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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Applicants are sought for the 2013 Schweizer Fest pageant. Applications are ready and available at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City.
    Age groups this year are as follows: Mini Princess, girls 2 to 3 years of age; Little Princess, 4 to 5 years of age Miss Princess, girls 6 to 8 years of age; Mini Prince, boys 2 to 3 years of age; Little Mister, boys 4 to 5 years of age; Mister Prince, 6 to 8 years of age; Junior Miss, girls 9 to 12 years of age; Teen Miss, girls 13 to 16 years of age; Miss Queen, girls 17 to 22 years of age.

  • Breanna Dupont and Jeremy Kempf were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.

    The bride is the daughter of Frank and Rebecca Dupont of Tell City. Mr. Kempf is the son of Michael and Joanie Howland of Tell City and the late Allen Kempf.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Sengole Thomas.

  • Aundrea Marie Mullis of Santa Claus and Eric Robert Schaeffer of Birdseye announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Darrell and Marlene Mullis of Santa Claus. She is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2010 graduate of Southern Indiana School of Therapeutic Touch.
    She works at the Wellness Center in Huntingburg.
    Mr. Schaeffer is the son of Jeff and Ann Schaeffer of Birdseye. He is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School. He works at Mullis Custom Homes in Santa Claus.

  • 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.