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Weddings

  • Fella-LaGrange

    Chelsea Nicole Fella and Seth Michael LaGrange announce their wedding, which took place Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. Father John Brosmer officiated.

    Parents of the bride are Bradley and Connie Fella of Santa Claus. Parents of the groom are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus.

    The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Madison Fella and the matron of honor was the bride’s friend Sarah Horstmeyer.

    The best man was Zachary Collignon, a friend of the couple.

  • Backer-Podbelski

    Emily Marie Backer and Louis Podbelski were married Aug. 1, 2015, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at Notre Dame.

    The parents of the bride are Marty and Lou Ann Backer of Cannelton. The parents of the groom are Lou and Betsy Podbelski of Eagan, Minn.

  • Schaefer-Mattingly – Mehling

    Jackie A. Schaefer-Mattingly of Santa Claus became the bride of Steven L. Mehling of St. Henry July 18, 2015. 

    The ceremony was held at 2 p.m. CDT at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry. Father Damian Schmelz, friend of the couple, officiated the wedding.

    Jackie is the daughter of Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer.  Steve is the son of Eugene and Imelda Mehling of Ferdinand.

  • Harpenau – Hubert

    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.

  • Schoettlin – Thomas wedding

    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.

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  • Brittany and John Owens

    Brittany Paige Dykes and John Mark Owens of Hawesville, Ky., were united in marriage during an afternoon wedding ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015, at Vastwood Park Beach House in Hawesville.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Angie Dykes of Cannelton.

    The groom is the son of Johnny and Mary Jane Owens of Hawesville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the groom’s father, Pastor Johnny Owens.

    Katlyn Dykes of Cannelton, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Landvik-Smith

    Brianna Landvik and Steven Smith were married Feb. 6, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D.

    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Tracy Coats of Lakenheath Air Force Base, England and Michael Landvik of Grand Forks, N.D.

    The groom is the son of Ronald and Mindy (Smith) Jacob of Tell City.

    The bride is a 2014 graduate of Lakenheath High School in Lakenheath, England.

    The groom is a 2013 graduate of Cannelton High School. He is serving in the United States Air Force.

    The couple is stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota.

  • Dunlavy - Backer

    Brittany S. Dunlavy of Wilkinson and Tony N. Backer of Greenwood were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Anderson.

    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Teri Dunlavy of Wilkinson.

    The groom is the son of Marty and Lou Ann Backer of Cannelton.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by her uncle,Tony Etienne.

    Jessica Marquis of Peoria, Ill., friend of bride, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Kieser – Newton

    Natasha Kieser and DJ Newton were united in marriage Oct. 4, 2014, at a lake ceremony at Twin Lakes Cedar Cabins in Derby.

    The bride is the daughter of Kenny and Susie Kieser and the granddaughter of Kenny and Shirley King, all of Derby; Ed and Genny Kieser of Tell City, and the late Sharon Kieser.

    The groom is the son of Traci Newton and the grandson of Joe and Judy Schneider and Ron and Donna Thompson, all of Tell City, and Carol Davis and the late Cleate Davis.