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Today's Features

  • Kristy Lynn Knox and Doyle Evan James of Tell City, along with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Knox of Hawesville, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Cleatus James of Cannelton, and their children, Skyler James, Alexander James, Zachary Scott ad Melissa Scott, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Red Mountain High School in California, LaVonne’s Beauty Academy and the University of Phoenix in Mesa, Ariz. She is a licensed nail technician and manicurist.

  • TELL CITY – Twelve candidates are in the running for this year’s 4-H queen contest and two king candidates will vie for the male’s crown. The competition has each candidate submit an application of their 4-H and community activities, and leadership positions, as well as their interests and future plans.

    The candidates will participate in a private interview and then in a public event at 6:30 p.m. July 6. A fashion revue and auction of baked goods and gift baskets will also be held. For more information, call 547-7084.

  • TELL CITY – A pageant for 2- to 8-year-old kids will be added to this year’s Schweizer Fest schedule. This pageant will be held Aug. 5 in the Evangelical United Church of Christ. This pageant is open to boys and girls from Perry and Spencer counties and from Hancock County, Ky.
    Applications can be picked up at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City. Age groups will be decided once all applications are turned in. Deadline for applications for both pageants is today by 4 p.m., no exceptions.

  • Herman and Carolyn Theis of Tell City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 23, 2012, with their family.

    Mr. Theis and the former Carolyn Brinksneader were married June 23, 1962, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy. The Rev. Eugene Weidman officiated the ceremony in the presence of family and friends.
    The couple are the parents of Mike Theis and his wife, Terri, Mark and Danny Theis, all of Tell City, Jason Theis of Henryville and Terri (Theis) Shane and her husband, Rick of Kalamazoo, Mich.

  • DERBY – The Derby General Store has opened under new ownership as of June 30.
    The Derby General carries a full line of groceries, including fresh meats and produce; gas, diesel fuel and motor oil; bait shop including minnows, worms and fishing supplies and many general everyday-use items.
    The Derby General is also making fresh, made-to-order pizzas and strombolis. Orders can be called in at 836-2090.

  • TELL CITY – A pageant for 2- to 8-year-old kids will be added to this year’s Schweizer Fest schedule. This pageant will be held July 5 in the Evangelical United Church of Christ. This pageant is open tot boys and girls from Perry and Spencer counties and from Hancock County, Ky.
    Applications can be picked up at Cinderella’s , 922 Main St. Tell City. Age groups will be decided once all applications are turned in. Deadline for applications for both pageants is July 2 by 4 p.m., no exceptions.

  • The last graduating class of Bristow High School, the class of 1962, met June 9 at the Patio Steakhouse for their 50th year reunion.

    All remaining graduates were present. Pictured in the front from the left are Joyce (Gehlhausen) Stallman, Ina (Kessner) Van Hoosier, Ann (Schaefer) Hoffman, Ann (VanWinkle) Sabol and Bonnie (VanWinkle) Myers. In the second row are JoElla (Lasher) Evrard, Ruth Denning, Paul Holman, Martin Holman Jr., Linus Kluesner, Edwin Denu and John Bender. Three classmates are deceased, Albert Genet, Hilbert Denu and Mary Ann (Ubelhor) May.

  • Residents recently competed in the River City Senior Games sponsored by the Southwestern Indiana Council On Aging at Oakwood Health Campus.

    Games included ball toss, ring toss, washer toss, bean-bag toss and fishing game. Gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded to the top scores in each category. Pictured is resident Clara White in the fishing competition with a SWIRCA volunteer cheering her on.

  • St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda held its first communion April 28.

    In the front from the left are Macey Bolin, Emma Haefling, Madelynne Elmer and Caitlynn Schipp. In the middle row are Dylan Haug, Luke Rickelman, Brody Ficker, Kort Schaefer and Jeffrey Haug. Standing in the back are catechist Julia Lutz, the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB and Karen Mangum, catechist.

  • Bethel Christian VBS dates
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. July 16 through July 20.
    The theme is “Adventures On Promise Island.” Children of all ages including teens are welcome to attend during the week.