Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Thursday are the designated times for William Tell Elementary School’s parent-teacher conferences.

    Three meeting times will be available Oct. 23 as well if needed.

    There will be no school Oct. 25 and Oct. 28 as the students will be on fall break.

    Parents will be notified of their scheduled time by Oct. 21. If parents need to make any changes with their appointment, they are asked to contact their child’s teacher at 547-9727.

  • TELL CITY – Twilight Towers Tenant Association will hold its annual Christmas bazaar Saturday in the dining room starting at 6 a.m.

    A biscuits-and-gravy breakfast will be available as well. A full order will be $2 and a half order will cost $1. Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each.

    A bake sale will also be held during the bazaar.

    Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • CANNELTON – Pvt. Jared M. Poehlein Lambert graduated from the United States Marine Corp. basic training Sept. 13.

    He earned his marksman medal and eagle, globe and anchor insignia. He is currently stationed at Camp LeJuene, N.C., for marine combat training. He graduated mid-October.

    Lambert is the son of Leisa Poehlein and the grandson of Mary Ann and Walter Lambert and the late Gordon and Birdine Poehlein. Leisa and Jared would like to thank all those who have kept them in prayers and for the support to attend his graduation.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a health fair for all corporation staff members and the community Oct. 30 in the school’s library.

    Doors will open at 6 a.m. for those who would like to have blood work done. Those attending are asked to use the entrance on Fulton Street to enter the building, check in at the office then proceed down the glass hallway to the library on the left.

  • Bill and Donna Peter of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 9, 2013.

    Their children and their families will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    Mr. Peter married the former Donna Dersch Nov. 9, 1963, at St. Mark Catholic Church.

    The couple has two children, Mike Peter and his wife, Ginger of Tell City and Steve Peter and his wife, Brenda of Newburgh. They also have five grandchildren, Crystal, Cathryn, Caylyn, Caleb and Gavin.

  • The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 held the installation of their officers for the next two years Oct. 1.

    Liz Fallis, the Indiana state regent, from Shelbyville was present to install officers at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall during the regular meeting. Barbara Johnson was the mistress of the ceremony, Carolyn Adkins presented the jewels to the officers as they were installed and Rose Ziegelgruber and Jeanie Labhart served as the marshals.

  • NEW BOSTON – St. John Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial will host a benefit dinner Sunday for Dakota Boeglin.

    The year-old boy suffers from a rare type of congenital birthmark that has forced him to have multiple surgeries.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church with dinners consisting of pork chops, green beans, creek fries and dessert. There will also be a bake sale.

    The public is invited.

  •  ST. MEINRAD – “Take one – and take heart. Give one – and give hope.” That tagline has graced the front of every CareNotes booklet for the last 25 years.
    The eight-page inspirational – and informational – booklets have been published by Abbey Press in St. Meinrad since 1988. Tackling topics such as depression, losing a child, facing cancer and others, Care-Notes booklets have sold more than 122 million copies since then.

  • LEWISPORT, Ky. – Jean Mattingly, director of God’s Players, has announced the 2013 fall dinner theater will be the last one.
    This year’s show will be a nostalgic look at the previous 19 years of entertainment. It is scheduled for Nov. 8, 9 and 10 at the Lewisport Community Center.
    Friday and Saturday nights will have the dinner at 7 p.m., with show time at 8 p.m., and Sunday afternoon’s dinner will be at 12:30 p.m. with the show following.
    Tickets are on sale now for $25 and seating will be according to purchase paid date.

  • TELL CITY – The American Red Cross is sponsoring a project called Totes of Hope to help homeless veterans.
    “Make a difference this Veteran’s Day by supporting a local veteran during the cold winter months,” Red Cross spokesman Todd Edgell said. “Support those who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.”
    Donations of gloves, hats, socks and other basic necessities can be dropped off at Red Cross collection boxes located at Fishers Furniture and Appliances, Orscheln Farm and Home Store, Goody’s and Save-A-Lot in Tell City.