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Today's Features

  • Mary Katherine (Katie) Gill and Seth Edmond Cissna of Indianapolis announce their engagement and ap-proaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles and Sherry Gill of Bloomington. She is a graduate of Bloomington High School North and Kaplan College. She is a surgical dental assistant and is working on a bachelor’s degree in sociology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

  • There's something entirely different to see at the Shubael Little Pioneer Village this year. A stone and brick forge believed to have been built around the time of the Civil War has been taken down, moved and rebuilt to working condition. It will be on display during an October open house. The newly constructed blacksmith shop, built of old barnwood and timbers, is based on the design of the structure in which the forge was located for some 150 years.

  • Courtney Grimes and Ryan Gudal were married during a private wedding ceremony held July 24, 2010, at the Chapel of the Glades in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    The bride is the daughter of James and Linda Grimes of Indianapolis. She is a graduate of Decatur Central High School and Indiana Business College. She is in charge of accounts receivable at Rural-Metro Inc. in Indianapolis.

  • Andrea Tepe and Jason Hawkins of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Katrina Tepe of Tell City. She is a 2001 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2003 graduate of Vincennes University Jasper Campus.
    Mr. Hawkins is the son of Carolyn Hawkins of Tell City and the late Fred Hawkins.
    He is a 1999 graduate of Tell City High School and works at ATTC Manufacturing.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 2, 2010, at Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Chapel in Lincoln City.

  • Sloane Mary Mendenhall

    John and Abbie Mendenhall of Lapel announce the birth of their daughter, Sloane Mary Mendenhall, Saturday, July 24, 2010, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 1⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Mendenhall is the former Abbie Etienne. Sloane has one older brother, Reed Jackson, 2.
    Grandparents are Helen Etienne of Tell City, Jack and Diane Mendenhall of Anderson and the late Michael Etienne.

  • Trinity UCC to host ice-cream social
    FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ will hold an ice-cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, one mile south of Fulda on Indiana 545.
    Sloppy joes, chips and desserts will also be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    LWML to sell dinners Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will sell pork-chop dinners Sunday at the corner of 12th and Tell streets in Tell City. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.

  • TELL CITY - Tears mingled with gently falling raindrops July 31 as family, friends and co-workers dedicated a courthouse memorial to two public servants.


    Doris Davis and Kenny Blinzinger lost battles to cancer in 2009. Davis was serving as county clerk while Blinzinger worked for more than 30 years as a sheriff's deputy.

  • More than 250 descendants of a pioneering Perry County couple returned to their family's Oil Township roots Saturday and Sunday for the 100th Esarey Family Reunion. The event also marked the 200th anniversary of Jonathan Davis Esarey's migration from Kentucky to land in what would become Perry County. Weekend events were held at the Schergens Center in Tell City and Branchville Conservation Club, with family members proudly wearing Esarey hats and shirts. There were even Esarey buttons.

  • TELL CITY - Many long-time residents in the 10th and Jefferson streets area of Tell City remember hearing the bells of Evangelical United Church of Christ play many years ago.

    After being silenced for decades, the bells, which are thought to have been installed in the 1950s from money left to the church by the Erna Coldeway estate, are once again played two times a day and enjoyed by many area residents. Miss Coldeway was a lifelong member of the church.