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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON - Mariah Cheyenne Nix of rural Cannelton graduated May 10 from Indiana University Bloomington campus.

    She earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science and minored in business.

    While at IU, Nix was a member of the Theta Phi Alpha sorority, a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society and a three-year Indiana University Dance Marathon committee member.

    Nix was also a volunteer at the Shalom Community Center, a daytime homeless shelter serving the Bloomington area.

  • TELL CITY - Patrick Douglas Hagedorn, a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School, graduated from Ball State University May 3, 2014. He received a bachelor's in sports administration with a minor in business.

    Hagedorn served as student manager for the Cardinals football team for the past three seasons, including serving as head student field manager in 2013.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church's "In Gangway to Galilee" vacation Bible school was held June 6-8. During the three-day event, children learned about five different Bible accounts on the shore or on the Sea of Galilee.

    Crowds of thousands followed Jesus as he called his disciples, taught the people about their heavenly father and showed that he will keep is safe, save us and provide for all we need now and eternally."

  • St. Peter's supper, auction July 5
    LAMAR - St. Peter's United Church of Christ near Lamar will hold its annual buffet supper and picnic beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5 at the church.

    Supper will feature fried chicken, baked ham, salads, casseroles, fresh fruit and home-baked desserts. Guests will also have a chance to stroll through the grove and sample all flavors at the homemade ice-cream stand.

    A silent auction by the church youth group will also be held. All proceeds will go toward an upcoming mission trip to Haiti.

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  • John and Judy Raaf of Grandview will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 5, 2014.

    A Mass of thanksgiving will begin at 5 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport, followed by an open house at 6:30 p.m. at the Grandview Civic Center.

    All family and friends are invited. No gifts are requested, only the presence of guests.

    John and the former Judy Haller were married July 4, 1964, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They are the parents of Julie (Kevin) Rayburn of Grandview and Joe (Erika) Raaf of Santa Claus.

  • Morgan Rainey and Andy Carter, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rusty and Holly Rainey of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Jerry and Tina Carter of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

  • Deonna Ramires and Brannon Pittman, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Beverly Rustin of Santa Claus.
    The groom-to-be is the son of John and Bonnie Pittman of Tell City.
    The ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, June 28, at the Jasper Riverwalk Gazebo in Jasper.

    A reception will begin at 5 p.m. the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Miss Ramires is a 2012 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Rick Hess and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rhodes, all of Tell City, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jaime Hess and Markie Rhodes of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana.

    She holds a journalism degree and is employed as a client representative at Southern Hills Counseling Center.

    The groom-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Sullivan University.

  • Alexis Northerner and Ethan Fulkerson of Rome announce the birth of their son, Tyler Alan Fulkerson. He was delivered April 30, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Tyler weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 191/2 inches long.
    Grandparents are Becky and Gary Northerner of Rome and Brenda Boyle of Cannelton.

    Great-grandparents are Linda and Denny James of Rome and Richard and Debra "Kay" Northerner of Tell City.