Today's Features

  • Grant and Mary Goffinet of Jasper announce the birth of their daughter, Sophie Mae Goffinet, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Sophie has two older sisters, Lilly, 3, and Maggie, 2.
    Grandparents are Kevin and Bridget Goffinet of Bristow and Chris and Judy Sharp of Indianapolis.
    Great-grandparents are Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston and Allen and Charlotte Goffinet of Tell City. Great-great-grandparents are Oda May Terry of Tell City and Anna Heeke of Tell City.

  • Linda and Charles Simpson of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shasta Simpson of Tell City to Stanley M. Roberts Jr. of Tell City, son of Kathleen and Stanley Roberts Sr., of Lafayette.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2011 graduate of Regency Beauty Institute. She works at Accent Marketing Services LLC in Tell City.
    Mr. Roberts is a 2002 graduate of McCutcheon High School and works at Farbest Foods Inc.

  • Leslie Everly and Matthew Winters of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeff and Shari Everly of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College and seeking an associate’s degree in office administration. She works at Automated Routing, Inc.
    Mr. Winters is the son of Harry and Norma Winters of Cannelton. He is a graduate of Tell City High School. He is a member of the Army National Guard and works at Mulzer Crushed Stone.

  • CHRISNEY – Stir-n-Up Hope is a nonprofit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions by PATH Intl. certified instructors to handicapped individuals. The group is currently seeking approximately 50 volunteers to help with its services. Previous experience is not necessary as training will be provided to all volunteers. Volunteer sign up and training will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. March 23 at 5891 N. County Road 200 W. in Chrisney.

  • Residents from Oakwood Health Campus recently visited the Tell City Pretzel Shop as part of their Lifelong Learning program. A member of the group, Grace Brown, was a former employee of the Kessler’s when they owned the business.

    Pictured here are Brown with current owner Brad Smith, comparing their techniques used to twist pretzels. The group was able to experience twisting pretzels on the line as viewing the whole production process. Upon exiting they were able to sample a variety of the flavored pretzels.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter schedule for Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad has been set. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are central.
    Palm Sunday, March 24, 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; 5 p.m., Vespers
    Holy Thursday, March 28, 5 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers
    Good Friday, March 29, 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord; no Vespers

  • Cannelton First Baptist movie showing Sunday
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton would like to invite the public to a viewing of “The Passion of the Christ” at 5 p.m. Sunday. Light refreshments will be provided.
    The viewing will be in the Cotton Mill Community Room. Enter through the Adams St. entrance.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. MPAA rating for the movie is R; anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, send e-mail to marknorthener@gmail.com.

  • Rich Werner was the winner of the quilt, “My Scrappy Quilt” during the January drawing of the St. Paul Quilters. The top was done by Joyce Alvey and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Army Pvt. Zachary W. Roberts has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, Roberts studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Little Pigeon to hold gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday at the church.
    Guest singers will be the Jeremy Farmer family and Dion White. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and singing will start at 7. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call (812) 529-8514.

    Lent series for adults at local Catholic center