Today's Features

  • Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I heard the weather forecaster recently mention the chance of an Indian summer and it got me thinking about this old print my father had hanging in his office.

  • Editor’s Note: This article was penned by Judi Perez, forest planning and public affairs officer for the Hoosier National Forest.


    When the Hoosier National Forest implements resource management projects, the staff establishes objectives and constraints. But once we complete the project, how do we know if what we intended to happen really worked or if you got some unintended or perhaps undesirable outcomes? Monitoring.

  • ST. MEINRAD – One new, one emeritus and two returning members have joined the Board of Overseers, the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The board advises President-Rector Rev. Denis Robinson OSB on matters related to the school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school. Each member serves a three-year term.

    The new member is the Rev. Brent Lingle. Returning members are Linda Budney and Deacon Frank Olmsted and the emeritus member is Barbara Mitchel.

  • Emily Josilynn Nicole Rogers announces the birth of her daughter, Averie Hayden Hope Rogers. Averie was born Sept. 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Kaleb Isiah James Rogers.

    Averie’s grandparents are Mary Kaye Hale of Tell City and the late Luther Hale and Maggie Hale.

  • Editor’s Note: The late Omer Bryant penned this memoir of his role in the Allied invasion of Sicily. As a member of the U.S. Navy, he also fought in the Philippines. Before the war he worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps and helped plant many of Perry County’s forests. He passed away in 2012.



  • Deer Creek fall festival Sunday


    ST. MARKS – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a fall festival on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. All are invited to join in the festivities.


    Book signing set for Nov. 7


    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. will be hosting a meet the authors and book-signing event Nov. 6 from 1 to 3 for two local authors, C.S. Areson and Jim Adkins.

  • Sharla and Jim Adams celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 30, 2015, with a celebration among family and close friends.

    Sharla and Jim were married at Lincoln Boyhood Chapel on Aug. 30, 1975.

    They have two children, Jayme (Matt) Goforth and Seth (Jessica) Adams and six grandchildren, Kaden, Kennedy, Matthew, Harper, Korynne and Georgia Grace.

  • The LaGrange family reunion was held Aug. 29, at St. Isidore Catholic Church parish hall. A pitch-in meal was enjoyed by those attending, who are descendants of Louis and Sally LaGrange.

    A memory table was set up. Children enjoyed the bounce house. A half-pot drawing was won by Jenny LaGrange. Awards were presented to the oldest attendee, Dorothy Mae LaGrange, the youngest, Anna Jean Schnell, the longest married, Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange, the closest to 21 years of age, Ryan LaGrange and to the furthest traveled, Connie LaGrange Mukherjee of Oxnard, Calif.

  • Christine (Hasenour) and Danny Kleaving announce the birth of their son, Quinton Leo Kleaving. He was delivered at Memorial Hospital in Jasper at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 9, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Preston, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Diane and Kenny Hasenour of Schnellville. Paternal grandparents are Margie and Gilbert Kleaving of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Georgina and Melvin Sermersheim.