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Today's Features

  • By PASTOR BEN RAKE

    Community Christian Church

     

    Oh, my God!

    I’ll bet you have already heard somebody blurt out these three simple words this morning!

    This phrase is spoken in any number of settings and levels of decibels very commonly in our society today. Sometimes it is spoken too commonly. Can God’s name be mentioned too often?

    Only if we take it too lightly, and some do so as they often almost shout these words.

  • Taken from The News’ archives.

    70 Years Ago

    May 27, 1945

     

    • Edmund Cissna and Son of Chrisney is looking for a good reliable farm-hand. “Married man with family preferred who is familiar with modern farm equipment.

    A real opportunity for the man who is interested in learning to fit show cattle. A good salary and good house furnished.

  • Natalie Clark of Newburgh and Morgan Labhart of Evansville announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Miss Clark is the daughter of Paul Clark of Newburgh and the late Kathleen Clark. She is a graduate of Castle High School and the University of  Southern Indiana. She attended graduate school at the University of Evansville and is employed through Deaconess Health System.

  • TELL CITY - The Perry County Public Library will keep kids reading with its summer “Heroes” reading program, set to begin in just a few days.

    Named “Every Hero Has a Story,” the summer program will include hero-themed activities, movies and special events offered throughout the summer.

  • PERRY COUNTY – This year’s dates have been set for the ninth annual Kenny Kellems Camp With a Cop summer youth retreat. The camp will again be held at Glenn Wood Hills in Derby.

    The format has been changed based upon comments from previous campers and have added an additional night. Kids will be dropped off Tuesday, July 14, stay Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights and will be picked up Friday, July 17. Staff members have again planned a variety of activities including scuba experience, zip lining, confidence course, fishing and swimming, just to name a few.

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    TELL CITY – Tell City Historical Society is planning an art exhibit featuring artists of the past with ties to Tell City. These would include people native to or who have lived in Tell City. It is believed that many paintings exist by persons from Tell City that may not have been displayed for many years. This is an opportunity to recognize these talented people.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – A Perry County woman was one of this year’s recipients of the 2015 Golden Hoosier Awards.

    Evelyn Adams joined Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann; Dr. John Wernert, secretary of Indiana Family & Social Services Administration and Yonda Snyder, director of the FSSA’s Division of Aging, to announce and honor recipients of the 2015 Golden Hoosier Awards.

    Adams is a retired Purdue Extension educator who is active in the community in several areas.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana recently announced a list of achievements and contributions of its members, including a number of girls in Perry County.

    Girl Scout bronze awards were earned by Emilie Cronin, Charlotte Entwistle, Claire Franzman, Anna Fuchs, Elena Hagedorn, Valerie Kehl, Bethany McCoy, Breanna Olberding, Natolie Reid, Hayley Wroe and Maddie Rogers.

  • DERBY – The Derby Community Association is taking applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest planned for June 20, at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Festival activities will include a flea market and community yard sales, an antique tractor and gas-engine show, a tractor pull for kids, kids games, a boat parade, car show, food and beverages, live entertainment and wine tasting. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit Derby Community Association.