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Today's Features

  • Brent and Vicky Heeke of Meadows Place, Texas, announce the birth of their son, Luke Raymond. He was born Feb. 1, 2014, and weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21½ inches long.

    Mrs. Heeke is the former Vicky Wood. Luke has seven brothers, John, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph, David, Michael and Stephen.

    Maternal grandparents are David and Becky Wood of Sugarland, Texas. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston. Great-grandparents are John and Martha  Martin of Sugarland, Texas and Anna Heeke of Tell City.
     

  • Kyle and Valerie Knieriem announce the birth of their daughter, Kate Olivia. She was born at 8:30 a.m. Dec, 22, 2013, at Owensboro Regional Health. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Mrs. Knieriem is the former Valerie Daum. Kate has two brothers, Luke, 4, and Jack, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Joe and Mary Daum of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Sherry and the late Jerome Knieriem of Magnet.

    Great-grandparent is Ruth Daum of Tell City.

  • Stephanie Robinson Mayfield of Tell City was recently honored for her academic performance at Vincennes University at Jasper.

    She was named to the school’s dean’s list and was also accepted into the nursing program.

    Mayfield is a graduate of Perry Central High School and lives in Tell City with her husband, David Mayfield and their daughter, Arianna.

  • TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church invites all children in the community to join them Sunday at 4 p.m. for Messy Church.

    This month’s theme is being loyal. Church leaders says kids will learn that being loyal means loving others as Jesus does and will be based on the story of Naomi and Ruth.

    Adults are also welcome to attend and help.  There will be games, activities, fun, food and an opportunity to learn more about God. Last month’s theme was "putting on the full armor of God.”

  • CANNELTON – The ladies of St. Michael Church will co-host the ladies’ Lenten prayer coffee with the Gospel Tabernacle Church and St. John’s United Church of Christ.

    The prayer coffee will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. March 15 at the Gospel Tabernacle Church.

    Anyone who would like to bring a simple treat may do so. Diabetic treats are also requested.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Greg C. Adams, an archivist at the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    His lecture, “The Banjo and the American Experience: Looking Behind the Mask of ‘America's Instrument,’” will be given Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in St. Bede Theater. He will trace the development of what we know as the modern banjo from its African origins through American slavery to the present time.

  • ST. MEINRAD –The Abbey Press-Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s Relay for Life team will hold its third annual Trivia Night fundraiser March 1. Sign up will begin at 6:30 p.m. CST  and playing starts at 7 p.m. at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room in St. Meinrad.

    The event will include an evening of matching of wits. Each team will answer the same questions and may consist of two to four players.
    Participants are invited to organize their own team or may choose to be assigned to a team. The winning team takes home $50.

  • Kyle and Maria Sweat announce the birth of their son, Dylan Christopher Sweat. Dylan was born Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20¾  inches long.  

    Grandparents are Norma and Ken Sweat and Nan and Mike DuPont. Great-grandparents are Vivian and Raphael DuPont, Wanda Brinksneader, Marie and Charlie Sweat, the late Norman Brinksneader and the late Shirley and Thomas Rogier.  

    Godparents are his uncle and aunt, Pat DuPont and Lori Sweat.

  • Scarlet Rose Longest, daughter of Kristina Longest and the late James Longest was born Jan. 28, 2014 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Longest is the former Kristina Taylor. Scarlet has two brothers, Steven, 11, and Samuel, 10 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Lester and Debbie Taylor of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Cecilia and the late Leo Longest of Louisville, Ky.