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Today's Features

  • 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. 

  • Erica Wilson and Austin Reed were wed in an Oct. 14, 2017, at Blue Heron Winery. The 2 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Joel Grigsby.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Jim and Lisa Wilson.

    Austin is the son of Ray and Amy Reed.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Everyone is cordially invited to enjoy a special night of Christmas music with Cheri Taylor, Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus.

    The church is located approximately one mile southeast of Holiday World on Old State Road 245. Turn west off the new State Road 245 onto old State Road 245 and follow the road up to the little white church on the hill.

    Taylor is a local lady well known  her beautiful gospel singing and witness.

  • CANNELTON – St. Michael Church would like to announce winners of its annual turkey bingo raffle held Sunday, Nov. 19. A special thanks to everyone who donated raffle prizes and purchased tickets. This is the church’s main fundraiser for the year and parishioners appreciate all support.

    Prizes, donors and winners are as follows:

  • Morgan and Natalie Labhart of Newburgh welcome home a son, Clark Wayne Labhart, who was born Oct. 1, 2017, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 1/4 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are the late Kathleen and Paul Clark of Newburgh. Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Betty Labhart of Rono.

    The mother is the former Natalie Clark.

  • Randy and Rachel Roccia are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Lynn Roccia, 28, of Peru, to Jeffrey Wayne McBride, 28, the son of Jerry and Linda McBride of Yorktown. Sarah is a graduate of Tell City High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Indiana State University. She is currently in her fifth year as the band-choir director at North Miami Community Schools in Denver, Indiana.

  • Lutheran bazaar Saturday

     

    EVANSTON – The annual Christmas Bazaar at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston, located one-half mile west of New Boston, is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 2, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Homemade candy, apple dumplings, cheeseballs, and turnip slaw will be available, as well as baked goods, including springerles. From 6 to 9 a.m., breakfast will be served. Lunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

     

  • Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda, and St. Meinrad Catholic Church announce Advent Penance Service, Christmas and new Mass times.

    Wednesday, Dec. 6 – 6:30 p.m., Advent Parish Penance Service; St. Meinrad Catholic Church

    Sunday, Dec. 24 – 3:30 p.m., Mass for the Nativity of the Lord, St. Meinrad Catholic Church; 10 p.m., Mass for the Nativity of the Lord, St. Meinrad Catholic Church

    Monday, Dec. 25 – Midnight, Mass of the Nativity of the Lord (Midnight Mass), Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church

  • Kara Michelle McClintic and Trent William Gunn announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Mike McClintic of Brownsville, Ky., and Kim McClintic of Tell City.

    She is a graduate of Tell City High School and earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern Indiana.  She is currently employed at Ohio Valley Gas Corp. in Tell City.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central.

    On Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.

    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 25.