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.

  • Brent and Vicky Heeke of Evansville announce the birth of their son, Caleb Matthew, born Feb. 24, 2019, at 1:19 a.m. at St. Vincent Evansville. He weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Caleb was welcomed home by his siblings, John, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph, David, Michael, Stephen, Luke, Anna and Joshua.

    His grandparents are David and Becky Wood of Sugar Land, Texas; and Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston.

    Great-grandparent is Martha Martin of Sugar Land, Texas.

    His mother is the former Vicky Wood.

  • BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility welcomed basketball icon Kent Benson and his message of Excellence on Wednesday. Benson, and singer songwriter Randy Beard presented a message of excellence, forgiveness and faith.

    Beard, started off the program with music, and a message of faith, help and healing. He came back at the end of the program, performing his song “Get Away Snake.”

  • 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.