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Today's Features

  •  Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will welcome Brother Jonathan and Tiffany Epley, pictured at left, of Johnson City, Tenn., later this month for a special address and singing engagement. The Epleys will join Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • 70 Years Ago

    May 14, 1945

     

    • Chief Petty Officer Hubert Bruce and Mrs. Bruce announce the birth of a daughters, Brenda, at the U.S. Naval Hospital at Shoemaker, Calif. Mrs. Bruce is the former Louise Simon. They have been making their home in Oakland, Calif., while Mr. Bruce is stationed at nearby Camp Parks.

    • Albert Schaefer of Cannelton Road has several milk goats for sale and is offering to throw in baby goats at no charge with a purchase.

    • Nancy Quinlin of St. Croix has a 180-acre farm for sale.

  • Monastery to show free movie May 29

     

    FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday with the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be May 29 with the 1:30 p.m. EDT showing of “Wild” in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

    Reece Witherspoon stars in “Wild” as Cheryl Strayed. After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Strayed sets out to hike more than a 1,000 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own.

    Popcorn and a beverage will be provided.

  • Brittany Paige Dykes and John Mark Owens of Hawesville, Ky., were united in marriage during an afternoon wedding ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015, at Vastwood Park Beach House in Hawesville.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Angie Dykes of Cannelton.

    The groom is the son of Johnny and Mary Jane Owens of Hawesville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the groom’s father, Pastor Johnny Owens.

    Katlyn Dykes of Cannelton, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Chelsea Hay and Colton Thomas of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe and Pam Hay of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Tony and Julie Thomas of Tell City.

    Miss Hay is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2014 graduate of Henderson Community College.

    She is employed with Perry County Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse.

    Mr. Thomas is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School.

    He is employed at Thomas Glass and More.

  • DCBC to host ‘Purse Full of Blessings’

     

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a “girls’ night out” for all ages.

    A Purse Full of Blessings will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the church. Guests are asked to take a finger food or dessert and a gently-used purse containing an item of $5 or less to share.

     

    St. Paul TGIF set for May 29

     

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery will host an exhibit of icons through June 23.

    The tradition of icon painting is still vibrant. An essential element within the architecture of the Eastern Orthodox Church, icons depict a world of saints, biblical narratives, the Virgin and Christ.

    This exhibit showcases the work of four contemporary icon painters working in a variety of media, including egg tempera on board enhanced with gold leaf, and painting on glass and with acrylics.

  • TELL CITY – Lily Wargel, 500 Festival Princess, will give a presentation Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds. The talk will focus on how the 4-H program provided Wargel with the life skills to be successful in school, the 500 Festival Princess Program and in life.

    Lily is a graduate of Tell City High School and the 2010 Perry County 4-H Fair Queen. This event is free and open to the public.