Today's Features

  •  ST. MEINRAD – “Take one – and take heart. Give one – and give hope.” That tagline has graced the front of every CareNotes booklet for the last 25 years.
    The eight-page inspirational – and informational – booklets have been published by Abbey Press in St. Meinrad since 1988. Tackling topics such as depression, losing a child, facing cancer and others, Care-Notes booklets have sold more than 122 million copies since then.

  • LEWISPORT, Ky. – Jean Mattingly, director of God’s Players, has announced the 2013 fall dinner theater will be the last one.
    This year’s show will be a nostalgic look at the previous 19 years of entertainment. It is scheduled for Nov. 8, 9 and 10 at the Lewisport Community Center.
    Friday and Saturday nights will have the dinner at 7 p.m., with show time at 8 p.m., and Sunday afternoon’s dinner will be at 12:30 p.m. with the show following.
    Tickets are on sale now for $25 and seating will be according to purchase paid date.

  • TELL CITY – The American Red Cross is sponsoring a project called Totes of Hope to help homeless veterans.
    “Make a difference this Veteran’s Day by supporting a local veteran during the cold winter months,” Red Cross spokesman Todd Edgell said. “Support those who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.”
    Donations of gloves, hats, socks and other basic necessities can be dropped off at Red Cross collection boxes located at Fishers Furniture and Appliances, Orscheln Farm and Home Store, Goody’s and Save-A-Lot in Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The members of the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa announce their plans for their annual poinsettia sale fundraiser.
    The group will sell red and white 4- and 6-inch potted plants for $6 and $10 each, respectively. In addition, red hanging baskets will be available for $20 each.
    To place an order, contact any Tri Kappa member or call Martha DuPre at 836-2384 or Jean Schulthise at 547-7462. Deliveries will begin Dec. 4.

  • ROME — The Rome Volunteer Fire Dept. drew prizes for its raffle held during its annual hog roast. The following will be listed by donor, prize and winner.

  • William Tell Elementary recognized September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month with several activities.

    Teachers held a door-decorating contest to raise awareness and students and staff wore yellow one day to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, an effort initiated by Emma and Ryan Harding. Any student who donated $1 had his or her name placed on a balloon, which can be seen in the picture behind the two students. The $200 raised went toward the Light the Night Walk team, which includes Emma, Ryan and their mother, Lynnann.

  • Deer Creek Fall Fest Sunday
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a fall festival beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday.
    There will be fun, food and fellowship for all.
    Former church youth member Brittany Henderson will be at the church Nov. 3 to talk about her experiences from her mission trip to Uganda.
    The church will also celebrate National Day of Prayer Nov. 4.
    Church members still gather for Talk, Pray, Walk sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday. All are invited to attend.

  • President of Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Debbie Neyhouse, left, welcomes initiate Diane Plassmeyer to the society during an initiation Oct. 12 at Santa’s Lodge in Santa Claus.

    Plassmeyer is a teacher in the Perry Central School Corp. Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is a society of women educators.

  • Well-wishes, cards for Larney Greenwood

    TELL CITY – Larney Greenwood returned home last week after a recent stay in the hospital. Well wishes and cards may be sent to him at 1236 Main St., Tell City, IN 47586.
    Larney is the husband of Joyce Greenwood.

  • Tim and Laira Bolin of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Lyla Mae Bolin, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at St. Mary’s in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12.4 ounces and was 171/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bolin is the former Laira Crossley. Lyla has one sister, Audra Lynn Bolin, 2.
    Grandparents are Dennis and Lisa Bolin Jr. of Tell City and Tom and Cathy Crossley of Troy. Great-grandparents are Denny and Peggy Bolin Sr. of Cannelton and Matilda Sturgeon of Ferdinand.