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.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Christian Mocek has been named the director of annual giving for Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary and School of Theology.

    He will be responsible for organizing, planning and managing Saint Meinrad’s programs for inviting annual support from individuals, corporations and foundations. Since July 2014, Mocek has served as the director of alumni relations for Saint Meinrad.

  • Tyler and Alyssa Franchville of Sulphur announce the birth of their son, Zayne Scott. He was born Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    His mother is the former Alyssa Williams.

    Grandparents are Scott and Kim Franchville of Derby, and Scott and Alyson Williams of Magnet.

    Great-grandparents are Bob and Geraldine Cronin of Gatchel; Peggy Franchville of Bristow; Charlene Edwards of Magnet; and Carol Taylor of Magnet.

  • Philip and Lauren Hartz of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Hudson Ramsey.

    He was delivered at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 21, 2018, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Hudson weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    The mother is the former Lauren Ramsey.

    Hudson has two sisters, 5-year-old Hadley and Madeline, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Chris and Karen Ramsey and paternal grandparents are Jon and Teri Hartz, all of Tell City.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Church’s first Rosary of Light and Life will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m. on the parish grounds in Leopold. The community is invited to share in praying the rosary with a large, glowing rosary of light, dedicated to the sanctity of life and held by children of the parish. The event is free and a donation jar will be available to benefit Tell City Catholic Charities to promote their sanctity of life ministry, which helps provide necessities for babies and promotes adoption awareness.

  • Marvin and Betty Seifert of Rome will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Sept. 28, 2018.

    Mr. Seifert and Betty York were married on Sept. 28, 1963, in Rome.

    The Seiferts are the parents of David Seifert (Susie) and Paul Seifert (Anna) and the grandparents of Ashley, Becky and Kayla Seifert and Sam Snyder.

  • Nancy and Ronnie Kleaving of Tell City and Joe and Joanie Durchholz of Evansville announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Nick Kleaving and Jessica Durchholz.

    Nick is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School and 2015 University of Southern Indiana graduate with a degree in business administration and minor in marketing. He is a branch manager of One Main Financial in Evansville.

  • D.J. and Natasha Newton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Kamden Edward Newton. He was born Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Kamden weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 inches long.

    Mrs. Newton is the former Natasha Kieser.

    Grandparents are Traci Newton of Tell City, and Kenny and Susie Kieser of Derby and the late Jim Newton.