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Today's Features

  •  “Country Roads,” written by John Denver, is a song frequently heard at Anderson Woods. Whether hiking through the woods, sitting around the campfire or washing the mealtime dishes, campers and staff alike can be heard filling the woods with the song’s reminiscent lyrics.

  • By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Having found a love for music as a child, the spotlight came naturally as Perry County native Gage Otto now plays in one of the few Evansville bands that frequently makes trips out of town to perform. 

    Otto was not a founding member of Torn Confidence, but found a spot in their lineup playing bass last November, within a year of their founding.

  • Nick and Katie Weyer of Tell City announce the birth of their second son, Benjamin Raider. He was born May 1, 2017, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh and weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.

    Ben was baptized on June 25 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City by Father Dennis Duvelius. Godparents are Stacy Davis of Boonville and Matthew Weyer of Ferdinand. Grandparents are Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City and Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand. Ben has a brother, Jack Becher.

  • Steve and Kathy Schmidt of Tell City will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 29 at the couple’s home with a family gathering.

    They were married July 25, 1992, at Tell City Baptist Church. The couple have three children, Lisa (Ponch) Martinez of Santa Claus, Shannon (Kayci) Amos of Floyds Knob and Shawnna (Marshall) Ritchie, and seven grandchildren.

    Mr. Schmidt is employed at ATTC. Mrs. Schmidt is retired from Branchville Correctional Facility.

    The couple will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to Jamaica in the near future.

  • VBS to kick off Sunday

     

    EVANSTON – Vacation Bible school at St. John’s Lutheran Church will be held Sunday through Thursday, July 23-27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The program is for children ages 3-12 years old. A meal will be provided at 5 p.m. each night.

    Register with Donna Foertsch by phone at (812) 529-8252 or by email at foertschdd@psci.net.

    The church is located at 12308 E. county Road 1160 North in Evanston.

     

  • GATCHEL – The Lilly Dale Church of Christ will be holding a revival meet from Sunday July 30 through Wednesday Aug. 2. Our speaker will be Brother David 

    Johnson from Sellersburg. Brother Johnson will be speaking on the 

    following subjects:

    • Sunday 10 a.m. “I Tell You A Mystery” 1 Cor. 15: 51-54

    • Sunday 7 p.m. “Ask, Seek, Knock” Matthew 7: 7-11

    • Monday 7 p.m. “Joyful in Hope” Romans 8: 22-25

  • ST. MEINRAD – Four organists will present a free concert on Sunday, July 23, at 3 p.m. at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.

    Organists presenting the program are Raymond Henderson, director of music at Our Lady of Hope in Carle Place, N.Y.; the Rev. Edward Wagner, pastor and cantor at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Chesley, Ontario; Michael David of Evanston, Ill., and George Hubbard, organist at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle at 5251 Girl Scout Road, is announcing its 45th year of Victory Valley Church Camp. It is a week long event open to teens 12 to 18 years old. Registration is from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 23, and begins that evening through July 28.

    The theme this year is “Our future runs through our Past”.

    Evening services are open to the public and revolve around honoring those who have worked and built the camp over the past 45 years of existence.

  • Crystal Peter of Tell City and Garrett Miller of Magnet announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The ceremony is set to be held Saturday July 22, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Ginger Peter of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The regular Saturday morning Mass held at Monte Cassino Shrine, Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s chapel to honor the Blessed Mother, has been moved to a new location while the shrine undergoes some restoration.

    The shrine remains open to the public from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Beginning July 15, Mass will be held at the usual 7 a.m. in the Guest House Chapel, located on the grounds of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.