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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.

  • Joshua and Kristina (Fortwendel) Scott of Tell City are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Beth, to Benjamin Elliott Partridge, son of Matthew and Lisa Partridge of Eldorado, Ill.

    Hannah is the granddaughter of James and Sandra Calvert and Dale and Linda Embry of Hawesville, Ky, and Richard and Barbara Fortwendel of New Boston. Benjamin is the grandson of Dr. Elliott and Darla Partridge and Dewain and Carolyn Barrett, all of Eldorado, Ill.

  • Stori Nicole Beard and Reese Michael Miller announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of the Traci (Deom) Beard and granddaughter of Kenneth and Darla Deom of Tell City.

    She is a graduate of Tell City High School and earned her bachelor’s degree at Indiana University Southeast, New Albany. She is currently employed with the YMCA in Floyd County.

  • TELL CITY – Vendor registration is now open for the 10th Street Fall Fair, which will return on Saturday, Sept. 22. The cost for a 10-by-10- foot booth is $25 if secured before Sept. 7, or $30 after Sept. 7.

  • By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    Teaching through real-world example will be the preaching approach for the sermons from new senior pastor Christian Watkins at the Deer Creek Baptist Church. His approach is to explain and work through the books of the Christian Bible, applying learning within modern context, and using the verses to drive the sermons and center preaching and teaching on the gospel of Jesus Christ.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Dorothy “Dot” Kessner of Tell City has been awarded the Golden Hoosier Award. Established in 2008, the Golden Hoosier Award acknowledges and recognizes “an unsung hero” among the outstanding seniors for their lifetime of service to their communities.

    Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, in collaboration with the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration’s Division of Aging, announced that 21 senior citizens will receive the 2018 Golden Hoosier Award.

  • FERDINAND – Nine Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand have celebrated the 50th anniversary of their monastic profession. They were honored on Saturday, June 2, at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    The jubilarians, Sister Ann Francis Hillenbrand, Sister Brenda Engleman, Sister Kathy Bilskie, Sister Sharon Hollander, Sister Jeanne Ellen Niehaus, Sister Patty Lasher, Sister Laura Marie Schmitt, Sister Mary Lou Dick, and Sister Linda Campbell, entered Monastery Immaculate Conception in 1966 and professed their monastic vows in 1968.

  • Sherry and Gary Sparks of Quincy, Ill., will be celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Triple Oaks Club, 3707 Bonansinga Drive, Quincy. All family and friends are invited to attend.

    Sherry is the daughter of Revilla and the late Robert Hinton of Tell City. Gary is the son of the late Kenneth and  Phyllis Sparks of Quincy. The Sparks are the parents of one daughter, Lisa Marie Sparks, and her special friend, Charles Dean Strieker.