Today's Features

  • FERDINAND – The next free movie to be shown by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be the extremely touching film Mary and Martha.

    It will be shown on Friday, April 25, at 1:30 p.m. EDT in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. Participants can stay after the movie for a brief discussion of the film, which is being offered in partnership with the Ferdinand Library. Visitors are also free to walk the monastery grounds and see the monastery church.

  • TELL CITY – Community Christian Church will host a Diggles family concert Sunday evening, April 27, at 6 p.m.

    The Diggles family, known for their family harmony and unique blend of hymns, Southern Gospel, and light contemporary music, perform across the U.S. and  Canada as a full-time family ministry.

    Christina and Katie sing with their father in three part harmony and Diane interprets the songs through sign language. The members of The Diggles Ministry, are based in Lexington, Ky.

  • CANNELTON –  Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary, Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.

    Inspirations Gospel Quartet of Bryson City, N.C., also celebrating 50 years together, will perform their nationally-recognized conservative southern gospel music Saturday at 7 p.m. at the church.

    The weekend will also serve as a “Pearly Gatemen” Reunion. A carry-in basket lunch will be served  following morning the 10 a.m. service. Sunday school will be dismissed.

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    April 25

  • Shawne Muenks and Ed Ginger, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Bertha Muenks of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of William Ginger and Barbra Loman of Evansville. The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Tobinsport. A reception will follow.

    Miss Muenks is a graduate of Tell City High School and Ivy Tech Community College.

  • Julie A. Hagedorn and Andy Hoffherr, both of Evansville, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Betty and John Hagedorn of Tell City. The groom-to-be is the son of Carol and Stu Hoffherr of Evansville.

    Miss Hagedorn attended Perry Central and the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed as a control systems engineer for PCI Skanska in Evansville.

    Mr. Hoffherr attended Castle High School and Vincennes University. He is self-employed with Andrew Hoffherr Construction.

  • Oakwood Health Campus has started a choir that will meet weekly. Above, the group practices for a performance at Oakwood’s volunteer recognition to be held April 23 for all community volunteers. The group is led by Debra Rickleman, life enrichment assistant, Pictured in the front row from left to right are Alice Kiesel, Mary Thrasher, Katie Wagner and Sue Feix. In the back row are Kieth Gelhausen and Rosella Wilson.

  • The following TCJSHS students were chosen as the February students of the month. Pictured from left to right are Madison Mathena, Jessie Wheatley, Derrian Zabel, and Travis Brinksneader. The students were nominated and chosen by teachers. They received T-shirts, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Café and a $10 Walmart gift card as part of the recognition.

  • LEOPOLD –  Perry Central Elementary uses the Acuity test to assess students’ strengths and weaknesses in grade- level standards to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction.  

    Recently, the Captains Club hosted a pizza party to honor students who either raised their Acuity scores or maintained a high level of performance on Acuity tests or standards-based grading topics during the school’s third quarter.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School will hold its annual honors program for students in grades seven through 12 beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the school auditorium.