Today's Features

  • You may be surprised to learn what a huge difference you can make by feeding wild birds right outside your own door or window.  A large-scale winter storm, with deep snow or ice cover, cuts off many birds from their natural food supplies and can actually cause them to starve by the thousands and even millions.

    Backyard bird feeding can make a real contribution to their survival and even thriving during the winter months. Here are 10 pointers for a successful winter bird feeding season:

  • TELL CITY – Miss Schweizer Fest pre-teen 2017 winner Graci Senn has developed a love for and competitive drive to exhibit her skills in local and upcoming national pageants. The outgoing and energetic 12-year-old from Tell City has already generated an impressive run of crowning achievements at pageantry contests.

  • My name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 28-year resident of Maui, Hawaii. Eight years ago, my husband and I made our first trip to Washington, D.C. Because Vietnam was the war that was going on while I was in high school, the first memorial on my list was the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Even though I never knew anyone killed in Vietnam, I wanted an rubbing of one of the names.

  • BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility’s religious services department hosted its third Annual winter revival. Over three days and five revival sessions, over 100 offenders and staff attended the revival, which included testimonies, guest preachers, worship and music.

    The event began with Tom Babbitt Ministry hosting worship services and music. Mr. Babbitt and his group host a weekly ministry at BCF that always draws a large crowd and the revival was no different. 

  • ST. MEINRAD – Brad S. Gregory will present the annual Thomas Lecture on Philosophy and Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The lecture will be held on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. Central Time in St. Bede Theater. This year’s lecture is titled “On the Compatibility and Complementary Flourishing of Catholicism and the Natural Sciences.”

  • BY: Pastor Jeff McCarn

    Guest Columnist

    Evangelical United Church of Christ


  • Logan and Hannah Everly of Evansville announce the birth of their son, William Henry Neil, born Jan. 10, 2019, at 5:27 p.m. at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. He weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His grandparents are Rick and Carmen Jay of Haubstadt; and Jeff and Shari Everly of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Sue Everly and the late William J. Everly;  Sonja Jay; Richard and Velma Jay; the late George and Renilda Kissel and the late David and Betty Powers.

    The mother is the former Hannah Jay.

  • Adam and Randi Gogel of Tell City announce the birth of a son, Gannon Sylas, born on Nov. 14, 2018, at Jasper Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Gannon was welcomed home by Aubreigh, 12, Koyie, 8, and Grady, 2.

    His grandparents are Randy and Linda Weiss of Troy and Jerry and Glenda Gogel of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Verlee Weiss of Ferdinand and Pauline Gogel of Fulda. Great-grandparents who have passed are John Weiss Jr, Roy and Edna Bosler, Zeno Gogel and Frieda and Cyril Kleaving.

  • LAMAR – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lamar will host a Days for Girls workday on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 12338 N. St Peter’s Church Road, Lamar. Participants will make washable feminine hygiene kits that enable girls to stay in school in third world nations.

    Dr. Jeannie Gruber will deliver the kits to Kenya. Where Days for Girls kits have been distributed in Kenya, the drop out rate among girls has gone from 25 percent to 3 percent.