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Today's Features

  • Rachel Esarey, formerly of Leopold, and Scott Solomon of Scottsdale, Ariz., were united in marriage during an evening ceremony Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the residence of Tom and Wiletta Solomon in Scottsdale.

    The bride is the daughter of Norvin and Trudy Esarey of Leopold. Mr. Solomon is the son of Tom and Wiletta Solomon of Scottsdale.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Jason Fritz.

  • Cortney Cail and Justin Roby were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Gary and Marilyn Hubert of Tell City and Rick and Theresa Cail of Grandview. Mr. Roby is the son of Randy and Robin Roby of Owensboro, Ky.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father and mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by John Smitson.
    Special music was performed by Leo Gronquist. Selections sung included “Oh My Love” by John Lennon.

  • CANNELTON – During the 175th anniversary of the city of Cannelton and its annual Heritage Fest, the Cannelton Foundation will sponsor the inaugural Miss Heritage Fest Pageant at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton.
    Winners will be crowned in each category and a trophy will be presented for each runner-up. Categories are Miss, 7- to 9-year olds; Miss Pre-Teen, 10- to 12-year-olds; Miss Teen, 13- to 15-year-olds and Miss Heritage Fest, 16- to 19-year-olds.

  • Michael and Mary Schriefer of Santa Claus celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 24, 2012.

    Michael C. “Mike” Schriefer and Mary E. Oeding were married June 24, 1972, in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Ferdinand. The Rev. Firmus Dick officiated.
    The Schriefers have two children, Matthew of Newburgh and Maria (Mrs. Damian) Koch of rural Boonville. They also have a granddaughter, Elizabeth Koch.

  • Sylvan and Linda May of Birdseye will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at St. Meinrad Community Center with an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. CDT.

  • Oakwood Health Campus residents and staff paid a visit to the Buffalo Run Farm in Lincoln City recently. The residents were able to experience feeding the buffalo watermelon and apples from a stick and tour a tepee and log home that Abraham Lincoln once slept in. The group ended their visit with a cool drink in the grill and gift shop.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana has 38 new troopers assigned to state police districts throughout the state now patrolling the roads. Members of the 71st Indiana State Police Recruit School that graduated March 16 received their patrol cars today at the Indiana State Police Museum, located at the Indiana State Police Indianapolis District.

  • BOSTON – Tell City native Greg Strassell, current senior vice president of programming for CBS Radio, was among the recipients of awards at the 2012 Worldwide Radio Summit held April 27-28 in Los Angeles. CBS Radio topped the “Radio Company” category at the event’s award luncheon, hosted by “All Access” and “A&R Worldwide” and Strassell was honored as the company’s senior programmer.

  • Members of St. Meinrad Catholic Church celebrated first communion April 29. Pictured in the front are Cameron Briggs, Amelia Lutz and Benjamin Mangum. In the back row are catechist Julia Lutz, the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB and Karen Mangum, catechist.

  • St. John Chrysostom summer picnic July 22
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host their annual summer picnic July 22 at the church.
    Meals will include fried chicken and roast beef dinners, which will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned Father Heck Hall. “Famous” New Boston Soup by the bowl or gallon will also be available.