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Today's Features

  • Cheyanne Meyers and Jonathan Dowell of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Noah Lee Dowell, on June 10, 2017, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 10 pounds and 3 ounces and was 22 ½ inches long. 

    Grandparents are Tracey Reisz of Tell City, Russ Meyers of Tucson, Ariz., Susan Skeen of Cannelton and Ron Dowell of Hardinsburg, Ky.

    Great-grandparents are Jean and Martin Hall of Tell City, Marion and Rocky Rockwood of Tucson, Ariz. and James Dowell of Hardinsburg.

    Noah was welcomed home by sisters, Holly, 6, and Mariah, 5.

  • The parents of Karen Damin and Jeff Simpson, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom and Janet Damin of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Bill and Connie Simpson of Tell City.

    Karen is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and 2014 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed as an expanded functions dental assistant at Santa Claus Family Dentistry.

    Jeff is a 1997 graduate of Tell City High School and a 1999 graduate of Vincennes University.

  • BE Ministry trip meeting Aug. 21

     

    PERRY COUNTY – BE Ministry and Educational Opportunities Tours will be taking a trip to the Holy Land through Jordan in October 2018.

    They will have an informational meeting Aug. 21, at Tell City First United Methodist church at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.

    For a brochure, call (812) 547-8511 and leave a name and mailing address. There are discounts available for early registration.

     

  • TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman Rhett D. Baumeister graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • PERRY COUNTY – BE Ministry and Educational Opportunities Tours is taking a trip to the Holy Land through Jordan October 2018. They will have an informational meeting Aug. 21, at Tell City First United Methodist church at 6:30 p.m. Meet in the sanctuary.

  • Nick and Katie Weyer of Tell City announce the birth of their second son, Benjamin Raider. He was born May 1, 2017, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh and weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.

    Ben was baptized on June 25 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City by Father Dennis Duvelius. Godparents are Stacy Davis of Boonville and Matthew Weyer of Ferdinand. Grandparents are Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City and Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand. Ben has a brother, Jack Becher.

  • Steve and Kathy Schmidt of Tell City will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 29 at the couple’s home with a family gathering.

    They were married July 25, 1992, at Tell City Baptist Church. The couple have three children, Lisa (Ponch) Martinez of Santa Claus, Shannon (Kayci) Amos of Floyds Knob and Shawnna (Marshall) Ritchie, and seven grandchildren.

    Mr. Schmidt is employed at ATTC. Mrs. Schmidt is retired from Branchville Correctional Facility.

    The couple will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to Jamaica in the near future.

  • VBS to kick off Sunday

     

    EVANSTON – Vacation Bible school at St. John’s Lutheran Church will be held Sunday through Thursday, July 23-27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The program is for children ages 3-12 years old. A meal will be provided at 5 p.m. each night.

    Register with Donna Foertsch by phone at (812) 529-8252 or by email at foertschdd@psci.net.

    The church is located at 12308 E. county Road 1160 North in Evanston.

     

  • GATCHEL – The Lilly Dale Church of Christ will be holding a revival meet from Sunday July 30 through Wednesday Aug. 2. Our speaker will be Brother David 

    Johnson from Sellersburg. Brother Johnson will be speaking on the 

    following subjects:

    • Sunday 10 a.m. “I Tell You A Mystery” 1 Cor. 15: 51-54

    • Sunday 7 p.m. “Ask, Seek, Knock” Matthew 7: 7-11

    • Monday 7 p.m. “Joyful in Hope” Romans 8: 22-25

  • ST. MEINRAD – Four organists will present a free concert on Sunday, July 23, at 3 p.m. at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.

    Organists presenting the program are Raymond Henderson, director of music at Our Lady of Hope in Carle Place, N.Y.; the Rev. Edward Wagner, pastor and cantor at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Chesley, Ontario; Michael David of Evanston, Ill., and George Hubbard, organist at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.