Today's Features

  • The families of Laura Kay McClintic and Aaron Michael James of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Merl and Irene (Hagedorn) Gelarden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sept. 9, 2012.

    The couple were married Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1947, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. They are the parents of eight children, David Gelarden, Ella Rose Scott, Stephen Gelarden, John Gelarden, Susan Carpenter, Mary Jo Waninger, Patrick Gelarden and Philip Gelarden.
    They have 28 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Butler Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Church of the Nazarene, 17 Lausanne Court in Tell City.

    Mr. Butler married the former Marie McFarling Sept. 21, 1962, at Hawesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.
    The couple are the parents of Mary Pepp of Mount Vernon, Brenda Terry of Owensboro, Ky., Debbie Butler of Cecilia, Ky., Joe Butler Jr. of Tell City and Ricky Butler of Tell City. They have 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

  • Mary Beth Lain and John Adams Woods were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Dodge City Farm.

    The bride is the daughter of Norman and Diana Lane Jr. of Cannelton. Mr. Woods is the son of Jim and Cheryl Woods of Branchville.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by Lucy Goff-inet.
    Jeanie Lain of Cannelton, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor. Addilynn Pruitt, niece of the bride, was the flower girl.

  • Cynthia Anne Robert and Joel Clyde Welsh were married in Asheville, N.C., Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the county courthouse.

    In attendance were Calvin and Marnie Wilson of Marshall, N.C., and Chloe and Allen Roderick of Barnardsville, N.C.
    The bride is the daughter of Ramona Robert of Sevry, Kan., and the late Elwin Robert. She is a occupational therapist.
    The groom is the son of Leoma (Wittman) Welsh of Tell City and Dan L. Welsh of Alamosa, Colo. He is a registered nurse.
    They will reside in Leicester, N.C.

  • EVANSTON – Marie Speer, 14, daughter of Darryl Adams and Tracy Speer-Horn of Evanston, has been selected to represent southern Indiana at the 2012 Miss American Junior Teen Pageant. She and four other girls from Indiana qualified to compete for the title of Miss American Junior Teen by earning places in the queen’s court at the annual state pageant.

  • DERBY – The line up of events for the Oct. 6 Derby Fall Fest has been released.
    At 7:15 a.m. registration will begin for a 5K run-walk sponsored by Perry County Parks and Recreation Department. The run-walk will start at 8 a.m. and there will be T-shirts and prizes for all ages.
    A fishing derby at Rainbow Pay Lake will start at 8:30 a.m. It will be for ages 15 and under. Beginning at 11 a.m. and running until 3 p.m., visitors will be able to partake in food and drink booths.

  • The Cannelton High School Class of 1967 met for its 45th reunion Aug. 11.

  • JASPER – Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper will host its annual church picnic Sept. 23.
    Chicken or roast beef dinners will be served starting at 10:15 a.m. in the air condition dining room. Carry-out is available. Soup will also sold by the bowl or gallon along with sandwiches.
    There will also be quilts and bingo or pull-tab bingo in the fellowship hall with elevator access is available.
    A Texas Hold 'Em tourney with begin at 1 p.m., along with a mason jar stand filled with unique and useful items for home, office or school, organizers said.

  • St. Meinrad church fall fest Sunday
    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Catholic Church Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the St. Meinrad Park and Recreation Field and the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Live music will be provided by Shady Tree-O from 11 a.m. to noon and by Pink Sneekerz from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.