Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Make It Real Sunday, a presentation of Sonny Childs Ministries of Paragould, Ark., will be held June 10 at Community Christian Church in Tell City.
    Sonny Childs is an author and a traveling evangelist. He is the director for the Missionaries for America Program, a ministry that trains Christians to view their own community as a mission field. He is also founder of the “Make It Real” Movement, which promotes the practical, provable Christian advantage through publications, motivational speaking engagements, and online resources.

  • Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing June 16.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Harvest Gold.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • BRISTOW – The United Pentecostal Church, 20843 Indiana 145 in Bristow, will host its 59th homecoming and 19th pastoral anniversary celebrations Sunday at the church.
    Special guest speaker for the event will be David Bernard, general superintendent at UPCI in Hazelwood, Mo.
    Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner at noon. Service and special singing will follow dinner. Pastor Clarence Enmen Jr. and the congregation invite everyone to attend. For more information, call 843-5240.

  • First communion was celebrated at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City April 22. In the front from the left are Chase Howard, Kelsey Bruggeman, Makenzy Roark, Ryan Berger, Rosa Pund, Kendra Gehlhausen and Nicolas Hilgenhold. In the back row are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Lane Hilgenhold, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Sierra Bruggeman.

  • TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host its summer picnic in the park Sunday. The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to come and enjoy food, games and more for adults and children. The park is located at 700 Main Street, across from the church.
    There will be grilled chicken and roast beef dinners served in the Parish Hall or available for take out. Serving will begin at 11 a.m., right after the 10 a.m. Mass in the church, and will continue until sold out.

  • Gaylord and Wanda Wittmer of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 23, 2012.

    Mr. Wittmer and the former Wanda Solbrig were married June 30, 1962, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. Their attendants were Carolyn (Solbrig) Poehlein, Norma (Solbrig) Rogier, Carolyn (Wittmer) Luecke, Charles Albert James, Marvin Rogier and Bernard Luecke.

  • Phil and Phyllis Junker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Stardust Hills Community Center, 1000 Fry Road, Cloverdale. The event will be hosted by their daughter, Michelle Junker Fields.

    Mr. Junker married the former Phyllis Teschmacher June 9, 1962, at the First Methodist Church in Rockville.
    The couple are the parents of two children, Erik Junker of Danville and Michelle Fields of Ellettsville. They also have five grandchildren, Denver, Molly, Kennedy, Meredith and Allison.

  • Brittany Nicole Persinger and Logan Jay Terry, along with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. 

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Charlotte Per-singer and John Waninger of Tell City and Rick Sr. and Barbara Persinger of St. Anthony. She is a 2004 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Vincennes University, with a dual bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education. She is a fourth-grade teacher at William Tell Elementary in Tell City.

  • Richard and Janet Ball and Richard and Loretta Faye Billman announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Jamie L. (Harding) Collignon of Cannelton and Timothy H. Ball of Tobinsport.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Loretta Faye (Harris) Billman of Allegan, Mich., and the late James W. Harding.
    She attended Perry Central Community School and Marathon High School in Marathon, Fla. She is employed at Frederick Sheet Metal in Tell City as an heating, ventilation and air conditioning mechanic.

  • Alicia Ricklef and Michael Hawa announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Shirley Ricklef of Dale and the late Rev. Ricklef. Mr. Hawa is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Michael Hawa of Newburgh and the grandson of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton.
    Both the bride-elect and Mr. Hawa are graduates of the University of Southern Indiana with bachelor degrees in nursing. They are currently pursuing nurse practitioner degrees.