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Today's Features

  • Cajun dinner at Tell City UMC

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a Cajun dinner to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 9. They will offer your choice of gumbo or jambalaya with Cajun cornbread, drinks and desserts for $8 or gumbo and jambalaya with sides for $10. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and will end at 7 p.m. Carry-outs are available.

  • Frederick and Thelma (Burton) Carter celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Jan. 26, 2016. Known to the world as “Bud and Toots,” they met at an ice skating party on Deer Creek in Jan. 1941.

    Bud graduated from Tell City High School in 1941 and crossed the ocean in 1944 in a brand new B-17 bomber, named “The Joker.” Bud flew 35 missions as tail gunner out of Foggia, Italy with the 15th Air Force on The Joker. He finished World War 2 military service stateside.

  • TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 of Tell City has earned the distinction of Star Council, one of the organization’s top awards, for the 2014-15 fraternal year. The organization’s headquarters, located in New Haven, Conn., made the announcement.

  • BRANCHILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility will hold its annual Winter Revival Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Events include live music, guest speakers, personal testimonies, baptisms and communion.

    Kickoff for this event will be Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

    Services will be Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Pastor Ben Rake

    Guest Columnist

     

    My friends, I would like to encourage you to think with me for a few minutes, about life – your life and mine. You are my friend, one that I do really care for and care about.

    No, I may not have personally met you, but I really care about you and actually want the very best for you. As you succeed, I succeed. As you progress, so do I. I want the best for you every day.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem in the Gospel of Luke,” on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9:45 a.m. EST until 3:45 p.m. in the Monastic Dining Room at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Justin and Riraye Zarfos announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Marie Zarfos.

    She was born Nov. 16, 2015, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    She weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 ¼ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Ramona and Kenny Elder of Tell City. Paternal grandparent is Randal “Zeke” Zarfos of Oriole. Maternal great-grandmother is Clara Wilgus of Ferdinand.

    Ava was welcomed home by her brother, Gavin, 4.

  • MASON CITY, Iowa – An Iowa man who grew up in Tell City was just one number away from winning a record-breaking Powerball jackpot Wednesday and ended up winning a $100,000 prize.

    Travis Harpenau matched four of the first five numbers and the Powerball to win a $50,000 prize, but since he added the Power Play option to his purchase for an additional $1, his prize doubled to $100,000.

    Harpenau is the son of Dale and Pat Harpenau and the grandson of Raphael and Martha Harpenau of the St. Marks area.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Louisville, Ky., artist Joanne Weis will give a gallery talk on Saturday, February 6, at 10 a.m. Central Time in conjunction with her artwork currently on exhibit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery.

    An exhibit of Weis’ wall hangings, titled “Healing the Earth,” is on display through February 28.

    In her gallery talk, Weis will discuss her work and share stories about the nine locations that inspired it. These are places that have suffered environmental damage, but have been restored in various ways.

  • Vicky and Brent Heeke of Evansville, announce the birth of their daughter Anna Victoria Heeke on Jan. 1, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Becky and David Wood of Sugarland, Texas. Paternal grandparents are Martha and Frank Heeke of Evanston.

    The mother is the former Vicky Wood.

    Anna was welcomed home by her siblings John, 14, Daniel, 13, Benjamin, 11, Joseph, 9, David, 7, Michael, 5, Stephen, 4, and Luke, 2.