Today's Features

  • The Rev. Donald and Ruth Buckthal celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
    The couple were married Sept. 7, 1947 at Immanuel E & R Church in East St. Louis, Ill.
    They are the parents of Diana Winston (Allan), Paul Buckthal (Nancy) and Dr. David Buckthal. Their grandchildren are Dr. Jill McCuin (Brandon), Joshua Winston (Cindy), Craig Buckthal (Ana), Eric Buckthal (Tiffany) and Dr. Julia Honold (Justin). They have eight great-grandchildren.

  • The parents of Jessica Flamion and Nicholas Seger of Leopold announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ricky Flamion of St. Croix and Susie Mullis of Tell City and the stepdaughter of Phillip Mullis of Tell City and Denise McCan of St. Croix. She is a graduate of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School and Rogers Hair Academy. She works as a cosmetologist at Smart Style.

  • Molly Ann Meuser and Dirk James Thompson were united in marriage Saturday, June 16, 2012, during a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Jeffrey Goeckner at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Edwardsville, Ill.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Christine Meuser and the granddaughter of the late Carl and Dorothy Meuser and Jim and Faye Coley.
    The groom is the son of James and Tammy Thompson and grandson of the late Bernadette and John Evrard, and Robert and Freida Thompson.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony.

  • Katie Bartolotta and Tyler LaGrange were united in marriage during a ceremony Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Church of St. Edward, Bloomington-Minneapolis, Minn.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bartolotta of Bloomington-Minneapolis. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bartolotta of Buffalo, N.Y.
    Mr. LaGrange is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff LaGrange of Leopold. He is the grandson of Elsie Arnold of Tell City and Phyllis LaGrange of Dale.

  • Jenny McGhee and Shawn Sutton were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the First Christian Church in Owensboro, Ky.

  • TROY – The annual John and Anna Strobel reunion was held Aug. 12 at St. Pius Catholic Church Hall with a pitch-in dinner.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1962 gathered its 50th reunion Aug. 11 at Tell City American Legion Post.

  • St. Pius fall festival set for Sunday
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday.
    The menu for the day will include the church’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon. Those wishing to purchase soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers.
    Fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie will also be served.

  • TROY – Area residents are invited to participate in the Financial Peace University to learn how to plan and budget their finances.
    Through video teaching by Dave Ramsey and class discussions, FPU presents practical steps to get participants from where they are to where they want to be with their money.
    According to organizers, this plan will show how to get rid of debt, manage money, spend and save wisely and much more.
    The average family who goes through the program pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,7000 in the first 90 days, organizers said.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Mount Zion Christian Church of Santa Claus will hold its 177th annual homecoming Sept. 16 at the church.
    The guest speaker for the 10 a.m. morning service will be Brother Jim D. Bowyer, Sr. Bowyer has been preaching the gospel of Christ for more than 40 years. He is a graduate of Louisville Bible College and Cincinnati Christian University.