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Today's Features

  • PENSACOLA, Fla. – Jessica Brown completed Navy basic training Jan. 25 and is now stationed in Pensacola.

    She is a 2011 graduate of Springs Valley High School in French Lick. She is the daughter of Kent Brown of Troy and Patricia Johnson of French Lick.
    Her grandparents are Geraldine Brown of Troy and James Brown of St. Croix.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society urges local businesses to help support the fight against cancer in their communities by becoming sponsors of Relay For Life. Cancer touches everyone, and in-volvement in Relay For Life is a great way for companies to demonstrate their commitment to help the American Cancer Society save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays, organizers said.

  • LEOPOLD – Brooke Lasher, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, was chosen as the seventh-grade winner in the annual River Sweep Poster Contest.

    Her poster was chosen from more than 2,000 entries from a six-state area. Lasher’s poster promotes participation in the annual Ohio River Sweep clean-up event, which is scheduled for June 15.
    Lasher will receive a $50 check and her poster will be posted on the event’s official Web site.
    She is the daughter of Wayne and Kara Lasher of St. Croix.

  • Tara Wedding and Terrence Evrard of Dale an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Morris Patmore of Chrisney and Kyann Bays of Rockport. She is a 1992 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and 1995 graduate of IBC College.
    Mr. Evrard is the son of Ron and Lana Johnson of Tell City and the late Paul A. Evrard. He is a 1992 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Waupaca.
    A private ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Mackenzie Hayes and Seth Gehlhausen were crowned Tell City High School’s homecoming queen and king during ceremonies held Saturday.

  • TELL CITY – Camping is no longer allowed at the trailhead and parking area at Hemlock Cliffs. It has long been a popular camping area but this has been the only trailhead on the Hoosier National Forest that allowed camping.  “Unfortunately, due to vandalism we have to prohibit camping in this parking area,” said Nancy Myers, recreation planner for the Tell City District.

  • ST. MEINRAD – “Surprised by Grace: Memories and Reflections After 25 Years of Episcopal Ministry,” written by Indianapolis Archbishop Emeritus Daniel Buechlein, OSB, is available for sale.
    The book includes the archbishop’s memories and reflections, plus photos of his childhood, family and life in the ministry.
    Buechlein is a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and returned to the monastery following his retirement from the archdiocese in 2011.

  • Fish dinner at St. Boniface
    FULDA – The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to a fish dinner, and an evening of fellowship Feb. 15. Dinners will be served from 3 to 7 p.m.
    Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Meals will consist of two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and choice of three sides: German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw.  

  • Leopold Gang 4-H club

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Gang 4-H club had its first official meeting of the year Jan. 29 at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School.

  • Marion “M.J.” and Patricia Saalman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2012.

    Mr. Saalman and the former Patricia Goffinet were married Dec. 31, 1962, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The wedding party included maid of honor Charlotte Smith, bridesmaid Sandy Karney, best man Ronald Smith and groomsman Robert Goffinet.
    The couple has four children, Scott Saalman of Jasper, Patrick Saalman of Tell City and the late Kimberly and Kristie Saalman. The also have two grandchildren, Austin and Delaney Saalman.