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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths for handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is also accepting food booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  Sunshine Band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS
    offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Pvt. Sean P. Mitchell graduated U.S. Army basic training Aug. 22 at Fort Leonard Wood.

    He is a 2013 graduate of Tell City High School and is currently training to become a combat medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He expects to complete his advanced individual training in December.

    He is the son of Ralph Mitchell and Melissa Carter of Troy.

  • TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Perry-Spencer March for Babies walk is scheduled for Sept. Sunday in Tell City.

    Registration at Old  National Bank will open at 2 p.m. and the ceremony, followed by the walk at 3 p.m.

    This year’s ambassador family is the Badgers. Parents Ty and Leann (Edwards) Badger were blessed with twins, Mila and Emmitt, prematurely born.

    The babies underwent skilled therapies, many developed through March of Dimes research.

  • Wade and Audrey Russell of Fountain, Colo., announce the birth of their daughter, Brooke Marie Russell, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Colo.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Russell is the former Audrey Cox. Brooke has one older sister, Melanie, 2.
    Grandparents are Jerry Cox of Siberia, Patty and Russell Mehling of Bristow and Bill and Sue Russell of Derby.

  • PERRY COUNTY – A benefit band jam and silent auction will be held for Lydia Haycraft Sept. 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    The band jam will feature Elsie Shack. Cost of admission to the benefit is $15 per person or $25 per couple.

  • HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – Looking for something new and exciting to do? Do you want to participate in an activity sure to have your kids talking about for weeks afterward? Then plan to attend Hancock County Airport’s second annual open house Sept. 28.
    The day kicks off at 9 a.m. with pilots competing in a bag drop contest, followed by a spot landing contest at 10.  A kids balloon walk is scheduled for 11:30.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1958 held its 55-year reunion Aug. 10 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City.

  • Gospel sing at Little Pigeon Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Saturday.
    Eating will begin at 6 p.m. and singing is set to start at 7.
    Guest singers will be New Heritage Quartet. All are welcome to attend.

    Upcoming events at Deer Creek Baptist Church
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host an evening singing service is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday and all are invited to attend.

  • Cornerstone Christian School of Cannelton recently visited Reid’s Orchard in Owensboro, Ky. While there the students learned about the processes involved in growing and harvesting the apples.