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Today's Features

  • Molly Foerster of Evanston and Jason Oliver of Jacksonville, Ill., were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston.

    The bride is the daughter of Darryl and Diana Foerster of Evanston. Mr. Oliver is the son of Wayne and Sheila Oliver of Elizabethton, Tenn.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Michael Mueller.

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central FFA livestock and dairy judging teams competed in a district contest April 26. In the dairy judging competition, the team of Melissa Hagedorn, Cathryn Peter and Luke Hilgenhold placed ninth.
    Individually, Luke Hilgenhold placed first in the competition, winning district. Hilgenhold will also compete at state competition Saturday at Purdue.

  • Julie Ann Stangle and Matthew Owen Toothman, both of Vincennes, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Judy Badger of Monroe City and Daniel Stangle of Vincennes. She is a South Knox High School graduate and earned her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences in 2010 from Indiana University. She earned her master’s degree in communication disorders and sciences from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in 2012.

  • Tony and Anice Bishop of Glasgow, Ky., announce the engagement and the approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Rene, to Zachary Alan Simpson, son of Gregory and Roxanne Simpson of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Barren County High School in Glasgow and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She is employed as a registered dental hygienist at Briarwood Dental in Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.
    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliar-ies and Sons of the American Legion.
    Memorial services will consist of a brief ritual, eulogy, prayers, placing of memorial wreaths, a three-volley salute and a sounding of taps.

  • TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help.
    Jammin with Purdue Extension is a hands-on workshop that will help you learn all the basics of how to safely preserve those juicy fruits. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 30, the workshop will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The cost is only $5 per person.
    Everyone who participates will take home a jar of sweet spread along with all the knowledge needed to make more.

  • About 35 St. Paul Catholic Church members volunteered Saturday to spread a tractor-trailer of mulch at Joe Schaeffer Park and the Kids Kreation Playground. The event was to celebrate Earth Day. Two semi-truck loads of mulch was available to the group, who spread the mulch and cleaned up the park.

  • St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold held its first communion April 22. Pictured in the front from the right are Braeden Songer, Trista James, Amaya Zarate and Cole Granderson. In the second row are Alex Stillwell and Andy Bishop. Standing in the back are Marty Williams, Martha Thomas, the Rev. Brian Esary and Shannon Labhart.

  • Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing May 26.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Grace Harmony.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • Five generations of the Bryant family gathered recently for a picture. From left, mother Brittany Howes hold son Zelan as grandmother Kelly Jones holds Zelan’s brother, Riley. Next to them are great-grandmother Barbara Durbin and great-great-grandmother Hazel Bryant.