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Today's Features

  • Immaculate Conception church picnic Saturday
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hawesville will host its annual barbecue picnic and flea market Saturday, July 12, at 115 Main Street in Hawesville.

    A flea market opens at 7 a.m. Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo sandwiches and dinners will be available. Serving with carryouts will begin at noon and picnic booths will open at 3:30 p.m.

  • CANNELTON - Cannelton elementary schools have released scholastic recognition for the fourth nine-week grading period, second semester and annual honor rolls. Students receiving distinguished, honors and honorable mentions are distinction are

  • The Perry Central Captains Club recognized elementary students who increased testing scores in one content area and maintained scores in all other areas. The distinction, called "Up in one, down in none," included first-grade students. 

    In row one, from the left, are Zane Fears, Bradley Smith, Ethan Durbin, Trista Jones, Teyah Mullis, Chloe Mullins, Gavin Wallace, Madaline Herzog and Audrey Popp.

  • Ashley Hubert and Andy James, both of Evansville, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Marilyn Hubert of Leopold.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Kenny and Donna James of Leopold.

    Miss Hubert is a Perry Central High School and University of Southern Indiana graduate. She is a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Emergency Services Department.

    Mr. James is a Perry Central High School graduate and is currently a student at the University of Southern Indiana.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded two scholarships to students who previously graduated high school.

    Crystal Peter received the Mildred Wempe Memorial No. 1 Scholarship and Martha Thomas received the Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship.

    Both scholarships are administered through the foundation.

  • TELL CITY – Five area students were recipients of scholarships awarded by Best Chairs Foundation Inc. The students are dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings and were selected by the Dubois County Community Foundation.  

    Four $4,000 scholarships were awarded for a four-year degree and one $2,000 scholarship was awarded for a two- year degree.  

  • OWENSBORO – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the spring 2014 president’s and dean’s lists.

    To be eligible for the president’s list for superior academic achievement, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • TELL CITY – As published in the June 30 edition of the News, the Tell City Junior Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month, recognizing 169 students for academic achievement. Below is a complete listing of award recipients.

    Principal’s Awards for Academic Excellence recipients were those students in grades seven through eleven who were the top students with the highest grade-point average for the year.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the church. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.

    There will be parking available for disabled guests. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, a silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for all ages, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,000.  

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from July 14 through July 18.

    The theme this year is “Weird Animals.” Throughout the week, kids will discover that Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind.

    Kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible memory buddies and make crafts.