Today's Features

  • Grant and Kassi Dauby of Tell City welcome the addition of their first child, a son, Miles Michael Dauby, born Sept. 25, 2017, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Miles weighed 4 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Joyce Craig and Charles Wetzel of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Cindy Dauby of Tell City. Great grandparents are Connie Craig, Cheryl Wetzel, Margaret Evrard and Cleta Dauby, all of Tell City.

    The mother is the former Kassi Wetzel.

  • George and Wilda Frakes of West Frankfort, Ill., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

    Mr. Frakes and the former Wilda Jackson were married on Dec. 7, 1946, at First Methodist Church in Owensboro, Ky.

    George is retired from United Mine Workers and worked at the Old Ben Mine 25. Wilda is a homemaker.

    George is the son of the late Elwood and Minnie Frakes. Wilda is the daughter of Everett and Jennie Jackson.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will open its doors to the public for revival services with evangelists James and Jennifer McMikin.
    The McMikins are musicians, singers and song writers and minister a message for today’s church.
    The night services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4. Sunday’s service, Nov 5, will be held at 1 p.m. A luncheon will be served immediately after the Sunday service.

  • Tosha Gowan and Matthew Hakes were married at 3 p.m. Sept. 16, 2017,  in a double-ring ceremony at Old Vanderburgh Courthouse in downtown Evansville. The ceremony was officiated by Larry Peter and the couple wrote and exchanged their own vows.

    A reception followed at the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse.

    The bride is the daughter of Kent and Rhonda Backus of Salem. The groom is the son of David and Julie Hakes of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Kaycie Marie Sabelhaus and Ian Robert Thompson were married July 8, 2017,  in a double-ring ceremony at Historic Locust Grove in Louisville, Ky. A reception followed at the venue.

    The bride is the daughter of Carol Sabelhaus and Lloyd and Jenny Sabelhaus, all of Tell City. She was given in marriage by her father

    The groom is the son of Bob and Cathy Thompson of Crestwood, Ky. Bob officiated the ceremony

  • Shelby Craddock and Cody Brown, of Nashville, Tenn., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Nov. 25, 2017, at Rolling Hills Country Club in Newburgh.

    Formal invitations will be sent.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Micki Craddock and Darryl Craddock of Evansville. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana and is currently employed by Dell.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Tracy Brown of Troy and Jackie and Neil Deom of Fulda. He is a graduate of Ivy Tech and works for AT&T.

  • Nathan Ramsey and Kelsey Wisman announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The ceremony is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 10, 2017, at Noah’s Event Venue in Louisville, Ky. A reception will follow.

    Formal invitations have been issued.

    Nathan is the son of Chris and Karen Ramsey and the grandson of Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles L. Paulin. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky and is currently employed by Heritage Engineering in Jeffersonville.

  • Story By Kathy Finley


    Aug. 1, 1960, was a famous day in Tell City. The AP and the UPI wire services sent out a story and it was published all over the United States in far-distant cities.

    The army’s official publication, “The Stars and Stripes,” carried a lengthy article that was read by servicemen, including those serving in Korea and Cambodia. 

  • PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Pvt. First Class Steven E. Wheatley, 18, of Tell City graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp on Oct. 13 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Paris Island, S.C.

    While there, he successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training. Following 10 days at home on leave, he will report to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for two months of infantry battalion training, which will be followed by specialty school for military reconnaissance.