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Today's Features

  • Jayme and Wes Deom of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Ellis Renee Deom. She was born Jan. 11, 2016, at 7:03 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Steve Poehlein of New Boston and Mary Mundy of Ferdinand. Paternal grandparents are Darla and Kenny Deom of rural Tell City.

    Ellis’ great-grandparents are the late Hugo and Juanita Mulzer, the late Paul and Margaret Deom, the late Orville and Bernie Mundy and the late Hooks and Maryann Winchell.

  • Courtney McDaniel and Preston Rogers announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Shay Rogers. She was born Dec. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. She weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda McDaniel of Tell City and Robert McDaniel of Rockport.

    Paternal grandparents are Lisa Richardson of Troy and Thomas Rogers of Panama City, Fla.

  • 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.