Today's Features

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  • Allen and Kris Seamon of Santa Claus will celebrate their golden anniversary during an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Christmas Lake Village Recreation Center in Santa Claus.

    Mr. Seamon and the former Kristine Masterson were united in marriage July 11, 1964, at Troy First Christian Church in Troy.

    They have two daughters and four grandchildren.

    Mr. Allen is retired from Alcoa and Mrs. Allen is retired from the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

  • Adam and Rhonda Smith of Peacedale, R.I. announce the arrival of their first daughter, Anna Lucille. She was born May 19, 2014, weighing 9 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    Anna has two older brothers, Lucas, 6, and Caleb, 3.

    She is the granddaughter of Roger and Colleen Smith of Tell City and Patricia Finch of Lexington and the late Rodney Finch. Anna’s great-grandparents are Marietta Collins of Tell City and the late Jake Collins, the late Parvin Sr. and Lucille Smith, the late Sadie Mae and Preston Martin, the late Maude Spurlock and the late Scobee Finch.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Amity Lain, who was recently selected by American Legion Post 213 Women’s Auxiliary as an alternate 2014 delegate to Hoosier Girls State, was chosen to attend this week’s event in place of a delegate in another district.

    The event is held June 22-28 at Trine University in Angola.

    Lain is the daughter of Jimmy Lain and Mandy Lain.

  • EVANSVILLE – Jered Schenk graduated from Mater Dei High School in Evansville Sunday, May 18.

    While at Mater Dei, he maintained a 3.996 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and earned magna cum laude honors all four years. Schenk was also a two-year member of the National Honor Society and class salutatorian.

  • Stephanie Lynne McDaniel of Bloomington and Greg Lambert of Hammond were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Lifeway Baptist Church in Ellettsville.

    The bride is the daughter of Stan and Kathy McDaniel of Bloomington and the granddaughter of Imogene Sergesketter of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Greg and Kathy Lambert of Hammond.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Steve Von Bokern.

  • CANNELTON - First Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19. The theme will be "God's Team." Morning lessons will be followed by a provided lunch and an afternoon of fun and games.

    This event is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade.

    Parents may drop children off beginning at 9:30 a.m. and all children must be picked up by 3:30 p.m. Parents will be required to sign permission slips available at drop-off or by sending email to youthrefuge2012@gmail.com.

  • CANNELTON - Mariah Cheyenne Nix of rural Cannelton graduated May 10 from Indiana University Bloomington campus.

    She earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science and minored in business.

    While at IU, Nix was a member of the Theta Phi Alpha sorority, a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society and a three-year Indiana University Dance Marathon committee member.

    Nix was also a volunteer at the Shalom Community Center, a daytime homeless shelter serving the Bloomington area.

  • TELL CITY - Patrick Douglas Hagedorn, a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School, graduated from Ball State University May 3, 2014. He received a bachelor's in sports administration with a minor in business.

    Hagedorn served as student manager for the Cardinals football team for the past three seasons, including serving as head student field manager in 2013.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church's "In Gangway to Galilee" vacation Bible school was held June 6-8. During the three-day event, children learned about five different Bible accounts on the shore or on the Sea of Galilee.

    Crowds of thousands followed Jesus as he called his disciples, taught the people about their heavenly father and showed that he will keep is safe, save us and provide for all we need now and eternally."