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Today's Features

  • By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    Building a lifetime of work upon a spark set off in his childhood home, drummer Kelly Clark recounts nearly a half-century of marching in his own line to his own beat.

    Having been playing for crowds since the age of seven, Clark has had a long time to refine his craft. He said he heard his father, Don Clark, playing various instruments around the house as a young child, and even though it was the one thing it seemed his father didn’t play, Clark took up drums as his instrument.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    • May 7, Brother Lorenzo Peñalosa OSB, Our Lady of Perpetual Help

    • May 14, Father Joseph Cox OSB, Mary, Our Mother

  • Breanna Blunk and Devin Hall were married Aug. 20, 2016, in a 2 p.m. service at Deer Creek Church in Tell City. The Rev. Elmer Shelby officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Mark and Michelle Blunk of Tell City. The groom is the son of Mike and Kim Hall of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    Maids of honor were sisters of the bride, Makala Blunk and Mariah Blunk, both of Tell City.

    Bridesmaids were friend, Caitlin Ubelhor of Bristow, and aunts of the groom, Kristina Gentil of Wadesville and Kelli Brown of Tell City.

  • Pat and Jim Sprinkle of Leopold will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 1. They were married April 1, 1967, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The have two children, Michelle Duncan of Leopold and Brett Sprinkle of Evansville, and one grandchild, Aiden Duncan.

    Jim Sprinkle is retired from General Electric and Pat Sprinkle retired from Parker Hannifin.

  • Lent is a time of the year when Christians focus on how they are living, fasting, and prayer. 

    Lent is also a time when Christians all over the world will give up certain foods and activities, and they focus more on Jesus dying on the cross. 

  • HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Coming this May, Union Baptist church will host a new marriage wellness program, Grace Marriage, and would like to invite the community to participate. Pastor Andrew Hunt said, “We believe marriage is a foundational institution of society and it has fallen on and times in our day.” The idea behind the program is to adopt a proactive approach to strengthening marriage.

  • Cliff and Jane Miller of Tell City announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Miller, to Kyle James, the son of Larry and Marlene James of Leopold.

  • 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.