Today's Features

  • Breyan Underhill and Tyler Ayer of Evanston announce the birth of a daughter, Adaelynn Rae Ayer, on Aug. 18, 2017, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.

    Grandparents are Roger and Stacey Lawalin of Lamar, Keith and Crystal Underhhill of Doolittle Mills, Camilla Ayer and Harold Brothwell of Santa Claus, Janet Peters of Evanston and the late Kevin Ayer.

  • Heather Hubert of Bristow and Jacob Sims of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Melinda Hubert of Bristow. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Vincennes University Jasper Campus. Heather is currently a nurse for Wexford Health at Branchville Correctional Facility.

    The groom is the son of Nicole Sims of Tell City. He is a graduate of Perry Central High School and is employed at Best Home Furnishings.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Board of Overseers welcomes a new member, a returning member and an emeritus 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.

     Joining the board are Fr. Gary Kastl, Mary Schaffner and Charles Gardner.

  • Ashley Caroline Sharp of Indianapolis and Dane William Zellers of Indianapolis were united in marriage during an outdoor ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 1017, at Chateau Pomije Winery in Guiford, Ind.

    Miss Sharp is the daughter of Frederick and Betty Sharp of Medina, Ohio. Mr. Zellers is the son of Denny and Carol Zellers of Cannelton.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dave Kulchar.

  • CCC banana split party Wednesday


    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City will host its annual 50-foot banana split gathering Sept. 6. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the church at 821 10th St.

    Everyone is invited to join in this time of family fellowship.

    For more information contact Carrie Wright at cc_church@sbcglobal.net or phone (812) 619-6562


    Sisters’ retreat starts Sept. 8


  • Vicky and Brent Heeke of Rosenburg, Texas, announce the birth of their son, Joshua William Heeke, on July 12, 2017. Joshua weighed 8 ½ pounds and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are David and Becky Wood of Sugarland, Texas. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston.

    The mother is the former Vicky Wood. Joshua was welcomed home by his siblings, John, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph, David, Michael, Stephen, Luke and Anna.

  • In a May 6, 2017, ceremony inside First Christian Church in Troy, Molly Houtchen and Gordon Powers were united in marriage.

    The bride is the daughter of Gary and Bertha Armes of Hardinsburg, Ky. The groom is the son of the late Charlie and Carolyn Powers.

    Jack Masterson officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony, in which the bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • David and Julie Hakes of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Matthew David Hakes, to Tosha Michelle Gowan, daughter of Kent and Rhonda Backus of Salem.

    The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Salem High School and received a degree from Ivy Tech Community College in 2013. She is employed as an emergency medical dispatcher at American Medical Response in Evansville.

  • Mary and Roy Raider of Grandview celebrated 50 years of marriage at a surprise party, hosted by their children and their families, July 15 at the Pour Haus in Tell City.

    They were first married Aug. 26, 1967, at First Christian Church in Columbus.

    The couple has two children, Rebecca (Scott) Kasmer of Avon and John Raider of Porter, Texas.

    Grandchildren are Rayden, Ganen and Austin Kasmer and Lucas and Gabriela Raider.

    Both Mary and Roy are retired.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will offer an icon painting workshop Oct. 8-13,  on the Archabbey grounds in St. Meinrad. Leading the workshop will be Passionist Brother Michael Moran.

    For many years, people from a variety of spiritual traditions have found themselves drawn to the mysterious and prayerful images found in the icons of Eastern Christianity.