Today's Features

  • TELL CITY - James Greg Clayton has graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., with a double major in criminal justice and sociology.

    He earned magna cum laude honors and was placed on the dean’s list for the spring semester. Placement on this list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above.

    Clayton is the son of Hugh Clayton and Kathy Clayton, both of Tell City.

  • Taylor Marie Schoettlin Thomas and Shane Jacob Thomas were united in marriage during a morning ceremony Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Perry County Detention Center in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Patricia Diane Embry and David Schoettlin.

    The groom is the son of Jody and Stephanie Smith of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by the groom’s mother in the ceremony officiated by Karen Myers-Zuckschwerdt.


  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Cadet Third Class Levi Hilgenhold made the superintendent’s list for the fourth consecutive semester this spring at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Superintendent’s list is a combination of dean’s list, commandant’s list and athletic director’s list. In each of the three, a 3.0 must be attained.  He is an astronautical engineering major and currently ranks 8th out of 1,049 cadets in the class of 2017. 

  • The bride-elect is a 2012 graduate of Perry Central and a 2014 graduate of Harrison College with an associate of applied science degree in veterinary technician. She is employed at Princeton Veterinary Hospital.

    Mr. Pond is a 2004 graduate of Wood Memorial. He was in the U.S. Army from 2005–10 and is currently serving in the U.S. Army Reserves and employed at Ameriqual.

  • BRISTOW – United Pentecostal Church in Bristow will host its 62nd annual homecoming Sunday, June 14. The Rev. Michael Flemming of Sessor, Ill., will be the guest speaker.

    The event will also recognize the 22nd pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Clarence Enmen Jr. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m.

  • John and Phyllis Bender of St. Meinrad celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family vacation at the Bearadise Cabin in the hills of Sevierville, Tenn.

    John Bender and the former Phyllis Lasher were united in marriage May 22, 1965, in St. Johns Catholic Church in Perry County, with the late Rev. Ralph Stasshelm officiating the ceremony.

    They are the parents of Melissa Hoffman (Keith) of Santa Claus, Vicki Bolin (Chris) of Tell City, Sara Vaal (Aaron) of St. Meinrad and Andrew Bender (Tonya) of Newburgh.

  • Russell and Juanita Knieriem will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Monday, June 15, 2015. The day will also be Mr. Knieriem’s 80th birthday.

    Mr. Knieriem and the former Juanita Sturgeon were married June 15, 1955, at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The Knieriems are the parents of Danny Knieriem (Paula) of Wilburn, Fla.; Michael Knieriem (Dianne) of Youngs Creek; Jeffrey Knieriem (Melody) of DePauw; Tamara Hubbard of Kennesaw, Ga., and the late Carolyn Sue Knieriem.

  • June 5

    Donnie Stowe, Karen Ludwig Purvis, Cynthia Sprinkle, Kenneth “Ken” Horlander Sr., Terri Zogopoulos, Jack Dixon, Mary J. Faucett, Don Sixx Jr., Scott Schmitt, Judy Peters, Brandi Hinton, Zachary Hartz, Katelin Ann Sandage, Thelma Alexander. Shawn LeClere, Arlene Poole, Carolyn Meyer, Tristen McDaniel.

    June 6

  • TELL CITY – This Saturday, the Perry County Public Library “Heroes” reading program will begin. Named “Every Hero Has a Story,” the summer program will include hero-themed activities, movies and special events offered throughout the summer.