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Today's Features

  • Mr. and Mrs. Randall Cole of Tell City announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Alex Lee Cole, to Kelsey Nicole Mertens of St. Charles, Mo.

    The couple will exchange vows during a Nov. 11, 2017, ceremony at Graham Memorial Chapel on the Washington University campus in St. Louis. A reception will follow in St. Charles.

    Formal invitations will be sent.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mertens of St. Charles  and is employed as a real estate agent for Re-Max Vision.

  • Christian Cannon and Megan Daugherty were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Princeton, Ky. The bride is the daughter of Jeff Daugherty and the late Sheila (Melberg) Daugherty of Princeton and the granddaughter of Marietta Melberg and the late Herbert Melberg of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Michael and Charity Cannon of Princeton.

  • ROME – Tinley Jones the daughter of Tim and Tabitha Jones of Rome was chosen to receive the 2017 Haflinger Horse Award. This year’s horse is a filly, named Abbigail MFRH, and donated by Brent and Holly Leininger of Michigan along with their children, Katie, Stephanie, Kenzie, Ben, Madeline and Jed.

    The award was given by the Indiana Haflinger Horse Association to an Indiana 4-H’er who participated in Horse and Pony competition. 

  • Gilbert and Ruth Esarey of Bristow will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house on Oct. 1st at Bristow Community Center from 1:30-3:30 Central time.

    Gilbert Esarey and Ruth Harpenau were married on Sept. 30, 1952, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Perry County.  Their attendants were Agnes (Harpenau) Hosler, James King, Peggy (Schellenberg) Harpenau and James Harpenau. 

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada has awarded an innovation grant to produce a Spanish-language curriculum for permanent deacon formation. Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana and Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology of Seton Hall University in New Jersey will collaborate on the project.

  • Tell City – The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of 10 talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will perform at Community Christian Church at 821 10th St. at 10 a.m. Sept. 17.

    All 10 children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s Sponsorship Program and now they are here to spread that hope to audiences all across the United States. The choir has performed nationwide at churches, schools, at Disneyland, on King 5 Television’s “New Day Northwest,” at Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks.

  • Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    I have a good friend who recently told me a story that I had to pass on to you guys.

    My friend is now a devout Christian, but it wasn’t always so. At age 18, he quit going to church and he didn’t go back until his early 50s.

    During his absence, he did some things that he wouldn’t want printed on the front page of this renowned tabloid. Haven’t we all?

  • Jenifer Lynn Forler and Jeremiah John Foertsch of Evanston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Jenifer is the daughter of Larry and Mary Forler of St. Meinrad. She is a 2014 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated from Harrison College with a degree in medical office assisting. She is currently employed at Best Chairs.

  • Sarah Marie Elrhanjaoui of Greenfield, Ohio, and Jordan Lee Rhodes of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride is the daughter of Chris and Michelle Houck and Ali Elrhanjaoui. She is a graduate of Edward Lee McClain High School. She recently earned her Masters of Education and teaches fifth-grade reading and language at J. S. Aucion in St. Mary Parish, La.  She is also the head swim coach for Centerville High School.

  • Stephanie Groves and Bryan Taylor were united in marriage on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy. The Rev. Dennis Duvelius presided at the 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Dean and Melissa Groves of Tell City. The groom is the son of Tom and Debbie McCart and Grant and Gayle Taylor, all of Tell City.

    Matrons of honor were Amanda Fisher of Tell City, cousin of the bride, and Amy Kleeman of Tell City, a friend of the bride.