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Today's Features

  • Ashley Hubert and Andy James, both of Evansville, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Kenny and Donna James of Leopold.

    Miss Hubert is a Perry Central High School and University of Southern Indiana graduate. She is a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Emergency Services Department.

    Mr. James is a Perry Central High School graduate and is currently a student at the University of Southern Indiana.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded two scholarships to students who previously graduated high school.

    Crystal Peter received the Mildred Wempe Memorial No. 1 Scholarship and Martha Thomas received the Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship.

    Both scholarships are administered through the foundation.

  • TELL CITY – Five area students were recipients of scholarships awarded by Best Chairs Foundation Inc. The students are dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings and were selected by the Dubois County Community Foundation.  

    Four $4,000 scholarships were awarded for a four-year degree and one $2,000 scholarship was awarded for a two- year degree.  

  • OWENSBORO – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the spring 2014 president’s and dean’s lists.

    To be eligible for the president’s list for superior academic achievement, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • TELL CITY – As published in the June 30 edition of the News, the Tell City Junior Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month, recognizing 169 students for academic achievement. Below is a complete listing of award recipients.

    Principal’s Awards for Academic Excellence recipients were those students in grades seven through eleven who were the top students with the highest grade-point average for the year.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the church. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.

    There will be parking available for disabled guests. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, a silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for all ages, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,000.  

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from July 14 through July 18.

    The theme this year is “Weird Animals.” Throughout the week, kids will discover that Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind.

    Kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible memory buddies and make crafts.

  • CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19.

    The theme will be “God’s Team.” Morning lessons will be followed by a provided lunch and an afternoon of fun and games.  

    This event is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade.

    Parents may drop children off beginning at 9:30 a.m. and all children must be picked up by 3:30 p.m.

  • DOOLITTLE MILLS –   Doolittle Mills Bethel Christian church vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 7 through 11.

    This year’s theme is “Jungle Safari.” Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

  • CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton’s youth refuge will hold its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday  in the community room at the Cotton Mill.

    The meeting’s theme will be “Thank You to Our Troops.” 

    Meetings are open to anyone in grade three and up. Attendees should use the Adams Street entrance.