Today's Features

  • Oakwood Health Campus residents and staff paid a visit to the Buffalo Run Farm in Lincoln City recently. The residents were able to experience feeding the buffalo watermelon and apples from a stick and tour a tepee and log home that Abraham Lincoln once slept in. The group ended their visit with a cool drink in the grill and gift shop.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana has 38 new troopers assigned to state police districts throughout the state now patrolling the roads. Members of the 71st Indiana State Police Recruit School that graduated March 16 received their patrol cars today at the Indiana State Police Museum, located at the Indiana State Police Indianapolis District.

  • BOSTON – Tell City native Greg Strassell, current senior vice president of programming for CBS Radio, was among the recipients of awards at the 2012 Worldwide Radio Summit held April 27-28 in Los Angeles. CBS Radio topped the “Radio Company” category at the event’s award luncheon, hosted by “All Access” and “A&R Worldwide” and Strassell was honored as the company’s senior programmer.

  • Members of St. Meinrad Catholic Church celebrated first communion April 29. Pictured in the front are Cameron Briggs, Amelia Lutz and Benjamin Mangum. In the back row are catechist Julia Lutz, the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB and Karen Mangum, catechist.

  • St. John Chrysostom summer picnic July 22
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host their annual summer picnic July 22 at the church.
    Meals will include fried chicken and roast beef dinners, which will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned Father Heck Hall. “Famous” New Boston Soup by the bowl or gallon will also be available.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Girl Scouts traveled to New York City June 7 – 11.

    Seventeen Girl Scouts, five leaders, one Girl Scouts of Southern Indiana council member and 24 friends and family members enjoyed three full days of sightseeing with Taylor Tours of Tell City. Jim Ashby accompanied the group.

  • Peg and Ty McDaniel of Parrish, Fla., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February by attending the Diocese of Venice’s annual wedding anniversary Mass at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice, Fla.

    Bishop Frank J. DeWane presided and led the couple in a ceremonial renewal of vows. They also celebrated the anniversary by going on a Carnival cruise to Nassau in the Bahamas, St. Maartens and St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands.

  • Jamie Luna and Eric Schatz of Terre Haute announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Janet Moreno of Indianapolis and the late Jerry Luna. She is a graduate of Indiana State University with degrees in English and education.
    In the fall she will be an English teacher at Terre Haute South High School.

  • Kristy Lynn Knox and Doyle Evan James of Tell City, along with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Knox of Hawesville, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Cleatus James of Cannelton, and their children, Skyler James, Alexander James, Zachary Scott ad Melissa Scott, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Red Mountain High School in California, LaVonne’s Beauty Academy and the University of Phoenix in Mesa, Ariz. She is a licensed nail technician and manicurist.

  • TELL CITY – Twelve candidates are in the running for this year’s 4-H queen contest and two king candidates will vie for the male’s crown. The competition has each candidate submit an application of their 4-H and community activities, and leadership positions, as well as their interests and future plans.

    The candidates will participate in a private interview and then in a public event at 6:30 p.m. July 6. A fashion revue and auction of baked goods and gift baskets will also be held. For more information, call 547-7084.