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Today's News

  • Kiwanis selling barbecue and Coke to benefit youth

    TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Coca-Cola and their Hog Daddy Days Barbeque fundraisers. Delicious barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and Coke products, including Powerade and water, may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by contacting Kiwanis President Brian Fletcher at his office at American Family Insurance, 646 Main St. in Tell City, by calling (812) 566-3057 or at (812) 620-3848.

    The Tell City Kiwanis Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to youth.

  • Low-cost spay and neuter clinic in May

    CANNELTON – Perry County Animal Shelter will host a low-cost spay and neuter clinic May 31. Dogs under 85 pounds will cost $60 and cats $40. Rabies vaccines will be $10 unless vaccinated in past 12 months.

    Dogs and/or cats from low-income Indiana families will cost 20. Space is limited. To register, pet owners must visit the animal shelter and register before May 11. Payment is due at the time of registration. Surgery date is May 31.

  • St. Paul youth help Sister Benita celebrate her 100th
  • Church News; April 27

    Deer Creek concert Saturday

     

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host an hour of praise music from Ryan Lynton, a singer-songwriter from Corydon Sunday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. There will be a fellowship dinner following the service. For more information about Lynton or to listen to his music, visit his Facebook page.

     

    St. John’s Lutheran bake sale May 4-6

     

  • Two ordained deacons at St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Two seminarians received the order of deacon from the Most Rev. Charles Thompson, bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church Saturday.

    The newly ordained deacons are Jeffrey Dufresne of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and Brother Peduru Fonseka OSB of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. They are students at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    Others in their class will be or have been ordained deacons in their respective dioceses.

  • Cheryl and Michael Wollenman

    Michael and Cheryl Wollenman of Bristow celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary the weekend of Sunday, April 23, with a cabin getaway at Forgotten Times in Derby. They were visited by their children and grandchildren for grilling, fishing and paddleboating. The couple ended their weekend with a meal at The Overlook Restaurant in Leavenworth.

    Their children are Tracy (Mark) Durcholz of Ferdinand and Amanda Wollenman of St. Croix. Their grandkids include Landon, Claire, Desiree and Caroline.

  • German Ridge fishing derby May 20

    GERMAN RIDGE – The Hoosier National Forest will sponsor the annual Tell City Ranger District Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 20, at German Ridge Recreation Area near Rome. Forest Service staff want to get families outdoors, and get kids hooked on fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.

  • Community Events; April 27

    VFW serving breakfast Saturday

     

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at the post home. Scrambled eggs will be served or diners can get eggs made to order. Cost is $7, which includes tax. Carryout meals will be available. The public is invited.

     

    Quilt show this weekend

     

  • Spencer County alumni strikes indie record deal

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    ROCKPORT – After performing his signature folk style for a few years in Indianapolis, South Spencer High School graduate Andrew S. Burden has returned to Spencer County with a professionally recorded six-song album.

  • K of C Tootsie Roll drive Friday, Saturday