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Today's Features

  • FRENCH LICK – The 2013 Block Bash, a chainsaw carving competition, will be held Sept. 20 through Sept. 22 in the French Lick Town Green.
    The event will feature 10 of the top carvers in the country, according to organizers. The carvers will compete for three days on eight-hour masterpiece sculptures. Activities  will be from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and 22. All carvings will be auctioned Sept. 21 and 22 at 5 p.m.

  • ST. MEINRAD — Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 23nd annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture in Homiletics at 7 p.m. Oct. 1. The lecture will be given in the conference room on the fifth floor of St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad campus.
    This year’s lecturer is Dr. Charles Campbell, professor of homiletics at Duke University. The lecture is titled “Preaching and Apocalyptic Imagination.”

  • TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 21 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Friday to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Funds from the annual Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll drive were recently distributed to local programs helping those with special needs.

  • Gospel sing at Little Pigeon Sept. 21
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host a gospel sing Sept. 21.
    Eating will begin at 6 p.m. and singing is set to start at 7.
    Guest singers will be New Heritage Quartet. All are welcome to attend.

    Upcoming events at Deer Creek Baptist Church

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session.
    Autumn story times will run through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Bob Snyder and Bill Blinzinger have been friends for more than 80 years. Their friendship began when they were little and enjoyed driving toy cars in the dirt in preschool.

  • The Perry County Community Foundation recently welcomed three new board of trustee members,  Lee Chestnut, Debbie Elder and Cheri Taylor.

  • ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and a hog roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Jamie Nicole Lindsey and Phillip Arthur Simpson of Hawesville, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Patrick and Dana Lindsey of Hawesville. She is a graduate of Henderson Community College and works as a registered nurse at Owensboro Health.
    Mr. Simpson is the son of William and Constance Simpson of Tell City. He is a graduate of Purdue University and works as a pharmacist at Wal-Mart in Tell City.