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Today's Features

  • JASPER – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were recently honored at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center.

    Trooper Michael Allen and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

  • FERDINAND – Music students of the Sisters of St. Benedict will showcase their talents in a pair of recitals Saturday, May 9 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. EDT in the St. Gertrude Hall of Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    Sisters Helen Maurer, Mary Karen Hill and Rose Wildeman, teach students piano, guitar and violin, as well as voice lessons and various band instruments.

    Lessons on other instruments may also be available upon request.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host Youth Sunday at 9 a.m. April 26, followed by Sunday school at 10:15. Come check out what the youth have planned for worship at the church.

  • 70 Years Ago

    April 15, 1945

     

    • Pfc. Louis Wheatley, 26, has been wounded in action in Germany, according to the War Department. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Wheatley.

    • A horse is at the center of a lawsuit filed in court this week in Perry Circuit Court. Ida Delany made a deal with Roscoe Ray to purchase a horse. She made a $50 deposit and was to pay the balance of $15 if the horse proved satisfactory. Now she alleges the horse was a dud, diseased and lame with sore legs and hips.

  • Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Brother-in-law Paul Cooper stopped by and announced he brought a surprise. It was a good one. Morel mushrooms.

    Paul, who is a great “shroomer,” hadn’t found any, but managed to buy a pound of wild yellow morels that had been shipped for sale at a market near Bainbridge.

    Upon his arrival, the valuable fungi cargo was placed in the refrigerator. My obligation was to obtain steak for the next night, and Paul would do the cooking.

  • Cody Dale Hinton of St. Marks and Amanda Joy Alvey of Tell City announce their engagement and up-coming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul and Ginger Alvey of Tell City and the granddaughter of Starr Howell and the late Horace Howell Jr. and the late Ralph and Bernadine Alvey.

    The future groom is the son of Clinton and Vicki Hinton of St. Marks and the grandson of Alice Hinton and the late Charles Hinton and Dolores McManaway and the late Chester McManaway.

  • Restored By Grace to perform Sunday at DCBC

     

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a spring praise concert beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 19.

    Restored by Grace will perform. All are invited to attend.

     

    St. John’s dinner, euchre tourney Saturday

     

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host a euchre tourney and dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the church.

  • By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    Ask most adults what they, as a child, wanted to be when they grew up, and they might say something like police officer, teacher or veterinarian.

    Some may have realized those early aspirations, while others may have matured into very different careers. A few will say they didn’t really have a certain direction in mind.

  • Dane and Emily Wheatley of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Owen Edward.

    He was delivered at 12:01 p.m. March 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

    Owen weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21¼ inches long.

    Mrs. Wheatley is the former Emily Tempel.

    Owen’s maternal grandparents are Patrick and Shirley Tempel of St. Croix and paternal grandparents are James and Sarah Wheatley of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Glenda Etienne and Anna Wheatley.

  • By Jennifer Mitchell

    Guest Columnist

     

    Foster parenting has often been described as a work of heart. It is an undertaking filled with challenges and rewards. But what exactly is foster parenting, and what is it like to be a foster parent?