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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club is selling discounted Coke products and barbecue for a fundraiser, just in time for Memorial Day and graduation celebrations.
    Orders are being taken for Boston butts prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit at the cost of $30. It feeds between 20 and 25 people. Half orders are also available at $15; these orders feed 10 to 12 people.

  • SALEM – Friends and family are invited to help Opal Foertsch celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 11 at the Salem-Washington County Senior Center, 1705 North Shelby St., Salem.
    Opal’s daughters, Jackie and Suzanne, will host the open house birthday party and invite everyone to stop by and wish Opal a happy birthday. She has requested no gifts.

  • Rebecca Young and Brandon Hanks of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Glen and Lori Young. Mr. Hanks is the son of Kenny and Anissa Hanks.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Patesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.