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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – First Baptist Church of St. Meinrad, 12913 E. Main St., will begin its summer vacation Bible school Tuesday and end Friday. Each day’s activities will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    A celebration will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. Children will be encouraged to seek the king of kings and his righteousness, organizers said.

  • Tom and Tammy Sanders and Mark and Debbie Poehlein of Tell City are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Jean Poehlein, to Ryan Wayne Kessens, son of Ronnie and Barbara Kessens of Siberia.

    The bride-elect and Mr. Kessens are 2009 graduates of Perry Central High School and went on to attend Indiana University in Bloomington. The bride-elect studied history and comparative literature. Mr. Kessens studied biotechnology with an emphasis on plant biology.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Hay Day—Growing in Friendship with Jesus,” from July 19 through July 21 at the church.  
    This VBS is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences where kids will see, hear and touch. Team-building games, Bible songs and multi-sensory Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that participating kids will enjoy, organizers said.

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    Rose to speech at Gospel Tabernacle
    SPENCER COUNTY – Missionary Jimmy Rose will speak at Light of the World Baptist Church in Midway at 7 p.m. today through Saturday.
    At 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Pastor Hagan of Light of the World Baptist Church will speak. All are invited to attend.

  • ROCKPORT – The public is invited to the annual St. Bernard Summer Social Sunday on the church grounds at Sixth and Elm streets in Rockport. Hours are 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. All-you-can-eat fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned gym from 11 a.m. until the food runs out. Takeout will be available.  
    Saint Bernard’s “famous” soup” will be on sale by the bowl or gallon and sandwiches and other food items will be available in the food court.

  • St. Paul Catholic Church Mission Trip participants recently returned from Kenosha, Wis., where they spent a week serving the homeless center, food pantry, elderly care center, soup kitchen, YMCA, children-adult disability center, children’s healing center and pregnancy center.

  • BIRDSEYE – The Patoka Lake 22nd annual star party is scheduled 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Patoka Lake Beach.   
    Those attending will view a special presentation by members of the Louisville and Evansville astronomical societies and the Stonebelt Stargazers of Bedford, as they share their knowledge of the sky above. There will be kid’s activities and giveaways until dark. A special astronomy program will be held at 6:30 p.m. under the tent on the beach. Telescopes will be set up for observations of Venus and Saturn as darkness falls.

  • CANNELTON – The seventh annual Camp with a Cop is set for Wednesday through July 19 and will offer campers three days and two nights of activities.
    Children entering fifth through ninth grades are invited.
    The camp is designed to build respect and confidence in youth through positive encounters with law-enforcement agencies from various state and local departments.
    Camp will be held again this year at the Glennwood Hills Campgrounds.

  • Aaron and Lanette Meyer of Bristow announce the birth of their daughter, Aspen Faith Meyer, Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Meyer is the former Lanette Enmen. Aspen has one brother, Matthew Aaron, 2, and four sisters, Carissa Aubri, 9, Autumn Grace, 8, Allison Hope, 6, and Taylor Anne, 4.
    Grandparents are the Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Enmen Jr. of Bristow and Robert and Bonnie Meyer of Bristow.
    Great-grandmother is Mary Highfield of Indianapolis.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Peter announce the birth of their son, Raylan Jeffery Peter, Monday, May 6, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Peter is the former Paige Dauby.
    Grandparents are Gerald and Julie Dauby of Tell City, Beverly and Dale Schraner of Derby and Bernard Peter of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Chester and Anna Doogs, Delores Wilkerson, Wilma Peter and the late Homer and Mabel Dauby, William Wilkerson and William Peter.