Today's News

  • Story time at Early Head Start

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day of story times and reading recently. Pictured with his book is Seth Schwartz. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for play time, education, and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.

  • Dickerson named to Ball State dean’s list

    LEOPOLD – Deidra Dickerson of Leopold earned a spot on the 2013 spring semester dean’s list at Ball State University.
    The current dean’s list for Ball State recognizes undergraduates who earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average for 12 or more credits of graded course work during a semester or for 6 or more credits of graded course work during a summer term.

  • Bolin graduates from Indiana University

    TELL CITY – Kailey Johnson-Bolin, daughter of Mike and Natalie Johnson, graduated with honors from Indiana University Southeast May 6.

    She completed her degree in three years, majoring in Spanish and minoring in business. Having returned home from a study abroad in Seville, Spain, Bolin has accepted a position at German American Bank, where she plans to put both her Spanish and business skills to use.

  • Unintended fireworks show

    A fireworks accident destroyed a car on Alamo Road July 3, according to a Facebook posting by Nita Claise, who said she took this photo as one of the incendiary devices landed inside a vehicle filled with $1,500 worth of fireworks. The car was destroyed, she said, adding, “it was very scary” with many children in the area.

  • Reunions, July 11 issue

    TROY – The Swaney, Nicholson, Orander and Jordan family reunion will be held at noon Aug. 3 at the Troy Community Building in Troy.
    Meat and drinks will be provided. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish.

    Vanwinkle – Mills family

    ST. MEINRAD – The annual Vanwinkle – Mills family reunion will be July 14 at the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Dinner will begin at noon CST. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and auction items.

  • Weekend VBS at First Church of the Nazarene

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Hay Day—Growing in Friendship with Jesus,” from July 19 through July 21 at the church.  
    This VBS is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences where kids will see, hear and touch. Team-building games, Bible songs and multi-sensory Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that participating kids will enjoy, organizers said.

  • What a show!

    A photo submitted to the News by Jane Efinger-Hayden shows an unplanned fireworks explosion Saturday on the Ohio River at Rocky Point. According to police reports, a call was received at 8:30 p.m. reporting that fireworks had exploded on a pontoon boat. After dispatching police and an ambulance, dispatchers received a second call that no one was injured and that emergency-services could cancel their run. One man suffered a bruise to his leg but police did not file a formal report.

  • Church News, July 11


    Rose to speech at Gospel Tabernacle
    SPENCER COUNTY – Missionary Jimmy Rose will speak at Light of the World Baptist Church in Midway at 7 p.m. today through Saturday.
    At 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Pastor Hagan of Light of the World Baptist Church will speak. All are invited to attend.

  • Saint Bernard summer social Sunday

    ROCKPORT – The public is invited to the annual St. Bernard Summer Social Sunday on the church grounds at Sixth and Elm streets in Rockport. Hours are 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. All-you-can-eat fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned gym from 11 a.m. until the food runs out. Takeout will be available.  
    Saint Bernard’s “famous” soup” will be on sale by the bowl or gallon and sandwiches and other food items will be available in the food court.

  • Archabbey Library to host ‘Preserving the Past’ exhibit

    ST. MEINRAD – The Archabbey Library Gallery, located on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus, will host an art exhibit titled “Preserving the Past.”