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Today's Features

  • Elaine Sibrel of Tell City and Fred Triplett of Columbus, Ohio, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Marion and Jane Sibrel of Tell City.
    Mr. Triplett is the son of Frederick E. Triplett of Col-umbus.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Tell Street Baptist Church.
    A reception will follow at the church.
    The couple will reside in Columbus after the wedding.

  • Whitney Braun and Ryan Harris were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of James and Tracy Braun of Cannelton.
    Mr. Harris is the son of Jerry and Lisa Harris of Cannelton.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Keith Knea.

  • Oil Township-Perry Central
    BRANCHVILLE – An Oil Township – Perry Central all-class reunion will be held Oct. 30 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
    Doors will open at 10:30 p.m. and a pitch–in meal will be served at noon.
    Organizers ask classmates to contact friends, family and each other to spread the word. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and a drink. Coffee, tea and tableware will be supplied.
    Classmates are also asked to take new and old photos and school-day stories.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and the Ladies Auxiliary announce this year’s Patriots Pen essay writing contest. Students in sixth through eighth grades are eligible for the contest. Home-school students are encouraged to enter as well.
    This contest gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy with the prospect of winning U.S. savings bonds. The top national prize is a $10,000 US savings bond.
    This year’s topic is “Are you proud of your country?”

  • PERRY COUNTY – The theme for this year’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest is “Is there pride in serving in our military?”
    The Voice of Democracy is open to all students in ninth through 12th grades who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.
    Foreign exchange students, students age 20 years or older and previous Voice of Democracy first-place state winners are ineligible to participate.

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Okeechobee County Health Department announces the appointment of Erin Hess as administrator of the Okeechobee County Health Department, effective Sept. 30.

    Hess is the daughter of Joan and Tom Hess of Tell City and a 1998 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Fun day at Lilly Dale Church Saturday
    GATCHEL – Lilly Dale Church of Christ in Gatchel will host a free fall fun day Saturday.
    There will be free hot dogs, drinks, chips, cookies and cupcakes, hayrides, barrel train rides, inflatable slides and other fun games.
    Organizers invite anyone to come enjoy the day from noon to 5 p.m. The church is located on Indiana 37, 10 miles north of Tell City. Watch for signs.

  • Grandview Civic Association congratulated Jenny Anderson of Grandview who was the winner of the quilt raffle at the Fall Festival held in September.

  • Melanie Rose Wolf
    Captain Michael and Adrienne Wolf of Omaha, Neb., announce the birth of their daughter, Melanie Rose Wolf, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Melanie has one brother, Parker Joseph, 2.
    Grandparents are Maurice and Donna Harpenau of Tell City and Joe and Gwen Wolf of Leonardtown, Md.

  • Mr. and Mrs. George F. Biggs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, with an open house at the Grandview Civic Center in Grandview.

    Family and friends are invited to attend.