Today's Features

  • During the 50th annual meeting of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. held April 20 at the Schergens Center in Tell City, board officers were elected for 2015. 

    Clayton Jefford of Perry County was elected president, Steve Upmeyer of Perry County was elected vice president; Beth Stein of Spencer County was elected secretary and Joan Hess of Perry County was elected treasurer.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James and Ruth Ransom of St. Croix announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Rene Ransom to James Thomas Morris of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of the late William and Peggy Morris.

    He is a graduate of Tell City High School and attended Vincennes University. He is a heavy-equipment operator at Mulzer Crushed Stone.

  • Christopher Deel and Jaimi Hinton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The future bride is the daughter of James Hinton Jr. and Mari Hinton of Tell City.
    She is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and graduated this year from the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed at Owensboro Health.
    Mr. Deel is the son of Carl Deel of Birdseye and Norma Deel of Tell City. He graduated in 2009 from Perry Central High School and received a degree in 2010 from Nashville Auto Diesel College.
    He is employed at Peabody Energy.

  • 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.