Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Local author and history teacher, Jim Adkins has released a new book titled “Indiana Stories.”

    “It’s a history book for people who didn’t like history class in school,” he said. “It’s history taught a different way, by the people who were there. My book tells the reader what it was like to fight in a Civil War battle or be trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for the winter. Every story has a central character from Indiana.”

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Mary: A Gift to Many,”  Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. EDT at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The program will explore the world’s view of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and how she is prayed to, celebrated, and recognized through many different cultural customs.

  • ST. MEINRAD –The Liturgical Institute has awarded its Spiritus Liturgiae Award to the Columba Kelly OSB, of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. The award recognizes distinguished service to the Catholic Church in promotion of the sacred liturgy.

    Kelly, a Benedictine monk and priest, studied sacred music in Rome, earning a Licentiate in Sacred Theology degree from Sant’ Anselmo in 1959. He then studied at the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, earning a doctorate in 1963.

  • EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church invites all area children to attend vacation Bible school from June 22 through June 26. The theme this year is Everest, where kids will discover what it means to hold on to God’s mighty power in everyday life.

    Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing cool songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and make fun crafts.

  • Gospel Tabernacle to host week-long church camp

    CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church will host its 43rd annual Victory Valley Church Camp Sunday, July 26 through Friday, July 31.

    Camp meetings will open at 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening, with the Farmer Family Singers.

    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday meetings will begin at 7 p.m., with special guest speakers each night.

    The Wednesday service will begin at 6 p.m. and will include songs, skits, Bible-themed games and a hot dog roast.

  • By  Pastor Charles  Areson

    Tell City First Church of the Nazarene


    In Romans 8:28, Paul says God will cause all things to work together for good, for those who love him and are called by him. Notice Paul did not say everything was good. It isn’t. Some things in life are terrible, or to use a highly spiritual term, “they stink.” OK, maybe it isn’t a spiritual term, but it’s true. The key in this scripture is that God works all of our life, the good, the bad, and even the boring together for good. 




    For nearly 150 years, Tell City’s Hauenstein family has outfitted Tell Citians, first with finely crafted saddles, bridles and harnesses and later with clothing. Hauenstein’s doors remain open today at Main and Franklin streets, providing a hometown-owned source for mens and boys clothing, shoes and outerwear.

  • TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will sponsor Aug. 8 what organizers say should be a fun-filled, action-packed game of human foozball.

    Two teams of seven people, while holding on to a series of rotating poles, will try to shoot-kick a soccer ball through the opposing teams’ goal.

    Just like the table game, but with live people instead of wood figures or paddles. No back flip experience is required.

    The tourney will be held in City Hall Park between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with each game lasting 30 minutes.