 547-2687, Joe Butler at 547-3847 or Lisa Peter at (812) 719-2533.

  • DERBY – A benefit will be at noon Saturday at the Derby Tavern for Jennifer Reed.
    Reed is currently battling Ewing’s Sarcoma, a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue.
    Activities during the event will include a cornhole tourney at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person and all those participating are asked to register by 12:30 p.m. Half-pot drawings will be held every hour and a silent auction will be held with bids closing at 8 p.m.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Ava Nicole Hilgenhold recently competed in the National American Miss Pageant in Indianapolis, where she earned the following awards: a portfolio award for being photogenic; a Spirit of America award for participating in special categories; third runner up in the acting category, where she performed a commercial; a trophy for being a state finalist and ribbons for community service and resumé writing.

  • Grant Joseph Carroll
    David and Melissa Carroll of Hawesville, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Grant Joseph Carroll, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Carroll is the former Melissa Peter. Grant has one older brother, Matthew, 4.
    Grandparents are Joe and Claudina Peter of Tell City and Mike and Debby Carroll of Hawesville.
    Great-grandparent is Anna Belle Johnston of Lewisport, Ky.

  • Mendy Ward and Erik Lassaline were united in marriage during an afternoon garden ceremony Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 28 Luzern Lane, Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Pat Reed of Cannelton. Mr. Lassaline is the son of Craig and Margaret Lassaline of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her children, Seth and Haley Ward, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Judge Lucy Goffinet.
    Haley Ward of Tell City, the bride’s daughter, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Larry and Margaret (May) Schank celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 2, 2011, at the Tell City American Legion with many friends and relatives in attendance.

    The couple were married July 4, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.
    They have two children, Brian Schank and his wife, Becky, of Cannelton and Julia Schank Kunkler and her husband, Bill, of Evansville. The couple also has six grandchildren, Eric and Clinton Schank, and Michaela, Jonah, Levi and Caleb Kunkler.

  • James “Jim” A. VanHoosier of Alexandria, Va., visited the area recently. He camped at the home of his late aunt and uncle, Lois and Glenn Norman of rural Eckerty.
    A group of cousins met at Schwartz Family Restaurant June 24 to visit with Jim. They were L. Allen Snyder, James and Mary Snyder and Kenneth and Betty Wright, all of Perry County, and Andy and Glenda Laswell of near Doolittle Mills.

  • Christine Rose Hasenour of Schnellville and Daniel Joseph Kleaving of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenneth and Diane Hasenour of Schnellville. She is a graduate of Northeast Dubois High School, Oakland City University and Indiana University. She is the program director for the Tri-County YMCA.
    Mr. Kleaving is the son of Gilbert and Margie Kleaving of Tell City. He is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Vincennes University. He works at Kleaving Farms.