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Today's Features

  • TROY – Our Father’s House of Worship LLC in Troy announces a new seven-week video-based Bible study series that explores what it could be like in heaven. The series is hosted via DVD by Don Piper, author of the New York Times bestseller “90 Minutes in Heaven,” which has sold more than 3.5 million copies.

  • 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:
    •  Sunday – Brother Philipp Steiner OSB, “Living in the House of Mary”
    • May 12 – The Rev.  Joseph Cox OSB, “Mary, Our Mother”

  • First communion was celebrated April 14, at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City.

    Pictured in front from the left are Trey Dauby, Kendall Cash and Owen Peter. In the back are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Jenna Lutgring, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Aaron Lutgring.

  • Ministry kick off cook out Saturday
    TROY – Thy Kingdom Come Ministry, an outreach ministry, will host a kick off cook out from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stop light in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks and to learn about the new ministry.

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming weekend
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate 49 years with a homecoming weekend Saturday and Sunday.

  • Cub Scouts Pack 192 held its annual Pine-wood Derby Race April 14. Winners, from left, are Matt Aders, first place; Wyatt Krelein, second place, and Daniel Scott, third place.

  • People who graduated March 26 from the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class posed for a photo.

    Pictured from the left are Wesley Graves, Christina Graves, Travis Sommer, Joanna Sommer, Ray Sabelhaus, Brigitte Voyles, Alex Betz, Brittany Betz and Sandy Cross. Not present for the picture was Kim Hawkins. The class is presented every spring and fall. For information about the next class, contact Bill Reid at 608-2130. The class is sponsored by the Troy United Methodist Church.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Knights of Columbus held its state convention in Indianapolis April 26, 27 and 28. Attending from the Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 were Gene Hurm, Clarence Franchville and Dan Goble.
    Hurm was re-elected to Indiana State Council Warden and Franchville was reappointed to Indiana State Council District Deputy 36.
    The featured speaker at the banquet was Carl Erskine, a baseball player who was a part of the Brooklyn Dodgers team in the 1950s.

  • Emma and Eli Bauer will compete in a national pageant later this year in Louisville, Ky., after placing in the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth pageant held in April.

    Emma was named the 2013 Humanitarian Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. She earned this title by donating more than 1,600 items to local animal shelters. Eli was crowned 2013 Master of the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. The brother and sister are the children of Teresa and David Baur.

  • Mary Thrasher, center, celebrated her upcoming 90th birthday with a party at Evangelical United Church of Christ April 13. Her daughter, Karen Marcroft of Mountain View, Calif., behind Mary, and her niece Aleta Best of Sterling Va., right, traveled to Tell City to help Mary celebrate.

  • SPENCER COUNTY – Nearly 100 Lincoln Hills Development Corp. employees and volunteers participated in a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop last month. The workshop is based on a book by DeVol, Payne and Smith, which discusses challenges faced by low income Americans and the hidden rules of economic class.