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Today's Features

  • You may be surprised to learn what a huge difference you can make by feeding wild birds right outside your own door or window.  A large-scale winter storm, with deep snow or ice cover, cuts off many birds from their natural food supplies and can actually cause them to starve by the thousands and even millions.

    Backyard bird feeding can make a real contribution to their survival and even thriving during the winter months. Here are 10 pointers for a successful winter bird feeding season:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rick and Kim Gray of Tell City announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Grey of Tell City to Logan Beyersdorfer, son of Tina Mitchell and the late Steve Beyersdorfer. The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2019, at the Derby Community Center. Reception will be at the center following the ceremony. Formal invitations have been issued.

    Bethany is a graduate of Tell City High School and currently works at Masterbrand.

    Logan is a graduate of Owensboro Senior High School and currently works at Masterbrand.

  • Cody and Tara Schaefer of St. Meinrad announce the birth of their son, Dean Allen, born at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Jasper Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

    The mother is the former Tara Culbertson.

    Dean was welcomed home by his sister, Emma, age 4.

    Grandparents are Keith and Cindy Culbertson of Bristow, and Danny and Pam Schaefer of St. Meinrad.

    Great-grandparent is Shirley Van Winkle of Bristow.

  • SANTA CLAUS – As the summer vacation season kicks off, the world’s largest travel site – TripAdvisor.com – welcomes Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari into its new Hall of Fame.

    “TripAdvisor just notified us that our long history of receiving positive reviews has earned us an inaugural spot in their Hall of Fame,” said park president Matt Eckert. “We read every review and appreciate the feedback!”

  • FULDA – The annual Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church Summer Picnic will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4, beginning at 10 a.m. CDT on the church grounds at Fulda.

    Games and entertainment, including bingo, will be available throughout the parish grounds. For the family, a Family Fun Center with free games and activities will be open throughout the day.

    Fried chicken and roast beef dinners with all the trimmings, along with homemade desserts, will be served in the parish center. Guests can dine in or carry out.

  • Pharaoh Jameson Holt

    Kayleigh and James Holt of Tell City wish to announce the birth of their son, Pharaoh Jameson, born June 7, 2019, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and measured 20 inches long.

    Pharaoh was welcomed home by sibling, Wynter.

    Grandparents are Leon and Danielle “Nini” Elverd of Cannelton; Jimmy and Laura Holt of Dale; and Tampa Holt of Lagoottee.