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.

  • Alicia and Nathan Wheatley of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Pria Jolene, born at 3:32 p.m., July 21, at The Women’s Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19.375 inches long.

    She was welcomed by her sister, Coraline, age 2.

    Pria is the granddaughter of Rodney and Karen Doogs of Cannelton, and Lynetta Schwartz of Navarre, Fla. She is the great-granddaughter of Merle Doogs, Jeanetta Sims and Ronald Schwartz.

    Pria’s mother is the former Alicia Doogs.

  • Robert Darryl and Connie Taylor celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in Gatlinburg, Tenn., with a family vacation hosted by their children. The couple was married in Gatchel on Oct. 4, 1958.

    Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have five children, Wilma (Tommy) Kellems of Cannelton, Gwen (Kevin) Hall of Derby, Dale (Billie Sue) Taylor of Derby, Bob (Cindy) Taylor of Tell City and Keith (Amanda) Taylor of Lamar.

    The couple is also the grandparents of 10 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

  • Brandon and Lauren Zellers of Tell City announce the birth of their son, William Kaiser Zellers, on Sept. 3, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    William’s grandparents are Mick and Rita Young of Cannelton, Pat and Lesa Fischer of Tell City, Jordan and Jeanette Raven of San Antonio, Texas, and Keith Zellers and Amanda Roll of Tell City.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Board of Overseers has added five new members and a returning member to the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The board advises President-Rector Fr. Denis Robinson OSB on matters related to the school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school. Each member serves a three-year term.

    New members joining the board are Esi Bani, Frances Brown, Victor Neff, William Payne Jr. and Deneen Plessala. M. Diane Murphy is rejoining the board.

  • Mr. Robert B. Edwards and Mrs. Kayla M. Edwards of Marengo announce the birth of their son, Ezra James Edwards. He was born, July 17, 2018, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    He is the grandson of Shawn and Christina Bailey of Tell City and Barbara L. Edwards and Bernard F. Edwards Jr. of St. Louis, Mo. His great-grandparents are Don and Norene Duke of Tell City.

    The mother is the former Kayla Bailey.

  • Levi and Andrea Clark of Birdseye announce the birth of their daughter, Nora Grace. She was born Aug. 10, 2018, at 11:28 p.m. at Jasper Memorial Hospital, weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

    Her mother is the former Andrea Mitchell.

    Nora was welcomed by two brothers, Hank, age 6, and Dean, 3.

    Grandparents are Chris and Paula Mitchell of Tell City, and Pat and Sheila Clark of Birdseye. 

    Great-grandparents are Marion Mitchell and Virginia Harvey.

  • Cody Cail and Samantha Johnson of Owensboro, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Elaina Brooke Cail. She was born Sept. 19, 2018, at Owensboro Health, weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

    Elaina was welcomed by grandparents Marilyn and Gary Hubert of Tell City, Rick and Theresa Cail of South Pasadena, Fla., Denise Nelson of Owensboro and Dave and Terri Johnson of La Vergne, Tenn.