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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 33rd annual Ministerial Convention on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 7, 8 and 9. Services on Friday and Saturday begin at 7 p.m. Sunday’s service at 10 a.m. Friday’s speaker will be The Rev. Tommy Shutt, Saturday’s speaker will be The Rev. Tim Dotson and Sunday’s speaker is The Rev. Jeff Varner. 

    Also on Sunday, the church will be celebrating 50 years at the present location.

  • The parents of Sara Williams and Joey Foster of Mt. Vernon, Ill., announce the couple’s engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be’s is the daughter of Diann and Ronnie Williams of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Toni and Bob Foster of Herrin, Ill.

    Williams graduated from Tell City High School in 2003.

    She is also a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with an associate degree in early childhood education.

  • EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston will hold special Holy Week services April 9-16. 

    A Palm Sunday celebration of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem will be held April 9, at 9:30 a.m. 

    A Maundy Thursday Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 13, with a meal served at 5:30 p.m.  

  • TELL CITY – BE Ministry will host a Bible discussion the second Tuesday each month. The next discussion will be held Tuesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at Noble’s IGA Cafe. The group will discuss Genesis chapters 9-13. There is no fee. Guests are encouraged to take their favorite Bible, insights and questions.

  • Rachel and Michael Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn., announce the birth of their daughter, Tali Ray Garmer, on Feb. 8, 2017, at 1:03 p.m. at Franklin Woods Community Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. She weighed 5 pounds and 3 ounces, and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Dea Goad and the late Ralph Goad of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Jackie and Shawn Garmer of Jonesborough, Tenn.

    Great-grandparents include Andrea Hempfling Keller of Cannelton. The mother is the former Rachel Goad.

  • FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict will offer a program, “The Book of Glory: Reflections on John 13-21,” on Saturday, March 18, from 9:45 a.m. Eastern time until 3:30 p.m. at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The presenter will be Father Eugene Hensell OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

  • Holli Quinn Foster was married to Derek Allen Little in a 3 p.m. double-ring ceremony on Sept. 24, 2016, at the Tabernacle in Santa Claus. The Rev. Charlotte Lee officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Tim and Julie Foster of St. Meinrad. The groom is the son of Jenny and Vernie Schaefer of Tell City and Larry and Michelle Little of Troy.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    The maid of honor was friend of the bride, Casey Litherland of Cannelton.

  • Gary and Bertha Armes, of Hardinsburg, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Armes Houtchen, to Gordon Lee Powers, both of Tell City.

    Powers is the son of Charles and Carolyn Powers of Tell City.

    Houtchen is a graduate of Frederick Fraize High School in Cloverport, Ky. She played both basketball and softball. She is employed in customer service at Wal-Mart in Tell City. Powers is a graduate of Tell City High School. He is employed as a line worker at Waupaca Foundry in Tell City.