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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 21 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Friday to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • St. Pius fall fest Sunday
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday.
    On the menu will be the “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie. 
    Entertainment will include the Crosswinds band, a large yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle. 
    Serving will begin at 11. Those purchasing carry-out soup are asked to take their own container.

  • The Hoesli family held a reunion Aug. 4 with more than 150 children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren of Clarence and Marie Hoesli attending.

  • LEOPOLD — Winners of prizes of the St. Augustine Catholic Church picnic raffle were drawn recently.
    The following will be listed by prize, donor and winner.

  • JASPER – Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper invites the public to the annual church picnic Sept. 22.
    Chicken and roast beef dinners will be served from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining room, with carry-out and drive-thru service available. Mock turtle soup will be sold by the bowl or the gallon along with sandwiches.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1943 held its 70th class reunion Aug. 10. Classmates attending and pictured in the front from the left are Phyllis Fenn Grant, Lucille Wettmorshousen Hollander, Alice Arnold Wittmer, Verna Kieser Freeman, Franklin Simpson, Maytha Jarboe Walker and Robert Schaerer. In the second row are Lucille Walter Bosler, Margaret Vaughn Lunder, Mary Alice Kraus Thelander, Mildred Marchal Graves, James Hollander and Charles Connor.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Indiana is the final resting place for more than 2,240 patriots who fought in the American Revolution, according to members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Perry County is home of 26 of these soldiers.

    The members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter will honor one of these soldiers April 5 at the Old Rome Courthouse.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswinds band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Members of the Dale High School Class of 1947 gathered for a reunion Aug. 21 at the Chateau Restaurant in Mariah Hill. Pictured in the front from the left are Leoma Welsh, Helena Medcalf, Eugene Minor, Doris Hess and Winnie Emmons. Back row: Joan Trinkel, Byford Reed, Ralph Spayd, Wilda Snyder, Hilda Bertke, Mary Jane Brittingham, Roberta Jochim and Joe Wagner.

  • NORFOLK, Va. – Navy Seaman Recruit Jessica L. Brown, daughter of Patricia A. Johnson of French Lick and Kent A. Brown of Troy, along with other sailors assigned aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet’s area of responsibility after the ship completed a routine transit through the Suez Canal.
    Truman is on a scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. Truman deployed July 22 from Norfolk.