Today's Features


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    GRANDVIEW – Pulling from his experiences playing to rowdy crowds in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Bobby Clark’s “Grandview” provides a glimpse of the town through the eyes of an ambitious musician.

    His cousin, John Mellencamp, has recorded his own version of the tune Clark penned, with Martina McBride lending her vocal talents to the song’s refrain. The song is an ode to Grandview, eliciting a hometown feeling of fondness for the historied community on Indiana 66.

  • Rachel and Lucas Tudor of Tell City would like to announce the birth of their son, Lucas Daniel Tudor Jr. He was born Feb. 27, 2017, at 10:26 a.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. He weighed 8 pounds and 11.3 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Lucas was welcomed home by his sister, Paisley Faith, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Suzie and Denny Thorn of Cannelton. Paternal grandparents are Christine and Robert Tudor of Tell City. Great-grandparents include Nella Tudor and Yvetta Capps. The mother is the former Rachel Thorn.


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    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.