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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Miss Schweizer Fest pre-teen 2017 winner Graci Senn has developed a love for and competitive drive to exhibit her skills in local and upcoming national pageants. The outgoing and energetic 12-year-old from Tell City has already generated an impressive run of crowning achievements at pageantry contests.

  • By Jeneen Wiche

     

    We enjoyed sweet potatoes all winter long from a fantastic harvest last fall. In fact, I still have a crate full in the basement that will feed us this summer. I planted out about 25 organic slips purchased from Country Corner Greenhouse in Shepherdsville in late May and by early November, we had four nursery crates full of one of nature’s perfect foods. Seven months and counting in storage with no spoilage is impressive.

  • My name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 28-year resident of Maui, Hawaii. Eight years ago, my husband and I made our first trip to Washington, D.C. Because Vietnam was the war that was going on while I was in high school, the first memorial on my list was the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Even though I never knew anyone killed in Vietnam, I wanted an rubbing of one of the names.

  • Jason and Kelli Brown of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Jackson Wagner Brown. Jack was born at 5:35 p.m. June 20, 2018, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. He weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda and the late Earl Schwartz of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Wendell and Rita Brown of Marysville.

  • Jonathan and Karen Dickson are happy to announce their recent marriage on July 28, 2018.

    Mrs. Dickson, formerly Karen (Meredith) Sturgeon, of Tell City is the daughter of David Meredith from Newtonville, currently residing in Boonville, and the late Donna Meredith of Cannelton.

    Mr. Dickson, of New Haven, Ky., is the son of Sharon Roy from Nashville, Tenn., currently residing in Harned, Ky., and the late Harold Dickson of McMinnville, Tenn.

  • ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony, Novice Christian Lumsden was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Sunday. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Lumsden, 44, is a native of Trinidad.

  • Paul and Ruth Strobel of rural Tell City recently observed their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. Strobel and the former Ruth Kleaving were married on April 20, 1968, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    Family and friends celebrated the couple’s golden anniversary on April 21 at the Patio Steakhouse. 

    Their daughters are Sue Sanders and Janet McFarland, both of Tell City. They have one grandchild, Natalie Sanders.

  • BOONVILLE – Julie and Andy Hoffherr of Boonville announce the birth of their daughter, Katelyn Rose Hoffherr, on June 29, 2018, at 8:55 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 19 ¼ inches long. Katelyn was born at The Women’s Hospital.

    She was welcomed by her brother Ethan Hagedorn, age 2.

    Katelyn’s grandparents are John and Betty Hagedorn of Tell City and Stu and Carol Hoffherr of Evansville. Her surviving great-grandparent is Gilbert Kahre of Evansville.

  • CANNELTON – Richard and Betty Fulkerson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3, 2018. They were married on Aug. 3, 1968.

    They are the parents of Rick (Jamie) Fulkerson and Shawn (Sherri) Fulkerson all of Cannelton. They are the grandparents of Hannah and Lauren.

    The former Betty Van Coney is retired from Best Chairs and Richard is retired from the Perry County Sherrif’s Department as a jailer.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, celebrated the jubilee of monastic profession for five of their confreres on July 29. Honored were Fr. Bonaventure Knaebel, 80 years; Brother Giles Mahieu and Brother Kim Malloy, 60 years; and Fr. Brendan Moss and Fr. Adrian Burke, 25 years.