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Today's Features

  • Dr. and Mrs. Eric Burris of Tell City announce the engagement of their son, Adam Burris, to Leah Jerden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Jerden of Bloomington.

    The bride-elect and Mr. Burris are graduates of Indiana University. Mr. Burris is employed with PeopleMatter as an account executive.
    The bride-elect is a communications assistant for Kiawah Island Community Association.
    An October wedding in Charleston, S.C., is planned.

  • Tell City’s Main Street filled with more than 260 people May 25 for New Directions Health & Fitness Club’s first Colors of Hope 5K color run and walk.

    Participants along the 3.1 mile route encountered volunteers with bottles filled with colored cornstarch, which was tossed onto the runners and walkers. The morning started a little chilly, but eventually cleared to sunshine as runners and walkers made it across the finish line. The race was put together to help raise funds for Perry County’s Relay for Life campaign.

  • SAINT MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 25-year jubilee of priesthood ordination for the Rev. Julian Peters OSB, and the 70-year jubilee of priesthood ordination and 75-year jubilee of monastic profession for resigned Archabbot Bonaventure Knaebel OSB, May 26.

    Peters is a native of Toledo, Ohio, where he attended St. Francis de Sales High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Meinrad College in 1982 and entered the monastery that year.

  • Bristow United Pentecostal homecoming
    BRISTOW – The 60th homecoming for the Bristow United Pentecostal Church will be June 9.
    This will also be the 20th Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor and Mrs. Clarence Enmen Jr.
    Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. with a pot-luck dinner at 11:45 a.m. A special service and singing will follow the dinner.
    The Rev. Gary Ellis of Clarksville, Tenn., will be the speaker at both services.

  • St. Meinrad and St. Boniface parishes recently celebrated the first communions of several young members.

    In the front row, from the left, are  Hunter Kolley, Leslie Kern, Chloe Schaefer and Shelden Smith. Second row: catechists Karen Mangum and Karen Scherzer, Jared Wagner, Tyler Scherzer and the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB.

  • Members of the Heeke family gathered recently for a five-generation picture. Seated in the front with baby Sophia Goffinet is great-great-grandmother Anna Heeke. To the left is grandmother Bridget Goffinet. Behind them on the left is Sophia’s father, Grant Goffinet. To the right is Sophia’s great-grandfather, Frank Heeke.

  • TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host an annual summer picnic Sunday in City Hall Park, 700 Main St.
    The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with grilled-chick-en and roast-beef dinners served in the parish hall, 824 Jefferson St. Takeouts will be available. Price is $8 for adults and $5 for children 8 years and younger.

    Games and food will be offered in the park across from the church beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Justin and Susan Bosley of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Adalyn Grace Bosley, Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Bosley is the former Susan Pierrard. Adalyn has two older siblings, Caiden and Isaiah, both 5.
    Grandparents are Don and Sandy Hempfling of Troy, Oliver Pierrard Jr. of Bristow, Brian and Joan Lasher of Rockport and Dave Bosley of Tell City.

  • Jared and Julie Guillaume of Evansville announce the birth of their daughter, Hope Marie Guillaume, Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 201/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Guillaume is the former Julie Hubert.
    Grandparents are Bruce and Joan Guillaume of Ferdinand, Paul and Becky Hubert of Leopold and the late Lisa Hope Allen.

  • TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester. Students from Perry County recognized for academic achievement include Kelsie Bland, Ryan Henrickson and Justin Sabelhaus, all of Tell City.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.