Today's Features

  • Little Pigeon Baptist to host quartet Sunday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host the Woodsmen Quartet singers during its July 29 service at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Master Sgt. Jerry W. Weatherholt Jr. retired March 1, 2012, after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force.

    He was born in Tell City in 1968, and graduated from Tell City High School in 1986. He entered the military in February 1988, when he reported for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he attended technical training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., where he graduated in 1989 as a B-52H electronic warfare systems apprentice.

  • Pictures submitted by Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit.

  • Julie and Nick Berning announce the birth of their son, Andrew Nicholas Berning, Monday, July 2, 2012, at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Drew has a sister, Jordyn, 3. Mrs. Berning was the former Julia Ashby.
    Grandparents are Judy and Jim Ashby of Tell City and Mary Lou and Nick Berning of Cincinnati.
    Great grandparents are Sue and Archie Ashby of Paducah, Ky., and the late Pearl and Carl Schaefer.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lange of Ferdinand will celebrate their silver anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Ferdinand Catholic Church. A reception will follow Mass at the Ferdinand American Legion for family members only.

    Mr. Lange and Sharon Rogier were married Aug. 22, 1987, at St. Isidore Catholic Church near Bristow by the Rev. Keith McClellan.
    Their attendants were Carol Schwoeppe, Darla Sixx, Diane Harrison, Mary Cassidy Richard, Ernest Lange and the late Alfred and John Lange.

  • Youngsters from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, as well as other local parishes, enjoyed a week’s worth of activities during vacation Bible school held from June 11 through June 15.

    This year’s theme was Bug Zone. Children from preschool through fifth grade participated in this event.

  • TELL CITY – This year, the Tell City First Church of Nazarene will host Rocky Point Lighthouse vacation Bible school.
    This year’s theme will be “Where Kids Shine God’s Light.” At Rockport Point Lighthouse VBS, children will learn to shine God’s light.
    This vacation Bible school will be filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear and touch. Team building games, cool Bible songs and active Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that help faith flow into real life.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 40th year of Victory Valley Church camp Sunday through July 26 in Cannelton Heights for children ages 12-18.
    The church invites the youth of the area to a week of fun and learning in a Christian atmosphere. It is a full week – five days and nights – of inspiration to motivate teens to dedicate their lives to the Jesus Christ and his teachings.
    The aim of the camp is to help build character and strength in the youth.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church held its annual vacation Bible school in June. Forty-two children attended the Amazing Desert Journey VBS.

    The group heard five different Bible stories, made crafts and sang songs. The week ended with a closing program Friday evening.

  • St. John’s Lutheran VBS starts Sunday
    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will sponsor “Amazing Desert Journey,” a vacation Bible school program set to start Sunday and run through July 26. Activities will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each evening. A meal will also be provided at 5 p.m.
    On the “Amazing Desert Journey,” children ages 3 to 12 years old will learn about Jesus our Savior, meet new friends, complete fun activities, sing great songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks and more.