Today's Features

  • St. Boniface  picnic Sunday


    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host its summer picnic Sunday, Aug. 2. 

  • EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston invites all area children to attend vacation Bible school from July 26 through July 30.

    The theme this year is Everest, where kids will discover what it means to hold on to God’s mighty power in everyday life.

    Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing cool songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and make fun crafts.

  • Meriam E. Schwartz of Eckerty and Michael L. Kleaving of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joseph and Edna Schwartz of Eckerty.

    The future groom is the son of Gilbert and Margie Kleaving of Tell City.

    Miss Schwartz is a 2010 home school graduate and is a cook at the Schwartz Family Restaurant.

    Mr. Kleaving is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Agriculture Education.

  • Samantha Harpenau and Byron Hubert were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Oct. 11, 2014, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.

    The bride is the daughter of Craig and Sara Harpenau of Troy. The groom is the son of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double ring ceremony officiated by Jack Durchholz.

    Attending the bride were her sisters, Maids of Honor Sidney Harpenau and Sloan Harpenau, both of Bristow.

  • TELL CITY – The fluid flow experts of Green Leaf, Inc., a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Tractor Supply Company and Indiana 4-H Youth Development recently named Kelsi Denu of Tell City as the Perry County 4-H Fair’s Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner.

    During the Perry County 2015 fair, held July 10-13, Denu was named the 4-H Grand Champion winner in veterinary science and in addition, was recognized as the Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner, receiving a $25 Visa gift card and plaque.

  • Bradley and Baylie Richter of Lexington, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Charlotte.

    She was delivered at 11:41 a.m. June 10, 2015, at St. Joseph East in Lexington, Ky.

    Lillian weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Richter is the former Baylie Gelarden.

    Maternal grandparents are Philip and Cathy Gelarden of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Jenny Richter of Tell City.

  • Greg Hagedorn of Tell City and Maegan Hagedorn of Hendersonville, Tenn., announce the birth of their son, Easton.

    He was delivered at 1:19 a.m. July 1, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and health Care Center in Jasper.

    Grandparents are Randy and Doris Hagedorn of Tell City and Dwayne and Janet Webb of Hendersonville, Tenn.

  • TELL CITY – Local author and history teacher, Jim Adkins has released a new book titled “Indiana Stories.”

    “It’s a history book for people who didn’t like history class in school,” he said. “It’s history taught a different way, by the people who were there. My book tells the reader what it was like to fight in a Civil War battle or be trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for the winter. Every story has a central character from Indiana.”

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Mary: A Gift to Many,”  Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. EDT at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The program will explore the world’s view of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and how she is prayed to, celebrated, and recognized through many different cultural customs.