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Today's Features

  • JASPER – Coleman Pressley, the 24-year-old son of former Jasper Engines NASCAR Cup driver Robert Pressley, will display the company’s logos on the car he is running in the inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach race today at Daytona International Speedway.

  • PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps Pvt. Justin T. Peter, son of Sarah Peter-Reid and John Reid of Tell City, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island.
    For 13 weeks, Peter stayed committed during some of the world’s most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

  • Rikki Lynn Edwards of Lyons, pictured in the center, was named Miss Indiana Teen International Feb. 10 in Columbus.

    Edwards is a senior at Dugger High School in Dugger, where she was also named homecoming queen 2013. She also holds the titles of Coal Festival Queen 2012 and Coal Festival Princess 2011. She will attend Vincennes University in fall to study broadcast communications. Edwards is the daughter of the late Rick Edwards and Lori Ransom Edwards, formerly of Cannelton. She is the granddaughter of Zeke and Toddy Ransom of Cannelton.

  • Katherine Elizabeth Chinn and Nicholas Ryan Weyer were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City. Mr. Weyer is the son of Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand and grandson of Cyrine Haas of Schnellville.
    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Deacon James King officiated the ceremony.

  • Frankie Faust, 3, holds a heart-shaped potato she found Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day. She is the granddaughter of Chuck and Janet Faust of Leopold.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – When Lincoln is mentioned in Hollywood circles, it’s all about the film’s 12 Oscar nominations. At the Indiana State Museum, however, the Lincoln buzz is all about its newest exhibition: The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family, which premiered Feb. 9. The Indiana State Museum is the only venue for this exhibition, which will run through Aug. 4.

  • Cannelton First Baptist to show movie
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton invites the public to attend a showing of “Paul the Apostle,” a documentary on Paul’s teachings to help better understand the life of Paul.
    The event will be held at 4 p.m.  Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 325 South Fourth St., in Cannelton. The movie is approximately three hours long and light refreshments will be served.
    Everyone is encouraged to attend.

    Sisters plan retreat in March

  • CHICAGO, Ill. – Olivia Brooks, 14, competed and placed in the top 12 of the Classical Junior Division of the Youth America Grand Prix Jan. 18, in Chicago, Ill.

    Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition held annually around the world and is open to dance students of all nationalities 9 to 19 years old.
    The 2011 documentary “First Position,” highlighted the competition as it followed six competitors to the finals in New York.

  • 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.