Today's Features

  • 70 Years Ago

    Jan. 15, 1945


    • Three Hoosier Marine Corps friends from Perry County staged a reunion in the Pacific recently, their first since being shipped off to war. Pvt. First Class Ernest Schwartz of Cannelton, Pvt. First Class James W. Miller of Tell City and Pvt. First Class William A. Jarboe, also of Tell City, saw their first action on Guam.

    • George W. Alvey and Fanny B. Sims, both of Troy, were married by Squire Joseph Schwartz Jan. 6.

  • ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance, five novices were clothed in the Benedictine habit Jan. 19, at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. They now begin a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Novice Peter Szidik, 25, of Grand Rapids, Mich., is a 2011 graduate of the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.

  • Chris Zimmer

    Hoosier National Forest District Ranger

    The Hoosier National Forest conducted two timber sales in 2014, totaling 215 acres, with a volume of approximately 6,825 hundred cubic feet.  To put this into perspective, it takes approximately 1.3 CCF to build a typical single family home that is 2,400 square feet. This equates to approximately 5,332 cords of firewood. Our timber is used for a variety of end products.  

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ now offers a youth group for youngsters in six through eighth grade.

    Youth are invited to attend meetings at 1 p.m. Sundays.

    Enter the building through the fellowship hall entrance and then go to the green room.  

  • Natasha Kieser and DJ Newton were united in marriage Oct. 4, 2014, at a lake ceremony at Twin Lakes Cedar Cabins in Derby.

    The bride is the daughter of Kenny and Susie Kieser and the granddaughter of Kenny and Shirley King, all of Derby; Ed and Genny Kieser of Tell City, and the late Sharon Kieser.

    The groom is the son of Traci Newton and the grandson of Joe and Judy Schneider and Ron and Donna Thompson, all of Tell City, and Carol Davis and the late Cleate Davis.

  • ST. MEINRAD – In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, and in conjunction with religious communities across the country, the monastic community of Saint Meinrad Archabbey  is hosting an open house on Sunday, Feb. 8,  from 1 to 3 p.m.

    Monks will lead tours of the public areas of the monastic house, as well as tours of the sacristy, the Archabbey Church and the monastic Chapter Room. Tours will begin at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Murray Pride celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. Mr. Pride and the former Sara Albright were married in Clarksville, Tenn., Dec. 28, 1964.
    Mr. Pride served the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. for 23 years as a teacher, coach and administrator. He is a retired superintendent of North Putnum and Eminence School Corps.
    Mr. and Mrs. Pride both taught in Union County, Ky., before moving to Tell City in 1969.

  • Deann Edwards of Leopold and Cory Anson of New Boston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Gail Edwards of Leopold.
    The future groom is the son of Robert and Pat Anson of Tell City.
    The wedding is planned for March 21, 2015. Formal invitations will be issued.

  • Chris and Jennifer Coyle of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Jace Lee.
    He was delivered at 5:50 p.m. Dec. 11, 2014, at The Women’s Hospital.
    Jace weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Coyle is the former Jennifer Stowe.
    Maternal grandparents are Pam Stowe Rogier of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Paternal grandparents are Bill and Julie Coyle of Tell City.

  • Ty and Stacey Guillaume of Apalona announce the birth of their daughter, Serena Rose.
    She was delivered Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20½ inches long.
    Mrs. Guillaume is the former Stacey LeClere.
    Serena has four older siblings, Seth William, 9½; Summer Hope, 7; Trey Joseph, 4½ and Tessa Grace, 2½.