Today's Features

  • Eckerty Camp starts today, ends Aug. 12
    ECKERTY – The 104th annual Eckerty Camp begins at 7 p.m. EST today and will continue throughout Aug. 12. Services are at 7 p.m. each night and at 6 p.m. EST each Sunday.
    Christians of every faith are urged to attend this interdenominational campaign. The evangelist and singers for this year’s event are the Rev. and Mrs. M.R. McCrary. The missionaries of Evangelistic Faith Missions are Zack and Sarah Roberts.

  • The Rev. Ron Ammon of Bethel Baptist Church received a pie in the face from wife Lesa after the boys lost again in money collected during the churches Bible school held July 16-20.

    In 14 years at the church, Ammon has only won one time. The Bible school concluded with a high-energy songfest, pictured above, presented by children who attended the week long activities. Bethel Baptist is located at 911 Fulton Street in Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Tenant Council met July 18 with President Joyce Richardt in charge.
    The July birthdays are Ruth Karney, Linda Peter, Wanda Mullins, Wanda Brown, Wilma Langdon, Patty Spurlock, Mamie Wilson, Ruth Hancock, Ethel Terry, Joy Howell, Mona Howell, Bill Kelsay, Gilbert Foertch, Sherrill Hoosier and Rick Hess.
    There will be a fundraiser breakfast and bake sale starting at 6 a.m. Aug. 11 in the dining room. Biscuits and gravy will be served. A full order will be $2 and a half order will be $1.

  • MORGAN CITY, La. – Hattie Watts Elementary Principal Niki Fryou was named the 2013 Louisiana Elementary School Principal of the Year July 20 during the sixth annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration in Baton Rouge.

  • Clint and Samantha Gayer of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Brian Austin Gayer, Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 221⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Gayer is the former Samantha Cormican.
    Grandparents are Roberta Gayer of Tell City, Tammie Martin of Harrison, Ohio, Bill Blum of Dayton, Ohio, and the late Brian Kent Gayer. Great-grandparents are Georgia Neifert of Tell City and Margaret Beasley of Harrison, Ohio.

  • Travis Suters and Amanda Splater of Tell City announce the birth of their child, Caden Ray Suters, Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant was 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 20 inches long. Caden has two older siblings, Daisy Suters, 15, and Taylor Splater, 12.
    Grandparents are John and Sylvia Splater, Johnny Suters and Charlotte and Michael Critchfield.

  • Larney Earl and Joyce Ann Greenwood will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, with a 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. A reception will follow at the couple’s home, 1236 Main St., Tell City. Parking will be available in the back alley.

    All relatives, family and friends are invited to attend and asked to take a covered dish if they can.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gibson of Bandon celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary May 20, 2012, with a celebration Mass and renewal of vows at Holy Cross Church in St. Croix, followed by a family dinner at Schwartz’s Family Restaurant.
    Robert August Gibson and the former Roseanna Louise Saddler were married May 14, 1947, by the Rev. John Herold at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

  • Five generations of Bob and Ruby Brimm’s family met over the Fourth of July holiday.

    Posing in the front from the left are Ruby Brimm, great-great-grandmother; mother Jacquelyn holding baby Lalya, and great-great-grandfather Bob Brimm. In the back are grandfather Bryan Davis and great grandmother Bev Minto.

  • TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus state deputy Lawrence Fluhr has appointed and approval has been received from the supreme knight Carl Anderson, naming Clarence V. Franchville district deputy for district 36.

    Franchville will direct and report to the state council all activities of the councils in his district, Tell City Council 1172, Newburgh Council 8746, Boonville Council 10257 and Evansville Council 14192.
    He is responsible for the direct link between those councils to the state and supreme council.